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ABC’s Achievements

ABC will enhance the significant contribution Asian business make to the North East’s economic and general well-being

Asian Business Connexions will celebrate the work ethics, achievements and cultural diversity of the Asian

Our Chair Ammar Mirza CBE was appointed the 2015 David Goldman Visiting Professor for Innovation and Enterprise at Newcastle University Business School

Asian Business Connexions

Asian Business Connexions is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company. A Social Enterprise established in 2009 by Ammar Mirza CBE that aims to Connect, Support, and Promote the Asian and wider business community. An inclusive action orientated organisation Asian Business Connexions has made a significant impact to the social and economic wellbeing of the North East. To date we have helped establish over 254 new businesses, supported thousands more, there are now over 4,500 actively engaged individuals and organisations. ABC offers its members a whole host of value added benefits and services that can help transform your business.

From exclusive networking events, member to member discounts & business workshops, recruitment, training and more. Individual membership starts at only £10 per month and comes with thousands of pounds worth of benefits. The great thing is you don’t need to be Asian to become a member!


ABC Annual Dinner and Awards 1

Our incredible ABC Power of 3 Dinner took place on the 14th July at The Beacon where a whole host of partners, stakeholders and sponsors  came together to communicate, collaborate and celebrate the significant social and economic  impact of the Asian community.


Two Week Wellbeing & Business Bootcamp

Personal and Professional Development delivered by industry

A two week boot camp that provides all of the personal and professional skills needed to get a job or simply develop yourself.  An enterprise qualification delivered by industry experts. Next one starts 1st Aug 2016


For More Information Contact Us or Sign Up Today For an Application Form

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Our feature from northern insight magazine with all news from our amazing ABC Dinner. ... See MoreSee Less

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What an evening so far! Thank you to everyone attending our annual dinner and launch of Federation of Asian Business tonight for such wonderful support ... See MoreSee Less

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Tonight's the night! We're raring to go and can't wait for a night of celebration, unity and the launch of Federation of Asian Business.

Good luck to all of our award ceremony finalists!
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Our amazing finalists we are so proud of each and every one of them:

Independent (Gainford Group)
Shehla Rashid – Noor Couture
Abdul Kurkmas – Shawarma Fattoush
Amit Bahanda – Karma Kards

Public Sector (HM Residential)
Daljit Lally OBE – Northumberland County Council
Kerrin Smith – Durham Police
Mehrban Sadiq – Tyne and Wear Fire Service

Arts & Culture (Northumbria Water)
Vikas Kumar – GEMARTS
Veena Soni – North East Hindi Cultural Trust
Leila Hussein – The Word Queen

Professional (Lloyd BMW)
Kossar Kitching – Trinity Chambers
Abu Ali – Evolution LLP
Dr Arnab Basu MBE– Kromek

Business (North East LEP)
Nas Khan – Jennings
Sufi Ahmed – British Bangladeshi Chamber of Commerce
Shafqat Mahmood – Fazals Café and Sweets

Lifetime Achievement (Microsoft/Giacom) To be announced on the evening
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