St Leonards business exhibition draws hundreds

Brett McLean and Hastings deputy mayor Judy Rogers at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016
Brett McLean and Hastings deputy mayor Judy Rogers at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

Hundreds of people attended the 2016 Checkatrade.com Expo in St Leonards yesterday (Thursday, March 17).

The business to business exhibition welcomed a number of guests including the chief executive and founder of the website Kevin Byrne, Rother District Council chairman Jimmy Carroll, Hastings deputy mayor Judy Rogers and Sussex Strategic Business Board chairman and Locate East Sussex ambassador Brett McLean.

Rother District Council chairman Jimmy Carroll with students from Torfield and Saxon Mount Schools at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

Rother District Council chairman Jimmy Carroll with students from Torfield and Saxon Mount Schools at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

The event at Azur at the Marina Pavilion included a number of stands promoting the latest products and services from businesses across East Sussex.

Mr Byrne also said a few words and answered questions about his company which contributes £2.5billion to the UK economy.

The event also boasted a number of Young Enterprise trade stands, giant mascots and artificial intelligence in the form of remote controlled robots.

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Brett McLean with one of the remote-controlled robots at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

Brett McLean with one of the remote-controlled robots at the Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

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Checkatrade.com Expo 2016

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