Thank You to Our Partners

Thank you to our partners, some of whom exhibit year after year, we really do appreciate your support and being part of our inspiring day.

HEADLINE PARTNER

RTC North

RTC North

RTC is a mission led company specialising in helping organisations to innovate, compete and grow. More information about RTC will be published soon.

GOLD PARTNERS

Wander

Wander

Wander blow up brand personality with mint content and bold strategy. They create attention, defining the way people feel and engage with your brand. Wander is a content marketing agency creating next level visual content for brands to #beatthescroll®. Wander is also a Pact Future30 company and was recently listed in the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Working collaboratively with business we conduct ground-breaking research, support the development of new and existing talent and provide access to world-class facilities.

ROAR Digital Marketing

ROAR Digital Marketing

ROAR Digital Marketing, based in Newcastle, specialise in helping ambitious high-growth businesses across the UK and Europe 'Get Found Online and Turn Clicks Into Customers.' They do this by delivering industry-leading SEO Management, PPC Management, and Content optimisation services, all with precise tracking and automated reporting.

SILVER PARTNERS

Talentheads

Talentheads

Talentheads are the award winning internal recruitment and talent development team for growing businesses, with four key services that are integral to building talent success in your business: Talent Strategy, Recruitment, Learning & Development and Coaching. Say goodbye to the stereotype and hello to your in-house talent and recruitment specialists!

Oculus HR

Oculus HR

Oculus HR is a leading, multi-award-winning HR consultancy in the North East that gives organisations the confidence they need to manage their people. Oculus HR won Business of the Year at the Wear Business Awards 2023 and have been servicing reputable brands for 11+ years.

BRONZE PARTNERS

OptiMe

OptiMe

More information will be published soon.

ScaleUp Institute

ScaleUp Institute

More information will be published soon.

ScaleUp Britain

ScaleUp Britain

More information will be published soon.

London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange

More information will be published soon.

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Agilico

Agilico

As a trusted partner to more than 14,000 customers across the UK, and with a significant presence in the North East, Agilico makes work easy through its cutting-edge workplace technology solutions. Its NetZero ambitions drive its ongoing mission to build organisations fully equipped for success in the face of rapid and continuous change.

 

Blu Sky

Blu Sky

Blu Sky support ambitious, scaling companies across the UK to make their visions a reality. More than ‘chartered accountants’, the team work closely with business leaders to provide the insights needed to make informed decisions. As well as specialising in scaling through investment, Blu Sky offer expertise in R&D, strategic planning, growth strategy and optimising operations.

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

With innovative and versatile event spaces in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Tyne, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel offers an inspiring setting for corporate events, meetings and conferences.

LDC

LDC

For over 40 years, LDC has been the trusted investment partner for ambitious management teams. The experience and relationship-based approach to private equity means their partnerships add long-term value. LDC opened an office in Newcastle in 2020, when they became the first mid-market private equity business to have a permanent base in The North East.

Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Working collaboratively with business we conduct ground-breaking research, support the development of new and existing talent and provide access to world-class facilities.

RBC Brewin Dolphin

RBC Brewin Dolphin

RBC Brewin Dolphin is a leading investment management and financial advice firm working closely with the business community in the North East. They specialise in assisting business owners and entrepreneurs to grow, protect and make the most of their personal wealth, as well as advising on taxation, company exits and other fundamental business issues.

Ward Hadaway

Ward Hadaway

Ward Hadaway is one of the UK's Top 75 law firms and a long-time supporter of the Forum. With more than 450 staff and over 90 partners, they are a full service law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and a partner-led commitment to client service excellence.

BUSINESS SUPPORT PARTNERS

Business Durham

Business Durham

Realise your business's full potential with Business Durham's personalised one-to-one packages. Their expert team can connect you with the right support, networks, funding, and their extensive property portfolio, helping you thrive at every stage of your journey in County Durham.

Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Providing a range of specialist services and facilities to support your business needs, Newcastle University can harness their people, research excellence and infrastructure, to help you find innovative solutions to real-world challenges.

Northern Accelerator

Northern Accelerator

Northern Accelerator is an innovative collaboration between the region’s universities. It is driving a step change in the commercialisation of research to help address regional imbalance and strengthen the North East knowledge economy.

North East Growth Hub

North East Growth Hub

The North East Growth Hub is the leading digital platform for North East businesses to access a range of business support, finance and funding, resource toolkits and events. 

Tees Valley

Tees Valley

Tees Valley is the perfect package for businesses looking to invest or grow. A place that is high-growth and high-value with a supportive landscape where businesses can invest and succeed. Whether you're looking to invest in Tees Valley, or your business is already based here, we have useful resources, support and insights for you to explore.

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