Recent Events

07 June 2019

Member Lunch

Bringing like-minded people together for a chance to slip out of the office for an hour or two, our summer lunch is at Liberty Brown, in Sunderland's The Palm, where you can 'eat, drink and escape' with your fellow entre...

04 June 2019

ROCKET

ROCKET is a business simulation 'game' where people work together to solve business problems. Developed by Games Without Frontiers, it has a number of practical uses including team building, improving communication, busi...

23 May 2019

Focus Dinner with Zoe Farrington, Realsafe Technologies

With more than a decade of taking businesses into niche, but significant, markets, Zoe Farrington is highly experienced in business strategy and consistently developing new approaches to drive growth. Starting her ca...

21 May 2019

Round Table Debate: Motivating Staff

Chairing the conversation, managing director of Spark Response, Peter Slee has spent more than 20 years building his business upon a culture of growth, innovation and staff engagement. Come along to share stories and...

09 May 2019

Entrepreneurs' Conference: Together We Can Take on the World

The biggest entrepreneurial event in the region if you want to grow your business, our entrepreneurs' conference will see 300 business leaders come together at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, for what is the highlight of...

02 May 2019

eCommerce Group - Meeting #8

Our second 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 onl...

30 April 2019

Member Event with Phil Cronin, Tombola

Starting out in 1897 as Edward Thompson, a stationery shop in the heart of Sunderland, it wasn’t until Phil Cronin’s father, Frank, took over the family business in the 1960’s that the bingo story began. Frank was a...

25 April 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...