POSTED: 5 February 2019

Free professional social media profile picture at Solihull Business Expo


Smile, please! The first ever Solihull Business Expo will offer visitors a free social media profile picture taken by a celebrity photographer, in addition to expert advice and industry insights.

Smile, please! The first ever Solihull Business Expo will offer visitors a free social media profile picture taken by a celebrity photographer, in addition to expert advice and industry insights.

Solihull town centre companies are being invited to learn about LinkedIn and pick up tips in Google at the Solihull Business Expo, which takes place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (10am-4pm), at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Homer Road. It is being arranged by Solihull BID, the Business Improvement District for the town centre and is partnered by Google Digital Garage.

The town centre has a thriving professional services and office sector and is home to the likes of BNP Paribas Personal Finance, National Grid and Bupa and London & Zurich, among others. The Solihull Business Expo will help raise the profile and open connections to these businesses and more.

One of the highlights of the Expo is a free corporate picture taken by celebrity photographer Andrew Ogilvy. Oxfordshire-based Andrew has photographed Michael Palin, Jimmy Carr, Sally Phillips and Zara Tindall among numerous other celebrities, politicians and business leaders. He will be at the Expo to take a free photograph for people to use on their websites and social media.

The Expo will feature numerous stands representing Solihull’s wealth of talented businesses, plus networking opportunities, free top level workshops and tutorials throughout the day, plus...

All attendees will go into a prize draw with a chance to win one of the following:

  • A free mental health first aid workshop for your business with Work Wellness
  • A one-hour personal PR session with Blue Boo Media director Rachel Taplin
  • An advert in the InSolihull Magazine
  • A £50 Touchwood shopping voucher
  • A full health assessment from Bupa. Health Peak is Bupa’s most comprehensive health assessment, designed to help you perform at your best
  • Solihull Radio is offering a free adverting podcast including script and development

The diverse range of companies signed up to host stalls include Thursfields, Bupa, Solihull Chambers of Commerce, BNP Paribas Personal Finance, John Lewis and UK Central.

Melanie Palmer, Solihull BID Director, said: “The Solihull Business Expo is THE Expo to visit this year. We now have incredible offers and giveaways for attendees to win and such a wealth of talent and innovation on offer with our workshops and exhibitors ,we are so thrilled to have Google digital garage as a partner at the event too.

“You will not want to leave, so book yourself onto the courses or simply to attend  and find out more about the success story that is Solihull.”

Click here to register for our completely FREE Expo