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Monday March 9 2020

From the Kitchen Table to Board Room Table




From the Kitchen Table to Board Room Table

The North Tyneside Business Forum is inviting businesses to learn about growth from leading entrepreneurs, funders and renowned experts at an event that could change the way that challenges are overcome and aspirations raised.  

 

“Metamorphosis” is the Forum’s Showbiz 2020 keynote event on Thursday, 26 March at the Village Hotel

 Silverlink. (8.30am until noon) The event will give businesses irrespective of size, the opportunity to hear from and network with, big time home-grown North Tyneside businesses as well as local start-ups.

 

The event will feature a keynote speech from Dragon’s Den stars’ Oatein, who secured a £50,000 investment from entrepreneur Peter Jones to grow their UK operation making health snacks including protein bars, brownies and flapjacks. Company founder Andy Dixon will recall his experience of the TV show as well as the Whitley Bay firm’s route to growth which included receiving invaluable assistance from Scale Up North East. 

 

The event will also feature interviews with Forum management group members, Wubbleyou and Andrew Esson, together with Quorum Business Park-based firm; Connect Health.  Case studies from small businesses Love Electrics and Mint Communications will also give an insight into how businesses of any size can get the right help and support. There will also be networking opportunities with providers from all stages of growth with The Business Factory, Scale Up North East, the North East Fund and Invest North Tyneside. 

 

The event will be hosted by founder of Newcastle Start Up Week, Paul Lancaster.

 

Karen Goldfinch, Vice Chair of the Forum said: 

 

“There are fantastic opportunities for businesses to grow if they have the right advice and financial support. We’ve put everything in one room to make it easier for businesses to consider and act on the support available. I’d urge any business looking to expand to attend this event.”  

 

The event is free to North Tyneside based businesses and £10 for others. Tickets from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/showbiz-2020-metamorphosis-tickets-95241013435

 

Photo shows Left to right: Karen Goldfinch (Vice Chair NTBF) Andy Dixon and Amy Farrell (North Tyneside Council) The Forum is FREE to join and is for any business with a trading address in North Tyneside.

E: business.forum@northtyneside.gov.uk  www.northtynesidebusinessforum.org.uk

T:0191 643 6000



"Weve put everything in one room to make it easier for businesses to consider and act on the support available. I'd urge any business looking to expand to attend this event."
Karen Goldfinch, Vice Chair of the Forum






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