Recent Events

13 April 2016

On-site Visit to Google

Please note this on-site is now sold out – if you’d like to be added to the reserve list please contact the Forum team on 0191 500 7780. Founded in 1998, Google has come a long way from a dorm room and a garage. Tod...

17 March 2016

Member Event: Geoff Thompson, Utilitywise

The North East’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015, Geoff was born and bred in the region and is fiercely proud to have built an organisation which employs a large number of people across the area. As a science graduat...

15 March 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 Tuesday 15th March...

08 March 2016

Round Table Debate: Succession and Structure

The next in our popular series of round table debates takes place on Tuesday 8th March on the subject of ‘Succession and Structure’. Our chaired round table discussions are a great way to meet like-minded entrepreneur...

03 March 2016

Brands and Branding Exchange

Meaning many different things to different people, this Exchange event aims to lift the lid on what brand is and why it's so important to every business. Hosted by Ben Quigley, chairman of the Institute of Practitione...

01 March 2016

Member Event: Thinking in 3D with Andy Hanselman

How do successful businesses get ahead of their competitors and stay there? What do they do that differentiates them from others? To find out, join us and our good friend Andy Hanselman, who has spent over 24 years re...

23 February 2016

Member Event: Creating a Company with a Conscience

In collaboration with Business in the Community (BITC), we’ve brought together a panel of high profile business leaders who understand only too well the benefits that working in partnership to tackle the key issues facin...

18 February 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 Thursd...