Online Business
Start-up Workshops

Delivered as part of the Enterprise Support in the North East 2 & Business Compass Start up 2 projects

There are workshops and events for you across the region. This page lists the forthcoming dates with links to other sites too.

Our online (hosted live) business start-up workshops are for anyone with a business idea who wants to take the next step and move it forward. They will give you the skills and knowledge you need to run a successful business. If you are thinking about setting up your own business our workshops are ideal for you and best of all, they’re FREE to attend.

Upcoming dates

20th May – Marketing &  Social Media

Online (hosted live) Marketing & Social Media Workshop
Friday 20th May – 10:00am to 4:00pm via Zoom.

This online workshop is open to all North East residents.

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24th May – Durham DABS Walk & Talk Networking Event

(In-person) Tuesday 24th May – 10am-12pm at Hardwick Park,
Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21 2DN.

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Live and Learn Networking event click here.

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25th May – Durham DABS – Cash-flow and Sales Forecasting

Wednesday 25th May – 3pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

Use this button to email us and let us know the name of the event you wish to attend

26th May – Durham DABS – Data Protection & GDPR

Thursday 26th May – 3pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

Use this button to email us and let us know the name of the event you wish to attend

9th June – FULL DAY DABS EVENT

Driving Growth through Strategic Partnerships

(In-person) Thursday 9th June – 9.30-5pm at Durham Cricket, The Riverside, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3QR.

If you are keen to accelerate your business growth then working with a strategic partner can be a great way to do this.​ This full day in-person event has been specifically designed to support early-stage businesses and will answer all the questions you might have! This is a MUST ATTEND event.

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Live and Learn Networking event click here.

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9th June – Business Start-up Workshop

Online (hosted live) Business Start-up Workshop
Thursday 9th June – 10:00am to 4:00pm via Zoom.

This online workshop is open to all North East residents.

Book now on:

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10th June – Marketing &  Social Media

Online (hosted live) Marketing & Social Media Workshop
Friday 10th June – 10:00am to 4:00pm via Zoom.

This online workshop is open to all North East residents.

Book now on:

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15th June – How to start up a business in South Tyneside

In-person event 
Wednesday 15th June – 9.30am-12.30pm.

This online workshop is open to all North East residents.

With all the years of experience our business advisors have behind them (and there are many!), they’ve heard every question there is about starting a business. In fact, they’ve given free support to thousands of people like you over the years, many of whom have gone on to great success.

Check out some of the questions they’ll be answering during South Tyneside Business Week click here

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16th June – Durham DABS –  Introduction to Employing Staff

Thursday 16th June – 3pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

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22nd June – Durham DABS Live and Learn Networking Event

(In-person) Wednesday 22nd June – 5pm-7pm at the Cosy Club, Durham, DH1 4SL.

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Live and Learn Networking event click here.

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23rd June – Durham DABS –  Business Planning Surgery

Thursday 23rd June – 3pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

Use this button to email us and let us know the name of the event you wish to attend

29th June – Durham DABS Cyber Security

Wednesday 29th June – 4pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

Use this button to email us and let us know the name of the event you wish to attend

30th June – Durham DABS – Cash-flow & Sales Forecasting

Thursday 30th June – 3pm – 6pm via Zoom

This event is open to County Durham residents. For more information on Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups click here. And more info about the Introduction to Social Media event click here.

Use this button to email us and let us know the name of the event you wish to attend

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Durham Ambitious Start-ups (‘DABS’) Events

Online and face-to-face events

Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups (‘DABS’) is an ERDF-funded programme that helps high-quality start-ups in County Durham start trading and offers premium quality support during your critical first 12 months in business.

Find out more on ‘DABS’ website

North Tyneside – The Business Factory Events

Online and face-to-face events

The Business Factory is a fully-funded programme that helps individuals to start-up a business or new businesses to grow in North Tyneside and offers premium quality support during your critical first 12 months in business.

Find out more on The Business Factory website

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Our Services

Start

At TEDCO we successfully deliver a range of start-up support programmes designed to take ideas and turn them into successful enterprises and business start-ups in the region.

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Grow

One of TEDCO’s key objectives is to provide individuals and businesses with the ambition to expand, the advice and necessary tools to scale-up and grow their business.    

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Fund

As the key delivery partner for Virgin StartUp in the North East, we have helped over 300 new businesses access £4.2 million in low cost business loans over the past five years.

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What we offer

TEDCO offers one-on-one support provided by a dedicated team of business advisors and a range of pre start seminars available to clients who are taking the first steps into self-employment. This could be looking at an initial idea and developing it further, looking at how to start a business plan, business competitors, business marketing.

Are you eligible?

If you are looking to start and grow a business we’d love to hear from you. Our friendly team of experienced Business Advisors are on hand to take your call to discuss the support available.

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