Talking Point of Business

Talking Point of Business 2019

14th June 2019, The Assembly Rooms, Newcastle

9:30am - 4:00pm

The North East Premier Small and Micro Business Conference, in Newcastle.

Talking Point Of Business is for Founders and Solopreneurs.  It is a conference by small business owners for small business owners.

Welcome To Talking Point Of Business

A HUGE "Hi There" from Beverly and Jo!

This is the sixth year of the conference which has grown year on year.  As your new hosts we'd like to introduce ourselves.  

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Come and join us on Friday 14 June 2019 for the liveliest conference you will attend all year!

Our Keynote Speakers

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Duncan Yellowlees

DY - Duncan Yellowlees

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Kathryn Dishman-Baird

KD Communications

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Kevin Anderson

The Story Edge

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Victoria Fleming


Gary Nightingale Illustrator Talking Point of Business

#TPBiz Will Be Illustrated This Year

Gary Nightingale will be our resident illustrator this year at Talking Point of Business.  Find out more under Quick Links.

Group Masterclass

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Tiana Wilson-Buys is the "Get stuff done" Business Coach and Productivity Strategist. She works with micro and small business owners to help them become more efficient and effective and ultimately grow their businesses to the next level.

She is also a Business Author of The Referral Harvester, and is currently working on her White Paper and next book, providing the findings of her most recent productivity research.  Watch this space!!

Our Masterclass Leaders

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Beverly Sherratt

LaunchPad HR Ltd.

Polly Brennan

Adventurous Coaching

Aileen Smith

The Health Heroine

Sanjee Ratnatunga

Ideas 4 Change

Julie Allan

JLA Accounting Ltd

Get Involved

You can get involved before and on the day.

Why not sponsor Talking Point of Business 2019.  You can do this in a number of ways:

You can sponsor:

  • the whole event;
  • refreshments;
  • delegate bags;
  • prizes.

Email us if you'd like to be a sponsor -

There will be prizes throughout the conference.  Get your Tweeting head on you can win for the most tweets and best selfies.  For our Star at the top of Business Boulevard you will win "The Rise of Youpreneur, Chris Ducker's book released on 20 February 18.



The Venue

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The Assembly Rooms
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The Event Room, The Assembly Rooms

Making Arrangements


By Car

The Assembly Rooms are situated in the centre of Newcastle, close to the Grainger Town area of town.

Parking is £6.00 per day in the Grainger Town Multi-Story Carpark.  There are a number of car parks close by see here for more information.

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By Train

Central Station, Newcastle is three to five minutes walk from The Assembly Rooms.  There is a good service with regular arrivals from Durham, Darlington, York, Edinburgh, Sunderland and Teesside.

Central Station is on the East Coast main line.

The Metro station is also within Central Station.

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By Air

Newcastle Airport is 7.5 miles from The Assembly Rooms.  There is a Metro Station from the Airport direct to Central Station.  

Taxis are available outside of the airport.  A taxi ride will be between 15 - 30 minutes dependant upon rush-hour traffic.

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Staying Over

You may have heard Newcastle is "The Rio of the North"!  There are a range of hotels to suit your pocket, style and comfort value.  In fact, if you want to have a lie in and roll out of bed to the venue, you can do that as Hotel Indigo is right next door!  We can't say what it's like as we've not been.

Check out budget hotels too!

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