Solihull Expo

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Date: 26/05/2022

Venue: voco St. John's Solihull, an IHG Hotel

Division: Solihull

General Price

Member Price: Free

Future Faces Members: Free

Non-Member Price: Free

All prices exclude VAT


Event Description:

Join us at our biggest networking event of the year! Whether you are looking to build your network, promote your business, find new suppliers or increase your knowledge, our Summer Expo offers you the best platform in the West Midlands to do all those things under one roof. The Solihull Chamber of Commerce will look to welcome over 400 business contacts, from across the Greater Birmingham region to this event. With a seminar programme and an exhibition space, this event will provide the perfect opportunity for delegates and exhibitors to showcase their businesses.

Confirmed seminar schedule below:

Doing business in Solihull: An economic snapshot

Date: Thursday 26th May 2022
Time: 10:30-11:15
Venue: Gloucester Suite, Voco St John’s Hotel, Solihull

Doing Business in Solihull: An Economic Snapshot is a report written by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. It will offer an introduction to the local economy and business community and key opportunities and challenges on the horizon. The intelligence it provides will be useful to businesses (both already established in the area and considering investing) and stakeholders, informing their plans and policies.

This seminar will focus on the main findings of the report, followed by a high-profile panel of business, policy and political leaders providing their views on the local economy and the findings of the research. They will then participate in a Q&A discussion with the audience.

Cybercrime: How to protect your organisation

Date: Thursday 26th May 2022
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Venue: Gloucester Suite, Voco St John’s Hotel, Solihull

Jim Gee, Partner and National Head of Forensic Services for Crowe UK LLP and Visiting Professor and Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at University of Portsmouth, will be discussing the following hot topics:

  • The relevance of cybercrime
  • The nature of cybercrime – Phishing, ransomware and the Dark Web
  • The future of cybercrime
  • Understanding the vulnerabilities of  your company
  • What you can do

Speed Networking

Date: Thursday 26th May 2022
Time: 12.40 - 13.25
Venue: Gloucester Suite, Voco St John’s Hotel, Solihull

It’s fun. It’s fast. It’s effective. Don’t just take our word for it, join us at this popular networking event and experience it for yourself! This event allows you to:

  • Make new contacts and meet potential customers/ suppliers
  • Raise the profile of your business
  • Develop existing business relationships
  • Share ideas and experiences

About our venue sponsor

Situated in the charming West Midlands town of Solihull, within walking distance to Solihull Town Centre and Solihull Train Station and five miles from Birmingham Airport. voco® St. John's Solihull offers a central location ideal for conferences, events, weddings, and much more. For more information please visit their website here

voco St. John's Solihull, an IHG Hotel
651 Warwick Road
B91 1AT

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