NOW IN its sixth successful year, Basingstoke Business Expo, sponsored by The Gazette and supported by Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and The Breeze, returns to The Apollo Hotel.

The business show is the area’s biggest networking event, where large and small businesses from across the region can network and showcase themselves to the wider North Hampshire business community.

At this free-to-attend business show, you will find a hive of creativity and activity from both our seminar programme featuring high-paced speed networking and inspirational keynote speakers, as well as from our variety of exhibitors showcasing the very best of local and regional businesses.

The business exhibition is the ultimate event for all ambitious businesses who are looking to grow and prosper in Basingstoke. 

It takes place from 10am on Thursday March 30.

Business Expo Programme

  • 10.00am – Exhibition Opens
  • 10.10am-10.25am: Polly Buckland of The Typeface Group – “Content Marketing for Basingstoke Businesses”
  • 10.30am – 11.00am: Keynote Speaker, Andy Cecil – “Have you got the measure of your dreams?”
  • 11.10am – 11.25am: Jan Jack of Laughter House – “Unlease your Inner Comedian and Present with Humour”
  • 11.30am – 12pm: Keynote Speaker, Vanessa Lanham-Day – “Keep it Simple! Five Powerful Pareto Princilples to Fast Track your Marketing”
  • 12.20pm – 12.50pm: Speed Networking
  • 1.10pm – 1.25pm: Polly Buckland of The Typeface Group – “Measuring your Marketing”
  • 1.30pm – 2.00pm: Keynote Speaker, Alison Edgar – “Selling isn’t swearing – if you don’t sell you don’t have a business!”
  • 2.10pm – 2.25pm: Sam Swinstead of vivoHR – “I’d rather stick pins in my eyes than employ staff”
  • 2.30pm – 3.00pm: Speed Networking
  • 3.00pm – Exhibition Closes

Meet the Exhibitors

Whether you’re an existing business looking to grow, a business in the early stages, or want to explore the possibilities of starting your own business – you will find something of interest at the show.  Here’s just a few of the companies signed up to exhibit at the event:

  • Fivebars
  • Mercedes-Benz of Basingstoke
  • Basepoint Business Centres
  • Secure & Store Self Storage
  • Elysian IT
  • Eleven Eight
  • VivoHR
  • Mars Drinks
  • Red Book Productions
  • Basingstoke Gazette
  • Polar Moment
  • Apps in the Sky
  • Silver Lining
  • Ervin Hall Limited
  • Archiectural Survey Services
  • Clarke & Son Solicitors LLP
  • Cybermo
  • The Pensions Regulator
  • 8 Wealth Management
  • Village Hotels
  • A3M Designs
  • Worting House
  • The Prudent Marketer
  • K3 Consulting & Training
  • Active Nation
  • Lamb Brooks LLP
  • Hugh Symons AV Ltd
  • Highfield Park
  • Spectrum Workplace
  • Hampshire Chamber of Commerce
  • Gary Fillery Personal Training
  • OMNI Local Business Networking
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Direct-tec UK Limited
  • thebestof Basingstoke
  • Pure Human Resources
  • Coffee Select Ltd
  • Eric Robinson Solicitors
  • St Michael's Hospice

Register for free tickets

Visitors can register for free, simply by visiting –

Exhibitor stands are still available – book now to secure your space!