Peterborough B2B Exhibition 2017

Five free expert seminars, a free speed networking session plus an Opportunity Peterborough Bondholder Breakfast.  Book your place online.  

Free seminar programme

Our seminar programme is designed to support your organisation by sharing knowledge and giving you the skills to develop and enhance your business.  

We are really excited to announce that our headline seminar is with  

Visitors can attend the exhibition, seminars or speed networking on the day for free.  Pre-register as a visitor in advance by using the ‘visitor registration’ button above or you can register on the day.


Opportunity Peterborough Bondholder Breakfast

Hear the latest city news and opportunities Opportunity Peterborough and the results of CPIER and the impact of mayoral bodies across the UK will be released. 

Exclusive to Bondholder Members. Please book directly through Opportunity Peterborough.


Using Video in Social Media
Stuart Waldron, Waldron Media

Video is a very effective way to communicate with your audience and investing in professional video services is a great way to tell your story to the world.

For a small business your budget might be limited, seem daunting and sounds expensive. The temptation to shoot video on your mobile device could be the way to get you started.

This practical session will explore the some fundamental things to get you started to make your videos look and sound as good as they can when using your mobile device.


Millennial Leaders
Simon Barrington, Director, Forge Leadership Consultancy

In this seminar Simon will share the results of a year long
research project into the leadership attitudes and approaches
of millennial leaders (born 1984 - 2000). 

With millennials now the largest age group in our workforce
and many of them now in senior leadership roles - this talk will
help you attract, retain, motivate and develop millennial



The Real Value of Communities for Business
Dan Thornton, DPiP Founder and Managing Director of
The Way of the Web Ltd

The history of Digital People in Peterborough (DPiP) and how
to build your own business community to enhance business

Members of DPiP are also delivering short talks from the
main stage, see their schedule below.



Preparing a Good Tender
Delivered by Darren Ford, Head of Procurement, Peterborough Serco Strategic Partnership

Learn of the Peterborough City Council tender process and tips for putting together a good tender.


The Need for Speed by Facebook
Delivered by Arjun Paliwal , Strategic Account Manager, Facebook


The mobile revolution has enabled us to consume more content, faster than ever before. That’s why it’s crucial businesses connect with their customers on the platforms where they’re spending time, quickly and innovatively.

1 in 5 mobile minutes is spent on Facebook’s family of apps and services. Facebook’s products give the power to people to build community and the company’s business tools enable millions of small and medium enterprises to scale and create jobs.

Join this session to learn how you can leverage Facebook’s tools to find your customers and embrace the need for speed in a mobile world.

Arjun Paliwal is a Strategic Account Manager at Facebook, working with a portfolio of small and medium businesses to drive their growth across the Family of Apps.



Speed Networking

Networking against the clock - you have just 60 seconds to get your message across to the person opposite you before moving along the line. Bring plenty of business cards and bottle of water!

No need to book, first come first served on the day

Digital People in Peterborough (DPiP) delivering short talks on the main stage:
10.30am - IT: Don't forget the Brilliant Basics
Delivered by Nigel Goddard

12.30pm - Sensing and Responding to the Analog World: Introducing
Physical Computing
      Delivered by Adam Craggs

 1.30pm - The Place of Print in a Digital World
   Delivered by Chris Smith, Vibrant Colour

 2.30pm - How Do I Make My Content More Engaging
    Delivered by Alex Curtis, The Lead Engine