Speakers announced for Expo East 2018

The first group of speakers for Expo East 2018, a brand new event connecting businesses across the East of England, has now been announced .

The event has been launched by Lincolnshire Business who also organise the largest B2B exhibition in the region, Lincolnshire Business Expo.

Taking place on Wednesday, April 25 at Newark Showground, Expo East 2018 has been strategically placed at the start of the financial year and will be the first business expo to bring together the counties that neighbour Lincolnshire.


Take a look at the first group of confirmed speakers:


Richie Maddock – Workplace Culture: Success and Unwritten Rules

Richie Maddock

  • Time: 11am – 11.30am

In this session Richie Maddock, Founding Director of Lynchpin & Associates, looks at how we can understand and manage an organisation’s culture in simple and practical terms to help you determine ‘how things are really done around here’.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Charlie Ruigrok – How To Smarten Up Your Digital Shop Window

Charlie Ruigrok

  • Time: 11am – 11.30am
  • Location: The Hub Truck

The aim of this interactive session delivered by Charlie Ruigrok, Digital Trade Advisor for the Department for International Trade, is to provide you with help and advice in how best to shape your offer to maximise sales from overseas.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Peter Watson – Social Media: Building The Biggest Brand

Peter Watson

  • Time: 11.30am – 12pm

In this fast-paced talk, Peter Watson, Managing Director of Distract, will uncover the dos and don’ts in the wonderful world of social media, and how you can generate a return on your marketing budget.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Andy Jones – Amazing User Experiences: How To Become The Amazon Of Your Industry

Andy Jones

  • Time: 12pm – 12.20pm

Andy Jones, Managing Director of Make IT Simple, explores the difference between businesses that force customers and staff to grapple with inflexible technology, and those that achieve runaway success by shaping technology to support staff and fit customer lifestyles.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Wil Payne and Steve Peace: 4 Ways To Create A Learning State

(L-R) Steve Peace and Wil Payne

  • Time: 12.20pm – 12.40pm

Hear from Newland Partners’ Wil and Steve on how you can begin to install a culture of learning and continuous improvement by focusing on four stages that can be embedded into your management community and organisation.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Kerri Saxby – Hitting The Headlines: Top Tips On Talking To Journalists

Kerri Saxby

  • Time: 12.40pm – 1pm

During her talk Kerri Saxby, Senior PR Account Manager at Shooting Star, will dispel some of the myths surrounding media relations and arm you with practical advice to help you sell your story and talk to journalists with confidence.

To register for this talk, click or tap here.


Jodie King – From SEO To Content Marketing & Social: How To Nail It All

Jodie King

  • Time: 1pm – 1.20pm

Jodie, Head of Operations at SEO Traffic Lab, will look into the detail as well as the integration of marketing channels in the 21st century.

Can you do one without the others? Jodie will show you how you can satisfy all three with one streamlined agenda. Don’t waste time posting on Facebook for zero engagement.

To register for this talk, click or tap here


More speakers and panels are still to be announced, register to attend to be the first to hear announcements. 

Exhibitor packages are still available and start from £350 +VAT. To find out more, click or tap here.