Open 4 Business


Open4Business is an established annual event which aims to support local businesses and promote the District to potential business investors. Each event offers a combination of business networking and expert speaker sessions and focuses its discussion around a set theme which reflects key priorities set out in the Council's Economic Development Strategy (EDS). The event offers the combination of a business exhibition, expert speaker sessions, and networking opportunities which reflect the theme of the event.

Open4Business 2020

At this moment in time, we are unable to confirm a revised date for the event. However, we do hope you are able to join us in the future to promote your company/organisation to our vibrant business community. If you had paid for an exhibition stand, this will be reimbursed to you.

Open4Business is free to attend and welcomes all businesses including start-ups, sole traders, SMEs and corporates. As well as the business exhibition, visitors can participate in a number of networking opportunities including a speed networking session to grow their connections by meeting lots of business people in one go.  

A business panel session will also take place where visitors can discover how grow their business while responding to economic, social and environmental challenges.

Why attend Open4Business?

  • Discover business opportunities and what Mid Sussex has to offer
  • Attend the free panel session to debate the latest trends
  • Join a fun speed networking session to supercharge your connections
  • Learn more about innovative ideas and solutions to stay ahead of the competition
  • Explore the latest solutions that will help you grow your business
  • Connect with prospects, suppliers and government in the business hub exhibition


Last updated: 03 February 2021