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

Stand Up and Be Counted

Date:
24-04-2014 10:00 am
End Date:
24-04-2014 12:00 pm
Cut off date:
23-04-2014
Available place:
26
Price:
Free

 A great opportunity to sell your business, raise your profile and meet new contacts.

This is a lively and fun event with each business delivering a 60 second presentation to the room with informal networking before and after the event.

This event is limited to one delegate per company

 

This event will be held at Brasserie Hudson Quay, Middlesbrough

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HR Knowledge - Legislation Update

Date:
29-04-2014 9:15 am
End Date:
29-04-2014 11:30 am
Cut off date:
30-04-2014
Available place:
11
Price:
Free



HR legislation is regularly introduced and amended making it important for those responsible for employee management to keep up to date.

This event will take place at NECC, Durham

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Getting the most out of your business in the BRIC markets - One day, one-stop-shop information event

Date:
01-05-2014 9:00 am
End Date:
01-05-2014 1:00 pm
Price:
Free

Researching business opportunities in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India & China) countries and identifying suitable expert advice can be time consuming and confusing.  The NECC Access Programme has created an event providing North East exporters  with the unique opportunity – for one day only, in one place - to consult experts regarding specific trading issues for these four markets.

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DL Business Expo

Date:
01-05-2014 10:00 am
End Date:
01-05-2014 4:00 pm

NECC are proud to support Darlington and district's biggest business expo.

Sourcing a local supplier has real economic, social and environmental benefits to DL area as a whole. Supporting local businesses ensures more money gets re-circulated in the Darlington and district economy, instead of pouring outside of the area.

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North East Business Awards Regional Final

Date:
01-05-2014 6:30 pm
End Date:
01-05-2014 1:00 am

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

NECC Golf Day May 2014

Date:
07-05-2014 9:00 am
End Date:
07-05-2014 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
30-04-2014
Available place:
15
Price:
£100.00


Join NECC for the Annual Golf Day event in May for only £100+VAT for a team of 4


The event will commence at 9.00am with a shotgun start at 10.00am. Included in this amazing package are hot sandwiches and refreshments on arrival, 18 holes of Championship Golf and a private dinner with prize giving.

Due to the popularity of golf days, early booking is strongly recommended.

This event will be held at The Mercure George Washington

Business Seminar - Improving Performance by Understanding your Processes

Date:
07-05-2014 11:30 am
End Date:
07-05-2014 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
06-05-2014
Price:
Free
 
 
Do you want to improve the performance of your business?

Would you like to find out more about Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and how they can have a positive impact on quality, cost and delivery times?

Would you like to know more about how standardising procedures support Right First Time and improved productivity? Do you want to find out about fully subsidised training available in the North East for SMEs?

If the answer to any/all of these questions is “YES!” you cannot afford to miss the next Intraining/NECC event.


This event will be held at The Lancastrian Suite 

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Export Procedures and Documentation

Date:
13-05-2014 9:30 am
End Date:
13-05-2014 4:30 pm
Price:
£285.00

This Training Course is for shipping department, personnel; freight forwarders; export sales managers and staff; management trainees; logistics staff; finance personnel.

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

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Knowledge Event - How to deal with counterfeit goods

Date:
14-05-2014 9:15 am
End Date:
14-05-2014 11:30 am
Cut off date:
14-05-2014
Available place:
30
Price:
Free

 This event will appeal to inventors, designers and manufacturers, of all shapes and sizes who have concerns that their products are being stolen or copied and sold on, either by the backdoor, online or by distributors under a breach of contract.

Business Seminar - Improving Customer Retention and Engagement

Date:
14-05-2014 11:30 am
End Date:
14-05-2014 2:30 pm
Cut off date:
13-05-2014
Price:
Free


 
Do you want to increase customer retention and engagement with your business?

Do you want to discover the common customer service obstacles and how to resolve them?

Do you want to find out how to add value to the customer experience?  Are you interested in finding out about improving customer engagement and sales processes?

Do you want to find out about fully subsidised training available in the North East for SMEs?  

If the answer to any/all of these questions is “YES!” you cannot afford to miss the next Intraining/NECC event


This event will be held at The Lancastrian Suite 

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North East Exporters' Awards 2014

Date:
15-05-2014 6:30 pm
End Date:
15-05-2014 12:00 pm


Celebrating Global Champions


The North East Exporters' Awards aims to recognise the efforts of companies that, through exporting achievements, are making a huge contribution to both the regional and UK economies. It also looks to acknowledge and celebrate the strength and diversity of North East exporting.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR AWARDS, ENTRY AND AWARDS DINNER INFORMATION.

NECC Local - Access to Finance

Date:
20-05-2014 4:30 pm
End Date:
20-05-2014 6:30 pm
Cut off date:
19-05-2014
Available place:
38
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 Wansbeck Business Centre, Northumberland

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Willow Wednesday

Date:
21-05-2014 8:00 am
End Date:
21-05-2014 10:00 am
Price:
£5.00

Make time to develop new connections, support a great charity and the NECC at Willow Wednesday Networking, it will be great to see you at this not-for-profit networking event in South Cramlington where you will see our local representative Les Dixon.

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Incoterms ® 2010 Overview

Date:
21-05-2014 9:30 am
End Date:
21-05-2014 11:30 am

This session aims to equip sales staff, shipping departments and operational management with a basic knowledge and clear understanding of the terms.

Price £65 + VAT (NECC Global Members £45 + VAT)
Prices include 1 ICC Publication No. 715E Incoterms book per company (worth approx. £36.00).

Marketing Bootcamp (full day inc lunch)

Date:
22-05-2014 9:00 am
End Date:
22-05-2014 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
21-05-2014
Available place:
50
Non Members:
£110.00
Members:
£55.00


The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) has joined forces with The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to bring a Marketing Bootcamp to the North East. The programme includes some easily digested seminars focused on some key marketing issues, including buyer personas, social media, pay per click, google adwords and mobile marketing.

Join us for a full day (including lunch) to stimulate your brain and put your marketing abilities through a workout. 

This event will be held at HMS Calliope, Gateshead Quayside

Marketing Bootcamp (morning session)

Date:
22-05-2014 9:00 am
End Date:
22-05-2014 12:30 pm
Cut off date:
21-05-2014
Available place:
15
Non Members:
£60.00
Members:
£30.00


The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) has joined forces with The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to bring a Marketing Bootcamp to the North East. The morning programme includes some easily digested seminars focused on some key marketing issues, including buyer personas and social media.

50% off for NECC members & CIM members


This event will be held at HMS Calliope, Gateshead Quayside



Marketing Bootcamp (afternoon session)

Date:
22-05-2014 1:00 pm
End Date:
22-05-2014 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
21-05-2014
Available place:
15
Non Members:
£60.00
Members:
£30.00


The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) has joined forces with The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to bring a Marketing Bootcamp to the North East. The afternoon programme includes some easily digested seminars focused on some key marketing issues, including pay per click, google adwords and mobile marketing.

50% off for NECC members & CIM members

This event will be held at HMS Calliope, Gateshead Quayside



Import Procedures and Documentation

Date:
03-06-2014 9:30 am
End Date:
03-06-2014 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 AGM 2014 & NECC200 Launch

Date:
10-06-2014 11:00 am
End Date:
10-06-2014 2:00 pm
Cut off date:
06-06-2014
Available place:
63
Price:
Free

The Annual General Meeting attracts over 200 local business people for great networking opportunities, whilst hearing from our President and Chief Executive with this year's keynote presentation from Bryan Bunn, MD, Nortech Group.

The AGM will feature the launch of an exciting programme of events and activities in 2015 to commemorate a landmark year, celebrating 200 years of Chambers of Commerce in the North East of England.

Stand Up and Be Counted

Date:
12-06-2014 2:30 pm
End Date:
12-06-2014 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
11-06-2014
Available place:
47
Price:
Free

A great opportunity to sell your business, raise your profile and meet new contacts.

This is a lively and fun event with each business delivering a 60 second presentation to other delegates around allocated tables with informal networking before and after the event.


This event will be held at Holiday Inn Darlington North  

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Customs Compliance, Processes and Document

Date:
19-06-2014 9:30 am
End Date:
19-06-2014 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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NECC Local

Date:
24-06-2014 3:00 pm
End Date:
24-06-2014 5:30 pm
Cut off date:
07-05-2014
Available place:
34
Price:
Free

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

This event will be held at Cinnamon Club, Trimdon Village TS29 6JQ

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Willow Wednesday

Date:
25-06-2014 8:00 am
End Date:
25-06-2014 10:00 am
Price:
£5.00

Make time to develop new connections, support a great charity and the NECC at Willow Wednesday Networking, it will be great to see you at this not-for-profit networking event in South Cramlington where you will see our local representative Les Dixon.

NECC Local

Date:
02-07-2014 3:00 pm
End Date:
02-07-2014 5:00 pm
Cut off date:
01-07-2014
Available place:
30
Price:
Free

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

This event will be held at Devonport Hotel, Middleton One Row Darlington DL2 1AS

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LEAF (Local Employment Advisory Forum) Gateshead Event

Date:
08-07-2014 8:00 am
End Date:
08-07-2014 12:00 pm
Making the right career choice can be quite difficult, especially if you're not sure of what you want to do. L.E.A.F. has been designed to give you practical advice to help you effectively make that choice.

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Aykley Heads Business Park
Durham
DH1 5TS
Tel: 0300 303 6322 

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