Shoppers picked up fitness tips, gained free legal advice and learned about terrific days out in the region, plus much more at a Meet The Experts event in Sheffield city centre.
The event – organised by the Sheffield Telegraph and The Star – brought businesses and organisations together for the showcase at Fargate on Tuesday.
It was hosted to help local companies exchange information with customers, and staff from the Sheffield Telegraph and The Star, also attended to speak to our loyal readers.
Marcus Schofield, display advertising manager, said: “This was a great opportunity to get information about a wide range of services and goods offered by these fantastic companies.”
A total of 12 businesses and organisations had information stalls, which displayed their latest offers and deals.
Staff from Sheffield International Venues offered fitness tips and explained about their Fitness Unlimited membership deals at leisure facilities across the city, including at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Hillsborough Leisure Centre and Concord Sports Centre.
Staff from Maxfields Travel told holidaymakers about a wide range of trips and excursions they are able to arrange.
Norrie Waite and Slater Solicitors were on hand to give out free advice on the legal services they offer.
Staff from Simpson Sissons & Brooke Solicitors also advised on wills, personal injury claims, family law and more.
Representatives from the Grade II listed The Old Rectory in Handsworth told visitors about opportunities to hire out the historic venue for social occasions such as weddings, children’s parties, birthdays and anniversaries.
Staff from the Cutlers Spice Indian restaurant at Gleadless Townend were available to take table bookings and offer advice on the delights ready to order from their menu.
Other participating businesses include Grosvenor G Casino, ibath Limited, E Cloud, Inspire Yorkshire and Sero Consulting, based at University Technical College Sheffield.