Member News

Anne Ganley Crowned Entrepreneur of the Year

Posted on the 20 May 2010

Everest trekker Anne Ganley has crowned a week of achievement by being bestowed the title of Entrepreneur of the Year by business colleagues. Anne, who returned from a 14 day trek to Everest base camp on Monday, received the prestigious award at the Entrepreneurs’ Forum gal...

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Alistair McGowan To Star At SEVEN

Posted on the 16 May 2010

Master of mimicry Alistair McGowan has stepped in to entertain North East entrepreneurs following a major business conference in the region on Thursday. The comic impressionist, best known for his impersonations of sporting and political figures, will appear at the gala dinner af...

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Final 14 Go To Public Vote

Posted on the 12 May 2010

The 14 finalists of the If we can, you can Challenge 2010 have been revealed. After a competitive entry period with over 100 aspiring and established entrepreneurs from across the North East vying to be crowned the region’s ‘Face of Entrepreneurship’, the If we...

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Orange Bus Jumps On Board With Nexus

Posted on the 12 May 2010

An award winning Newcastle agency has proved to be a driving force in digital media after winning two major contracts with transport operator Nexus. Beating off competition from eight rival digital design agencies across the UK, Orange Bus has clinched two tenders to overhaul Nex...

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Royal College of Nursing event brings R&B home

Posted on the 12 May 2010

Researchers and practitioners from across the world arrived in the region this week, to attend a major international conference. The International Nursing Research Conference, organised by The Royal College of Nursing, will bring some 500 nurses and practitioners to the area. Del...

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High Flyer Joins Growing PR Firm

Posted on the 11 May 2010

Newcastle PR agency O Communications has appointed a new senior PR account executive, continuing the company’s rapid growth. Abby Randall has joined the creative team at the O Communication offices direct from Newcastle Airport, where more recently she managed the internati...

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Blueprints for a bright future

Posted on the 6 May 2010

A Tyneside architecture firm is planning a hectic summer campaign after landing a series of high profile contracts. Plus Three Architecture, of Jesmond, recently beat a number of national architects in a competition to design the new BT headquarters in South Tyneside, which is ex...

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Mixing Business with Leisure

Posted on the 5 May 2010

We have mixed business with leisure at the Newcastle Falcons, the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, and now we have the opportunity to partake in sport that goes back to the 12th Century.While some of our intrepid members are trekking to the Everest Base Camp, we have the oppor...

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Award Winners Set For SEVEN

Posted on the 3 May 2010

Two winners of prestigious regional business awards will be sharing their success with entrepreneurs at a showpiece conference later this month. Middlesbrough-based IT solutions company Onyx Group was named North East Company of the Year 2009 in the finals of the North East Busin...

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R&B Group Scoops another Major Contract in Yorkshire

Posted on the 26 April 2010

Events, production and communication specialist R&B Group scooped another big contract to add to its growing portfolio of Yorkshire clients when it was recently appointed to provide production services and technical support at the Yorkshire International Business Convention,...

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