Wed, 28 Feb 2024, 10:00am - 13:00pm   Sunderland Software Centre, Tavistock Pl Hendon Sunderland SR1 1PB

Calling all SME’s and start ups based within Sunderland!

Come and join our next Business Brunch on Wednesday 28th February from 10.00am at Sunderland Software Centre and discover an array of free support currently on offer to help grow and accelerate your business! Click here to book your place. 

At our Business Brunch, attendees will:

  • Find out more about our newly launched Citylife Business Support Programme. Tap into 12 hours of fully funded support and work with 1-2 of  our amazing Experts in Residence to help you elevate your plans, support a priority project or help to complete an important piece of work.
  • Attendees will meet Survive & Thrive Expert, Tracy Clarkson who is part of the BIPC’s 40+ Experts in Residence network. Tracy will demonstrate how she has worked and supported a wide variety of North East based businesses across many different sectors by providing practical business advice through one to one business coaching.
  • Tap into business support from an array of UKSPF funded programmes aimed to help your start -up or business grow and thrive!
  • Come along and connect with like minded businesses within your local community and talk through your ideas, plans and inspirations!
  • Tuck into a delicious brunch thanks to Brew & Bake!


This is a  great opportunity to bring like minded people from the local  business community together to network, share stories, inspiration and explore business support applicable available within your area.

This event is funded by Sunderland Council through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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