The Worcestershire Festival of Business exhibition at Sixways Stadium on 23rd September 2021 has been hailed as a huge success by the organisers, exhibitors and visitors.
After a year down due to Covid-19 and a change of venue, the event returned for its seventh year. Exhibitors were from a wide variety of business sectors reflecting the diverse nature of Worcestershire enterprise and entrepreneurship.
The event organiser, Stuart Allen of Worcestershire Enterprise Limited said “There was a palpable feeling of buzz and energy throughout the whole event. People seemed genuinely relieved and excited to be attending live business events again.”
The event was sponsored by Worcestershire LEP and Chief Executive Gary Woodman who was at Sixways Stadium commented; “The last 18 months have provided some real challenges for businesses and it is fantastic to get businesses back together again, face to face, to build new connections.”
Social media was full of positive comments from exhibitors and visitors. On Twitter exhibitors City Signs posted “There were such positive vibes at the expo today & it was great catching up with everyone”
SB Print posted on LinkedIn “We had a constant stream of visitors to our stand all day”
On Twitter Sutcliffe & Co Insurance
Posted “There was a hive of activity with businesses reconnecting & working together.”
Also on Twitter Worcester based architects One Creative environments posted “A fantastic event today at Worcestershire Festival of Business. Some great meetings and a real buzz in the air.”
The two photos of the event were posted on LinkedIn by visitor Ian Preston along with the comment “Great to be back out networking again. Good to see some old friends!”
Bromsgrove’s Primrose Hospice was The Festival of Business charity for 2021 and they were presented with a for £500. Olivia Tomkinson and Abigail Coulson from Primrose Hospice are pictured receiving the presentation cheque from event organiser Stuart Allen, of Worcestershire Enterprise Ltd. Photo credit Raycom Productions, Evesham.