Hundreds of visitors expected at Doncaster Business Showcase today

Visitors attending a previous Doncaster Busienss Showcase.
Visitors attending a previous Doncaster Busienss Showcase.

More than 1000 businesses and individuals will come together to do business at a major networking event in Doncaster.

The Doncaster Business Showcase is returning to Doncaster Racecourse tomorrow, Thursday, February 25, from 10am to 4pm.

More than 200 exhibitors are expected to be present along with hundreds more visitors from the business community.

The one-day business forum is organised by Business Doncaster and provides an opportunity for businesses and individuals to get together, network and receive free expert help and advice from a range of business advisors. Trade leaders from across the Sheffield City Region are expected to attend and share ideas.

Doncaster mayor Ros Jones said: “The Business Doncaster Showcase highlights what Doncaster Business is all about and has proven to be a fantastic success.

“Walking around and speaking to exhibitors, there was a real buzz to the day, proving that Doncaster is a great place to do business.

“The event provided an excellent platform to network and meet new business contacts.”

Councillor Bill Mordue, cabinet member for business, skills, tourism and culture, said: “The Business Showcase is a fantastic opportunity for any business to come together and show what great business talent, expertise and enthusiasm we have in Doncaster.”

The Business Showcase first launched in 2008 and has increased in both exhibitor and visitor numbers every year. It is free entry and for more information visit www.businessdoncaster.com

Following the showcase, former Labour leader Ed Miliband has been announced as being one of the speakers at the second annual Doncaster Business Conference.

The conference will take place at The Legacy Centre in Doncaster on April 22 between 8am and 1pm.

Tickets are priced at £25+VAT for Doncaster Chamber members and £35+VAT for non-members. For more details visit http://www.doncaster-chamber.co.uk/business-conference.asp