BBxpo - Business Boost Expo - Bideford

North Devon's largest independent business exhibition

2022 Exhibitors

The exhibitors below attended BBxpo on Thursday 27 October 2022 in Bideford, North Devon,

361 Energy

361 Community Energy is a not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to help northern Devon’s community to take climate change action and rapidly reduce the region’s carbon footprint. We do this in a hopeful, action-based and non-partisan way.

t: 01271 599361

Airband Community Internet Ltd

Airband Community Internet Ltd is an Internet Service Provider focused on bringing ultrafast internet to underserved communities across Devon and Somerset.

t: 01905 676 121

BBX Devon

One of the UK’s largest business communities offering your business the opportunity to trade with other clients of the BBX platform. This guarantees you new ongoing business or your money back, saves cash when purchasing and an interest-free credit line to invest in your business and marketing.

t: 07904 146136

Business Action

The independent quarterly North Devon business-to-business magazine published in print and online. Now in its fourth year, Business Action is delivered direct and mailed to some 2,000 businesses across North Devon. Editorial is published free to enable any business – from the smallest to the largest – to access the media. Advertising packages – independent of editorial – include print and online adverts and start from £30 per year. Read online at

t: 07971 176044


I help startups and small businesses across North Devon by providing ad hoc and longer term admin support. All the benefits of the gig economy but a virtual assistant on your doorstep.


Clare Flint – Business & Holiday Travel Agent

Independent financially bonded Travel Agent
Saving you time & money surfing the net 
Worldwide flights – holidays – trains – planes – car hire – insurance – visa help 
Worldwide travel experience & contacts 
Concierge and help service before during and after your trip – 24/7 

t: 07710 567043

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce helps hundreds of businesses connect, grow and succeed with its renowned brand of events and business support. It is the county’s only accredited Chamber of Commerce, providing specialist services such as international trade as well as being the collective voice of business for the region.

t: 01752 220471

G3 Promotions

G3 Promotions is a small family-run promotional company, we provide branded promotional goods for your clients and prospects. Our 20 years of experience allows us to guide you through the many product options and we work with you on your budgets and quantities for maximum effect. Speak to Gerry Bolt.

t: 01752 220471

Hedgerow Coffee & Cake

Mobile coffee van serving excellent barista coffee and homemade cakes. 

t: 07974 655988

Jamaica Press

Jamaica Press has many years’ practical experience in working closely with our clients and being the ‘everyday’ answer to queries, regular requirements and emergencies. With our highly skilled team of staff, we offer graphic design, printing, signage/display, web design, office products/stationery, promotional goods, office furniture and education supplies – all with a high level of customer service.

t: 01237 452333
a: Mambury Moor Estate, Buckland Brewer, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5NL


We are The Creative Growth Agency®. We work with organisations across a variety of sectors, supporting them with all their marketing requirements, from branding and graphic design to web development to digital campaigns. We’re naturally curious and pride ourselves on thinking beyond the ordinary to help our clients make an impression.

t: 01271 375100
a: The Workhouse, Brannams Square, Barnstaple, EX32 8QB

Lineal Software Solutions

As one of the foremost IT Support providers across the South West, Lineal Software Solutions Ltd. exists to be your trusted technology partner. Our Barnstaple-based team of 30 delivers exceptional technical support and systems expertise, managed cloud services, software development, cyber security and telecommunications solutions to a wide range of sectors.

t: 01271 375999
a: Commercial House, The Strand, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1EU

Littledart Fulfilment Limited

We are a bespoke fulfilment company based in the heart of Devon. Specialising in working with businesses wanting to scale up their e-commerce operations without losing their brand, packaging and things that make them, them. You could say that we like to think outside the brown box!

t: 07554000827
a: Unit 5 Toll Gate Court, Witheridge, Devon, EX16 8FE

Marsdens Devon Cottages

We have been offering high-quality holiday cottages in Devon and beyond since 1973. With 45-years of experience, we know how to hand-pick the very best cottages to rent in Devon so you can be sure of the perfect Devon holiday. At Marsdens Devon Cottages we pride ourselves not only on the quality of our cottages in Devon but also on the high-standard of service we provide.

t: 01271 813777

Marsdens Devon Cottages is sponsoring the free networking buffet at BBxpo.

Node Cowork

Coworking space and support to start and grow your business in Barnstaple. We’re everything you need, all in one amazing space. Business support, events and networking opportunities together with a great place to work. Hot desk, fixed desk, meetings rooms and more, we’ve got it covered.

t: 01271 452442
a: 1 Enterprise Road, Roundswell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 3YB

North Devon+

North Devon+ is the economic delivery agency for northern Devon, working closely with local authorities and the private sector to deliver projects and initiatives that support our objective to be the enabler of economic growth for people, businesses and communities in northern Devon to help them flourish and prosper.

t: 01237 428834
a: Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG

North Devon UNESCO Biosphere

Inspiring a positive future by connecting people and nature today.
Come and chat to our team about the various projects we are working on, including our eco-accreditation scheme ‘Biosphere Business Partner’, our new sustainable tourism web app ‘North Devon Explorer’ and our Pledge for Nature campaign!

t: 01392 388647
a: Taw View, North Walk, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1EE

Peak Online

Peak Online, your local web design and digital marketing company. Based in Bideford, providing a personal service with clients throughout North Devon.

Web design to suit all budgets, from our most simple templated websites to customised WordPress designs – whatever your business needs we can help you find a solution; we support clients in a wide range of industries with varying levels of requirement.

Looking for a more custom approach we design company CRMs and mobile apps? Our digital marketing services include – SEO, social media, Pay Per Click (PPC), and email marketing.

Peak Online – One Complete Online Solution.

t: 01237 721256


Petroc has several employer support projects which are designed to provide fully funded training to small and medium enterprises in the Torridge and North Devon areas. Petroc will also be available to discuss support for Apprenticeships and T-Levels

t: 01271 345291

Pound Lane Financial Management

Susie Kevern is a chartered accountant who has spent the majority of her career working in family run SMEs. Her focus is to make sense of business’ accounts, work with managers to ensure they’ve got the right figures to make good decisions and then support them to deliver sustainable success.

t: 07801 199671

Smart Skills, CSW Group

Funded by the European Social Fund, SMART SKILLS offers a wide range of fully funded training and skill development solutions. The programme is designed to meet the needs of businesses in Devon – helping to boost productivity, drive growth, improve staff retention, and build skills for the future.

t: 0800 9755111

Start and Grow Devon

What could you do with up to £10k in grant funding for your start-up or new business? 

Buy new kit, install new technology, hire more people or expand your premises? 

If you are a start-up or new company, based in Devon, who has been trading for under three years with less than ten employees, you could boost your business with a grant from the Start and Grow programme. We’ll even help you to complete the application paperwork but hurry as you only have until 11 November to submit your application! 

t: 0800 500 3017 

Sunnymead Farm

Everyone is welcome at Sunnymead Farm, a small friendly, family-run camp site with 4 AA pennants set in four acres of glorious North Devon countryside only a few minutes’ drive from Woolacombe and Ilfracombe.

t: 01271 879845

Sustainable Business Resource

The Sustainable Business Resource (SBR) is on a mission to support and encourage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve sustainability throughout their business. It provides one-to-one consultancy to identify how each individual business can reduce their carbon footprint, reduce or replace the use of unsustainable materials, incentivise staff, and help secure a more sustainable future.

t: 07527 971671

Southwest Business Expo

This is the biggest one-day Expo outside London and takes place at Westpoint Arena on 16th March 2023. With over 300 Exhibitors and an expected 3,000+ visitors, it is a major event in Devon’s business calendar. With Meet the Buyer and Investors areas plus speed networking. Exhibit from £297 plus vat. Contact Gerry Bolt for more info.

t: 07836 576615

SWIG Finance

SWIG Finance takes a personal approach to business lending. We understand that access to finance is one of the biggest barriers facing SMEs and startups today.
Our Start Up Loans range from £500 – £25,000 and small business loans from £25,001 – £250,000.
Our mission: We aim to make finance accessible by providing small business loans to viable SMEs and startups in the South West region, which have the potential to grow and benefit the economy.

t: 01872 227 930 / 01872 227 932

TaxAssist Accountants

At TaxAssist Accountants, we provide a personal and professional accounting service tailored to you. We help start-ups, sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, property landlords, contractors, freelancers and individual taxpayers.

t: 01271 233250
a: Design Space, Upcott Avenue, Barnstaple, EX31 1HN

Trading Standards – Made In Devon / Growth Hub

The Business Support and Innovation team coordinate and deliver a wide range of projects to provide support and guidance for all type of businesses in Devon and the wider Heart of the South West region.

t:  01392 380000

Utilities Warehouse Distributor – Nick Parry

Based in North Devon, I can show you how to make great savings on all your household bills with the added convenience of having everything on the same monthly bill! Contact me to find out how much you could save.

t: 07890 655316

Victory Digital

Victory Digital is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Devon. Offering services such as: search engine optimisation, social media marketing and pay per click.

t: 0330 043 4184
a: 1 Enterprise Road, Roundswell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 3YB

The Voice FM

The Voice is North Devon’s local radio station, broadcasting from the heart of Barnstaple on 106.1 and 107.8 FM, digital DAB, online and via the RadioPlayer App. We are a local radio station run by North Devonians, for North Devonians. Our presenters come from a variety of backgrounds but they have three things in common; a deep rooted passion for local radio; a heartfelt love for this very special part of the country that we’re so fortunate to live in and an enduring wish to help and support the community of which we are all a part.

t: 01271 555106
a: Belle Meadow Court, Albert Lane, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8RJ

Watermouth Cove Cottages

Dog friendly self catering holiday cottage accommodation on the stunning North Devon coast between Combe Martin and Ilfracombe. Long winter lets possible. 

t: 01271 865055
a: Watermouth, Berrynarbor, Devon, EX34 9SJ

Your Partnerships

Networking that grows businesses: Locally. Regionally. Nationally. Globally!
Growing a business can be challenging. You want your business to be visible to the right people, so it’s important to know how and where to meet them. Our events enable you to connect with other members, gain referrals and build trusting relationships with customers and suppliers. Your Partnerships, we’ll help your business grow!

t: 07904 146136


Need to communicate a message? What’s the best way to do this? We’re here to help you with our A to Z of communications services, from copywriting, editing and journalism to proofreading and more.

We write to attract the attention you need from: articles, case studies, blogs, social media posts, videos, web sites.

We write and edit text AND we produce material for multiple channels, including printed magazines and newspapers, digital newsletters, web sites, social media and video.

Your message needs to be at the heart of all these activities – and words provide the foundations for your message.

t: 01271 879100
a: Ilfracombe