Thank You to Our Exhibitors

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

HEADLINE PARTNER

Recognition PR

Recognition PR

Recognition PR help businesses promote their products, people and services through traditional and social media, video, events and all manner of different techniques. 

ASSOCIATE PARTNERS

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. Visit the Growth Hub and find the support you need to grow your business: northeastgrowthhub.co.uk.

CityFibre

CityFibre

CityFibre is building world class, Full Fibre, gigabit-speed networks that are open access and future proof, bringing fresh wholesale choice for regional channel partners, carriers and ISPs of all types and sizes. They also provide a backbone infrastructure for 5G deployments by mobile operator customers like Three.

City of Sunderland

City of Sunderland

The City of Sunderland has a proven track record of attracting and nurturing successful enterprises. From initial enquiry, to long-term aftercare, businesses can expect a bespoke service from a dedicated team. If you would like to find out more about the support available to businesses investing or growing in Sunderland, please get in touch.

BROCHURE PARTNER

British Business Bank

British Business Bank

The British Business Bank are the UK’s economic development bank and are here to help your business find a way, with free financial tools and expert information. They’re experts in small business finance and work with a broad range of partners to help businesses like yours, whether you’re a start-up, an established business or you’re looking to grow.

AUTOMOTIVE PARTNER

Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors

Vertu live and breathe all things automotive, which is why they’ve made it their mission to make the experience of buying a car, van or motorbike as straight-forward as possible.

NETWORKING PARTNER

Durham City Incubator

Durham City Incubator

Part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the 2014- 2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programme, the Durham City Incubator (DCI) supports ambitious entrepreneurs, including talent from Durham University and New College Durham, with a vision to start and scale their enterprises in County Durham.

HEALTH AND SAFETY PARTNER

Recovery4Life

Recovery4Life

With nearly 20 years' experience of working with individuals, and public, private and third sector organisations, Recovery4Life offer a strong, specialist multi-disciplinary team that can provide support for drugs and alcohol misuse and mental health issues.

EXHIBITORS

Agilico

Agilico

Agilico is a provider of workplace technology and expertise trusted by more than 11,000 customers across the UK, with a significant and growing presence in the North East. We help organisations build more agile and effective working environments for their teams.

Brewin Dolphin

Brewin Dolphin

Brewin Dolphin are 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.

Everdurance

Everdurance

Self-confessed eco enthusiasts, Everdurance distribute water and flavoured drinks in ecofriendly packaging to businesses and events across the UK. With 300 drinks available at our conference, remember to keep hydrated by visiting their stall and learn more about their low-carbon cartons.

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.

LUMO

LUMO

Lumo works in close partnership with businesses, helping them improve their cash flow and fund their futures. Their mission is to support innovation in the UK, having helped over 217 companies with more than 552 R&D tax claims, recovering over £19m in tax relief over the past 3 years.

Narrative

Narrative

Narrative’s holistic and strategic approach to marketing supports medium and large businesses to meet their objectives through design, PR, content, advertising and branding. Their mission is ‘Effective Marketing Made Simple’.

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.

North East Local Enterprise Partnership

North East Local Enterprise Partnership

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership works with partners to develop a more competitive economy for the Nroth East, helping to create more and better jobs for everyone.

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.

Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Unlocking value in a way that is unique to your business, Northumbria University can help you to identify and implement new business opportunities, develop your staff and your business proposition.

Tees Valley Business

Tees Valley Business

Driving economic growth, creating jobs and transforming the Tees Valley region, Tees Valley Business work closely with entrepreneurs and the business community to make local decisions that support the economy.

Teesside University

Teesside University

Teesside University puts business at the heart of its teaching, research and external engagement. In 2018/19, its wide range of knowledge-based business services  supported 489 jobs and generated £25m GVA per annum in Tees Valley (834 jobs and £42.5m GVA in total).

University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Whether you are looking for business advice, new employees, training for your workforce or access to world-class technical facilities and expertise, the University of Sunderland’s enterprise and innovation team can assist.

Qrious

Qrious

Qrious is a digital strategy and experience design studio that helps its clients capitalise on technology's potential to accelerate growth and improve productivity and profitability. They can help you design and build stunning digital experiences and build a digital-first culture that will empower your business to thrive in a changing world.

Ward Hadaway

Ward Hadaway

With more than 450 staff and over 80 partners, Ward Hadaway is one of the UK's Top 75 law firms with a reputation for quality, innovation and a partner-led commitment to client service excellence.

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