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Just wanted to let you know how great it was to see such a well attended event. I really enjoyed it and made lots of new contacts and saw some existing ones too which was nice. It was well organised and I enjoyed the layout and the Stables venue too. Loved the food hall and the networking afterwards. Thank you so much for organising this event in Bury. Sarah Dennis - Shiny Music & Entertainment


We found it to be well organised and had a constant stream of visitors to our stand throughout the event, showing interest in our Modular Display Stands which were, in fact, a new product launch at this event, health and safety signs, kitchen splashbacks and acrylic wall art. In fact, our products proved so popular that we received committed orders of over 4K. Thank you for a great event. Graham Croston - GJ Plastics


Wow! What can I say, We had a fantastic day at the North West Premier Business Fair. As a new company Fruit-ish starting trading last year and the response we’ve had so far has been overwhelmingly positive so going into the business fair as first timers we didn’t know what to expect. The reaction from all the exhibitors was unbelievable. We had the chance to speak and introduce our family company to over 100 new businesses and potential new customers! Also learning about other companies and how they could help us in the growth of Fruit-ish, A wonderful group of people who understood our Business and enquired about future orders. It couldn’t have gone better if we tried! Thank you so much to Debi, Phil, Laura, Jen and the rest of the Made in Bury team for putting on such a fantastic day and making us feel so welcome. Chad Isherwood - Fruit-ish 


Another great business fair - we met a lot of new businesses and made great connections. We also got to showcase our Iron Throne and absolutely loved everyone who stopped by to chat with us and have their photos taken. Time to start planning for the next one. Paula Braiden - Seek Social 


I was delighted to attend the North West Premier Business Fair yesterday. Having visited last year as a delegate I saw the value in exhibiting for the first time this year. It was great to meet so many fantastic people and see some really interesting businesses. I was impressed with the variety of companies attending and the exhibition highlighted the business spirit of Bury and the North West. I’m positive the fair will help Hay Let’s Communicate to grow and expand with new opportunities and I want to thank all the team at Made in Bury for organising such a superb event – these occasions are never easy and they did a sterling job. Matt Hay - Hay Let's Communicate 



Fantastic event, seamlessly organised and amazing contacts gained on our first attendance at the North West Premier Business Fair. It was a pleasure to meet so many local contacts who recognised our company and to meet new contacts who had a genuine interest in the product.  The artisan food and drink hall also offered us lots of great ideas on how to help promote the business at future events, for instance, Grape to Grain and their cheese and wine tasting sessions.  Yellow Pup Ltd will definitely be booking onto the next exhibition from Made In Bury! Fiona Drummond-Wall - Yellow Pup Ltd

Mark Adams - GB Vehicle Leasing

I would recommend any business based in the North West to attend future North West Premier Business Fairs. This event is great for networking and meeting new contacts, it’s well organised and in a great location. Mark Adams – GB Vehicle Leasing

Gill Arnott – GEM Business Support

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the Expo you put on last night at The Stables Hotel.  GEM have exhibited at several expo’s and this was one of the best ones. I don’t think anyone expects to get business at the event. These things are referral generators, but last night a visitor to our stand wanted to know “where do I sign up” - amazing. The number of delegates who attended was excellent. Footfall through expo’s is important, and to see everyone so busy on the stands was lovely to see. Please book me for October. Gill Arnott – GEM Business Support

David Catterall – Bury Venues/Bury Council

It was a fantastic event with great opportunities. It was excellently run, and the atmosphere was perfect. A testament to a great team. David Catterall – Bury Venues/Bury Council

Josh Riddett – Easy Crypto Hunter

The North West Premier Business Fair was a fantastic show - amazingly organised, fantastically well attended and full of regional businesses. Opportunities galore - can’t wait to see you again in October! Josh Riddett – Easy Crypto Hunter

Luke Millington – Stay N Play Doggy Daycare

NWBizFair18 was well managed and a great opportunity for us to reach a much wider audience making new links both for business and the community. We were able to showcase our business to hundreds of potential clients in one place, allowing us to secure many leads and raise our profile within the wider community. Thanks to all of the team for their help and assistance, making Kiera feel welcomed – she even had her own name badge. Luke Millington – Stay N Play Doggy Daycare

David Wherrit - REVILO

Really enjoyed last Thursday at the North West Business Fair. As a New Company with very experienced staff, it was our first Expo outing, first of many! We had a fantastic response from delegates and visitors alike and we will respond to all inquiries made. Even the raffle was popular and the winner is being announced. A BIG thank you to you and your team for making it such a wonderful working experience. Kind regards David Wherrit Executive Development @ REVILO

Tom Richards - Richards plumbing & heating

Thank you for a great night at the #nwbizfair18! We attended 2 of the seminars which we found to be of great use to us! It has also given us great ideas going forward. We have also made some strong leads on the night at the speed networking! It was great to see everyone so busy. My time there genuinely flew in, looking forward to the next! Tom Richards - Richards plumbing & heating


Gill Arnott - CT Business Solutions

"The Bury Business team did an outstanding job organising the NW Premier Business Fair held in Bury on the 18th June. Couldn't fault it ~ professional, well laid out, seminars, meeting rooms, networking arena it had just about everything . not forgetting 120 amazing businesses who exhibited and the 1,000 or so people who showed up to check it all out. Well done and top that for 2016 guys :)"

Adam Hindle - Nettle

"Debi/Phil, Thank you for all your effort that went into the event today, it seemed to be a huge success and was certainly beneficial for both sides of our business. Thanks again."

Graham Croston - GJ Plastics

"A great event, well organised and look forward to participating next year. Well done to everyone for all there hard work."

Parcel Plus

"Such a good event to be part of. Get to network with loads of different companies from loads of different sectors to swap ideas, business cards and tips."

Bury Bins

It was my first experience exhibiting at the North West Business and Lifestyle Fair and I found it to be a positive one for the business.

The day itself went really well for Bury Bins, I got to speak to a lot of new people, generated leads and having the wagon at the entrance of the fair was great brand exposure. The acts put on to entertain were fantastic and it worked as a great way to get more people through the doors.

In the lead up to the event, the communication from the organisers was spot on, I got all the information I needed to ensure a successful and stress free event. Knowing the team, I know that next year will be even bigger and better and Bury Bins will be there to take part. Josh Morris - Bury Bins

Michael Shroot - Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall
As an all service law firm based across the North West, from Bury through to Blackburn, it is essential that we meet as many businesses and individuals as possible and ensure our branding is in the public eye. We also need to make sure that we obtain our return on investment. 
We therefore sponsored and attended both days of the North West Premier Business and Lifestyle Fair event. 
We put a lot of effort into our stall, and the returns were worth it, with the volume of referrals and contacts that we made on both days of the event more than covering the cost of attending and sponsoring the event, not to mention the footfall past and at our stall will have expanded our branding in the memory of the attendees.
Michael Shroot, Partner, Head of the Commercial Department
Training Unit North West
"I would like to thank all the staff at the Best Of Bury for creating a great Business fair"
"everyone i have spoken to who attended the event have expressed how much they enjoyed both days."
"i have already generated appointments from the Premier Fair and believe it to of been a huge success." - Mark Boulton - Training Unit North West
Tax Smart Group

Thanks. Good event. Look forward to seeing it happen next year. 

Ali Afzal - Tax Smart Group Ltd

Greg French - AFG LAW

“A first for Bury and the North West to have such a well attended business fair outside of central Manchester and it was a credit to the organisers to fill the event with so many exhibitors and businesses intent on networking, increasing their business and brand awareness in a great venue, well done.”

Emma Halstead - DMD Recruitment

“A very enjoyable and extremely well organised business fair. The stands were well presented and when you approached the stands, the people were warm and welcoming. Not only were they happy to discuss their own respective business, they were also keen to find out about my own work. I must congratulate the organisers for such a grand job!” 

Ruth - Brighter Business Solutions

"Thanks for a great expo today Debi (and all the team!)…it really was excellent…please book us the same stand for 2016"