BBxpo - Business Boost Expo - Bideford

North Devon's largest independent business exhibition

BBxpo organisers

BBxpo is organised by Need it Find it, which publishes its online North Devon Business Directory and Business Action, the independent North Devon business magazine.

Robert Zarywacz

Robert Zarywacz

Robert Zarywaćz – who has run copywriting and communication partnership Zarywacz at for 28 years – launched Need it Find with Alan Williams it in 2017 and organised the first BBxpo exhibitions in 2018 and 2019.

“We wanted to create an event that was open and accessible to every business in North Devon and provided good value,” says Robert. “The response to our first two exhibitions was fantastic and we are looking to build on this in 2022.”

Robert is also founder and editor of Business Action, the independent North Devon business magazine, and organises the magazine’s annual North Devon Business Awards. Visit the magazine web site at and read online at

Andrew Bowers

Andrew Bowers
Peak Online | BBxpo

Andrew Bowers – of Peak Online, which provides one complete online business solution for web site design and digital marketing at – is joining Robert as co-organiser, having previously exhibited at BBxpo.

Andrew says: “I thought BBxpo was fantastic local event and got to meet lots of local people. I want to increase my involvement and help grow it.

“You can’t manufacture naturally occurring meetings, but have to have events for people to attend which they enjoy and where they can discuss business.”