Bounce Back for Business

Bounce Back
for Business

20-22 April 2021

A game-changing online

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Local businesses are raring to go – and you can help them…

Bounce Back for Business is an online e-vent showcasing local businesses – those you know, those you don’t yet know, and a few you may be surprised to find are right on your doorstep.

Like everyone else, they’ve had a tough time over the past year – but by checking out this website, and joining the live events between 20-22 April you can do your part to help them bounce back. And maybe learn a thing or two to your advantage along the way.

Not to mention getting the chance to win a tempting goodie bag by trying our online quiz!

Click the button below to book your visitor ticket on Eventbrite.

Don’t miss out – it’s time to help business bounce back!


Join our live sessions!

Each session lasts for two hours and includes two 30-minute chat-show style interviews with the organisations, and the businesses, who are building Stowmarket’s future. After each session, there will be open networking with featured businesses and fellow visitors, and breakout rooms available for smaller group conversations. It’s your chance to meet and talk to the people that interest you!

Tuesday April 20

10.30-12.30 pm


Just serve the people you serve

Andrew Bingham Funeral Directors

In a challenging time, Andrew’s service has faced peculiar challenges of its own – but his business ethos has always been to serve the community in every way he can. What lessons has he learned that he can share with others?

11.45am-12.15pm: Partnering to bounce back

Stuart Franklin, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Our county Chamber has been a vital source of support for members facing crisis and transformation during the pandemic. How have members responded? And how has the Chamber been able to support them?

Wednesday April 21

12.30-2.30 pm



Helping businesses tell their story

Daren Stainton, In Touch magazine

In Touch magazine has been hard at work sharing the stories local businesses have to tell. So what do they need to bounce back – and how can the magazine help them do it?


Phoenix from the ashes

David Marsh, Stowmarket Town Council

How does a business come back from disaster – and then come back again? David Marsh shares the lessons learned from the dramatic history of the Regal cinema and explains how they could benefit others facing a crisis.

Thursday April 22

2.30-4.30 pm


Planning your bounce back

Olivia Higson, Brightside Wealth Management

The Brightside team have been closely involved with what, for most businesses, has been the most critical aspect of the Covid crisis – their finances. Olivia Higson shares the lessons they have learned and her tips on planning in a crisis.

Virtual High Street – helping businesses bounce back

Tabitha Runacres, Babergh & Mid Suffolk Council

The Virtual High Street scheme – born in Stowmarket – has been successfully rolled out in Sudbury. Now it’s coming home: so how will it help our High Street businesses to survive and thrive?








Don’t miss out – it’s time to bounce back!


Check out the featured businesses – and discover the wealth of products, services and creative talent in and around Stowmarket…

Try for a prize!

Our online quiz gives you the chance to win a tempting bag of goodies from the best businesses in Stowmarket. (And all the answers are on the website…!)


Come and meet the local businesses you’d like to talk to, network with other visitors – and find out what’s new and happening in Stowmarket!

Our Featured Businesses

Visit the Showcase pages on the Bounce Back for Business website to find out more about our featured businesses!

Organised by Stowmarket & District Chamber of Commerce this e-vent is putting the Mid-Suffolk Business Exhibition online in a new format – Bounce Back for Business. Like the exhibition, it’s free to visitors like you – and dozens of local businesses are ready, eager and waiting to meet you here.

A big ‘thank you’ to our sponsors

Mid Suffolk District Council
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

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