Theo Paphitis’ Small Business Sunday Set to Host Over 1000 SMEs in Birmingham, with Stacey Solomon Headlining the Event

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TV Dragon & Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis will be hosting the free annual event for one of the UK’s leading small business networks, #SBS Small Business Sunday, at the Birmingham ICC on Friday 23rd of February 2024 – a day that will see the best and brightest of UK small business come together for a day of inspiration, learning and motivation.

This event, which is expected to have over 1000 of the UK’s mightiest small businesses attending on the day, will be headlined by TV Icon & Small Business Investor Stacey Solomon. Stacey’s Fireside Chat will see Theo interview her about all things work-life balance, building personal brands and an insight into why she stepped into the world of small business. 

This year’s event, #SBSEvent2024, will also enjoy some fantastic sessions and workshops from #SBS winners and industry experts alike, including a Google mainstage session on incorporating AI into your business, a NatWest panel Chaired by Debbie Lewis, with Absolute Collagen Founder Maxine Laceby, Spice Kitchen Founder Sanjay Aggarwal and Naturally Tiwa Skincare Co-Founder Shalom Lloyd as panellists, as well as an inspirational session from #SBS winner The British Craft House owner Susan Bonnar on crossing the £1m + turnover threshold.

On supporting small business, Retail Entrepreneur and Creator of #SBS Theo Paphitis said: “To this day I’m still gobsmacked that something I started from my kitchen counter one Sunday afternoon has since catapulted to become one of the UK’s leading small business networks, offering an annual event, exclusive industry-access and a platform to upskill and take their business to the next level – all for free! I’m absolutely delighted that Stacey Solomon will be headlining #SBSEvent2024, and this in combination with my #SBS initiative being backed by titans of industry like Google, really sends a powerful message of support far and wide to the small businesses out there.”

Winners are also given the opportunity to have 1-2-1 advice sessions with industry experts and have their professional photograph taken. New winners will also receive their certificate from Theo Paphitis and have a photo taken together.

UK-based small businesses can be in with a chance of gaining access to this exclusive event every year by entering #SBS Small Business Sunday every Sunday between 5-7.30 pm on Twitter or Instagram by tweeting/posting @theopaphitis using the hashtag #SBS or commenting under his #SBS is open Instagram post and using the hashtag #SBS. Theo Paphitis retweets/reposts 6 small businesses a week to the growing network, now with over 4,000 #SBS winners in the network.

For this year’s annual event #SBSEvent2024, #SBS has joined forces with titans of industry as supporting partners including Headline Partner Google, NatWest Business, Ryman, Robert Dyas, SumUp, DHL, HP, Spring & Autumn Fair and first-time partners FreeAgent and the Department of Business and Trade’s UK Export Academy.  All are experts in their field, who are supporting the #SBS Small Business Sunday network and are committed to helping the UK’s SMEs grow.


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About #SBS

#SBS Small Business Sunday, created by Theo Paphitis in 2010, has since become one of the UK’s leading small business networks with there now being over 4,000 businesses in the community. As such, it’s committed to providing small businesses with opportunities that help them upskill and take their business to the next level.

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