Successful Business Boost event for East Cambridgeshire

November 15, 2019

The third Business Boost in East Cambridgeshire has been hailed a huge success.

Celebrity chef Levi Roots was the headline speaker at this year’s event which was attended by more than 300 people at Littleport Leisure Centre on Thursday 14 November.

Run by the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, East Cambs Business Boost has become the district’s largest business to business networking event.

The event brought together East Cambridgeshire businesses through networking, an exhibition and engaging seminars.

After finding fame on TV show, Dragons’ Den, Levi Roots used his speech to talk to local firms and entrepreneurs about his rise from street vendor to a multi-million-pound brand to help inspire businesses looking to expand, branch out and develop.

He said: “I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to share my story and experiences with local businesses in East Cambridgeshire.

“Having built my own brand from the ground up, I know how important events like Business Boost are to businesses looking for help and support.

“I would encourage every small or medium business to attend events like these to overcome challenges, grow your network and rise to success!”

Alongside Levi Roots other high-profile speakers at the event included an expert from Google Digital Garage, who talked about how to use digital marketing techniques as well as ex-Special Forces and Counter Terrorism expert, Jem Hills, who explained how businesses can overcome adversity to achieve success.

John Bridge OBE DL, Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “It was great to see so many vibrant businesses continuing to succeed and grow despite the politicians who do not appear to live in the real world.

“There is no doubt the local economy is going to continue its long-standing economic success through the positivity of so many successful businesses.”

East Cambs Business Boost 2019 is a not for profit event, and serves to benefit the local business community. The event’s headline sponsors were Signpost2Grow and Price Bailey. Also supporting the event through sponsorship were The Printing Barn, The Skills Service, Lancaster Way Business Park, PEM, Busy Bee Recruitment and other local businesses.