Ongar Business Centre (OBC) is sponsoring the Brentwood Business Showcase which features over 60 exhibitors and offers networking opportunities, across key sectors such as:

  • Financial services
  • Marketing
  • Graphic design
  • Construction and property
  • ICT
  • Retail
  • Leisure and tourism

The event also includes keynote speakers, business advice as well as informative workshops. OBC will also be exhibiting at the event, showcasing the facilities and spaces available at the business centre.

Carmel Jane Photography will be offering complimentary personal branding headshots for all delegates throughout the event.

The showcase is organised by Brentwood Borough Council and supported by Gold Sponsor, Wortley Byers Law, and Silver Sponsor, Mass & Co.

Brentwood Business Showcase returns for its third year on Thursday 1st November 2018, from 9am – 4pm. It will be taking place at Brentwood School, Middleton Hall Lane, Brentwood CM15 8EE.

If you are interested in attending this event, book your free place here:

Event Programme

9:00am – Registration opens

9:30am – Welcome address

9:45am – Brentwood: A Better Place to Be
Keynote speakers will share the latest news about public and private investment projects across Brentwood and South Essex.

10:45am – Start Up, Scale Up: A Roadmap to Business Growth
A panel of experts will offer advice on how to deal with business growth opportunities and challenges beyond the start up phase.

12:00pm – The Visual Culture and What It Means for Business
Carmel Jane will discuss the impact of technology on businesses and how to make the most of photography to market, grow and promote businesses and personal brand.

12:45pm LinkedIn MOT
Sarah Brockwell, from award-winning sarahBee marketing, will deliver a 30-minute workshop, focusing on how to to maximise the value and benefit of your existing LinkedIn account.

2:00pm – Introduction to Digital Advertising
A workshop by Google Digital Garage to learn about advertising a business, setting up online advertising campaigns whist increasing visibility and engagement with customers.

3:15pm – 8 Marketing Strategies Being Overlooked by the Majority of Business Owners
Comprises of eight steps that can be taken by business owners to improve marketing strategies.

4:00pm – Complimentary Drinks Reception
Hosted by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

The Brentwood School café will be open for breakfast and lunch.


If you are interested in attending this event, book your free place here: