The North Tyneside Business Forum hosts events for the whole business community in the borough from breakfast briefings to the annual North Tyneside Business Awards. The calendar is updated regularly with our events and those of interest from our partners.
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North Tyneside Business Exhibition 2017
October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
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
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.