The Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival is a novel event in the region, uniting business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals for a day of networking, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing. With the backing of Western Gateway, the festival is poised to become an even more dynamic and successful event.

Western Gateway is a prominent organisation renowned for its dedication to pan-regional collaboration for sustainable economic growth on the path to Net Zero through investment in programmes focusing on cyber security, productivity, and exports to name but a few. It plays a pivotal role in shaping the economic landscape of the area.

Businesses keen on participating and showcasing their products or services at the Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival are urged to connect with SWLEP for exhibition opportunities. This offers a unique chance to engage with potential clients, partners, and collaborators while gaining exposure in a thriving business community.

"We are thrilled to welcome Western Gateway as our lead sponsor for this year's Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival," stated Debby Skellern, Acting CEO at SWLEP. "Their support highlights their commitment to driving economic growth and celebrating the richness of business activity across Swindon and Wiltshire. We anticipate a successful and fruitful event."

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with SWLEP. This great opportunity will allow us to create new connections and drive positive change. I can’t emphasize enough how crucial these events are for local business growth and prosperity.” says John Wilkinson, Director of the Western Gateway. “The Western Gateway brings together businesses, academia and governments across the Severn to work in partnership to attract new opportunities from the UK and beyond for the 4.4million people who live here.”

The Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival is open to all visiting delegates free of charge and will serve as an excellent platform for businesses to explore new opportunities, build relationships, and learn from industry experts.

For more details on the Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival, including booking exhibitor stands, please reach out to SWLEP at [email protected].


About Western Gateway:

Western Gateway is the UK’s first pan-regional partnership to bring together local leaders from two countries. Stretching across South Wales and Western England, our powerhouse is working to power the UK’s efforts to reach net zero whilst also providing opportunities to those at risk of being left behind.

Contact [email protected] for further information.