Welcome To The Middlesbrough Business Forum

Middlesbrough Business Forum provides the local business community with a dedicated forum to share, learn, chat and do business.  Set up by Middlesbrough Council it engages local businesses in conversation with one another, provides inspiration, reflects on economic development and promotes the fact that Middlesbrough is ‘open for business’.

The forum has a dedicated programme that includes a series of Business Brilliance training sessions, the popular networking event the Breakfast Exchange and access to business advice and support. You can also use the Middlesbrough Business Directory on this website to search for local suppliers or add your own company profile.

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700 Jobs to be Created

New job creation and business growth are top of the agenda as a new investment scheme has been launched to support businesses in the Tees Valley, aiming to create 700 jobs in the area by 2015. Tees Valley Unlimited has secured £7m from the BIS Regional Growth Fund to deliver the...

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TestTown Apply Now!

Last chance for budding North East entrepreneurs to win £10,000 in business start-up funding. TestTown initiative provides lifeline for aspiring young entrepreneurs. Last chance to apply ahead of applications closing on 16th April Last chance for budding North East entrepreneur...

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NE Access to Finance

North East Access to Finance has launched its 2014 Guide. Since its inception, the guide has been an indispensable tool for businesses, fund managers, accountants and corporate finance lawyers as they navigate the complex web of finance initiatives.   The North East Access to F...

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Exporting for Growth

UK Trade & Investment is launching a competition for products or services capable of being sold in overseas markets.   In Middlesbrough small enterprises outnumber large companies by a wide margin and also employ many more people.    SMEs are also said to be responsible fo...

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Apprentice Pop Up Shop

An Apprenticeship ‘Pop Up Shop’ will be held on Thursday 10th April at the Hillstreet Centre for young people and employers. An Apprenticeship ‘Pop Up Shop’ will be held on Thursday 10th April at the Hillstreet Centre for young people and employers. The National Apprentic...

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Export Week Launch

One of the North East’s most prominent exporters, GT Group, has hosted the regional launch of UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Export Week.   The launch at GT Group, which exports to more than 60 countries across the globe, took place alongside the company’s new £1m tes...

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Middlesbrough Business Forum brings together businesses in the Middlebrough area. Search the directory below:

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