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North Tyneside Business Exhibition 2017

18th October 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Join us for the 2nd North Tyneside Business Exhibition – Finding Finance and Support for your Business!

• An update on the economy from the Bank of England
• Boost your connections with Speed Networking
• Speak to Business Support organisations in the exhibition area
• Have your say on business in North Tyneside with our interactive business survey
• 1-2-1 meet the investor with Northstar Ventures
• FREE food and refreshments


4pm Guest Arrival, Registration, Buffet and Tea & Coffee
Networking around exhibition stands

4:20pm Introduction and Welcome speeches from Host, NTBF and RSM
Q&A Panel
Update on the economy from the Bank of England
Interactive Business Survey

5pm Speed Networking – please sign up for this in advance 
Networking in exhibition area

5pm – 6pm Quick-fire drop-in seminars from:Santander | Virgin Start-Up Loans | RSM | TEDCO | Northstar Ventures | NBSL | Arrow Sales

6:30pm Remainder of Business Survey Questions
Final messages and Close

All times are approximate and subject to change.




















SANTANDER: Credit – Is it Just About the Numbers?
A look at the importance of presenting the WHOLE picture in a credit application and not just focussing on the financials.

TEDCO: Show me the money –
Bill Hartshorne from TEDCO will give an overview of some of the sources of finance available to new and existing businesses and how to access them, including Virgin Start up loans and funding circle.

NBSL: Grants for Business Growth – Find out about what a grant of £2800 from the North East Business Support Fund can be used for and how to access it.

NORTHSTAR VENTURES: What Investors Want – an introduction to securing venture capital investment. Alex Marsh, Investment Manager will explain what venture capital firms are looking for when deciding to invest.

RSM: R&D Tax Credits: Busting Common Myths – Making a claim can be easier than you think. Learn about the common myths that often stop companies claiming R&D tax relief and credits.

ARROW SALES: Tenders – A waste of time or good for business?
The key is to be patient and wait for the tender opportunity that is right for your business – it is a waste of time tendering for contracts that you are not going to win.


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18th October 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Tyne Metropolitan College
Battle Hill Drive
Wallsend, England NE28 9NL United Kingdom


North Tyneside Business Forum