Heathfield Expo all set for launch success

FINAL preparations are now being made for Heathfield’s second Business Expo at the State Hall, Station Road on October 16.

Organisers have put banners up in the High Street and elsewhere across the District while thousands of flyers have been distributed to households and businesses.

The event will be open at 10.30am and more than 50 local businesses will showcase products and services. Throughout the day there will be a programme of seminars including wine tasting by the High Street’s Cuculo Delicatessen. There will also be goodie bags for the first 200 visitors to the exhibition

This year an even wider range of businesses will be represented at Expo. These include local award winning photographer Sarah Tate, silver jewellery by Slipada, boxes of handmade chocolates by the Sussex Chocolate Company and Carr Taylor wines. There is also local accountant Andrew Petfield, legal firms Kay Family Law and HR Hughes and IT support from Ingenuity.

Free seminars include: how to choose your battles with the kids by the State Hall Playgroup (10.30am;) preparing your car for winter (11am;) getting results by David Gover of Gover Fitness (11.30am;) the 28 hour day by Barbara Hibbart of Barbara Hibbart Coaching; for your eye care – we care by Melina Joy of Melina Joy Opticians (12.30pm) wine tasting by James Long of Cuculo (2pm) and five rules of successful investment by Clyde Young of St James Wealth Management (2.45pm.)