Think Big North East Social Enterprise Incubator Programme.

GLT Partners is offering a free masterclass for Chief Executives/Directors of NE based social enterprises and charities looking to develop new products or services as part of the Think Big programme.

Want to know how to take your ideas and turn them into a profitable business? This masterclass will learn from Key Speaker Steve Richards, who started with Marks & Spencer, became global MD of Manchester United Merchandising Ltd and CEO of Interflora. Steve (who mentors two social enterprises) will be joined by Andrew Richardson, co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Realsafe Technologies Ltd and RealRider, a motorcycle app to keep riders safe.

Masterclass 1 – Delivering and Idea

Date: Friday 21st September
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Virgin Money Foundation, Virgin Money, Jubilee House, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 4PL

Run by GLT Partners Directors Tim Davies-Pugh and Lyn Cole – former Directors of Big Lottery Fund and Gillian Stacey, an experienced charity CEO. We’ll cover:

  • Top tips for generating new ideas, products and services.
  • What common errors and pitfalls can you avoid and how.
  • What do you need to successfully deliver your idea.

Visit to book your place.

Space are limited, so please register early.
Tickets are limited to one per social enterprise or charity.

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