Covid-19 response and updates

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The North East BIC remain committed to providing services and online events to meet the needs of new and thriving businesses and we are delighted to be delivering workshops which you can participate in from the safety of your own home or workplace.

We’ve also included below some events delivered by our partners that we think may be of interest to you.

May 11 – Sep 30 all-day Online
Do you want to sell overseas, but don’t know where to start or need to enhance your skills? Join the Department for International Trade North East for a free in-depth virtual training programme, delivered by international trade specialists, to learn[...]
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This networking event will focus on members in the north of our region. The event will provide an opportunity for members to connect online with our Relationship Managers in the area, Lynsey Fairless and Clare McCabe, while giving the opportunity[...]
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
A social media strategy can help you measure the success of your online posts Event details We’re pleased to be partnering with Google Digital Garage to provide a free live webinar training. The Google Digital Garage provides free online and[...]
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Durtham County Cricket Club, County Durham, UK
It’s no secret that organic content across social media is receiving limited traction these days, making it increasingly challenging for businesses to have their marketing message heard above the noise of their competitors & the numerous businesses their community are[...]
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Everyone’s entrepreneurial journey is unique and sometimes feels like a lonely experience. The Women in Innovation programme is committed to empowering more women to achieve their potential and to inspire entrepreneurial growth by connecting with like-minded people. The “Let’s Talk[...]
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
Join Helena Hill, expert in User Experience and Service Design, for a masterclass on how to optimise your website user experience to drive enquiries from potential customers. You will learn how to understand who your buyers and users are, how[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Radisson Blu Hotel, Frankland Ln, Durham DH1 5TA, UK
Time is precious and although you know the power of LinkedIn already, you are still not sure where to start to take your LinkedIn profile and performance from Good to Great. A really great LinkedIn profile can make all the[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Online
As part of our work to grow the region’s investment ecosystem, we’ve partnered with the British Business Bank to deliver the Accelerating Investment and Innovation Summit for a second year. This year’s event will take place online and focus on building[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
Expect lots of surprises, new ideas and inventive solutions as we explore new ways to get you fired up as a copywriter, vlogger or podcaster! Who is it for? All levels – from decision makers who are new to digital[...]
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
Discover new strategic thinking and the magic tools you need to empower and elevate your business. About this event As business owners we’re all facing an uncertain and challenging year ahead. This workshop will help you gain knowledge to allow[...]
Oct 18 – Oct 21 all-day TBC
Northumbrian Water’s Innovation Festival is back for 2021. The ‘Brilliant Get-Together’ is taking place between 18 – 21 October and is set to be the perfect blend of traditional festival fun mixed with a digital twist. Innovators from across the globe will be joining[...]