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Connexin joins the Northern Powerhouse

Smart cities technology firm Connexin has become an official partner of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme. Connexin joins a high-profile network of leading businesses that are helping shape the direction of the government’s combined Northern Powerhouse...

First Northern Powerhouse Business Summit set to be held this summer

A three day business summit to celebrate Northern innovation and discuss the future direction of the Northern Powerhouse will take place from 4 to 6 July at the Great Exhibition of the North in NewcastleGateshead. The summit will bring together businesses, government...

International Week

Our third themed week, International Week, will be taking place week commencing Monday 19th February. Five days of activity will demonstrate how the North’s strong international connections facilitate trade, export and travel, with the region fast becoming a ‘Global...

Q&A with Northern Powerhouse Partner: Eddie Stobart

Why did you decide to become a Northern Powerhouse partner? Supporting the local economy and investing in skills is important to Eddie Stobart. We felt that the goals and ambitions of the Northern Powerhouse aligned closely to our own and we look forward to working...

New artwork lands at Manchester Airport

On Thursday 26th January, Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry, joined Manchester Airport CEO, Andrew Cowan, at Manchester Airport to launch a major drive to boost the international profile of the North. During the Minister's visit to the airport, an eye-catching...

Breakfast Briefings Begin

This year, the Northern Powerhouse is working with partners to host a series of breakfast briefings across the North, the first of which was held at Manchester Airport with the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Jake Berry, earlier this month. The events will bring...

A competitive and prosperous North

In November 2017, the Business Secretary, Greg Clark, announced his vision for a modern Industrial Strategy that will ensure the UK is building the type of economy that gives businesses across the Northern Powerhouse, and the whole of the UK, a global competitive...

Celebrating Culture Week

During Culture Week, which took place at the start of December last year, we wanted to highlight and showcase the incredible talent and cultural opportunities across the Northern Powerhouse region. Focusing on five key topics (sport, arts, exhibiting, media and...

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