September 21st 2015

Connected are delighted to announce that they will be sponsoring Derbyshire’s first ever Business Exhibition, alongside East Midlands Trains and East Midlands Chamber.  The exhibition will takes place at The Roundhouse on 30th October. Fully supported by Derby City Council and Marketing Derby, The Derby Business Expo is set to showcase the county as a great place to do business, create inward investment and to continue to build on business relationships within Derby.

‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ is the overall theme of the Derby Business Expo. Rolls-Royce are among the highly reputable companies attending the exhibition, along with providing informative and expressive speeches about their respective sectors. Marc Priestley, former mechanic of Formula One team McLaren Racing, will also be providing a speech on his previous insights from the fast paced motorsport environment. Dean Jackson, managing director of Derby based Huub, Claire Brumby, founder of Scrubby’s Crisps and Susan Hallam, Managing Director of Hallam Internet will be among the other high profiled speakers at this event.

Councillor Martin Rawson, Cabinet Member for Communities and City Centre Regeneration, said: “We’re pleased to be supporting the Derby Business Expo which will be an inspiring event for the city’s business community. The expo is all about local companies and organisations, so it’s the perfect opportunity to network and realise the business potential we have in Derby and the local area.”

Harper HR, Flint Bishop and The Bowmer and Kirkland Group are just some of the fantastic companies that will be exhibiting at this prestigious event at The Roundhouse, being just a selection of the 80 companies set to attend. Along with speakers and exhibitors, there will also be a host of workshops taking place over the course of the day, with these being conducted by industry leaders, such as Air-IT, Talk Staff Recruitment, Swindell and Pearson and Status Social.

If you want to find out more information on The Derby Business Expo or to get tickets as a delegate, you can go to or call the office on 0115 9472 768 if you are interested in exhibiting at the exhibition.