We are delighted to launch ‘Forward’ — our events programme designed to support North East entrepreneurs prepare and deliver their plans for the future, focused on the five core areas of business (people, leadership, finances, technology and wellbeing).

While supporting our members to overcome the current challenges of COVID-19 is still our priority, our Forward programme shines a light on the optimism and positivity of our region's business owners who are already making long term plans for business growth and prosperity.

On each page, you will find:

Online Events

In addition to sharing inspirational entrepreneurial stories, we are running a series of events which will help you lay the foundations now for sustained growth in the future.

They will be delivered through a variety of different formats including online group discussions, one-to-one mentoring, knowledge exchange events and more.

Visit our events page to view all upcoming events.


Our mentoring opportunities allow you to tap into a bank of the most experienced business owners in the North East.

Top Tips and Advice

We’ll be sharing practical advice and views through articles, blogs and podcasts from expert sources on how to take action in your business.

Key Information

We’ll continue signposting official guidance and available support for your business.