We are pleased to welcome Visa as our main sponsor for Conference 2012
Visa Europe is the leading European payment system, owned and governed by its 4,600 European member banks. As a dedicated European payment system it is able to respond quickly to the specific market needs of the European banks and their customers – cardholders and retailers - and to meet the European Commission's objective to create a true internal market for payments. In Europe, there are over 438 million Visa debit, credit and commercial cards. In the 12 months ending June 2011 those cards were used to make purchases and cash withdrawals to the value of €1.69 trillion. 11.2% of consumer spending at point of sale in Europe is with a Visa card. Visa Europe offers a range of business products that enable small businesses and sole traders to make and receive payments easily and helps them to operate more efficiently. Visa enjoys unsurpassed acceptance and is welcomed by more than 29 million suppliers worldwide.
We are also pleased to welcome back
FSB Insurance Services and Dell as our main supporters
We are delighted to acknowledge FSB Insurance Services as one of the main supporters of the National Conference in Scarborough in March.
Their theme this year is "Helping with Life's Little Ups and Downs" and is linked with their additional sponsorship of the Spa Cliff Lift. This lift will be made available to conference goers for the duration of the conference and will connect the Spa complex with the Hotels on the Esplanade up above.
Whilst at the conference, FSB Insurance Service under the guidance of David Perry and Tim Lazenby, will be available for any Business Insurance queries you might have and if you want to find out more about their service to membership, why not visit their website on www.fsb-insurance-service.co.uk
Dell is delighted to be back as a main supporter of the FSB National Conference. As the visionary outcome of a true entrepreneur, Dell has been committed to helping small businesses achieve their goals for over 25 years. Today, they work with more than 10 million small and medium businesses worldwide, which gives them an unrivalled insight into the needs of small businesses and the ways in which they can help them grow and thrive in today's challenging economy.
Aside from being at the conference to talk about how IT can increase productivity and reduce costs, they'll also be discussing how businesses can use social media to drive growth. Dell is considered to be one of the more engaged brands using social media for business and have packaged many of their insights into an easy-to-follow Social Media Toolkit that will be available at the conference.
Make sure you collect your Social Media Toolkit from the Dell Internet cafe in the exhibition hall.