Upcoming Events

12 June 2019

Focus Dinner with Paul Callaghan, Leighton Group

Founder member of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, former chairman of One NorthEast, Business Link, RTC North, NewcastleGateshead Initiative and the University of Sunderland, Paul Callaghan has combined a lifetime of success in...

18 June 2019

Exchange Event: The Art of Negotiation

With increasing competition and technology enabling business to trade globally, the power of negotiation to secure deals and partnerships has never been more important. No longer about taking advantage of the other si...

21 June 2019

Mentoring Drop-in Session

Whatever stage of business you are at, speaking to people who have done it before can help; but finding the right person isn't always easy Our mentoring surgeries aim to help. Confidential one-to-one sessions, they give...

25 June 2019

On-site Visit to AV Dawson

Launched with £50 and a horse called Dina, almost eight decades later AV Dawson has become one of Teesside’s best examples of a business that has thrived by adapting to changing environments and markets. The third ge...

27 June 2019

Social Event: Tour de Forum

A chance to get to know other members with a common interest and enjoy a (hopefully) glorious summer day out on the roads. The exact route and distance is yet to be decided so at this stage please save the date and addit...

02 July 2019

Round Table Debate: Making PR Work

Our final Round Table debate before the summer, we will be exploring the different options open to businesses looking to benefit from the potential transformational effect PR can have on sales and brand awareness. Hosted...

04 July 2019

Summer Drinks

At the end of a long hot Summer day, take off your suit jacket and put your phone away. Forget your problems and all your work hassle, and join us for drinks on the quay of Newcastle. You can admire the stunning vi...

20 September 2019

North East Entrepreneurial Awards

For over 16 years we've been celebrating entrepreneurs who have stood out from the crowd, leading dynamic, innovative businesses and making a genuine change to our region. Our black-tie awards dinner is a fabulous ev...