What is a business market day?

Join us for a day bursting with business action

Southend Business Market @ Saxon Hall on 25th September

If you are a business owner looking to meet like-minded business people to network with, do business with, share experiences with & strengthen your connection portfolio this is a day you should put in the diary!


Two networking sessions  at 10am and 2pm - bring plenty of business cards

Pre event breakfast

Join us for a pre event breakfast, make connections before the day begins


We have various masterclasses running throughout the day including - Sales Secrets - LinkedIn Training - Interior Design & Profit fixing!

Our days are the perfect platform for anyone wishing to market their business face to face


07.45 - Pre event Breakfast

Join us for a pre event breakfast and meet some of the exhibitors before the show begins

10:00 - Networking

Meet other like-minded business people for networking and to open up business opportunities.

Bring plenty of business cards!

11:30am - What’s Your Profit Score? How to Make Your Business Succeed and Give You the Life You Want - hosted by Christine Nicholson

Christine is an author, speaker and consultant / mentor who changes business outcomes and with it the lives of business owners and their families. 

Returning to the UK in 2010, after a few years accidentally running a zoo – she was homeless, jobless, single (for the first time in nearly 20 years) and penniless – she no choice but to pull her life back together and “just get on with it”! 

Christine is The Profit Fixer! 25 years’ of wisdom, know-how and experience working with small and medium size companies, freeing business owner from the tyranny of long hours to working smarter not harder. She has started several of her own successful businesses (0 - £4.5m in 15 months), as well as business ventures for others (bankruptcy to 8-figure exit in 18 months). Christine’s engagement consistently gets her clients increasing their turnover with improved profitability and fewer working hours. 

She saves them THOUSANDS and increases the value of their businesses by MILLIONS.

Her first book was published in 2017 – 5-Minute Finance – and is designed for busy business owners and potential entrepreneurs who do not understand numbers and don’t have the time to learn (it’s a 90 minute read!). Her second book, “What’s Your Profit Scoretm - How to Make Your Business Succeed and Give You the Life You Want”, is published in September 2018, and has been described as “the most useful business book of the year”.

Christine Nicholson


For over 25 years I’ve been creating order out of chaos by making businesses run better – and it has always started with 7 Key Questions which get to be crux of the major barriers to businesses really achieving their true potential. Having started multiple businesses of my own from scratch, I’ve experienced all the problems that most business owners experience, and I’ve rolled up my sleeves and fixed them.

All day surgery with Invest Essex

Are you aware of what Funding and Financing options are available to help you grow your business?


Why not come and discuss this with Invest Essex’s SME Business Managers.

We will be offering initial consultations at the Southend on Sea Business Market on the 25th September and would be pleased to discuss how we may be able to help you to grow your business.

All day surgery with TBL Accountants

Where are Business Markets?


..what you need to know.

How GDPR impacts marketeers - what you need to know

Are you confused by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

Wondering how GDPR affects your marketing?

On the surface, GDPR might seem extreme, especially for smaller businesses or solo-practitioners. Realistically though, there are only 3 key areas that marketers need to worry about…

Join Paul Wilkins of Azzuro Marketing for a plain-language overview of GDPR for marketing, how it could impact your data collection, and what you need to do to make sure you’re compliant

Find out:

• How does GDPR impact marketing?

• Why GDPR is an opportunity for marketers

• Nine practical tips on using GDPR positively for marketing

• Using social media for lead generation works for GDPR

Join us for this seminar and learn how GDPR isn't as scary as it seems, as well as some great networking and sharing of ideas with your fellow attendees. 

Packed full of good advice - register now to help your business grow!

Hosted by Paul Wilkins - Azzuro Marketing

12:30 - Sales Secrets with Paul Durrant

Paul Durrant


PDT Sales Consultancy was founded by Paul Durrant who is a certified sales professional with over 25 years sales and business development experience. Most businesses make a living selling something to someone but the ‘selling’ part often gets overlooked. 

PDT Sales Consultancy helps address this oversight, by bringing more strategy, process and technique to your sales function i.e. selling smarter, selling better and selling more and this is what makes PDT Sales Consultancy different from all your other generic ‘help sector’ options i.e. business coaches, mentors, marketers and advisers. 

Publicity Headshots just £25 with Doodle Shots Photography

14:00 - Interior Design Masterclass


Join one of the country’s leading domestic and commercial joiners.

Are you considering a new kitchen, storage or Orangery?

Join Richard Vassallo from Symes Interiors and learn how to budget for dream furniture, plus…

  • What are the best materials to use?
  • Can I get around my skewed wall or the pipe in the corner?
  • How can I set and stay within budget?

Richard Vassallo is an experienced Quantity Surveyor with vast experience in the high end residential markets. He has been the owner / director of SYMES Interiors since 2014, making bespoke joinery for private clients, contractors and developers throughout the country and overseas. SYMES’ workshop and showroom is in Hampshire and they offer a design service as well.

Steve Doyle

14:30 - Linking Business with Steve Doyle

As a sales and marketing professional with over 30 years experience, Steve has worked in large corporations, start-ups and in his own business. He has worked on both the client and agency side and extensively on all elements of the marketing mix. 

He understands that growing sales in competitive markets is tough for all businesses, big or small and he is passionate about making sure that they have the support and knowledge to get the most from their marketing and sales activities.  

Sponsorship Packages



  • Website advertising (with click through to your company website)
  • Marketing flyer advertising (logo with click through to your company website)
  • Opportunity to present at exhibition
  • Full page advertisement in exhibition programme 
  • Exhibition space
  • 2 x Business Breakfast places

Only 1 Gold Sponsorship available per industry sector  



  •  Website advertising (with click through to your company website)
  • Marketing flyer advertising (logo with click through to your compay website)
  • Half page advertisement in exhibition programme
  • Exhibition space
  • 1 x Business Breakfast space
  • Only 2 Silver Sponsorships available per industry sector 




  • Website advertising (with click through to your company website)
  • Quarter page advertisement in exhibition programme
  • Exhibition space


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