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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Upcoming Events

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Member Event with Justin Grace, Team GB Cycling

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EF News

Entrepreneurs’ Forum Strengthens Exchange Programme with Three New Members

Entrepreneurs’ Forum Strengthens Exchange Programme with Three New Members

Three North East businesses have become exchange members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, committing to continuous professional development for their teams. Funky Chunky Furniture, Park Commercial and RACZ Group are the latest businesses to becom......

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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.

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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.

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Mentoring Surgeries

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

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