GROW YOUR BUSINESS
Being a part of Design Network North can be invaluable to your business growth. We have some of the most creative and entrepreneurial people in our network, and connecting with them could be just what you need to take your business to the next level.
Expand YOUR Knowledge
In addition to our Rise and Design events, which include presentations from experts on a whole host of topics, you can expand your knowledge through our training workshops. Do you have a tricky question, or need to find a supplier? Use our Boomerang service to throw a question out to thousands of designers and manufacturers across the North.
INCREASE YOUR VISIBILITY
If you want your business to get noticed - we can help. We can work with you to develop a tailored mailshot to send out to our member database, and to place job opportunities, adverts and PR stories on our website. Co-hosting Rise and Designs, doing a two minute pitch and jumping right into networking are great ways to stand out and get yourself known.
ENHANCE YOUR NETWORK
Up to a hundred people attend Rise and Design every month, from businesses and organisations across the North, and it’s a great opportunity to network and make new contacts. If there's 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 even more opportunities to meet people.
Rise & Design is Design Network North's FREE monthly networking meeting, usually held at PROTO in Gateshead, and in various venues across the North East and Yorkshire
On the 2nd Friday of every month, members and non-members alike, meet to hear from expert speakers, discuss design practices and discover new business opportunities.
Designing Finance - 10th November 2023
The banking sector has seen some huge changes in the last 20 years or so, but as with all technology advances, there's always the danger that the people element is neglected, and that actual people might be left behind. So it's important that the emergent FinTech sector designs its products and services in a way that delivers benefit for everyone.
Founded in 2005 Pd-m is a highly experience innovation, product design, prototyping and manufacturing business. Their skills and experience cover various industry sectors including industrial, consumer, nursery, medical, electronics and healthcare.
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!