Recent Events

14 February 2017

On-site visit to Hitachi

This brand new rail vehicle manufacturing facility will open its doors to Forum Members for an exclusive on-site visit and tour behind the scenes at Hitachi Rail Europe, Newton Aycliffe. Built and developed to roll o...

09 February 2017

Focus Dinner with John Waterworth, Parkdean Resorts

Chief executive since its creation in 1999, John started Parkdean with the acquisition of Trecco Bay Holiday Park, the UK’s largest caravan park. 23 further park acquisitions followed over the years, as he led the bu...

07 February 2017

Exchange Event: Developing a High Growth Mindset

Do you have a fixed or growth mind-set? There's a clear connection between companies with high ambition and the mind-set of their leaders; so come and join us while we explore the importance of a growth mind-set, what...

31 January 2017

Member Event: Ian Leigh, Managing Director at Thai Leisure Group

Join us at the end of January for the first member event of the year with Iain Leigh, MD of Thai Leisure Group, responsible for both Thaikhun and Chaophraya restaurant chains. Operating currently out of 18 sites, with...

24 January 2017

Chairman's Dinner with Mark Mullen, CEO and Co-Founder of Atom Bank

Getting the new year off to an inspirational start, our Chairman’s Dinner promises an evening of amazing business stories, shared experiences and new connections. Set in the beautiful Jesmond Dene House, you and 100...

08 December 2016

Christmas Drinks

Inspired and ambitious, you’re destined to succeed. Because you see opportunity, where others concede. Working 35 hours a week, that’s just not for you. Following your dreams, is how you take your cue. To cel...

06 December 2016

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? Open to our entrepreneurial members, our mentoring drop-in session on Tuesday 6th Decembe...

02 December 2016

Exchange Round Table: Managing Change

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Friday 2nd December on the subject of ‘Managing Change’. This session follows on from the half day speaker led session on the same subject held in...