Services

Our Exclusive Services

Asian Business Connexions will celebrate the work ethics, achievements and cultural diversity of the Asian business and wider community. By establishing a network built upon trust and social inclusion, Asian Business Connexions will ensure that the representation of the Asian business community is fair and equitable.

Connecting

Providing a critical two-way conduit from the Asian business community through to all sectors and, in particular, existing business support providers. ABC will coordinate communications and consulting to, and from, the Asian business community in a cohesive and consistent manner; ABC will support networking between its members to facilitate shared learning, the developments of shared services through ABC and others, and the identifications of inter trading opportunities between members and using existing research, ABC will identify market opportunities for its members. It will include the development of partnerships ABC members and other businesses; locally, nationally and internationally.

Supporting

Provide best practice business support with the aim of maximizing effectiveness and building capacity, to new and existing businesses through partnership and signposting to existing credible support organisations and the delivery of a host of business and support services. These may include business review and planning, training and developing communications, personal and personnel skills, customer relations and resource management.Provide an incubator support service center that will help establish new businesses and enable them to flourish and prosper in an appropriately supported sustainable environment. Become the center of Asian Cultural business excellence that will act as business services support hub, and be the first point of call for all Asian businesses and others wishing to engage with Asian businesses and; Work with local authorities and partners to ensure that the work of ABC positively contributes to and is integrated with the Regional Economic Development and all other business based strategies.

Promoting

ABC will celebrate the work, ethics, achievements and cultural diversity of the Asian business and wider community. By establishing a network built upon trust and social inclusion, ABC will ensure that the representation of the Asian business community is fair and equitable. Whilst ABC will concentrate on the business aspect of the Asian community, it is anticipated that the work undertaken will have a wider positive impact across all communities and sectors. By making strategic partnership with the public sector and aligning delivery aspects of the organisation, ABC will help deliver upon economic and social agendas.

Our Acheivements

Tendering Workshops – Delivered by the Head of Procurement at Gateshead Council and Boomerang Consultancy. Providing both practical and theoretical support and assistance from experts involved in the day-to-day delivery of Procurement and Tendering.

Licensing Programme – The development of a practical licensing education programme that provides on-site support and advice to General Dealers and Business Owners in the Leisure Industries. This programme is the first of its kind in England and will help tackle drink related issues including underage drinking.

Modelling Qualifications – In partnership with Model Boot Camp delivering the first modelling qualification to BME communities, specifically Asian women that would normally not undertake such unique training.

Two Week Wellbeing and Business Boot Camp – Developed and delivered by Employers helping individuals gain the skills and behaviours to gain employment or set-up their own business.

Helped launch 312 new start-ups across all sectors including carbon/alternative energy and paperless based technologies.

Assisted and/or supported 6194 existing businesses, sourcing finance and investment through to business development and growth.

ABC and Partners trained 3237 organisations/individuals.

Our members generated/created 1654 new jobs.

Internet Safety Training delivered to Schools and Parents in association with ASK and Microsoft.

Asian Business Connexions has worked with various partners including DfIT, HMRC, Gov, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Authorities, Universities to create meaningful relationships with a view to making a positive social and economic impact that encourages growth and prosperity for everyone.