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Small Business Expo

The event is finished.

Cost

Free

Date

Feb 03 2024
Expired!

Time

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Willowbank Conference Center
Somerset

Organizer

Ondreyah Rochester
Ondreyah Rochester
Email
orochester@bedc.bm

Join Us for the 2nd Annual Somerset EEZ (SEEZ) Small Business Expo to take place on Saturday, February 3rd from 11 am – 4pm.

BEDC is excited to be starting the New Year off with an opportunity to help existing and new entrepreneurs calibrate and get ready for 2024.  The Small Business Expo will be held at the Willow Bank Resort and will be host to twenty-two other businesses and organisations that provide support services to small businesses.  In addition to the trade-show style vending opportunity to promote business services, there will also be panel discussions that focus on four key topics:

 

1: Global Gateways: Mastering Shipping and Logistics

2: Culinary Commerce: Food for Thought

3: Financial Frontiers: Navigating Payment Processing

4: Digital Dialogues: Telecoms Today 

We invite all of Bermuda’s Entrepreneur’s, small business owners, and the public to attend!

 

Engage | Learn | Inspire | Experience | Grow

 

This event is FREE to attend! RSVP below today to let us know you are coming.

Hourly Schedule

Small Business Expo 2024

11:00am - 11:30am
Welcome & Networking Nook
• Introduction to the Expo • Acknowledgement of sponsors and partners • Vending and Business-to-Business (B2B) Interaction Time
11:30am - 11:45am
Panel 1 - Global Gateways: Mastering Shipping and Logistics
DHL & Local Entrepreneur: Exploring efficient logistics strategies and international shipping for Bermuda's small businesses.
11:45am - 12:00pm
Panel 2 - Navigating Bermuda's Waters: Logistics & Customs Compliance
Bermuda Customs: Best Practices and Insights for Shipping, Logistics, and Customs Compliance (CAPS ID, Invoicing & Consignment).
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Networking Nook
Vending and Business-to-Business (B2B) Interaction Time
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Panel 3 - Culinary Commerce: Food for Thought
TCD & Local Entrepreneur: A deep dive into the business of food, from commercial kitchen to health requirements, how to get commercial vehicles, import vehicles, and obtain a food truck.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lunch Break
Lunch available at Breezeway Grill (Additional cost)
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Networking Nook
Vending and Business-to-Business (B2B) Interaction Time
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Panel 4 - Financial Frontiers: Navigating Payment Processing
Insight into modern payment solutions and financial technologies for small businesses.
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Networking Nook
Vending and Business-to-Business (B2B) Interaction Time
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Panel 5 - Digital Dialogues: Telecoms Today
One Communications, Sentinel Cyber Security & Local Entrepreneur: Discussing the impact of telecommunications on business growth, customer engagement, and the importance of cybersecurity.
4:00pm - 4:05pm
Closing Remarks
Summarizing the day's insights • Thank you to attendees, panelists, and sponsors