The Indie Business Fair

the indie business fair

From the archive

This event last happened on 3 October 2017

MEET, SHARE and CONNECT with the best of Sheffield’s independent, home grown and creative businesses.

Creation, innovation and independence have always been at the core of our business at the Workstation. We want to help other businesses who have the same values come together an  at our first ever Indie Business Fair on the 3rd of October.

Promoting a network of brilliant  independent businesses in Sheffield, the Indie Business Fair is the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people, make lasting connections and grow your business.

FREE entry, to attend register here

All stalls fully booked!


Exhibitors include:

Bear Hugs @bearhugsgifts

BearHugs offers a range of 'hug in a box' gift hampers which can be ordered online, personalised and sent directly to the doorstep of a loved one.

Benchmark Recruitment / @BenchmarkRec

Sheffield City Region / @SheffCityRegion

We facilitate economic growth and investment via job creation and business led growth programmes - our aim 70000 new jobs and 6000 new businesses by 2024

HLW Keeble Hawson @hlwkeeblehawson

Award-winning hlw Keeble Hawson is one of Yorkshire’s biggest law firms with offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Doncaster. Experienced commercial and private client teams provide the very best support, guidance and technical advice to businesses and individuals

Richard Smith Illustrations /

Award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer to help brighten your image and get you noticed! Also caricatures for weddings and corporate events, plus storyboards for animation and live action

Dot Cotton Crafts / @dotcottoncrafts

Handmade cards, jewellery and botanical gifts, inspired by Sheffield's abundant Parks, Gardens and Peak District. Lovingly designed/made in Sheffield, specially for you. Dot Cotton Crafts also run accessible craft workshops.

Meshviz / @MeshViz

Green Threads Clothing

Online clothing retailer providing independant clothing designs made from sustainable and recycled materials, we aim to feature the height of fashion that are produced with a conscious effort to limit their environmental impact. It is our intention to become one of the leading sustainable clothing brands within the UK within the next five years.

Gaia Innovation / @GaiaInnovation

Building positive relationships between employers, education and academia to inspire and inform young people to equip themselves with the skills necessary for the future. We are taking positive action to address the UK skills deficit.

Public Speaking Academy / @speakingac

Gig Cartel / @thegigcartel

Shift Media / @shiftmediashef

SHIFT develop young people aged 16-18 so that they progress into employment, FE, HE or apprenticeships. Our approach is holistic. Our governing principles are creativity, productivity, honesty and kindness.

Steel City Marketing / @steelcitym

We describe ourselves as promotional geeks, obsessed by the latest and most creative gadgets and trends in branded merchandise.  We are also a top BPMA accredited promotional gift distributor in the UK

Freshly Squeezed / @FSqueezedEvents

Sheffield based event management team with one aim; to create amazing events for each and every client, every time. We love that no two events are the same, and our experienced team can’t wait to design, develop and deliver an event to be proud of.

Jill White / @JilltyWhite

Sheffield Hallam University Business School / @SBSHallam

Bhayani HR and Employment Law / @bhayanilaw

Bhayani HR & Employment Law is a leading Sheffield based law firm specialising in assisting businesses, charities and individuals with all their HR and employment law needs

Sarah Lewis Design / @SarahELewis_

The Great Escape / @escapesheffield

Yorkshire Cancer Research / @yorkshirecancer

Yorkshire Cancer Research is Yorkshire’s very own cancer charity, helping the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer by funding research and cancer awareness campaigns through donations.

The Joined Up Network Tax Architects / @TJUNEvents

‘Formally informal’ business networking the best way to increase your exposure and grow your business, across South Yorkshire & the East Midlands

Safe Cinemas / @SafeCinemas

Safe Cinemas is a project in Sheffield that aims to make our city more accessible for autistic individuals, focusing on the media representation of people on the spectrum.

Pink Spaghetti / @Amy_PinkSpag

Pink Spaghetti PAs - specialists in supporting busy people. Give your PA the task you don’t want so you can focus. No retainers, simply your 25th hour in the day.

RHJ Group / @RHJAccountancy

Hallam FM Cash for Kids / @HallamCash4Kids

A local charity that fundraises to help disadvantaged and disabled children across South Yorkshire, Chesterfield & Bassetlaw. We stand up proud in our local community championing the children & projects who need an extra helping hand, supporting children in our region living in difficult circumstances dealing with issues such as poverty, abuse, neglect and short life expectancy.

Big Apple Play / @BigApplePlay


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