Manchester Central Convention Complex
Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX, UK

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Event Date Tue Mar 16 UTC - Wed Mar 17 UTC (7 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Mar 16 4:00am - Wed Mar 17 1:00pm
Location Manchester Central Convention Complex
Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX, UK
Region EMEA

The Northern Business Exhibition is held in Manchester every year and for thousands of business owners, directors, professionals, startup's and entrepreneurs it is a proven, simple way to stay relevant, get connected and achieve more. It's now the biggest business event in the North of England, so make sure you don't miss out!

You'll find easy steps to enhance and scale your business/career in the seminars and expert advice counters, pick up insider tips and motivation from the keynotes, master vital skills in the workshops, and make significant connections in the networking sessions.


2021 Speakers


Matthew Ager
Founder & MD, Get Recruited

John Attridge
CEO and Founder, BBX UK

Ryan Barnett
Economic Policy Advisor, IPSE

Alfie Best
Self made millionaire and CEO, Wyldecrest Parks

Hamida Bhatia
Google Digital Garage Coach, Google Digital Garage

Andy Bone
Solutions Specialist, Dell Small Business

Antony Bonney
Natwest Bank's Official Speaker for LinkedIn Events, & MD, inSurge

Louise Bracegirdle
Development Director, Navigate Training Solutions

Sacha Bright
CEO & Founder, NextFin

Stephen Bunting
CEO & Technical Director, Fiscale Ltd - R&D Tax Credits

Suzanne Burke
Acting Small Business Commissioner, Small Business Commissioner

Andy Burnham
Mayor, Greater Manchester

Brad Burton
UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker, 4Networking

Lisa Carey
Sales Coach, Mentor and Trainer, Sales Consult

Adelaide Carleton
Business Dev. Lead, Tide Platform Ltd.

Adrianne Carter
The Face Whisperer, The UK's foremost expert

Warren Cass
Professional Speaker & Author, Warren Cass

Nathan Cook
Head of Expense Management, Caxton Business

Terry Cooper
Chairman, 4Networking

John Courtney
CEO, Boardroom Advisors

Jason Crawford
Solutions Specialist, Dell Small Business

Helen Dewdney
Consumer champion and best-selling author​​​​​​​, The Complaining Cow

Arnab Dutt OBE
SME Panel Member, Chair of the Social Value Policy Unit, FSB

David Dwyer
Director, Inspire Digital Agency

Achmed Esser
Project & Bid DIrector, Bid Champions

Jade Evans
Starling Advocate, Starling Bank

Kimberley Fidler
Learning & Development Manager, Optimal People & Business Services Ltd

Claire Flanagan
Innovation Consultant, PNO Consultants

David Freedman
Director of Sales, Huthwaite International

Lee Gilbank
Co-Founder & Director, YorCyberSec

Gurpreet Gill
Starling Bank’s Business Advocate for Southampton, Starling Bank

Emma Gray
Google Digital Garage Coach, Google Digital Garage

Steve Holloway
Business Development, Chiropractic First

Tony Hughes
CEO, Huthwaite International

Tim Hyde
Managing Director, TWH Media

Robert Indries
Chairman, Wesrom Corporation

Suzy Jackson
Marketing Manager, Transmit

Ben Kench
UK's #1 Sales & Business Growth Specialist, Author of Selling for Dummies

Anastasia Kenyon
Founder & CEO, Palette, Make It Up & Kandi Cosmetics

Georgie Kirk
Public-Speaking Coach, Put Yourself Across

Oliver Krishnan
Accountancy Partnerships - SME Banking, Starling Bank

Paul Mahoney
MD, Financial Planner, best-selling author, property TV expert & host, Nova Financial Group

Amer Masood
Regional Engagement Customs Capability Lead – Scotland & North England, HMRC

Alison Matthias
Director of Sales & Marketing, The Association of Professional Sales

Paul McGregor
Mental Health Speaker, Advocate, Author and Founder, EveryMind

Victoria McLean
Client Relationship Manager, Optimal People & Business Services Ltd

Paul Mitchell
Managing Director, Accentia Franchise Consultants

Helen Murphy
Operations Director, Optimal People & Business Services Ltd

Victoria Newton
Head of Propositions and Commercial Strategy, Starling Bank

Lucy Nolan
Strategic Account Director & Team Mentor, dotdigital

Kieren O'Connor
Multi-award-winning CEO & Founder, Growth Stream

Alex Onalaja
Co-Founder & Managing Director, TAD360

Alex Partridge
Founder, UNILAD/LADBible

Heeran Patel
Corporate Consultant, Caxton Business

Carl Reader
Entrepreneur, Author & Small Business Champion, The Start Up Coach

Emma Richards
Business Engagement Manager, Intellectual Property Office

Hannah Rogers
Client Lead, Blue Yonder Research

Anthony Rose
The man behind BBC iPlayer, and CEO, Seedlegals

Tasmin Sabar
Business Confidence & Mindset Coach, Tasmin Sabar

Mark Salvin
Sales Leader, Sales Trainer & Founder, Hamilton Moss

Alison Shadrack Brown
Founder, Adia PR

Liron Smadja
Director, Local Marketing, Fiverr

Claire Smith
Head of Business Development, Moneypenny

Andrew Smith
Managing Director, Corpdata Ltd

Mel Stead
Managing Director, Optimal People & Business Services Ltd

Rimi Thapar
Founder & CEO, LoveRaw - disrupting the confectionary sector

Nicky Wilkins
Head of Customer Engagement, bluQube

Mark Wilson
CEO, Boardroom Advisors: part-time Directors

Ben Wood
Director & Co-Founder, DOWO Digital Ltd

Mark Wright
Winner of The Apprentice Series 10, Director, Climb Online

Ben Young
Director of the UK's leading paid social agency, Digital Media Team

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Dell

• Corpdata
• GM Business Connecy B2B Magazine
• Sentori
• View 3D
• Google Digital Garage
• Freelance Corner
• Association of Professional Sales
• Sally Marshall
• Elite Business
• Business Manchester

• Thunder & Lighting
• Google Digital Garage
• The Business Booster
• Machester Central
• Redblu
• Now What?
• Set the Scene Media
• Bayseven
• Promobox
• Bayseven
• The Business Booster