Recent Events

30 March 2017

Exchange Event: Leadership

One of the youngest soldiers ever to be selected for SAS, Floyd Woodrow has served in many different operations globally, was presented with the UKs second-highest award for gallantry, the Distinguished Conduct Medal, fo...

23 March 2017

On-site visit to Newcastle International Airport

Connecting our region to the rest of the UK, Europe and the World, Newcastle International Airport opened in 1935 at a cost of just £35,000. It now contributes £646m into the North East economy each year, handling ove...

16 March 2017

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 Thursday 16th March...

14 March 2017

Focus Dinner with John Hays, Hays Travel

Born and educated in the mining town of Seaham, John Hays founded Hays Travel with no experience in the travel industry in the back of his mam’s children's clothing shop. Fast forward to today and the company operates...

09 March 2017

Round Table Debate: Developing a High Growth Mindset

Our first Round Table of the year, 'Developing a High Growth Mindset,' following on from our first Exchange event, on Thursday the 9th of March. Our chaired round table discussions are a great way to meet like-minded...

07 March 2017

Member Event: Richard Evans, Director of Beamish Museum

As director of Beamish Museum since 2008, Richard Evans is the catalyst and leader responsible for moving the museum forward from a period of financial uncertainty to become one of the best open air museums in the world....

16 February 2017

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 Thursday the 16th o...

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...