Welcome to The SME Today Expo (Online)

Thursday 4th June 2020 @ 8.30am / 4.45pm

Join us on the 4th June for a day packed full of Networking, Inspiration, Education and Entrepreneurial Motivation. We have some of the UK’s Biggest Entrepreneurs speaking and sharing their incredible stories, experiences and top tips to get SMEs through the COVID-19 Crisis.  We also have business related sessions happening throughout the day in which you can learn new skills to take your business forward.

Online Networking

Network, Connect & Tell Us About Your Business!

With Corona-virus affecting so many businesses across the UK, we KNOW that it is more important than ever for businesses to remain visible and stay connected! Attend our Online Networking and make connections, build relationships, generate leads and close some sales.

Come and tell us all about your business, the services or products that you offer and let’s look at how we can all benefit each other. At our recent Online Networking event an SME achieved 20 sales totaling 50K revenue so far.

What To Expect: 
  • Network online from home via zoom
  • 40 Second intro round
  • 20 min’ 4Sights from special guest
  • 3 x 10 minute 1-2-1 appointments chosen for you via the team
  • Virtual “bumf” table to showcase your marketing material and optional open networking
  • CHANCE TO WIN a free feature in national publication SME Today worth £500 + vat
Online networking

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 8.30am – 9.10am
Price: £10.00 + vat

Michelle Mills-Porter: Phone Genius

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 9.30am – 10.30am
Price: £19.99 + vat

Virtual Communication Masterclass by MMP

Michelle Mills-Porter (The People Reader) is an expert in human communication.

This Masterclass comes at a time when we need to brush up our underutilised communication skills, quickly! It covers a host of issues around virtual communication that you may not have yet considered;

  • 5 reasons your client will NOT TRUST YOU … And how to fix them!
  • Why does the technology you use make it harder to build relationships?
  • How can you overcome that?
  • Which green screen makes you look more professional?
  • What equipment is essential? What’s a waste of money and what’s “nice to have, later?”
  • How can you make them remember you above anyone else?
  • 5 things to build great relationships?

There will be a live chat room and every participants will receive one People Reader Analysis to use to convert a hot prospect into a client, worth £29.99 + VAT for FREE.

“The report worked wondered and within 24 hours the deal was done!” Hannah.

Michelle is a Master behaviour profiler, author of Phone Genius, the highly acclaimed book on Non-Visual communication and creator of the MMP analysis tools, Essence, Clarity and The People Reader. She is a multi award winning businessowner, keynote speaker and one of the most recommended people on LinkedIn worldwide.

Social Media Training for SMEs

Did you know 90% of all marketers say social media marketing has increased their business exposure & 66% of marketers that spend min 6 hours per week on social see more leads? Attend this online session and you will discover that marketing through social media is one of the most versatile and cost-effective strategies that small businesses can use to reach their target audience and boost sales.


What To Expect: 
  • Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram for Business Lead Generation
  • Generate more leads & sales from your social media activity
  • Learn how to gain more followers that will engage with you
  • Discover who your audience and target market are
  • Find out the best times and ways to engage with your audience
  • Learn which social media platform is best used to promote your industry sector
  • Live Q& A with leading trainer
Social Media Training

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 10.00am – 11.00am
Price: £19.99 + vat

Alison Edgar

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 10.30am – 11.30am
Price: £19.99 + vat

Alison Edgar:
The Art of Getting What You Want!

Based on her TEDx talk, ‘The Art of Getting What You Want’, Alison combines her work with top entrepreneurs and psychology to teach everyday people and teams to think with an entrepreneurial mindset, to meet their goals and improve their lives.

Leaving the world of blue-chip sales, Alison Edgar set up her own business to work with entrepreneurs, start-ups and teams. According to Forbes magazine “90% of start-up businesses fail”, Alison made it her mission to flip this statistic on its head and give every business a fighting chance.

Since, she has been crowned ‘The Entrepreneurs Godmother’ by a plethora of successful entrepreneurs including Dragon’s Den and Apprentice Winners. In recognition of her outstanding contribution to enterprise, Alison was invited to attend the Queen’s Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace and was named one of the UK’s Top Ten business advisers. She also regularly consults with Downing Street to give her opinions on the business landscape.

The Positive Impact of Customer Success In Times of Crisis

During these difficult times communication is more important than ever. What can you do right now that will positively impact existing relationships with your customers?

We will walk you through a framework that we use to ensure that you are communicating the true value that your product & services can bring to your customers business.

how to win at customer success

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 11.00am – 12.00pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

womens online networking

Date:04/06/20
Times: 11.15am – 12.00pm
Price: £10.00 + vat

Women’s Online Networking with Mary Flavelle

Network with Mary Flavelle and other successful women from across the UK. Mary is renowned for helping SME’s of all shapes & sizes. She is incredibly passionate about helping women in Business which is why she launched the UK’s biggest female national network with over 14,000 members.

Commonly known throughout the UK as the ‘Queen of Networks’, it is often said that who Mary doesn’t know isn’t worth knowing! The following are just some of the roles she has held: Ambassador for Women, Chairman of the East Berkshire branch of Federation of Small Businesses, Head Judge for the Young Enterprise scheme and Judge at Lloyds TSB Enterprise Awards for London and South East.

Mary is regularly featured in on BBC Breakfast, Channel 4, BBC Radio Berkshire and Marlow FM.

Why Attend Our Online Networking:

  • Networking with up to 100 Business Women & Female Led Businesses
  • Present your business to all attendees (40 second pitch)
  • Networking Essential Tips from one of the UK’s leading female networking founders (a network with 14,000 members).
  • WIN a free feature in national publication SME Today worth £500 + vat

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Jenny Campbell (BBC Dragon & UK Top Entrepreneur)

“Live by corporate standards, but breathe like an entrepreneur”.

Jenny Campbell is without doubt one of the most famous female entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom. Alongside fellow female investor Deborah Meaden, Jenny is perhaps best known as one of the millionaire businesspeople on the popular TV show, Dragons’ Den.

Having left school at the age of 16, Jenny soon found her way into the banking world. Continually developing her entrepreneurial instincts, Jenny later became the Chief Executive of YourCash Europe Limited & consequently a leading name in the British business world.

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

Keynote Speaker: Brad Burton – The UK’s No1 Motivational Business Speaker

“Left school with zero qualifications. Addicted to drugs twice. Spent 4 years on benefits. What’s your excuse?” 

Brad’s more than just a motivational speaker…

  • Founder of 4Networking, the UK’s largest joined-up national business network.
  • Author of four of the highest-rated and 5* reviewed business books on Amazon.
  • Mentor to sole-traders, small businesses, and large corporates; delivering sessions on public speaking and book writing.
  • Coach at self-development events.
  • With his exclusive members-only club, provider of unwavering support and business acumen.
  • Trainer to teams and corporates, providing training days and sessions in individual and group settings.
  • Ranked #29 Motivational Speakers globally!

LinkedIn Training for SMEs

More than 500m business people worldwide and in excess of 23m in the UK consider LinkedIn to be the leading business networking online platform. It’s a key channel where professionals can connect, foster sales and market themselves, their skills, services and products.

Using live demos, our LinkedIn Training for SMEs session is designed for anyone looking to use LinkedIn more effectively and to harness the power and opportunities LinkedIn offers. Learn how to market yourself, increase your visibility & reputation and, most importantly, develop new business.

The Session Is For You If You Want To:

  • Present yourself to best effect on LinkedIn to hit your objectives
  • Acquire more customers for yourself and your company
  • Find the decision makers you want to talk to
  • Gain a marketing edge over your competition and remain visible
  • Use your time on LinkedIn more effectively


What You Take Away:

  • Understanding of how to use LinkedIn for Business Success
  • A digital pack containing full slide pack
  • Document covering LinkedIn Profile Setup & Optimisation
  • 3 months email support (for any follow up questions while putting the contents of the session into practice)

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 2.15pm – 3.15pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

Camalita Nuttall

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

Keynote Speaker: Camilita Nuttall – Learn How To Take Your Business Online, Build Your Brand & Create Multiple Streams of Income!

Camilita is the epitome of success against the most impossible odds. The youngest of 11 children, Camilita’s parents didn’t have enough funds for her to even start secondary school, so Camilita, along with her mother, went to the public dump in Trinidad to ‘hustle’ through large mounds of waste and rubbish, looking for empty bottles to sell.

Camilita knew she had to escape that poverty so she studied hard, enrolled in Law School, came to the UK, launched two successful network marketing businesses, got on the housing ladder, built a property portfolio and started public speaking.

TODAY Camilita is a ‘Rock Star’ International Speaker, Radio Show Host at The Camilita® Podcast, an ‘Award-Winning’ Corporate Sales Trainer, Business & Wealth Coach, Author and Property Investor. Camilita is featured in Forbes, has graced the USA and European covers of Celebrate Business Magazine, appeared on BBC Business News, SKY TV, B2B News Network and is mentioned in the New York Times Bestseller ‘Think & Grow Rich for Women’. Her dedication to leading by example, constantly evolving and succeeding by raising others up, has led to a growing network of world champions.

The Maths of Marketing and Science of Sales

Looking for proven methods of boosting your marketing and sales?

Join Mike Richardson, Managing Director EMEA, where he’ll cover real-life scenarios and proven practical tips and tricks to improve your marketing ROI.

Plus how to boost your sales results with the 6 Principles of Persuasion.

maths of marketing

Date:04/06/20
Times: 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Price: £19.99 + vat

Online networking

Date: 04/06/20
Times: 4.00pm – 4.45pm
Price: £10.00 + vat

Online Networking

Network, Connect & Tell Us About Your Business!

With Corona-virus affecting so many businesses across the UK, we KNOW that it is more important than ever for businesses to remain visible and stay connected! Attend our Online Networking and make connections, build relationships, generate leads and close some sales.

Come and tell us all about your business, the services or products that you offer and let’s look at how we can all benefit each other. At our recent Online Networking event an SME achieved 20 sales totaling 50K revenue so far.

What To Expect: 
  • Network online from home via zoom
  • 40 Second intro round
  • 20 min’ 4Sights from special guest
  • 3 x 10 minute 1-2-1 appointments chosen for you via the team
  • Virtual “bumf” table to showcase your marketing material and optional open networking
  • CHANCE TO WIN a free feature in national publication SME Today worth £500 + vat