Recent Events

30 November 2016

Member Event: Charlie Hoult, Hoults Yard

Exhibiting an entrepreneurial spirit from a young age, Charlie Hoult started his career directing cousins picking mushrooms on Holy Island for his holiday fruit & veg stall. After taking over the mantle at Hoults Yard...

24 November 2016

On-site Visit to Barbour

A fifth generation family business, the Barbour story began in 1894 in the Market Place in South Shields when John Barbour began supplying oilskins and other garments to protect the growing community of sailors, fisherme...

17 November 2016

Fortune Favours the Brave

Sponsored by Recognition PR and hosted by our favourite British radio consultant, entrepreneur and presenter John Myers, Fortune Favours the Brave is your chance to hear from inspirational speakers who are both leading a...

08 November 2016

Focus Dinner with Andy Preston, Green Lane Capital

Leaving his native Teesside for the bright lights of London, via Edinburgh University, Andy Preston gained business experience as a high profile City trader and was responsible for running a 5.5 billion international hed...

01 November 2016

On-site Visit to Elanders

Founded in Sweden back in 1908, the Elanders Group has been in operation for over 100 years, with locations in over 15 coutries across four continents. As a leader in intergrated solutions in print and packaging, supp...

25 October 2016

Round Table Debate: Business Support

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Tuesday 25th October on the subject of ‘Business Support’. Our chaired round table discussions are a great way to meet like-minded entrepreneurs, le...

20 October 2016

On-site Visit to Facebook

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. We are delighted to once again offer North East entrepreneurs this exclusive and unique opportunity to visit the UK headquarters of social network phenomenon Facebook. The co...

18 October 2016

Member Event: Julian Leighton, Orange Bus

An extraordinary journey led Julian to the point where he met and co-founded Orange Bus, a digital solutions agency, with business partner Mike Parker. Following university, he embarked on a winding career path includ...