About Us

Who are Business South?

Who we are:

Business South is the independent representative of businesses in the Central South. We support the prosperity of the region by bringing together business leaders, educators, public bodies and entrepreneurs to create a dominant and powerful force for growth and innovation.

What we do:

Our vision is to grow and strengthen the economy of the Central South through:

  • Connecting business leaders
  • Articulating the business voice
  • Lobbying and influencing for positive change
  • Promoting the region to attract more investment, development and the brightest talent
  • Supporting Start Ups and young business to survive and thrive
  • Developing sector specific Action Groups

Our aim is:

For the Central South region to be recognised nationally and internationally, as a preferred location of investors, able to attract and retain talent, and drive increased opportunities for innovation and economic development.

We bring like-minded people together through our Champion programme.  We have over 150 Champions and partners, employing 100,000 people between them and contributing an estimated £4 billion to the regional economy. 

Address
Business South

Business South
Ocean Village Innovation Centre
Ocean Village
Southampton
SO14 3JZ

Address
Enterprise First

11 Wellington Street
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU11 1DX

Telephone / email

Business South

Business South Office: 0844 225 3130
Business South Email: info@businesssouth.org

Events Office: 02382 021280
Events Office Email: eventsadmin@businesssouth.org

Enterprise First

Tel: 01252 319272
Email: info@enterprisefirst.co.uk