Events

NECC has an established calendar of business and networking events in the North East that offer business development opportunities for our membership and events sponsors.

The events programme is designed to cover the entire region and to provide practical benefits to every kind of business. The members who make the most of the networking events schedule can demonstrate that the programme on its own will give them the return they are looking for. It's the strong advantage of being part of the leading business membership organisation in the North East.

If you are interested in finding out about events organised by NECC members please click here to visit our Member News and Events section.

If you would like to promote your NECC member event please send details of your event, in word format only, to submissions@necc.co.uk

Please note: only information sent in word format will be considered for publishing

Discover South East Asia

Date:
04-03-2015 10:30 am
End Date:
04-03-2015 12:00 pm
Cut off date:
03-03-2015
Available place:
25
Price:
Free



This is a fantastic opportunity for North East based businesses to learn more about exporting to the dynamic markets of South East Asia.


Meet British Chamber representatives and export experts from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, who can offer in depth advice and support that will help you to grow your business in this rapidly growing region.


With a diverse range of countries South East Asia offers many opportunities for businesses of all shapes and sizes with suitable markets for novice exporters and experienced exporters alike.


Although there are economic and political disparities between the countries in South East Asia, as a single market, it is predicted to become the 4th largest after the EU, the US and China by 2030. It offers many exciting and lucrative opportunities to companies prepared to take an interest in this region.


If you’re interested in exporting to this region or simply want to learn more about it as a potential future market we’d love to see you.  The event involves presentations and Q&A and we’d particularly welcome companies that would like short 1-1 meetings with the representatives.
Attendance is free of charge but pre-registration is necessary.

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Import Processes, Compliance and Documents

Date:
05-03-2015 9:30 am
End Date:
05-03-2015 4:30 pm
Price:
£285.00

This Training Course is for Import Directors and managers; shipping department and import personnel; freight forwarders; purchasing and procurement department managers and employees; management trainees; operations/logistics staff.

Price £285 (+VAT) (NECC Global Members £235 +VAT)

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NECC Local

Date:
05-03-2015 4:30 pm
End Date:
05-03-2015 6:30 pm
Cut off date:
04-03-2015
Available place:
23
Price:
Free

Join your local NECC membership advisor Les Dixon at this local information and networking session. You will also meet with other businesses within your area.

This event will be held at Ashington Workspace

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International Women's Day Event

Date:
06-03-2015 9:00 am
End Date:
06-03-2015 1:45 pm
Price:
Free
NECC is delighted to support an event to mark International Women’s Day at Newcastle University Business School on Friday 6 March, along with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

The event will focus on celebrating success –overcoming barriers, women in STEM roles, alumni who have had outstanding success since graduating and young women who have set up extraordinarily successful local businesses.

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NECC200 Tyne & Wear Review & AGM

Date:
10-03-2015 11:30 am
End Date:
10-03-2015 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
09-03-2015
Available place:
67
Price:
Free
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The NECC200 Tyne & Wear Review & AGM will review business in Tyne & Wear and the North East over the last 200 years.

NECC's Tyne & Wear Committee is delighted to welcome Iain Watson - Director, Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums as guest speaker.

This event is open to NECC Members only.

This event will be held at Discovery Museum, Newcastle

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HR Knowledge - Defusing the Demographic Timebomb

Date:
12-03-2015 9:15 am
End Date:
12-03-2015 11:30 am
Cut off date:
12-03-2015
Available place:
22
Price:
Free


This informative and accessible session will be led by Paul Hemphill and David Lane of Age Inclusive Ltd, the region's only age-related employment specialists. The session will combine an informative and thought provoking presentation with an open discussion and the opportunity to share and learn best practice.

Durham & Wearside Business Awards 2015

Date:
12-03-2015 6:30 pm
End Date:
12-03-2015 12:00 pm

NECC are proud to continue to sponsor the prestigous NE Business Awards for the fourth year running; further information and dinner booking can be found at here.

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NECC200 Northumberland Review & AGM

Date:
17-03-2015 11:30 am
End Date:
17-03-2015 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
16-03-2015
Available place:
81
Price:
Free
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The NECC200 Northumberland Review & AGM will review business in Northumberland and the North East over the last 200 years.

Formal proceedings will commence at 12.00pm with lunch and networking 1.00 - 2.00pm.

This event is open to NECC Members only.

This event will be held at Horton Grange, Northumberland

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Post 2015 Budget Briefing Lunch & Panel Discussion

Date:
20-03-2015 12:00 pm
End Date:
20-03-2015 1:45 pm
Cut off date:
19-03-2015
Available place:
77
Price:
Free

Join us for a lunch event featuring a topical and engaging discussion, involving a panel made up of some our region’s most prominent campaigners who will offer their views following the 2015 Budget, which is scheduled for 18 March 2015.

This event will be held at Radisson Blu, Durham

 

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NECC Local

Date:
25-03-2015 10:00 am
End Date:
25-03-2015 12:00 pm
Cut off date:
24-03-2015
Available place:
36
Price:
Free


Join your local NECC membership advisor Tom Warnock in Hartlepool for a mix and mingle networking session. You will also meet with other businesses within your area.

This event is sponsored by Hart Biologicals in association with In The Fast Lane Events

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Customs Compliance, Processes and Documentation

Date:
26-03-2015 9:30 am
End Date:
26-03-2015 4:00 pm
Price:
£285.00

This course is designed to increase delegates’ understanding of customs procedures.  It explains in detail your obligations and responsibilities to HMRC.  It is essential for those companies which may have just undergone a customs audit and have discovered that they may have customs compliance issues.  Similarly, those companies which are about to undergo a customs audit will find this course invaluable.

Price £285 (+VAT) (NECC Global Members £235 +VAT)

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Teesside Business Awards 2015

Date:
26-03-2015 6:30 pm
End Date:
26-03-2015 12:00 pm

NECC are proud to continue to sponsor the prestigous NE Business Awards for the fourth year running; further information and dinner booking can be found at here.

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NECC Local

Date:
01-04-2015 4:30 pm
End Date:
01-04-2015 6:00 pm
Cut off date:
01-04-2015
Available place:
26
Price:
Free


Join your local NECC membership advisor Lynsey Fairless at this relaxed mix and mingle networking session. You will also meet with other businesses within your area.

This event will be held at Area North/ The Lounge Coffee Shop, Team Valley, Gateshead

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Redcar Business Hustings: General Election 2015

Date:
16-04-2015 6:00 pm
End Date:
16-04-2015 9:00 pm

The FSB, NECC and Tees Valley Business Club are jointly hosting the Redcar Business Hustings on April 16th.
 
Our hustings event will focus on the issues that matter to businesses based in Redcar and how the candidates will tackle these if elected on May 7th.
 
We're grateful to Redcar College for hosting our hustings event.

The candidates confirmed to take part in the hustings are:
 
Jacob Young, Conservative Party
Anna Turley, Labour Party
Josh Mason, Liberal Democrats
Chris Gallacher, UKIP

Please Note: This event is only open to businesses that are members of the FSB, NECC or the Tees Valley Business Club and not the general public.

HR Knowledge - Legislation Update

Date:
23-04-2015 9:30 am
End Date:
23-04-2015 11:30 am
Cut off date:
23-04-2015
Available place:
0
Price:
Free


Fully Booked - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the waiting list.

These seminars will appeal to those with the responsibility for managing human resources and those tasked with the responsibility of ensuring legal compliance.

Practical and informal the seminars will provide you with a general overview of the legislation and the key facts to remember. You will be provided with a review of the key new pieces of HR legislation and have the opportunity to discuss current topics.

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North East Business Awards Regional Final 2015

Date:
23-04-2015 6:30 pm
End Date:
23-04-2015 1:00 am

NECC are proud to continue to sponsor the prestigous NE Business Awards for the fourth year running; further information and dinner booking can be found here.

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DL Business Expo 2015

Date:
30-04-2015 10:00 am
End Date:
30-04-2015 4:00 pm


Following on from last years successful DL Business Expo, we are pleased to announce details of this years DLExpo2015.

Thursday 30 April 2015
10 am to 4 pm
Northern Echo Arena

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NECC Exchange

Date:
30-04-2015 2:00 pm
End Date:
30-04-2015 3:00 pm
Cut off date:
29-04-2015
Available place:
51
Price:
Free

NECC’s flagship networking event encouraging an exchange of experiences, ideas and offers intertwined with multiple opportunities to network and build new contacts.

In association with Darlington Buisness Club at DL Expo2015

This event will be held at Northern Echo Arena, Darlington

Linking Business with Education

Date:
12-05-2015 9:00 am
End Date:
12-05-2015 1:00 pm
Cut off date:
11-05-2015

Since September 2012, schools have been legally responsible for securing access to independent and impartial careers guidance for all of their students in years 9 to 11. In September 2013, OFSTED published the survey ‘Going in the right direction?’ found that only 1 in 5 schools were effective in ensuring that all of its year 9 – 11 students were receiving the level of information, advice and guidance they need to support decision making. The survey went on to describe that links between careers guidance and local employment opportunities were weak, with too few schools using partnerships with local employers, LEP’s and other organisations.

Event to be held at Bothall County Middle School, High Market, Ashington, NE63 8NT

NECC200 Business Week: Member Showcase 2015 (Save the Date)

Date:
11-06-2015 9:00 am
End Date:
11-06-2015 4:00 pm
Cut off date:
11-06-2015

As part of Business Week 2015, NECC are delighted to announce the NECC Member Showcase Exhibition will take place on 11th June 2015.

We’re proud to continue to support our members with this exciting event in our programme. It is the perfect opportunity to network, mingle and exhibit your business.

The event will be open to member and non-member delegates to attend, encouraging exposure from across the region. The showcase aims to focus on networking, getting to know other businesses and NECC members from across the region. 

Exhibition space will be available to book soon (for NECC Members only).
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest.

Event hosted and supported by Northumbria University

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NECC200 Golf Day Summer 2015 (Save the Date)

Date:
15-07-2015 11:00 am
End Date:
15-07-2015 7:00 pm
Cut off date:
15-07-2015
Available place:
18


Join NECC for the Annual Golf Day event in July 2015 


The event will commence at 11.00am with a shotgun start at 1.00pm. Included in the package are hot sandwiches and refreshments on arrival, 18 holes of Championship Golf and a private dinner with prize giving.

Further information to follow
This event will be held at Matfen Hall, Northumberland 

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NECC 200th Anniversary Gala Dinner (Save the Date)

Date:
17-09-2015 6:00 pm
End Date:
17-09-2015 12:00 pm
Cut off date:
01-09-2015
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NECC 200th Anniversary Gala Dinner Save the Date

This prestigious event will combine a programme of world firsts; including the largest reception ever to be held within the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral, engaging speakers and an exciting locally focused menu, the event will not only be the largest ever business dinner in the region’s history, but the highest profile event in the North East’s business calendar in 2015.

Further information to follow soon.

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NECC200 Durham & Wearside Anniversary Lunch (Save the Date)

Date:
12-11-2015 11:30 am
End Date:
12-11-2015 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
02-11-2015
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Save the Date
NECC 200 Anniversary lunch marking a year of celebration, locally focused on Durham & Wearside.

This event will be held at Sunderland Marriott Hotel, Seaburn

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NECC200 Tees Valley Anniversary Lunch (Save the Date)

Date:
19-11-2015 11:30 am
End Date:
19-11-2015 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
02-11-2015
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Save the Date
NECC 200 Anniversary lunch marking a year of celebration, locally focused on Tees Valley.

This event will be held at Rockliffe Hall, Tees Valley

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NECC200 Tyne & Northumberland Anniversary Lunch (Save the Date)

Date:
26-11-2015 11:30 am
End Date:
26-11-2015 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
02-11-2015
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Save the Date
NECC 200 Anniversary lunch marking a year of celebration, locally focused on Tyneside & Northumberland.

This event will be held at Newcastle Racecourse

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Contact NECC

North East Chamber of Commerce
Aykley Heads Business Park
Durham
DH1 5TS
Tel: 0300 303 6322 

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