Recent Events

14 May 2015

Together We Can Take on the World

Brain, body, brawn… and blocked drains. Every successful business needs strong leadership and whether you’re the inventor of a household name board game or an innovator in the world of boilers and u-bends, this year’s sp...

06 May 2015

Round Table Debate: Attracting & Retaining Top Talent

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Wednesday 6th May on the subject of ‘Attracting & Retaining Top Talent’. The biggest barrier to business growth, we will be talking about how to re...

30 April 2015

Focus Dinner with Mike Matthews, Nifco

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. Take a developer and manufacturer of plastic components for the automotive indu...

31 March 2015

Focus Dinner with Sir Peter Vardy, Vardy Group of Companies

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. During a lifetime in business, Sir Peter Vardy has received most of the accolade...

27 March 2015

Mentoring Drop-in Session

Open to our entrepreneurial members, our mentoring drop-in session on Friday 27th March will bring together three entrepreneurs for an afternoon. If you have a business challenge and would benefit from speaking to a...

18 March 2015

Budget Day - Live

Join us for this lively and interactive event when members get the chance to analyse, discuss and share their views on what the Budget 2015 means for their business alongside experts and fellow business owners. Hosted...

13 March 2015

Sales & The Art of Negotiation Exchange

Sustained sales are the holy grail of business and the search is typically a journey on which techniques must evolve and delivery perfected. The aim of our first Exchange event of 2015 is to share proven sales methods...

05 March 2015

Member Event: Alex Brodie, Hawkshead Brewery

As a foreign correspondent with the BBC, Alex Brodie had seen it all. Now running a business brewing beer amid the spectacular scenery of South Lakeland he could be said to have it all too. Alex, founder of multi awa...