Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has confirmed its line-up of keynote speakers for Sheffield’s largest B2B exhibition, Showcase Sheffield.

The event, on 24 October at Ponds Forge will feature informative workshops, meet the buyer sessions and panel debates focusing on key subject matters in business.

Showcase Sheffield offers a platform for business to network with likeminded business individuals and to meet suppliers and service providers who can deliver business solutions. Exhibition stand spaces are available, with Sheffield Chamber members eligible to exhibit at discounted rate.

Support: Innovation

Kevin Kerrigan

Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise and Dean of Sheffield Business School will focus on enterprise and innovation, followed by brief presentations from Sheffield Hallam’s experts and case studies from local businesses.

Grow: Global Trade

Lesley Batchelor OBE

Hear from Lesley Batchelor OBE, Director General of the Institute of Export and International Trade. Lesley Batchelor is a champion of UK exporters, with a powerful track record in enhancing the performance of hundreds of businesses.

Connect: China

Jerry Cheung

Jerry Cheung, Managing Director of New Era Development (UK) Ltd has been the driving force behind the New Era Square project since its conception in 2005. He will discuss working with public and private sector stakeholders across the city to launch a China-UK Business Incubator.

Chris Cotton

Chris Cotton, Senior Director of China-Britain Business Council will give an update and overview of the Chinese economy and identify opportunities that UK companies can take advantage of by building relationships with strategic partners. Discover investment opportunities coming out of the region and how local businesses can get involved.