Friday 19 April 2013 Written by: Adam

The region’s largest business networking event took place at the home of the Falcons which saw approximately 2000 visitors through the doors across the whole day.

The hugely successful event saw companies from across the region promote their services to visitors from far and wide with a view to generating more business.

Big names who attended the event included Newcastle City Council, Sunderland AFC, G Casino, ITPS, Wingrove Motor Company, Mincoffs, St John’s Ambulance and Mercedes UK.

Visitors to the event also enjoyed a range of seminars and talks from some top experts. Vice president of airline Emirates Laurie Berryman held discussions on customer service and told the story behind the company and its success, while global brand president of outdoor clothing giant Berghaus, Richard Cotter revealed how the brand became a global player.

Other speakers on the day covered topics including social media and sales and marketing.

The North East Expo is set to return to Kingston Park in autumn 2013. Those interested in exhibiting or attending should contact the Expo team on www.northeastexpo.co.uk.