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Salford Business School supports Business Expo
This ground-breaking link will bring together business academics and commercial enterprises with hundreds of companies from across the North West for the event in October.
Now in its fourth year, the Salford Business Expo started with 50 exhibitors at the Marriott Hotel in Worsley in 2011.
It has since grown to become the largest business-to-business exhibition in Salford, hosted at the AJ Bell Stadium and attracting a diverse range of buyers and suppliers from sectors including manufacturing, financial services, distribution, media & communications, hospitality and many more.
This year, Salford Business School is celebrating the Year of the SME, using its cutting edge research skills and resources to encourage Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to get specialist help on expanding their workforce, marketing, financial management and online growth.
A range of business services will be on offer at the Expo, from MSc and MBA placements, to free masterclasses and seminars.
Brian Everall, Editor of SalfordOnline.com, said: “We're excited about this partnership and this is very good news for SMEs in the North West, bringing a different dimension to the Expo for 2014.
“The University itself has a great reputation for helping SMEs so we're looking forward to reaping the benefits of their expertise, drive and innovative approach.
“The aim of the Expo is simple; to promote the local economy, and help secure the jobs and funding to strengthen the business community in Salford and the North West – which makes Salford Business School the perfect partner to further enhance the biggest B2B event in Salford.”
Dr Kurt Allman, Associate Dean for Enterprise & Engagement at Salford Business School, said: “We're delighted to be partnering with SalfordOnline.com for the Salford Business Expo 2014.
“The University will be showcasing the very best of what it has to offer to businesses across the region."
The Salford Business Expo will take place on 16 October 2014 from 9.00am-4.00pm at the AJ Bell Stadium, Stadium Way, Eccles, M30 7LJ.