A three-day business summit which aims to forge the future of the Northern Powerhouse has been announced as part of the Great Exhibition of the North.
The Northern Powerhouse Business Summit will take place at Newcastle’s Boiler Shop from July 4-6, with Government Ministers attending to hear from the region’s business leaders.
More than 300 delegates are expected to attend each day for a mix of learning, networking and commercial opportunities.
The event will also feature speakers, workshops and showcases with full details expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry said: “The Northern Powerhouse is a top priority for our Government and it is right that it should be central to the Great Exhibition of the North.