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Business and Networking

Please CLICK HERE to access the October 2014 Clash Diary - The NewcastleGateshead Initiative clash diary is for use by PR and marketing professionals and is intended to be used as a guide when planning your own PR and marketing events. The diary is available to partners only using your NewcastleGateshead login.

Upcoming key regional business events Date Further info

The British Army: Lessons for business - Leadership, Crisis and Risk Management

The British Army Officer Selection and Training process is the envy of military forces from around the world. The end result is a young person who is capable with further role specific training to operate in a hostile environment anywhere around the globe. The World of business can learn from military training and processes.

The Service Network session, delivered by the British Army, will introduce some of the tools and techniques used in the military and explore a number of issues which are fundamental to the success of leadership. The presenters have parallel civilian and military careers and they will demonstrate how the skills learned in one role are used in the other.

This event will be held at:

HMS Callipoe,  Gateshead

12  November

8.30am - 12.00pm

Book your place

North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2014

It's that time of year again, and the NECC are looking for The North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2014!

The North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, the annual event that recognises, rewards and promotes achievement of women in business in the North East.

This will be an astounding 15th year that this prestigious award ceremony will be contested. Eagerly anticipated by women entrepreneurs all over the North East, this is a great chance to showcase their hard work and achievements during the previous twelve months.

This event will be held at:

Hilton NewcastleGateshead

15 November

Timings TBC

Book your place

North East Expo 2014


The North East Expo is the B2B event with networking, trade show, seminars and much more.

There is no better way to market, promote and develop your business this year. As ever with Expo events, tickets to attend as a delegate are completely free and once again free parking and easy access will be available. Booking is essential.

This event will be held at:

Newcastle Falcons,


19 November

9.00am- 4.00pm

Fortune Favours the Brave - Autumn Business Conference 2014

A day of amazing stories in an amazing space - it's time for Fortune Favours the Brave, Entrepreneurs Forum's annual Global Entrepreneurship Week conference.

Sponsored by Recognition Marketing & PR and hosted by former BBC Radio Cleveland favourite Alan Wright, the event is a celebration of entrepreneurship and a unique opportunity for North East business owners to come together, connect and share.

This event will be held at:

Wynyard Hall


20 November

8.00am - 5.30pm