GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Being a part of Design Network North is invaluable to your business growth. We have some of the finest entrepreneurial minds in our network and you could be one of them.

Expand YOUR Knowledge

As well as Rise and Design events, which include presentations for regional experts, you can expand your knowledge through our training sessions. Have a question? Use our Boomerang service to throw a question out to thousands of designers and manufacturers across the North East

INCREASE YOUR VISIBILITY

If you want your business to get noticed - we can help. We can work with you to develop a tailored mailshots to send out to our wide database, and to place job opportunities, adverts and PR stories on our website. Co-hosting Rise and Designs, doing a pitch and jumping right into networking are great ways to stand out.

ENHANCE YOUR NETWORK

Up to 100 people attend Rise and Design every month, and it’s a great opportunity to network. If there is anyone in particular you would like to meet, we’re more than happy to make introductions. We host a range of specialist seminars, masterclasses and events exclusively for members, giving you more opportunities to meet people.

meet the network

Rise & Design is Design Network North's FREE monthly networking meeting at the Northern Design Centre in Gateshead

On the 2nd Friday of every month, members and non-members alike, meet to discuss design practices and discover new business opportunities.

Next rise nd design

To help get you in the festive mood, December's Rise and Design will be a mixture of mince pies, festive cheer and Pecha Kucha!

NEWS

  • A festive treat from Wonderstuff
  • Northern Clothing and Textile Network launch a roaring success
  • DNN member Urban River have client success with leading arts venue
  • Web Developer wanted
  • Design Network North member elected onto BIDA board
  • DNN member Peacock Carter celebrates its 10th Anniversary
  • Design Network North's Christmas Social
  • NORTHERN SCHOOL OF ART LENDS ITS EXPERTISE TO SIR RIDLEY SCOTT EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE WRITTEN WORD
  • Wonderstuff are looking for a Designer
  • IEVO BIOMETRICS OFFER SCHOOLS A SECURE FUTURE

FEATURED MEMBER

Ardmore Craig

Ardmore Craig is an engineering design and consultancy business specialising in offshore and subsea equipment for the marine, offshore renewable and oil & gas sectors. The business also undertakes product design activities for onshore industries such as construction and rail

BECOME A MEMBER

When becoming a member not only will you be a part of a thriving network within the region, but you will also access a whole host of great benefits which we hope will help to grow your business, increase your knowledge, expand your reach and grow your network. With opportunities for extra advertising and PR, access to workshops and expert advice, tender alerts and dedicated mailshots, this membership package could be just what you are looking for!

EVENTS

  • Rise & Design 74: Pecha Kucha
  • Design Network North's Christmas Social
  • Ouseburn Open Studios
  • Rise and Design 75: Service Design

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