Summit breaks lots of records

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MORE than 600 people have already signed up to visit the biggest business seminar in the Tees Valley calendar.

Organisers of the Tees Valley Business Summit say they have already topped their target for visitor numbers for the event which will be held on Wednesday, July 9.

Ninety exhibitors have also been confirmed for the summit which will be held at Teesside University in Middlesbrough and will be hosted by Tees Valley Unlimited.

The event will provide companies with the chance to network with hundreds of other local organisations. They can also join in with business seminars.

Confirmed exhibitors include Arriva, NOF Energy, Tait Walker, Enterprise Europe Network, North East Access to Finance and the NECC .

The event will be sponsored by Thirteen Group, FSB, UKTI, PD Ports and Teesside University.

As well as the business exhibition, the event will also include workshops providing information on how to improve your business.

The summit will start with the finale of the BASME Tees Valley Elevator Pitch competition, with the judging and the award ceremony.

Workshops will advise companies on topics such as funding options available to businesses, digital marketing, sales methods and best practices.

They also include developing your company’s supply chain, successful networking, business growth and improvement, exporting and international trade, product innovation and commercialisation.

The event is free to attend. Companies can register online or contact the team, and there are still spaces for exhibition stands.

For further details, visit or contact Jill Stewart on (0191) 4266333 or email