‘Evening events’ and sponsors announced for Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

At all great conferences, it’s the interesting and enthusiastic conversations you have with other delegates before, during and after an event that form the basis of exciting new businesses or projects.

Coming together for shared experiences like Newcastle Startup Week can speed up the process of innovation and collaboration as conversations ebb and flow around seemingly random yet interconnected topics (which we have carefully curated).

Unusual venues and inspiring speakers can open your mind to new ways of thinking which is why we’re including a series of exciting afterparty events and activities on each night during Newcastle Startup Week at no extra cost for delegates thanks to the kind support of our fantastic evening sponsors;

Mark Lockey (Manager, KPMG Newcastle) said: “KPMG have an excellent track record of advising fast growing start-ups and owner managed businesses throughout their growth journey, and we are delighted to be supporting Newcastle Startup Week. The North East is a fantastic place to start and grow a business, and I’m sure the week will show case all of the qualities the region has to offer. Paul has done an excellent job organising the week, and it promises to be an event not to be missed!”

Evening Event Sponsors

Free evening events for delegates

All Newcastle Startup Week ticket / pass holders will have the option to attend the following official evening events at no extra cost:

Monday (15th May)

8pm-11pm: Free film screening of ‘Joy‘ for 130 people at Tyneside Cinema

(introduced by Andrew Jamieson and sponsored by Muckle LLP)

Tuesday (16th May)

7pm-12am: ‘Digital Alliance’ afterparty @ Kommunity (formerly ¡VAMOS! Social)

(ft. local art, fashion, spoken word/poetry, comedy, live music and delicious good vibes food by Mama Zen)

Wednesday (17th May)

8pm-12am: ‘Funding & Finance’ afterparty / networking event hosted by KPMG + RBS (venue TBC)

Thursday (18th May)

8pm-12pm Afterparty / networking event (venue TBC)

Friday (19th May)

Nothing yet although it’s likely there will be something ‘special’ for anyone still standing after the 5 days!

For the full schedule of daytime events visit https://newcastlestartupweek.com/schedule/

"Ideas don't happen in the boardroom, they happen in corridors" #SteveJobs

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