EF News

Entrepreneurs' Forum Welcomes New Chief Executive

Posted on the 15 May 2019

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathan Lamb as our new chief executive, who will officially take over from Gillian Marshall during the summer. Gillian has led the organisation since 2014, having previously enjoyed a successful career in business development a...

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Inspiring Leaders and Personalities Leave Their Mark on the North East

Posted on the 14 May 2019

The North East business community were encouraged to ‘make a difference’ with their success at the region’s largest entrepreneurial conference hosted by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum. One of the UK’s most philanthropic entrepreneurs, Heather Mills, founder of VBites, addressed more t...

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Brand is Dead: Lessons in Branding from Simon Middleton

Posted on the 7 May 2019

Simon Middleton, leading strategic brand advisor and author of bestseller ‘Build a Brand in 30 days’, advised entrepreneurs to build a brand that “gives something back” during the Entrepreneurs’ Forum latest exchange event.Forty business leaders gathered at the Northern Design Ce...

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Deadline Looms for 2019 North East Entrepreneurial Awards

Posted on the 30 April 2019

With less than a month to go until the deadline for entries, nominations have been pouring in for the 2019 North East Entrepreneurial Awards.But organisers are advising those interested in entering to make their move sooner rather than later to avoid missing the deadline, which f...

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Entrepreneur Interview: with Andy Stephenson, Ardmore Craig

Posted on the 23 April 2019

Established in 2010, chartered engineer Andy Stevenson has built up a reputable and fast-growing engineering company in the North East. Ardmore Craig advises on and manages projects across the globe for its cohort of clients, delivering a wide range of engineering services f...

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Discover Our May Conference High Profile Speaker Line-up

Posted on the 23 April 2019

The man who restored the fortunes of Dartmoor Zoo and later depicted by Matt Damon in a Hollywood blockbuster will join Heather Mills and several other inspirational figures when they visit the North East for the region’s largest entrepreneurial event.The Entrepreneurs’ Forum’s ‘...

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Industry Leaders Share Their Digital Marketing Tips with North East Entrepreneurs

Posted on the 9 April 2019

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum invited three industry leaders to share their digital marketing tips at the Forum’s first exchange event for 2019. The event focused on digital marketing for business, with Kieron Goldsborough of Narrative, Joe McEwan, former UK Head of Brand at i...

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The North East Has Plenty to Be Positive About—Here's Why

Posted on the 27 March 2019

It’s safe to say that there has been plenty of turbulence in the UK recently, largely brought about by the word that has taken control and shaped news agendas since 2016. This uncertainty hasn’t helped breed confidence across the business spectrum, at a time when positivity...

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Entrepreneur Interview: with Dan Martin, Elmtronics

Posted on the 25 March 2019

Headquartered in Consett, County Durham, Elmtronics has grown to become the UK’s largest independent supplier and installer of electric car charging points. The business counts local authorities and some of the most globally-recognised brands among its clientele, since its...

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Entrepreneur Insight: Selling at a Higher Level

Posted on the 20 March 2019

Richard Lane and Lee Durham are sales thought leaders and entrepreneurs, who are passionate about 'raising the bar of the sales profession' and love helping people and organisations achieve high growth by developing skills and mindsets and by improving sales processes.Sales is th...

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