Happy New Yeah

A very warm welcome to ABCExposure the update from Asian Business Connexions (ABC). ABC aims to connect, support and promote the Asian and wider business community.  Our social and economic impact on the whole of the North East is profound.

Throughout 2015 we helped:

Over 4,000 individuals and organisations.

Trained 284 individuals

Found jobs, training opportunities and apprenticeships for 153 unemployed people working with organisations like Barclays, McDonalds, Northumbria Water, Microsoft and many local colleges and businesses.

Helped established 37 new businesses bringing our total of new businesses created to over 300.

Hosted 14 events within the North East that included dignitaries from South Africa, India and Pakistan, joined by Councillors, MP’s and Ministers with over 800 people attending them.

Raised thousand’s of pounds for local charities and good causes.

Our members, board directors and patrons won numerous awards and accolades showing how good the North East is.


This year all of the team at ABC have been beavering, or is that monkeying, away and we have some very exciting developments and updates to share with you.

With a jam packed year planned ahead what better way to start than by re-launching our membership.  Members will now receive a whole host of benefits ranging from discounts and special offers, through to free entry to all of the sell-out ABCurry Clubs.  The first ABCurry Club is planned for Thursday 25th February 530pm and kindly hosted by the Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9PN

This year we have our annual dinner planned for the 14th July with guest speakers Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton MP and Col Mike Butterwick Deputy Commander of the Army, already confirmed.  We will also be recognising local and regional businesses that have made a significant impact on the night.

Associate membership is free with individual membership starting at only £10 per month.

We are able to get a unique message across all of our media – Facebook, Twitter, Spice FM, Newsletter, Website -to over 150,000, so why wouldn’t you want to be part of the largest social enterprise business support network in the North East.

Alongside our incredible update we have so much positive news to share with you from some of our partners, so now is the time to get signed up.

email -membership@abconnexions.org now for more details

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