DBA (Design Business Association)
The Design Business Association exists to promote professional excellence through productive partnerships between commerce and the design industry to champion effective design which improves the quality of people’s lives.
D&AD – home of the talented and skilled, the imaginative and the curious, the restless and the bloody-minded. Commercially savvy, sometimes romantic, often cynical and occasionally rather weird. A source of information and ideas: of professional development, support and inspiration, interesting people to talk and nice things to look at. All creative life is here.
Tees Valley Business Club
The Tees Valley Business Club brings together Teesside businesses with the aim of helping them grow; providing new contact opportunities and sharing pertinent business information in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Members of the club have access to a wide network of businesses in and around the Tees Valley area and have the chance to meet like-minded people at the club’s meetings.
Evening Gazette 2020 Vision Campaign
The Gazette launched it on January 23 this year as the paper’s most ambitious campaign yet – a rallying call for the region to unite behind a blueprint to support our industries towards 2020. Since then, individual business leaders have shown us their passion for Teesside and their realisation that the region’s brand is a powerful tool when it comes to influencing the higher levels of Government. With web coverage at www.gazettelive. co.uk/2020vision, weekly pages in our Business supplement, a series of major sector-led supplements through the year and @2020gazette – a Twitter feed of great stories, we are pulling out all the stops to fly the flag for Teesside – backed by the biggest business brands who are shaping the future of the region. But the 2020 Vision campaign it goes far, far deeper than that and calls for a commitment from an army of Teessiders willing to stand up and be counted.
Entrepreneurs Forum North East
The Entrepreneurs´ Forum was created in 2002 by a group of the North East region´s leading business people. The idea was simple – to create a cross sector peer–group of like minded individuals who could share ideas, knowledge, inspiration and opportunities in a confidential environment. A non trading environment where real business is discussed and introductions are welcomed.
Business Enterprise Group
Business Enterprise Group is an independent, national business services group with an exceptional track record in business improvement, enterprise and economic development. Our comprehensive portfolio of services is designed to help businesses to be more competitive, productive, efficient and innovative.
Service Network North East
Service Network is the only independent voice of the service sector in the North East of England. Service Network is a dynamic, action orientated organisation with a mission to provide a stimulating environment for ambitious businesses, both large and small to learn, grow and prosper.
North East of England Regional Portal
A regional portal database about the North East England. This extensive regional portal database covers the five counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Cleveland and Cumbria.
Refresh Teesside is a community of designers and developers, based in Tees Valley, working to refresh the creative, technical and professional culture of New Media endeavours in their areas. We aim to promote design, technology, usability and standards.
If We Can You Can Campaign
Becoming part of ‘ifwecanyoucan’ and creating your own profile is simple and free. And it’s for anyone who’s either already running a business or is thinking about starting up.
North East Chamber of Commerce
The North East Chamber of Commerce is a cutting edge independent membership organisation representing the interests of over 4,500 North East businesses.
At Stokesley Info we strongly believe that our community is important. Every day we smile at the fact that we can live in the town we live in. The bustling town, the busy market and the masses of quality services provided throughout Stokesley and surrounding area.
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’.
Codeworks is a centre for digital innovation based in North East England. Codeworks work with technologists, digital companies, entrepreneurs, university researchers, venture capitalists, economic developers, rationalists and visionaries in the development and creation of digital companies.
Hambleton District Council
Hambleton offers the ideal location for business with excellent transport networks, high quality sites and premises, tailored business support and an unparalleled natural environment.
Which Web Design Company
Which Web Design Company was setup by two enthusiastic entrepreneurs. Businesses with little knowledge of the Internet and websites were losing faith in the web design industry. So it was time to create a central resource and database of web design companies with the main focus of allowing current clients to independently review the services provided by a web design company.
FreeIndex is the completely free directory. Visited by over 1 million people every month, FreeIndex allows businesses to create a detailed business profile to showcase their products and services, which in turn helps consumers to make informed choices when choosing a service provider.
Creative Boom – a national online magazine that aims to celebrate, inspire and support the creative industries throughout the UK and the rest of the world, including everything from music, design and fashion to film, photography and writing.
North East Golf Network
Welcome to the home of business golf in the North East of England. The North East Golf Network (NEGN) is brought to you by a few partners who enjoy making profit and making birdies, so that the region’s business executives who enjoy golf can combine two of their keen interests in one day.
North East Economic Forum
The North East Economic Forum provides strategic opportunities for key stakeholders to meet to discuss the North East economy. The calendar of events provide opportunities for regional stakeholders to listen to national and international speakers and to discuss these issues at an unprecedented level in the North East.
If you would like any further information on any of the organisations linked to above, or would like to submit a link to be added to this page, please contact the Better team on talk[at]betterbrandagency.com.