1 Events Media (1EM) are an events management company and organisers of the North West E3 Business Awards (www.e3businessawards.co.uk), E3 Business Expo (www.e3businessexpo.co.uk) and monthly 1EM Networking Events held across the region.
01254 790 786
We have 16 different venues across Manchester, Cheshire, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham which can accommodate meetings of two to 380 people in a range of layouts and settings. From City Centre locations, Science Park Campuses and our latest addition, Alderley Park we have a location and style to suit every event.
The Chamber provides business support, business mentoring, unrivalled networking, training sessions, local knowledge and an invaluable database for all members who wish to raise their business profile.
0161 941 3250
Altrincham HQ is a social media management and training company based in Cheshire that has worked with 100s of local business developing their social media strategy. Over the past 7 years Alex has built up an impressive client list including the BBC, NHS, University Of Manchester, Manchester Arndale and many more.
Each month Altrincham HQ spend 200+ hours per month managing marketing campaigns for businesses so witness Social Media changes in real time and action them.
07806 774 279
Andrew's Auto Repairs will provide you with solutions for all your car problems and servicing needs. As a Which Trusted Trader you can trust us with your vehicle as we have been in the car servicing and repair industry for over 50 years.
0161 834 5035
Astra Signs Limited is a leading UK sign manufacturer and brand implementation specialist. Established 1984 in Manchester the team has developed through experience providing a professional service to a wide range of clients across the Retail, Leisure, Stadium, Events and Transport sectors.
Operating from a dedicated production facility on Trafford Park, providing a range of services from Concept Design, Technical Design, Proto-typing, Manufacture of Signage & Digital Print, Digital Signage, Project Management, Planning submissions, Maintenance and Installation, throughout Manchester & the UK.
0161 832 2429
Bizspace has been providing workspaces for over a decade and a half, growing from one site in 2000 to our current nationwide location portfolio. We have stacks of experience in supporting customers and finding the right space for each one. We also understand the challenges involved when growing a business. We have over 180 staff and aim to have the best team in the industry — attracting and retaining talented people with a common commitment to providing excellent customer service.
0161 877 5579
We provide team building courses to enable people to acquire skills, knowledge and understanding of both themselves and others through experience in a unique and engaging way. We deliver training to groups of individuals, providing team and personal development..
0161 359 3399
Citibase Manchester Old Trafford Housed in a landmark building Citibase Manchester Old Trafford couldn’t be better located. Surrounded by handy transport links it offers the perfect place to run and grow any business in modern, fully serviced office suites.
08444 993 373
Backed by an expert team, Comms-Byte guarantees effective support services that will keep your costs down and will improve your systems. You can have complete confidence in our competence and commitment that we will bring sustainability to your business. That’s because we have a proven record of assisting and facilitating businesses with trusted support for over ten years in the North West of England.
Furthermore, we only use reliable partners and products by leading companies, such as Cisco, Dell and Microsoft.
0161 820 8980
Cordant People are a recruitment consultancy that specialise in office and industrial recruitment, we focus on putting the candidate first. The right person for their perfect role. Cordant have locations that cover the UK with regional offices in Manchester, Bolton, Warrington, Liverpool, Chester, Blackpool and Preston. From production operatives to office manager our specialist consultants are experts in their chosen market to help you find the perfect role or perfect candidate. A multi-sector recruiter than can provide a total staffing solution.
0161 831 1608
Our bookkeeping service can be tailored to suit your business needs. From Management Accountants to College Students; we have a huge range of experience levels. We can provide:
Full time workers
Part time workers
From as little as one hour a month to full time, we can provide a bookkeeper who can adapt as your business grows. We are based in Manchester but our practice has a large coverage and can facilitate many of the surrounding areas too.
0161 850 3355
At Costco you,ll find everything from groceries and electronics to clothing and cleaning supplies-all in one warehouse. Also fill your car up with our top quality petrol at our brand new petrol station.
We,re able to bring you such great values because of our enormous buying power, and you get to enjoy the convenience of our one stop shopping.
We guarantee your satisfaction on every product we sell and we will refund your membership fee in full at any time if your dissatisfied.
0161 749 4365
Crystal Health Group
Crystal Health Group is a leading provider of DNA relationship testing, genetic health screening, drug testing and Polygraph (Lie Detector) tests in the UK. We deliver a complete and fully managed testing service direct to the public, legal sector, local authorities & private commercial organisations.
0161 359 4187
Curious critters is an animal interaction, education and phobia business
Looking for an event with a difference, curious critters has hands on fun getting up close and personal with a large range of creepy crawlies, reptiles and exotic animals
Have you got what it takes to try a bush tucker food challenge?
School education is vital and curious critters covers all aspects of the curriculum in many interesting ways
Animal assisted therapy is proven to improve patients emotional and cognitive functions as well as overcoming phobias with the use of animal
Datacentreplus is your premier hosting partner based in Manchester.
We know how important support is to our customers, so we’ve made it our priority. Our customers matter and are not just a number to us.
Our data centre has been designed to deliver the industry leading reliability you need for critical systems. Get the performance you need from a server – our solutions are developed and optimised around your needs.
Datacentreplus offers Dedicated Servers, Colocation and Cloud services.
0161 464 6101
Founded in 2010, ExcluSec Security Solutions Ltd are a privately owned, professional, reliable and accredited security services provider with offices in Trafford Park, Bolton and Warrington.
0333 344 3991
Gigacycle Ltd is one of the leading I.T asset disposal (ITAD) and computer recycling firms in the UK. Our head office and processing facility is in Manchester. We work in accordance with the W.E.E.E Directive and environmental legislation in the UK, providing a heavily accredited computer disposal service to assist organisations in the secure disposal of their redundant I.T equipment.
0800 024 2476
GM Business Connect Magazine is a business to business bi-monthly magazine that is available both in a printed and electronic format. It covers many of the major business hubs across Greater Manchester, with an emphasis on B2B networking and bringing Manchester’s business community together. What’s more – it’s completely free.
0161 969 8632
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce provide first-class business support to companies of all shapes and sizes, through a range of sector-based membership services and networking opportunities
0161 393 4321
The Headshot Guy is the UK’s leading brand in taking professional headshots at events and for business professionals/company teams. We operate on a corporate level and across the UK. Our Headshot process is designed to create a visual marketing tool that will help you stand out from the crowd, attracting new opportunities. Professional headshots from The Headshot Guy® can give you the edge on promoting your corporate and professional image.
innov8 Conference Services are professional congress organisers who specialize in Association Congresses and Meetings. innov8 is one of the UK's leading Conference Services Agencies by providing a wide variety of services to help manage and support events. innov8 also run and support their own portfolio of business events including:
- The Trafford Business Expo
- The Stockport Business Expo
- The Cheshire Business Expo
- The Sales Conversion Conference
- The Greater Manchester Business Awards
- The Social Media Conference
0161 300 6396
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.
0300 300 2000
At JAMTECH we use our combined skills in electronics and mechanical engineering design. We specialise in the research and design of instrumentation and machinery for the automotive, healthcare, renewables and process industries.
With over 30 years of trading, Kinetic plc is one of the UK`s most trusted providers of staff in Manufacturing, Engineering and affiliated markets. Incorporating Pay Partners the business is the leading provider of a one stop support solution for payroll and recruitment
Labels UK Ltd are an established Self Adhesive Label Manufacturer of a wide range of labels from Blanks to Full Colour any shape or size on any material you may require. Based in the North West of England we are in a great position to supply anywhere in the UK Over 30 years of experience within the label manufacturing industry we are well equipped to service all your labelling needs.
0161 848 9760
Suppliers of multi functional photocopy and print systems, along with associated print management software’s. Having partners that include Sharp, Samsung, Kyocera, Papercut and Print-fleet allow us to tailor the most financially viable and cost effective solution for all business needs. From single desktop laser print requirements to multisite corporate organisations we can cater for all needs.
0161 480 4001
Manchester Electrical Contractors Ltd is an NICEIC approved electrical contractor promoting green technologies. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standard of service. We will ensure you:
- meet all current compliance requirements
- have the most effective electrical, security and networking systems to suit your premises and budgets
- minimise energy waste
Maxwell Moore offers a personal, friendly and quality service. Mikey and Jonathan have an excellent knowledge of the mortgage and property sector. Maxwell Moore brings this expertise and knowledge to its clients, helping them whether they have a straightforward or complex requirement.
0330 122 7887
The Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is a 4 star property offering 280 bedrooms and 12 conference rooms. We are the “Home of The International Suite”; a hidden gem right in the heart of central Manchester. This is one of the largest event spaces within the City. The International Suite is a stunning room which can sit up to 800 delegates for a theatre style conference, 650 delegates for a banquet and 414 delegate’s cabaret style. This room is the heartbeat of our hotel, hosting an array of international conferences, gala dinners and charity events throughout the year.
0844 815 9024
MID Communications Ltd is an independent franchise of O2 (Telefónica UK Limited). We sell O2 products and services under the O2 brand in line with O2’s instructions. We operate locally across greater Manchester, Cheshire and the Fylde coast.
0161 683 5771
Your website is your shop window to the world. It’s an essential element of your brand identity and provides a vital opportunity to create the right impression before customers have even spoken to you.
Nettl is your local web design studio in Trafford Park, Manchester, and we're here to help you get it right.
Whether you are looking to start a new web project, get your existing website doing more or to get promoting your business, we’re the experts.
We offer a free 'face-to-face' consultation with one of our creative experts and web development grants to help local businesses get online quickly.
0161 848 5701
A procurement consultancy providing contingent & tactical cost reduction services. We can carry out either a fixed scope of work or become your partner and manage costs on a long term basis.
ParkCloud, simply put, lets drivers book a parking space in advance! Parking is usually the last thing on anybody's mind, but research shows that as much as twenty minutes is wasted when searching for a parking space. ParkCloud aims to solve that problem by letting you make a parking booking, whether you're flying from Manchester airport, taking a train from Stockport station or travelling in 40 countries worldwide! We're always on the lookout for spare parking spaces in car parks, offices and hotels, so if that's you, please come and find us at the Trafford Business Expo!
0161 730 0150
Purple Porcupine Design Ltd produce websites, litho and digital print, print design, large format and outside advertising displays. We are based in Stockport, Greater Manchester and have over 25 years experience…there’s not much we can’t offer! Our ethos is to deliver a quality website development and print design service on budget and on deadline. We believe in thinking outside of the box and we pride ourselves on our creativity, individuality and originality.
0161 285 9753
Q-Park provide parking solutions across Greater Manchester, with facilities including First Street next to HOME, Waterside in Sale and our newest site opposite Manchester Cathedral; Deansgate North. We pride ourselves on providing quality, safe and secure parking environments with the emphasis on customer service and innovation. Whether you wish to discuss offering your customers discounted car parking or providing Season Tickets to your staff, we have a solution for your business. Come and find us at the Expo to learn more about our new Business Travel Card!
0113 2384 200
Ralli Solicitors LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals. We address the specific objectives and concerns of each client through our flair and technical expertise.
Alongside our reputation for offering the best legal advice Ralli is committed to providing both excellence and expertise…
Red Circle specialises in providing and supporting the latest in email marketing technology. Our platform allows our clients to create and send targeted and dynamic email campaigns and newsletters. We provide all the open/click information on your campaigns and offer full support in setting up email triggers/automations.You are able to achieve the best results on your email marketing campaigns through our testing facility as well as being able to target your campaigns based on your users clicking behaviour. We make the ability to segment your data and retarget simple and easy.
Our API’s allows users to build sequences within the platform such as Welcome emails, booking confirmations, transactional emails etc which run seamlessly, allowing you to focus on the targeting of your campaigns. We can also help you build your database organically, through viral marketing strategies, adding forms, surveys and preference centres into the mix. Our account managers are on hand to provide support and guidance on how to better engage your email audience, whilst ensuring you adhere to email best practice.
020 8144 7401
At Rich TV we create and produce videos bespoke to your business and website. Website / online video is now the fastest growing and most cost effective marketing medium for your business. Those who are using video to connect, engage, market, promote and educate their customers are leading the way in their niche. Our specialities include video production, editing facilities, DVD authoring, transfer services (cine, HD DV Cam etc) and are suppliers to the BBC, Sky and ITV.
0161 635 6207
From humble beginnings in 1967, the RRG Group has grown to become one of the biggest and most successful Dealer Groups in the North, with new and used car dealerships across the North West and West Yorkshire regions. When you deal with the RRG Group you are dealing with corporate specialists at franchised dealers with over 40 years of experience in the motor industry. We strive to provide an industry leading standard of customer satisfaction as well as contributing to our local community through schools and charity sponsorship. The RRG Group operates 26 dealerships over 8 franchises across the North West and West Yorkshire and also provides a dedicated fleet department.
0843 308 8189
Salford City College has been working with local businesses for many years, offering apprenticeships and bespoke training to support their needs. Providing a range of apprenticeship programmes, Salford City College will offer the relevant training for your current staff or will support the recruitment process of new apprentices into your business. Our enthusiastic and committed account managers will discuss your needs and work with you throughout the process. Our dedicated assessors will then work with your staff to ensure that they get the most out of their training programme and its meets your business needs.
0161 631 5000
Salford Foundation is an organisation that supports the vocational, personal, social and academic development of young people and adults in Salford and other boroughs of Greater Manchester. We provide opportunities for those in education, business and the wider community to work together for their mutual advantage. The Foundation engages with businesses and the wider community in shaping and delivering its services. Many of our programmes of work include significant volunteer support with a particular focus on mentoring or group led activities. Salford Business Education Partnership and Inspired to Aspire Mentoring will be 2 programmes represented at the Trafford Business Expo.
0161 787 8500
SUBS runs fully funded networking and learning events to empower you to grow your business.We’re strong believers in the power of local communities to support, shape and grow the businesses around them. Which is why we bring together business owners with our local SUBS Business Partners who are available to reach out a helping hand as and when it’s needed. Best of all, our services are fully funded and it costs you nothing to join.
0161 883 0308
With over 165,000 users and a billion messages sent, Textlocal have led the industry for online based text services in the UK for over a decade. Our self-service SMS platform allows businesses to send bulk marketing campaigns, schedule alerts, attach forms or vouchers, and insert website links, all with campaign tracking tools to measure effectiveness.
Our award-winning online SMS platform is totally free and comes with a free text-in keyword on our standard rate ‘60777’ short number. Visit Textlocal today and start sending bulk messages to your customers today with 100 free SMS credits. Alternatively, text ‘Show’ to 62277 to get started today.
Trafford Council is committed to working with businesses, developers, key stakeholders and local residents to deliver economic growth.
Our Economic Growth Team offers a comprehensive business support service to all businesses located in Trafford, as well as new businesses interested in relocating to the Borough. This includes: Start-up support; finance/funding opportunities; Business growth support and advice; Land and property requirements; Broadband connectivity; Workforce development; Efficiency savings, and any other assistance your business may require.
Trafford’s procurement team will also be available to provide information about forthcoming contract opportunities.
Please get in touch to find out more details about the support and opportunities available to your business.
0161 912 4176
Winstanley Electrical have almost 40 years experience in the electrical industry in all aspects of commercial / industrial installations. We are a highly skilled electrical company providing a friendly and reliable service where all aspects of our work are completed to an extremely high standard.
We carry out all types of electrical services such as repairs, maintenance, installations, testing & inspections and offer highly competitive prices with free quotations. We are fully qualified electricians, up-to-date with all current regulations, 17th Edition City and Guilds qualified and ECS Approved.
We are a leading UK health insurer with a not-for-profit heritage of over 110 years. We have local offices across the UK providing service with a personal touch. We give our customers the freedom to choose. World Class standards of service are in all that we do. Find us at www.wpa.org.uk
0800 298 9 588