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Enterprise Fair

This annual business-to-business event has been managed by the Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs since 2013. It provides an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to network with each other and access a range of business services and training. For a video on the Fair, please follow this link 

To book a stand or for more details of the 2019 Fair on May 8th, taking place at Vantage Point Business Village, please download this Enterprise Fair stall application 2019.

You also book a place at the business breakfast preceding the Fair by following this link

Format for the day:

  • 07:30 – 09:30 Forest Means Business – Business Breakfast – to book click here
  • 09:30 – Fair Opens
  • 10:15 – Forest Business Success Stories – Panel of Local Firms
  • 11:30 – Support for Local Business – Growth Hub
  • 12:45 – Launching your Business – Start Up and Grow Enterprise
  • 13:30 – Presentation on Local Industrial Strategy – GFirst LEP
  • 14:30 – Fair Closes





(Event Sponsor)

Website Business Type
Blue Signage Digital Signage/Adverting
BNI Severn & Wye Business Networking Group
The Business Kitchen Training and support for small businesses
Calendar Lady Promotions Promotional advertising & branded products
Federation of Small Businesses Britain’s biggest business representation group
Folk2Folk Peer-to-peer lending for local businesses
Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs Supporting businesses in the Forest of Dean
The Garden Lady Garden Consultancy and Maintenance
GFirst LEP Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Hub Helping Businesses Grow
Hartpury College & University Hartpury is a specialist educational provider located in Gloucestershire
Lansdown Insurance Brokers providing personal & business insurance
Megabyte Technology Computer Support
Millhall Consultants Ltd Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
Orchard Trust Charity supporting people with disabilities
Resource Harbour Recruitment with a difference
Rifina Electrical Distributor
South West Apprenticeship Company Specialist Apprentice recruitment and employment
Tayntons Solicitors

[Forest Legal] One Gloucester’s oldest law firms offering a range of services for businesses
University of Gloucestershire Training opportunities and free start up business support
Wildin & Co Accountants and financial advisors

We are grateful for the support of our event sponsors


South West Apprenticeship Company A specialist apprentice recruitment and employment agency who hand-hold companies through the whole process from recruitment to performance management, HR, payroll and mentoring their apprentice.

Calendar Lady Promotions A promotional advertising company, we provide logo branded products, printing and advice.

Our business is all about promoting yours!

Lansdown Insurance Brokers Established in Gloucestershire over 50 years ago and have built a reputation for excellent customer service.

Folk 2 Folk FOLK2FORK are a leading peer to peer lending platform specialising in match-making investors with SMEs looking for secured business loans.

Federation of Small Businesses The UK’s biggest representation group offering unrivalled benefits to all our members & lobbying on their behalf.

Hartpury Hartpury is among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport, veterinary.  Want to be a part of our journey?

gfirst LEP The Local Enterprise Partnership for Gloucestershire. It’s our mission to make Gloucestershire great by driving sustainable economic growth throughout the county.

Tayntons Solicitors Provider of a wide range of legal services for individuals and businesses.

For details of past fairs, please follow these links: