The NEAA is focused on both delivering and supporting a series of networking events that are relevant to the automotive sector and the wider manufacturing industry. This list details both NEAA organised events as well as member and partner events.



  • NEAA Funding Masterclass

    30/03/2017 8:30 AM30/03/2017 4:30 PM

    The Funding Masterclass will offer a step-by-step guide to applying for funding. Covering the whole funding process from the various funding streams and how to spot funding calls, to completing the forms and providing technical input, through to finding partners and investors, as well as de-risking investment.


  • Automation in the Automotive Sector

    06/04/2017 9:00 AM06/04/2017 5:00 PM

    The NEAA has teamed up with The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) to bring you this one day masterclass focusing on the supply chain and automation within the UK automotive sector.


  • LECTRA’S VIP EVENT Automotive Leather Conference - What Industry 4.0 means for automotive leather

    19/04/2017 4:14 PM20/04/2017 4:14 PM

    The third edition of Lectra’s VIP automotive leather conference dedicated to Industry 4.0 and how it relates to automotive leather. The event will bring together key players of the automotive industry to discuss the issues and trends that impact the sector as a whole as well as your individual companies.


  • NEAA Technology & Skills Breakfast with Expert Tooling and Seta

    26/04/2017 8:30 AM26/04/2017 10:30 AM

    Exploring the apprenticeship process and addressing apprenticeship reform


  • IATF 16949 Revisions

    26/04/2017 9:00 PM26/04/2017 9:00 PM

    On 01 October 2016, the new standard for automotive quality management systems IATF 16949 replaced TS/ISO 16949. Organizations currently certified to the previous version of the standard must transition by 14 September 2018. With their specialist industry insight and knowledge, our experts like Dawn Banner, are uniquely positioned to support you in making a smooth transition.


  • NEAA Workplace Substance & Alcohol Misuse Masterclass

    03/05/2017 8:30 AM03/05/2017 10:30 AM

    Join the NEAA at the Workplace Substance & Alcohol Misuse Masterclass, in partnership with Hall & Angus, to find out the truth about workplace substance and alcohol misuse and how to properly manage it.


  • NEAA Packaging Masterclass: The True Cost of Your Packaging

    17/05/2017 2:00 PM17/05/2017 4:00 PM

    The NEAA and Macfarlane Packaging are working in partnership to understand the packaging challenges faced by the automotive industry. Join us at the Packaging Masterclass to see how your packaging challenges can be supported and how we can offer innovative ideas to increase efficiency.


  • The Japan Suppliers Auto Expo (JSAE) 2017

    24/05/2017 8:00 AM26/05/2017 4:00 PM

    The NEAA, will take a stand at the largest automotive expo in Asia as part of the ‘GREAT’ Britain pavilion


  • Automechanika Birmingham - NEAA Stand Share

    06/06/2017 8:00 AM08/06/2017 4:00 PM

    Join the NEAA on stand 6D40 as part of a North East congregation. You could take a stand share with the NEAA for as little as £1,100 (+VAT).


  • North Tyneside SME Roadshow

    13/06/2017 8:30 AM13/06/2017 10:30 AM

    Are you an SME looking to supply into the automotive sector? Are you wanting to raise your profile in front of an automotive audience? Already supply the sector but want to improve your existing capability? Businesses are invited to join the NEAA and North Tyneside Business Forum at the North Tyneside SME Roadshow on Tuesday 13 June 2017 at the Swans Centre for Innovation, Wallsend.