THINKING BUSINESS
a blog by Chris Barrow

Showcase day

Down in London’s Docklands area this morning and shortly to have breakfast with Ashley Latter before we wander over to the Exel Centre and attend the show. The hotel is functional and nice – but being next to the runway at City airport was an unusual alarm call this morning. Exhibitors in the hotel bar last night told me that Thursday was well attended. My day will be a whirlwind of meetings with friends, former clients, suppliers, the IDH team, the press and potential acquisition candidates (although just because you see me talking to a dentist, it doesn’t automatically mean that’s what we are talking about!). I counted this morning – 32 enquiries on my task list – principals who have expressed an