The organisers

Bingley Business Expo is the brainchild of Rachel Barratt and Emma Steele – two Aire Valley business owners who saw a gap in the market to promote the area’s successful businesses – and decided to fill it!

Rachel Barratt

With a passion for talking and communication, Rachel runs local digital marketing agency, Aire Media.

Aire Media specialises in digital marketing solutions for SMEs and has a wide variety of clients on its books. Through Aire Media, Rachel offers social media training, managed social media accounts, social media troubleshooting, digital marketing campaigns, training in online safety, search engine optimisation and website content creation and management.

Rachel also operates @Bingley_Hour to give local businesses a chance to promote their offering and connect with people in the area online.

Rachel can be contacted at

Emma Steele

A former Features Writer and Digital Editor, Emma heads up ES Editorial.

ES Editorial provides businesses, brands and organisations with a professional and affordable content and copywriting service. From writing engaging blogs to perfecting the words for inclusion on a new website, Emma creates original and compelling content to enhance brand awareness and drive sales.

In partnership with GEM Compliance Training, Emma also runs Bingley Social – a monthly event, which provides local business owners with the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals in an informal environment.

Emma can be contacted at