The North East London Business Expo will be taking place in Waltham Forest next week. 

Now in its fourth year, the free annual exhibition at Leyton Orient FC stadium in Brisbane Road, Leyton, will feature over 50 exhibitors during the all-day event on May 20. 

Hoping to attract thousands of business owners and entrepreneurs, the event will be opened at 10am by London Assembly member, Jennette Arnold OBE. 

The event dubbed as the 'biggest business event in north east London' will feature workshops on brand management, speed networking and how to succeed as a start-up, as well as hearing from award-winning business coaches and entrepreneurs.

Co-organiser Karen Flint of New Direction Partnership, a company aimed at helping businesses grow, says the event is a chance to network with potential clients and to learn new skills to gain an advantage over the competition. 

Starting at 10am, the event will end with an hour of networking before finishing at 5pm.