The Northern Business Exhibition is your opportunity to market your products and services face-to-face to thousands of potential customers. Exhibitions are a quantifiable, proven and highly cost effective business tool and offer a one to one marketing experience that is second to none.
Exhibiting at the event enables you to display your products, knowledge and services to your target audience, answer questions and verify and consolidate interest.
Who should exhibit?
The exhibition provides a unique and unrivalled connection to the Northern SME and new-start sectors. An opportunity to sell to thousands of receptive, enthusiastic and growing businesses.
Organisations providing services or products in the following categories should exhibit;
'Just thought I would give you some feedback with regards to our return on investment from the New Start Scotland exhibition. To date we have definite contracts in place giving us a twelve times return, however we expect this to increase significantly within the next two months. We look forward to attending next years.'
Martin Avison, Reality Gap
'We found New Start a great event to promote both our brand and small business offerings, and have generated a significant amount of business as a direct result of exhibiting'
Jamal Khan, Commercial Business Manager, Cisco Scotland
'A fantastic event we were able to speak to thousands of Scotland’s small business owners and start-ups over the two days, making this a truly invaluable event for us.'
Jon Murthy, Head of Marketing, UKAS
'New Start Scotland was a fantastic event for us to be involved in. Not only did our stand lead to new business for us, but it increased our exposure throughout the whole of Scotland. '
Sarah Durbin, 5ft Design
'The small Business Club found New Start Scotland to be the best exhibition we have done – we made lots of great new contacts and cannot wait till next year'
Janet Torley, The small Business Club
'This is a very good event. We have spoken to a wide range of potential customers from people looking to start out in business to existing businesses looking to expand'
Gary Dinsdale, Lloyds TSB Business Banking
'Microsoft is pleased to support New Start Scotland. We take our responsibility to business customers very seriously and the event provides an excellent opportunity to address the challenges small businesses face'
'We were delighted to be partners in the New Start Exhibition. It was a very successful exhibition, extremely well organised, well publicised with excellent attendance. We look forward to our participation in this year’s event'
Dai Davies, Regional Organiser – South Wales, Federation of Small Businesses.
'I would say this is the best New Start Scotland event to date evidenced by the volume of visitors and the diverse training needs and enquires we received'
Elaine Moffet, Reid Kerr College
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