Events

Take a look through our events calendar to see upcoming North East events designed to help your business grow from the Innovation SuperNetwork and its partners.

COVID-19 Update

The Innovation SuperNetwork is following Government advice throughout COVID-19 and as a result are not holding any physical events at the moment. However, we remain committed to supporting North East businesses and are hosting webinars on a variety of topics to help. You can watch them here.

We continue to update our event calendar below with upcoming webinars that we think will benefit North East businesses.

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  • Innovative Online Working – free webinar (2 of 2)
    15:00 -16:00
    02/06/2020

    Following on from his webinar, Introduction to Innovative Online Working, join Michael Coates for the second part of his webinar series on innovative online working for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.

    Innovative Online Working will show you how to automate and web enable your processes and systems, even if you’ve never done it before. It will then look at how you can use these processes to identify opportunities to innovate and make your operation leaner.

    You’ll cover:
    – How to map workflows, so you can identify ones that could easily be automated
    – Overview of free tools, including Jotforms, Zoho Forms and Zoho Creator
    – Creating an online form and gathering data into reports
    – How to move beyond a simple form and automate a whole workflow
    – How to use these tools to free up time spent on admin
    – How to use these tools to offer innovative service and income streams

    Michael will also answer your questions about innovation online.

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  • Business Goals
    14:30 -16:30
    11/06/2020

    Are you beginning to shape your new business plans? Would you like to bounce your ideas off like minded business owners and explore which direction you should take your products and services? Not sure where to start?

    With support from FIRST, NEL Fund Managers and a small community of ambitious entrepreneurs, join us in rebuilding, recalculating and rethinking business strategies for the new world!

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  • Tax Efficient Investing for Angel Investors
    10:30 -11:30
    12/06/2020

    The Innovation SuperNetwork and NorthInvest, together as the Regional Angel Investment Accelerator (RAIA) programme, are delighted to be continuing our programme of virtual investor related events and workshops to continue to develop the innovation sector, support entrepreneurs and facilitate further investment into businesses across the North.

    On the 12th June 2020, in partnership with the UKBAA, we will be hosting an education workshop – Tax Efficient Investing for Angel Investors. This virtual event will be rolled out to all angel investors both new and experienced across the North.

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  • NEPIC Meet the Members Conference & Exhibition 2020
    08:30 -16:00
    17/06/2020
    The Grand Marquee, Wynyard Hall, Wynyard, Billingham, Cleveland, TS22 5NF
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    Now in its 10th year, and attracting more than 600 delegates, NEPIC’s annual Meet the Members conference & exhibition is a stand out event for the region!

    Packed with investment project updates and networking, Meet the Members is attended by investors, manufacturers and suppliers from across North East England’s chemical-processing sector.

    Through Meet the Members Conference we outline the investment projects that lie ahead for the region and the potential opportunities they present for your business + you’ll hear from inspirational speakers and businesses showcasing growth success stories.

    Meet the Members Expo provides networking in an abundance. You’ll browse the 100 exhibition stands, mingle with industry colleagues and engage in peer-to-peer learning via one-2-one mentoring appointments.

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  • Funding webinar
    10:00 -13:00
    30/06/2020

    We’ve teamed up with Northstar Ventures to bring a package of online tools and advice for North East SME’s looking to raise finance for their business.

    The package starts with a webinar on 30th June which includes a live Q&A with investors, expert advice on cash flow during COVID-19, types of funding available and an invitation to pitch training on 1st July.

    We’re also working with our partners to bring you a video library of funding advice and tips as part of this online package.

    To get involved, sign up for our webinar on Tuesday 30th June, 10am – 1pm (breaks included)

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