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Gloucestershire Business Show 2017: less than a week away

PUBLISHED: 15:38 12 May 2017 | UPDATED: 15:46 12 May 2017

Gloucestershire Business Show

Gloucestershire Business Show

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There’s less than a week to go until the county’s biggest business event

This year’s Gloucestershire Business Show (#GBS17) opens its doors on Wednesday 17 May for a two-day celebration of Gloucestershire business at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse.

The show offers an opportunity for our county’s business community to make hundreds of connections and build business relationships with FREE delegate entry for each day or sign up for the full two-day extravaganza.

Attractions at the GBS17 will include an exhibition floor showcasing a diverse range of business, charities and not-for-profit organisations, an innovation theatre, creative suite, theatre kitchen, business advice centre and zoned areas exploring themes through production and farming, science and technology, digital security and professional development.

Scores of free discussions, seminars and workshops will cover topics including business innovation, access to finance, the future of the high street, tourism and crime and business.

View the full digital programme here.

The show also hosts the Southwest Energy Forum, with high-profile speakers from companies including Tidal Lagoon Power, EDF Energy, Spirax Sarco, Western Power Distribution and the GFirst LEP.

Other highlights to look out for at #GBS17 include:

• The Gloucestershire producers’ food and drink reception led by the NFU

• Gloucestershire Young Enterprise business mentor scheme launch

• Speed networking events with Intuitive Marketing

• Lived Experience Theatre Company live theatre

• Receptions for business sectors from agriculture to the arts

• Theatre kitchen - Fosters catering create Chef’s Cheat Pasta and One Pan Wonders

• Business advice and expert support

After the show, delegates and exhibitors are invited to a three-course dinner to celebrate 25 years of The Pied Piper Appeal at the Pittville Pump Rooms on Wednesday May 17 with the Punchline Business Awards and engaging guest speakers.

Book here for the special black-tie event, plus tickets and more information can be found here about the financial sector dinner on Thursday May 18.

Doors open at 9.30am on Wednesday May 17. Register for a free delegate place at #GBS17 here.

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