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Hampshire Meet The Buyer 2019 - The Business Development Event For Hampshir...

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Portsmouth Marriott Hotel

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Are you fed up of attending events as a business development professional or business owner that give no return?

Are you a senior decision maker in procurement and want to source a new supply chain and gain better quality sub-contractors?

Then you need to book for Hampshire Meet The Buyer NOW!


What's involved?

This is the third business development event brought to you by Little Kanga, Portsmouth City Council, the University of Portsmouth and Marriott Hotels (Portsmouth).

Hampshire Meet the Buyer will bring together start-ups, SME’s and corporate companies in one location. A combined expo and conference, with C-Suite decision makers in the room.

Do you need to be here?

Our aim is to provide an informative combined expo and conference; with guest speakers that can help advise on key areas and subjects that can aid your business growth.

Meet Buyers - speak DIRECT to corporate company buyers who are looking to speak to YOU - these are high level procurement professionals seeking new local suppliers to award contracts to

Meet Suppliers - meet and mingle with other businesses to do more business

Use our app to network and connect with potential new customers and leads - the app uses your Linked In profile to match you to people you want to meet at the event

Arrange meetings during the event using our dedicated app - speed up the sales process and make great use of your time.

Expert speakers - we have a range of companies speaking about subjects that affect YOUR business today. Including mulit-million pound corporates that share their knowledge, research and insights into business.

This is the ONLY combined expo and conference designed to help you get MORE sales and connecting you FASTER through our dedicated event app for MORE ROI and we have case studies to prove results.

How do I get to see the Buyers?

Buyers – you will have 10 minute (timed) face to face appointments that you can book on arrival (subject to availability), the buyers are located in the main exhibition hall with exhibitors; we guarantee that you will see at least one major buyer - last year most attendees saw 6 buyers.

Some of our buyers, exhibitors and attendees from previous years have included:

  • Portsmouth City Council
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Comserv
  • Mountjoy
  • Corrigenda
  • Uber
  • DMWR Architects
  • Noami House and Jacksplace
  • Digi-Toolbox
  • Stanbury Chameleon
  • SAM FM
  • Fasset
  • Turrem Data
  • Toucan Diversity
  • Ronin Health and Safety
  • Mountjoy
  • Comserv
  • Corrigenda
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Liberty Group
  • TJ Waste
  • PPG/Johnstone’s Paints
  • Dolphin Embroidery
  • Grant Thornton

2019 attendees, partners and sponsor bookings are now in progress - so secure your attendee ticket today.

Expert Speakers:

Confirmed 2019 Speakers as follows:

VaynerMedia - www.vaynermedia.com

VaynerMedia are a global B2B digital marketing agency with offices in New York and London. Their Director of Partnerships will deliver a keynote speaker session on the future of digital for B2B for coporates and small business and will also take part in a Q and A session with Becky Lodge so that you can ask questions about your business, seek first hand advice from the experts and find out future trends for business.

Indiegogo - www.indiegogo.com

Indiegogo are one of the largest providers of global crowdfunding in the world. They will be delivering a keynote session on crowdfunding for start-ups and small businesses who may be wishing to find out more about crowdfunding as a source of fundraising for their start-up or small business. The Head of UK and Europe will be in attendance to answer all your questions during this session.

Corporate Buyers:

Confirmed 2019:

Portsmouth City Council Procurement - back for their 3rd year they are seeking to speak to your SME

Corrigenda Procurement - back for their 2nd year running they are seeking to speak to your SME

University of Portsmouth

Our corporate companies have active projects that they are seeking to award to local businesses and they want to see you if you are in the following trades/areas:

Construction/HVAC/Power/Manufacturing/Facilities/M&E or if you sell goods or services into these industries such as waste removal, building supplies, cleaning companies, consultancy etc

We can put you in front of the buyers to start the conversations, but you need to book NOW!




Successes from previous year's events include a rolling £300k contract awarded to TJ Waste, £6k of orders for a promotional company within 12 weeks of the event, a £12k contract to a start-up IT company and more.

Why did we design this event?

This event is for you if you are FRUSTRATED with not being able to find answers and sales at other networking events and expos, or if the local offer in other areas seems a 'bit woolly'.

Why come along?

This is no 'run of the mill' event, as we will be using new technology at this event, including a dedicated mobile phone app, that will use your Linked In profile, to match you to other buyers, sponsors and attendees at the event.

Who is attending?

This event is for STEM, Engineering, Construction, Facilities Management and Power Generation industries OR those start-ups & SMEs supplying to these industries (in the sub-contract supply chain). If you have a company that provides services or products to ANY or ALL of the above, then miss this and miss out!

BOOK NOW - this event will be over-subscribed!

Why YOU need this event:

84% of event attendees get frustrated when they attend events, as they don't have the chance to use their time effectively. For the first time, we will be using tech to help you get MORE introductions and MORE relevant and useful contacts locally.

Why should I attend?

If the below statements apply, you need to be at this event, so BOOK NOW!

  • You are a company owner wishing to gain more local business and are fed up of other local events yielding low ROI

  • You are a start-up company involved in any of the markets of operation for this event

  • You are employed in sales within an SME or corporate and need more leads

  • You are a corporate buyer or part of a procurement team looking to source more local sub-contractors

  • You are a sales person involved in any of the specified markets looking to expand your contact base to increase sales for your company and you want to make structured use of your time

We are currently accepting applications from corporate organisations who wish to be represented at Hampshire Meet The Buyer.

What we are looking for:

  • Buyers (working in procurement in a large corporate M&E/FM/STEM based companies)

  • Sponsor companies that wish to headline, speak at and sponsor the event - contact admin@littlekanga.co.uk for more information

(Please note that we reserve the right to change and update the speaker line up at any time withour prior notice, if there are circumstances that cannot reasonably be forseen).

Charitable Event Partner

Our charitable event partner(s) for this year is The Elizabeth Foundation.

The Elizabeth Foundation is the UK's largest single provider of education services for babies and preschool children with hearing loss, helping young deaf children learn to listen and talk.

If you have read this far, then you must be interested so BOOK NOW!

If you want more information, then please refer to our website which will be where updates and more information will be posted: www.hampshiremtb.co.uk

Follow us on social media and send us your messages FREE promotion for you, let us know that you have booked and share your company offers and let people know that you are ready to do business at the event.

If you have event offers then let us know and we can promote them on our social media feeds!


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Marriott has limited parking so we would recommend an Uber ride or local taxi.

Please come early, you can make yourself at home in the main atrium area and have a coffee and purchase breakfast if you wish. We DON'T want you to miss out!

Nearest railway station is Cosham, Portsmouth (you can Uber from there).

Address of the venue is: Marriott, Southampton Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4SH

Event starts at 10am with registration from 9am onwards. Please be aware that there are a large volume of attendees at this event, so there may be a small delay on checking in. So if you are there earlier, that will help.

Please note that speaker sessions start PROMPTLY and are on a first come, first served basis for seating, so please ensure that you are there in time for these to commence.

You will be sent joining instructions at least 10 days in advance of the event and the event app details will be sent no later than 7 days in advance of the event.

What can I bring into the event?

Common sense prevails here. This is a business event, so no pets and ice creams (unless you are bringing us all one - ice creams that is), business dress and smart casual attire is acceptable.

We will greet you at the registration desk on the day and issue you with a badge and programme.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

0333 444 0364 on the dog and bone (telephone)

E-mail: info@hampshiremtb.co.uk

What's the refund policy?

We offer a 100% money back guarantee on stand only bookings. This is subject to our terms and conditions. Attendee tickets and sponsorship are non-refundable. Our refund policy is subject to our terms and conditions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, we require that you have this with you, or that you have it on your phone.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

We accept that something may come up and as long as you advise us more than 24 hours in advance in writing, we can transfer it to another member of your company only. Please note, we cannot refund at such short notice.

Please note that this ticket cannot be used against any of our future events or other events organised by Little Kanga Ltd or value transferred in any way.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please see above (if you need to notify us, this has to be in WRITING only to: info@littlekanga.co.uk).

The whole event is subject to our terms and conditions and by buying a ticket, you are submitting to be bound by all our terms.

Thanks for booking!

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