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Opportunities for businesses include

  • Brand association with England’s biggest event in 2018.
  • International exposure as part of the successful GREAT Britain Campaign.
  • Potential to collaborate on creative and innovative content.
  • Staff development through a major volunteering programme.
  • Profile in regional, national and international marketing and PR.
  • Support for your work to attract and retain the best talent.

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Northern Powerhouse Business Summit

The Northern Powerhouse Business Summit will be the preeminent experience for businesses during the Great Exhibition of the North.

With an outstanding line up of speakers, workshops and showcases, businesses can expect to be inspired by stories of innovation from across industry. We invite you to apply to be part of the event by showcasing your business or holding a workshop as part of the Business Summit programme.

Northern Powerhouse Business Summit

Showcase Information:

As part of the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit, there is the opportunity to for up to 30 businesses to showcase their products, services and innovation to an audience of over 300 people from the business community, international corporate representatives and senior government Ministers.

Apply to Showcase

Workshop Information:

As part of the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit, there is the opportunity for up to 15 workshops to be run across Newcastle and Gateshead on the afternoon of the 5th July to engage and support Northern businesses. We are now looking for people/organisations to run workshops on a topic of their choice, for audiences of 30-80 people.

Apply to Hold a Workshop

Speaker Applications:

As part of the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit, there is an opportunity for speakers and industry leaders from across the North to speak in front of an audience of over 300 people from the business community, international corporate representatives and senior government Ministers.

Apply to Speak

1upNorth

1up North will be a MASSIVE two-week gaming expo taking place in Newcastle upon Tyne between 2 – 15 July and will form part of this year’s Great Exhibition of the North.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the greatest games created in the North of England, at an event filled with booths from major game publishers and independent developers.

1up North is free to attend and free to exhibit event featuring over 200 game developers from across the North.

Get involved in 1upNorth

1UpNorth Exhibitor information

  • The event is free to exhibit and free to attend.
  • The event is being held in the new Computer Information Sciences building at Northumbria university in the heart of Newcastle.
  • Developers can exhibit for 4 days to the full 2 weeks.
  • We are not supplying any Hardware, software or equipment.
  • Electric outlets and internet will be supplied.
  • Space and desk space is negotiable but by default, each developer / company will be allocated a space of 2 x 1 m with a desk.
  • The exhibition is expecting up to 1.5 million visitors of which 60,000 will visit 1up North.
  • Food and drink facilities are available within the space.