Recent Events

13 October 2016

Exchange Event: Managing Change

Offering proven expertise alongside real-life examples of successful organisational change, this Exchange session will explore the need for businesses to adapt and innovate through inspired leadership and by engaging emp...

11 October 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 Thursday 11th Octob...

07 October 2016

North East Entrepreneurial Awards

For over 10 years we've been honouring entrepreneurs who have stood out from the crowd, leading dynamic, innovative businesses and making a genuine change to our region. Sponsored for the third year running by the North...

27 September 2016

Focus Dinner with Bill Scott, Wilton Group

Guests cannot fail to get caught up in Bill’s unfettered enthusiasm and determination as he shares how he built from scratch what became an £85m turnover business. Former North East Entrepreneur of the Year, Bill Sco...

22 September 2016

Round Table Debate: Finance for Growth

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Thursday 22nd September on the subject of ‘Finance for Growth’. Our chaired round table discussions are a great way to meet like-minded entrepreneur...

20 September 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 and Exchange members, our mentoring drop-in session on Tuesda...

15 September 2016

Member Event: Ajaz Ahmed, Freeserve

A considered provocateur, Ajaz Ahmed is best known for being the founder of Freeserve, once the UK’s largest internet company. Joining Forum members to deliver his landmark ‘Cut the Cr*p’ talk, Ajaz’s eureka moment c...

06 September 2016

Focus Dinner with Helen McArdle, Helen McArdle Care

Born in County Durham, Helen first recognised her talent for business working in the family grocery store. Never one to sit still, it wasn’t long before her entrepreneurial spirit led her to venture out on her own and op...