Recent Events

24 February 2015

Mentoring Drop-in Session

Open to our entrepreneurial members, our mentoring drop-in session on Tuesday 24th February will bring together three entrepreneurs for an afternoon. If you have a business challenge and would benefit from speaking t...

11 February 2015

Focus Dinner with Freddy Shepherd, Shepherd Offshore

Please note this dinner is now sold out – if you’d like to be added to the reserve list please contact the Forum team on 0191 500 7780. As the Shepherd Offshore ethos says, some people want it to happen; some people...

06 February 2015

Round Table Debate: Looking After Customers

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Friday 6th February on the subject of ‘Looking After Customers’. Our chaired round table discussions are a great way to meet like-minded entrepren...

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...