Recent Events

05 February 2015

Member Event: Wayne Hemingway, HemingwayDesign

It’s 15 years since designers Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway launched a tirade against soulless mass housing developments in Britain, following it with his vision to improve things with generous landscaping, play and home...

28 January 2015

Exchange Mentoring Drop-in Session

If you have a business challenge and would benefit from speaking to a mentor about it, why not try one of our drop-in sessions? Our next session on Wednesday 28th January is aimed at Forum Exchange members and Corpor...

27 January 2015

Member Event: Waging (and Winning) The War for Talent with Larry Roberts

Management Consultants McKinsey once said; “The war in the 21st century won’t be for profit, it will be for talent - with market share and profitability occurring as a natural by-product of attracting and retaining the r...

21 January 2015

Chairman's Dinner with Sir John Hall

He is the statesman of North East business and an icon of entrepreneurship – Sir John Hall is our very special guest at our Chairman’s Dinner, our first event of 2015. To get your new year in business off to an insp...

13 January 2015

Breakfast Briefing - Let's Grow

We’re delighted to join with Trinity Mirror and BE Group for a one off Breakfast Briefing to explain Let’s Grow, an initiative to help local businesses fulfil their potential. Let's Grow is a £60m Regional Growth Fun...

27 November 2014

One Day – One Action Plan

A Masterclass with Pete Wilkinson, IronMan Attitude Strategies and business plans – they’re the bricks and mortar in building a commercial organisation. But how many business owners have plans that address their pers...

20 November 2014

Fortune Favours the Brave

A day of amazing stories in an amazing space – it’s time for Fortune Favours the Brave, our annual Global Entrepreneurship Week conference. George Clarke – innovative designer and architect, businessman, lecturer, au...

11 November 2014

Focus Dinner with Justin Urquhart Stewart, Seven Investment Management

By popular demand we are welcoming back of a friend of the Forum at this event as Justin Urquhart Stewart makes a return visit to the North East. Two years ago Justin gave a passionate and typically upbeat presentatio...