Helping local businesses to thrive

Since 2018, our annual Meet the Buyer event has acted as a catalyst for local economic growth. These events give East London small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) an opportunity to connect with buyers in London’s Royal Docks and beyond.

Supporting local businesses through our supply chain equated to more than £9 million spent with East London businesses, including £6.5 million spent in Newham with 21 businesses.

2022

  • 101 local SMEs

  • 24 buyers including LCY, Lendlease, Kilnbridge, Tower Hamlets Council, Barking and Dagenham Council and One Source (on behalf of London Borough of Newham)

  • £5.1 million generated in business transactions

2020

  • 170 businesses from 17 London boroughs

2018

  • 132 local SMEs

  • £1.1 million generated in business transactions

Come to our next Meet the Buyer event - 23rd October 2023

Save marketing time and money by presenting your product/service directly to major Royal Docks and London-based buyers. This event is free to attend for buyers and suppliers from the following areas:

Newham, Islington, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Lewisham, Greenwich, Southwark, Lambeth, Bexley, Bromley and Croydon.

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