Sunderland Business Festival

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Sunderland Business Festival is a celebration of the dynamic business community based – and with an interest – in the transforming city of Sunderland.

Open to businesses and people from across the North East and beyond, the first event took place in October 2021 and featured roundtables, interactive workshops and fascinating talks from a host of high-profile speakers, as well as inspirational entrepreneurs and emerging talent.

Sharing knowledge and ideas, the festival featured a packed programme with broad business appeal.

There were networking opportunities aplenty and Meet the Buyer events allowing participants to hook into opportunities with businesses in the city.

Look out for our event next year, at The event is open to members and non-members of Sunderland Business Partnership.

Re-live the events below:

An Audience with Leo Pearlman

Automotive Advanced Manufacturing

Bill Grimesy

City Transformation Macro Economy Discussion

City Transformation

Developing The Entrepreneurial Mindset

Education & Skills

Future Living Expo

Health & Wellbeing in the City

Marketing Your Business

Mindfulness Training

SAFC Talk In

Smart City Digital & Tech

So you want to be a social entrepreneur

The HR Journey