Our Mission

"To provide a dynamic entrepreneurial environment that helps entrepreneurs and business leaders to be inspired, to create connections and to share knowledge that leads to business growth and success."

Our Strategy

Our strategy is simple and clear; we provide inspiration and a helping hand to North East entrepreneurs through an annual calendar of events, an award-winning peer-to-peer mentoring pro...

Find out more

EF.TV

View more

Our Team

Jonathan took over as Chief Executive of the Entrepreneurs' Forum in summer 2019 and works with the team and board of directors to drive the organisation forward into a new era.Contact Jonat...

Meet the team

Jonathan Lamb

Why Become a Member?

Our unique peer group offers ambitious entrepreneurs the inspiration, knowledge and connections needed to be successful. Regularly coming together, members help, nurture and support one another, benefiting from peer-to-peer mentoring and an exclusive series of inspirational events where you can learn from successful business leaders, share experiences and make new connections to grow your business...

Find out more

Membership

Testimonials

"The events at the Entrepreneurs' Forum are second to none. Whenever I go to an event, I come away f..." Read more

Our Members

With over 300 entrepreneurial members, the Entrepreneurs’ Forum is made up of the change makers of the North East business community. Our members are all owner-managers of North East based SMEs who take risks, innovate and continue to drive their businesses forward; creating jobs and wealth across the region.

View our members

Upcoming Events

<<July 2020>>
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 
 
 
2
3
4
5
6
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
22
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
1
Jul
2020

Online Exchange Event: Future Consumer Trends

Read More


7
Jul
2020

Meet the Entrepreneur: Cathi Harrison (Para-Sols), followed by Social Drinks

Read More


21
Jul
2020

Online Panel Discussion: The Future of Travel, Hospitality, Retail and Sport

Read More


23
Jul
2020

Q&A: How Can the NELEP Support Me and My Business?

Read More


Event Pics

colin

panel

Latest Event Video

View more

EF News

Building a Brand in the Post-COVID World

Building a Brand in the Post-COVID World

The new normal is a phrase we’ve heard an awful lot of over the past few months. What will our post-Covid world look like? How will we get the economy moving again? And how can brands make sure their voices continue to be heard?For Charlotte Nichols,......

Read More

Mentoring

Mentoring

Whatever stage of business you’re at, if you’re looking to progress then speaking to people who've done it all before is invaluable. Mentoring comes in all shapes and sizes and finding the right person isn't always easy, but our entrepreneurial ‘matchmaking’ service can get you started and help you find a kindred spirit to offer the support and guidance you need to take your business forward.

Find out more

Become a Mentor

As in all areas of life, you get back what you give, so if you have business experience to share with others, why not become one of our mentors.

Find out more

Mentoring Surgeries

Our popular series of drop-in sessions aim to introduce you to the benefits of mentoring without the sense of commitment.

Find out more