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Evening Standard SME XPO 2024: The UK’S Leading Event Dedicated To Helping SME And Scale-up Businesses To Thrive

January 17, 2024

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The Evening Standard is thrilled to unveil the SME XPO 2024, a vibrant and all-encompassing platform, a dynamic and comprehensive space dedicated to Powering scaleup businesses. Now entering its third year, the event is scheduled for April 23-24, returning to ExCeL in London. The exhibition brings together a diverse range of businesses, experts, and resources to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration. Registration for the event is now Live, and SME XPO 2024 is FREE to register.

SME XPO 2024 provides a unique space for scale-up businesses to showcase their products and services, connect with potential clients, and gain valuable insights from industry leaders, offering a plethora of opportunities for networking. With over 5000 SME founders and owners and more than 100 best-in-class suppliers all coming together across this event.

SME XPO has a wide range of sponsors, exhibitors and partners that will be showcasing their services and products at the SME XPO 2024 including; HSBC UK, Barclays Eagle Labs Workday, Virgin Atlantic, Eurostar for Business, Growing Business Awards 2024, SME National Business Awards 2024, and Your Business magazine to name just a few.

Piers Linney, founder and former investor Dragon’s Den, remarked at the SME XPO in 2023, “A brilliant opportunity to network and cover ground quickly, that would otherwise take weeks to do. Incredibly well-attended show and it’s great to see such a positive atmosphere.”

Key Features of SME XPO 2024 encompass an expansive exhibition featuring booths from over 100 companies, all there to support SMEs and their growth. The event will encourage networking with like-minded individuals, featuring: Members Meet Ups, Meet the Investor, and speed networking sessions.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a range of workshops and seminars conducted by industry experts, covering key topics such as strategy, finance and investment, marketing, technology, and more.

This year, the event will host over 60 of the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs, including keynote speaker Theo Paphitis, Retail Entrepreneur, TV Dragon, and #SBS Small Business Sunday Creator Chairman and Owner. He has revived the fortunes of notable high street names such as Ryman, Stationery Box Robert Dyas and many more.

Further keynote speakers, including Tim Martin, Founder & Chairman of JD Wetherspoon PLC, and Founder of supermarket meal brand Charlie Bigham will also grace the stage.

SME XPO 2024 promises to be a transformative event for small and medium-sized businesses, providing them with the tools, knowledge, and connections necessary to scale and succeed in today's competitive business environment.

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