Hear from known and loved North East brands of Barbour and Greggs, and local investor, entrepreneur and mentor Neil Stephenson, who each will share inspiring stories of doing business from South Tyneside.
Join Scaleup North East to see the opportunities that are available for your business. Hear from businesses who have scaled successfully, learn what the barriers were and how they overcame them and understand the challenges to scaling businesses in the region and how you can tap into the Scaleup North East programme.
Angela MacOscar, Head of Innovation at Northumbrian Water, will open this session on Design Thinking. Angela will show how innovation is business as usual across the water company, using the creativity of its employees as well as working with partners and other organisations to support and develop innovative ideas.
A practical workshop delivered by trade experts from the Department for International Trade and the Enterprise Europe Network. This comprehensive introduction to exporting will include the benefits of selling products or service overseas, a look at the barriers to overcome, best practice and the support available from DIT.
An opportunity to find out more about South Tyneside Council's procurement plans for the next 12 months, including a practical session on getting the most out of the NEPO Portal. Hear from Garry Stone, NEPO Business Club & B2B North Ltd on Social Value - developing your social value offer when tendering.
Join the Advanced Manufacturing Forum for a panel discussion on "The New Political Climate and its Effects on Business". The panel will be made up of experts in; finance, law, risk & compliance, HR, employment, training, trade, and politics.
In response to the recent comments made by Sir David Attenborough regarding "the moment of crisis has come" and to support the Climate Emergency declared by South Tyneside Council, Groundwork South and North Tyneside and South Tyneside Council will be hosting a practical workshop focusing on Environment and Climate Change for businesses.
The North East England Chamber of Commerce will hold their South Tyneside Area Meeting as part of South Tyneside Business Week 2020. Members will hear from Jon Hudson, Regional Cyber Protect & Prepare Officer, Cyber Crime Unit on 'How the Regional Cyber Crime Unit can help you Protect your business'.
As part of South Tyneside Business Week, Jon Hudson, Regional Cyber Protect & Prepare Officer, from the Cyber Crime Unit offers practical specialist advice on how best to protect your business from cyber crime.
Value profiling is a way for companies to identify and test their existing value propositions and to develop ideas and concepts for additional or brand new products or services. It is particularly useful for companies who are attempting to enter new markets or who are considering major investments in new product development.
Join us for an afternoon with some of the region's top digital and tech talent. From use of artificial intelligence in marketing to practical tips on how to dominate social media. Attendees will leave with the skills to create a social media plan that creates optimal engagement and not just impressions.
This popular series of events returns with a stellar line-up of tech experts from the North East to discuss all things app. The panel hosted by Ian Farrar (Far North Limited), includes Dylan McKee (Co-founder & CEO, Nebula Labs Limited); Radu Oprea (Co-Founder at Direct Software & Epic Works) and Mark Hemmings (Chief Technical Officer, Fit Guru's / Gym Plan). For those not familiar, Mark and his colleagues recently shot to fame as their fitness app was named Apple's App of the Day.
Do you want to learn more about how to grow your business in challenging times? If so, then this interactive workshop is for you! Dr Jo North will work with you to help you to future proof your business in 2020, discover fresh ideas and turn innovative thinking into commercial reality. This workshop is jam-packed with practical tips, tools and takeaways that you can action in your business straightaway.
#LoveSouthTyneside is a community campaign aimed at promoting and celebrating social action. This Valentine's Day event will include a mix of presentations and film to inspire you and your business to contribute to South Tyneside life - from talking the place up as a great place to do business, to taking an active role in improving the environment or helping good causes that improve the lives of people in South Tyneside.
The North East Automotive Alliance Annual Awards dinner will be held on Friday 21 February 2020 to celebrate automotive excellence in the North East of England, with the added bonus of excellent networking opportunities!
The North East Business Awards toast success, celebrate achievement and highlight successful and innovative businesses doing fantastic things right here in the North East. They shine a light on companies large and small, new and established, and remind us that the North East is a great place to live, work and do business.