October 7th – Business Expo


10 am to 5 pm,  New York Stadium, Rotherham

The first day Expo is dedicated to all who are looking to grow their business and improve links with Central and Eastern European markets and communities. 


Exhibitors include:

  • Business Support
  • Business Advice
  • Financial services
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Business Services
  • Polish-speaking Services
  • Polish Products


October 8th – Seminars

From 10 am to 5 pm, New York Suite, New York Stadium, Rotherham.

Room 1 – Business Conference

10.00 – Ready for Business – presentation by Rotherham Investment & Development Office & Barclays Bank

Speakers: Martyn Benson & Robert Langley

10.30 – Benefits of membership – by Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce

Speakers: Andrew Deniff – Chief Executive BRCC & Mark Hanningan – Operations Manager BRCC

11.00 – Help in trade & investment between the UK and Eastern Europe – by UKTI

Speaker: Anna Parker, MIBM, UKTI Yorkshire and Humber Language and culture adviser

11.30 – Finding New Opportunities with the Enterprise Europe Network - by Enterprise Europe Network in Yorkshire

Speaker: Andy Taylor, Innovation and Technology Specialist

12.00 – Making the most of being international in the UK – by Inova Consultancy Ltd.

Speaker: Marina Larios, Inova’s Director

12.30 – Let us help grow your business – by Skills Made Easy

Speakers: Anna White & Pippa Proctor

13.00 – Lunch break


Room 2 – Business & Social Conference

14.00 – Yorkshire Tourist Organization Limited

Speakers: Mariusz Staniurski – YTO’s Chairman & Aleksandra Gierwat – YTO’s Trustee

14.20 – How we work with local communities – by RotherFed

Speaker: Steve Ruffle, Development Manager in RotherFed

14.30 – You can change your life – by CRI

Speaker: Marcin Bielecki

15.00 – A life without violence – by Polish Domestic Violence Helpline

15.30 – White Eagle Association

Speaker: Karol Balicki. Chairman

16.00 – Investment in Eastern Poland – by LCOI (Local Investor Service Centres from Poland)

Speaker: Krzysztof Raducki, ‘Local Investor Service Centre – Eastern European Gateway’

17.00 – How to invest in properties in the UK – by Fridomiacy

Speakers: Dariusz Malacha & Piotr Maruszak



For those who want to learn more about social enterprise, we recommend also “The Early Days and Changing Ways” Support Programme.


9 October – Congress of Polish Entrepreneurs in the UK


For those who want to learn more about Polish entrepreneurship in the UK and opportunities to invest in Poland. Find out more here.