ABC is the first point of call for all Asian Businesses and others wanting to engage with them locally, nationally and internationally. We are the leading network across the North of England operating globally.
We help organisations become more inclusive helping them start, survive and thrive using the Yohlar Inclusive Innovation Framework.
Our Inclusion By Default Campaign aims to help make the North East the most inclusive region in the UK for others to learn from and follow.
We provide expert support and advice on developing your business to its full potential by offering a range of services – in PR and marketing, including website and advert design. Our online, print and on air platforms reach over 1 million unique individuals annually.
2024 ANNUAL AWARDS & DINNER
The ABC 2024 Awards & Dinner is taking place on the 17th October 2024. We are expecting this event to be the biggest, boldest and brightest celebration to date. We look forward to warmly welcoming all those lucky guests with tickets to celebrate #InclusionByDefault.
Make Your Nominations and Reserve your seats for our 2024 awards ceremony below!
2024 Annual Awards - 17th October 2024
To find out more about the 2024 Annual Awards please follow the links below.
Vote now to support those you think deserve it, we would like to celebrate their accomplishments!
Tickets, Tables & Sponsors
Reserve a seat, book a VIP table, or become a sponsor at the most inclusive annual event in the North East.
Demonstrate Your Commitment to
Inclusion, Diversity and Equality.
16 Years' Achievements
Helped raise over £600,000 for charities
Engaged and supported over 100+ community groups
Helped launch 1000+ new start-ups
Trained over 11,520 Individuals
Supported over 13,890 existing businesses
6,000+ jobs created by supported businesses
With enterprising women failing to be recognised and identified, this is leading to a lack of role models for the younger generation or those looking to start their careers.
The AWEsome Campaign provides a platform for Asian women to be recognised for their work and achievements, helping others to overcome common barriers.
WHY CHOOSE ASIAN BUSINESS CONNEXIONS?
Ensure your voice is heard – we lobby on your behalf around issues such as equality, diversity and inclusivity
Access to thousands worth of discounted services and products – through your membership
Development of long-term business relationships
Create a strong, diverse North East business community
Support & develop your business
Access to global expansion trade missions
Access to help & support around BME recruitment & talent
Database of available executive / non-executive candidates
Weekly Show Business
Tune in on Spice FM at 10:00am every Friday to catch Ammar and Jalf discuss the hottest business topics and gain the business knowledge you didn't know you needed. Don't miss out!