Return on Innovation conference comes to Tyneside

Google guru Steve Vranakis will be among those speaking at the Return on Innovation conference

The new event is coming to Newcastle
The new event is coming to Newcastle

Google guru Steve Vranakis will be among those speaking at a new event to boost innovation among North East businesses.

Other leading figures taking part in the first Return on Innovation (ROI) conference, organised by Newcastle University Business School and Thinking Digital, include BBC Radio DJ Tom Robinson, the man who founded the first virtual business school, Eddie Obeng, and Professor Roy Sandbach, former head of innovation programmes at P&G.

Workshops and talks designed to inspire creative thinking and provide delegates with practical knowledge will be held throughout the day, which runs from 9:30am to 5:30pm on Wednesday, November 27, at Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema.

Tickets cost £150 plus VAT. For more information, see www.roiconf.co.uk

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