About Introbiz

Introbiz Ltd was founded in January 2009 by Tracey Smolinski.

Born in the heart of the recession, Introbiz is a contemporary success story.

Tracey came from an advertising background, and in 2007 she set out networking for the first time. She doesn’t mind admitting that she didn’t know how to network or what it was all about – or that, during her first three months, she got it very wrong!

As a sales executive, Tracey started with a sales approach, trying to sell to the room. ‘It didn’t work!’ she says. ‘I nearly gave up on it, but before I did, I took some very sound networking advice; “Networking is about building relationships and trust”.

Once Tracey started to network in the right way, she realised how powerful networking can be.

She went on to sell £100,000 of advertising revenue over the next six months. ‘Clearly, this was a very powerful way to increase anyone’s business,’ she says.  “I noticed that there was a niche in the market and a great opportunity to set up my own networking business.”

Tracey had always had an entrepreneurial mind, but was a working mum first and foremost.  Back in 2009, there were no networks out there that would bring together businesses and their target audiences.  Introbiz was born from Tracey’s intention to place businesses with their target audiences at five-star events and locations.

Unsurprisingly, Tracey signed up lots of new companies to the Introbiz network!  Then, in June 2010, Tracey met her husband Paul Smolinski.  Paul was a regional manager in the retail industry for over 25 years, and had vast experience running large teams across the UK.  Paul had thousands of business connections in South Wales, and he dressed many celebrities, football teams and business leaders with such brands as Hugo Boss, Canali and Ted Baker.  Paul joined Introbiz as Operations Director in 2012.

Both Tracey and Paul are proud Big Ideas Wales role models encouraging young people to think in entrepreneurial ways is relevant whether they chose to work for themselves or others. Tracey is also a member of the Professional Speakers Association.

Introbiz is now one of the most respected business networks in South Wales, hosting weekly networking events as well as Wales’ biggest business exhibition every autumn. Introbiz prides itself on attracting some of the largest brands in the UK as members and partners, meaning that we can connect SMEs  with the larger corporations at our weekly networking events.

The Introbiz Business Network consists of 200 company members, 250+ exhibitors and thousands of visitors to our business events.  If there is someone in the South Wales business community that you would like to speak to, then we can make that happen.

New for 2019 – Introbiz Swansea & West Wales Launch

At the end of 2019 the Introbiz Network is going to expand with the launch of their first Introbiz Network Franchise, when the Introbiz Swansea & West Wales Franchise, run by Bernie Davies and Mark Davies, launches.

The Introbiz Swansea & West Wales launch will be followed up by the Introbiz Sweden Franchise Launch in early 2020.

The Passionate About Networking Blog was created by Web Design Agency 333 Websites and is managed by Web Marketing Agency MA Consultancy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

UK News Posts including Celebrity News, Movie News, Royal News, Lifestyle News, Wedding News & Politics...

UK News Posts from around the UK and beyond including Celebrity News, Movie News, Royal News, Lifestyle, Weddings & Politics...

South West Business News & Sports News Blog - SouthWestBiz UK

South West England Business News & Sports News Blog, Marketing & Advice

Midlands Business News and Sports News Blog - MidlandsBiz UK

Midlands Business News and Sports News Blog inc. Events, Marketing and Advice

Irish Business News & Sports News on IrishBiz WordPress Blog

Irish Business News & Sports News | Offers, Sports & Events Blog

Northern Business News & Sports News Blog - NorthernBiz UK

Northern Business News, Events, Info & Advice

Welsh Sports News Blog

The Welsh Sports News Blog is number 1 for Welsh Sports News including Welsh Rugby News & Welsh Football News

LondonBiz WordPress Blog - London Business News and Sports News LondonBiz WordPress Blog

London Business News and Sports News Blog, Marketing & Advice

European Business News & Sports News from EuropeanBiz WordPress Blog

European Business News and Sports News | Events, Offers & Info etc. as well as European Sport

Welsh Business News from WelshBiz Blog a Welsh Business News Blog

Welsh Business News, Welsh Business Events, Welsh Business Offers, Welsh Business Marketing & Welsh Business Advice...

%d bloggers like this: