HAMPSHIRE businesses will face a panel of “dragons” as they pitch their idea to a major DIY chain.

B&Q wants potential suppliers to pitch their designs at an open day at their head office in Eastleigh on March 25 – an event inspired by the BBC series Dragon’s Den.

Hopefuls will have a five-minute slot to present their concept to the company’s buyers.

To pitch your product email vendor.management@b-and-q.co.uk to confirm attendance and include the company name and address, name of attendees, contact phone number and a brief description of the idea.