Recent Events

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. Hosted by local sporting legend, Steve Cram,...

17 September 2019

Round Table Debate: Finance for Growth

In our first Round Table debate after the summer, we will be exploring the different options open to businesses looking for finance which will help their business to grow. Our debates are a great chance to talk strategy...

13 September 2019

eCommerce Group - Meeting #9

Our third eCommerce group of the year gives those operating online stores the chance to come together and enjoy topical discussions, share ideas, news and challenges from the world of online retail. If you run an onli...

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...

02 July 2019

Round Table Debate: Making PR Work

Fully booked - if you would like to join the reserve list please contact the Forum team on 0191 500 7780. Our final Round Table debate before the summer, we will be exploring the different options open to businesses l...

27 June 2019

Social Event: Tour de Forum

Our inaugural “Tour de Forum” cycling day is taking place on Thursday 27th June. This will be a social group cycle ride on public highways and give members a chance to get to know one another better whilst getting some...

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...

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...