ONE of the biggest business events in the region is coming next week, as the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Expo returns.

The event celebrates and showcases the best of business across the two counties with more than 800 attendees and 120 businesses exhibiting.

The Expo, held at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern, kicks off with a networking breakfast sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central.

This is followed by a day of networking on the main floor, with talks from Keith Beech from One Worcestershire and Nic Millington, CEO of Rural Media. Guests can also hear from Ben Mannion, director at Hewett Recruitment, and Sharon Smith, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce.

The Networking Zone, sponsored by Haines Watts, will provide visitors the chance to catch up with old contacts and meet new faces attending the Expo.

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The Networking Zone will be placed in the centre of the exhibition hall allowing it to be the central hub of networking throughout the day.

Local food and drink producers will also be showcasing their products and providing free samples in the dedicated Food and Drink Producers Zone which can be purchased and enjoyed at home.

The day also provides numerous FREE to attend seminars that will provide insightful and informative information, delivered by our expert special guests.

We will be joined by Bishop Fleming in the Budget Briefing seminar, where special guests from Bishop Fleming will be talking through the announcements from the budget and what this means for your business.

Ubi-Tech (3R) Ltd will be on hand to explain the opportunities around 5G in the 5G, The Future of Telecoms seminar. The capabilities and potential that this will bring your business will also be discussed in this high-level overview.

The Chamber Business Expo, in association with Hewett Recruitment, is FREE to attend for Members and Non-members and will be held at Three Counties Showground, Malvern, on Thursday, March 12 from 9.30am until 2.30pm.

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