The NEAA is focused on both delivering and supporting a series of networking events that are relevant to the automotive sector and the wider manufacturing industry. This list details both NEAA organised events as well as member and partner events.



  • Making LinkedIn work for your business

    14/07/2020 11:00 AM14/07/2020 12:00 PM

    Understand how LinkedIn can support your marketing and business development efforts, raise your profile and build your brand.


  • Mindfulness Webinar with ARK Associates - 15 July

    15/07/2020 8:30 AM15/07/2020 9:00 AM

    Take time out to learn new techniques to help you focus during these challenging times.


  • Private Wireless Networks in Manufacturing & Logistics with Nokia

    15/07/2020 10:00 AM15/07/2020 11:00 AM

    Join the NEAA and Nokia for this webinar looking at 5G private wireless networks in manufacturing and logistics. Nokia’s NDAC (5G Stand Alone Network) solution is genuinely game-changing and as you don’t need an Mobile Network Operator it is extremely good value. Nokia’s own factory in Oulu has increased productivity by 50%, seen automation increase by 22% and innovation increase by 27% in just two years.


  • Planning your Business Development Approach with New Results

    16/07/2020 10:00 AM16/07/2020 11:00 AM

    Effective and professional business development has never been more important than right now. This video workshop will help you create a new focus on building your sales pipeline from your existing and new potential customers and clients during lockdown.


  • NEAA Showcase with Hyperdrive Innovation

    16/07/2020 2:00 PM16/07/2020 3:30 PM

    The NEAA Showcase with Hyperdrive Innovation will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about NEAA’s SME Company of the Year.


  • Covid-19: Ventilator Challenge UK with Spitfire Consultancy and Training

    21/07/2020 11:00 AM21/07/2020 12:00 PM

    Learn more about how Spitfire supported this fantastic initiative and how Standardised Work helped to deliver this essential equipment to the NHS.


  • Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act with Womble Bond Dickinson

    22/07/2020 10:00 AM22/07/2020 11:00 AM

    Learn more about the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (Act) which received royal assent on 25 June. This webinar, delivered in conjunction with Womble Bond Dickinson, will provide a summary of the main points and factors to consider, along with legal and practical tips on how to navigate your way through the changes in the law and the post-COVID-19 world.


  • Mindfulness Webinar with ARK Associates - 29 July

    29/07/2020 8:30 AM29/07/2020 9:00 AM

    Take time out to learn new techniques to help you focus during these challenging times.


  • Virtual NEtwork - August

    13/08/2020 9:30 AM13/08/2020 11:00 AM

    Join our new virtual NEAA members networking event to hear more about the latest industry news and opportunities, engage with fellow cluster participants and talk to the NEAA team. 


  • North East Automotive Expo 2020

    02/12/2020 9:00 AM02/12/2020 3:00 PM

    The North East Automotive Expo 2020 will return to the Beacon of Light, Sunderland on the rescheduled date of Wednesday 2nd December 2020. The event has proved itself as the North East's exemplar exhibition for the automotive sector and last year brought in record numbers from across the UK and beyond.