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.



  • Understanding Apprenticeships - Supporting SME's

    28/02/2020 10:00 AM28/02/2020 12:30 PM

    This Apprenticeship focused event will address skills shortages, introduce grants and support available, help identify how to upskill your workforce whilst also introducing your organisation to likeminded businesses and support organisations in the region.


  • NEAA Packaging Challenges Masterclass with Taylor Packaging and Zerust

    17/03/2020 9:00 AM17/03/2020 11:00 AM

    The NEAA, Taylor Packaging and Zerust are working in partnership to address the packaging challenges faced by the automotive industry. Join us on 17th March at the Packaging Challenges Masterclass to see how we can offer innovative ideas to improve efficiency and help to reduce costs.


  • NEAA Scaling Up/ Down your Workforce Masterclass

    01/04/2020 8:00 AM01/04/2020 11:00 AM

    This Masterclass, delivered by Samuel Phillips and SEAO, will help HR professionals, employers and those who are responsible for workforce management, development and capacity planning, become better informed and more agile in their approach to responding to market changes and how to translate that into resource planning. 


  • Get into Automotive 2020

    29/04/2020 9:00 AM29/04/2020 1:00 PM

    Attend the Get into Automotive event to find out more about the ERDF funded £6.5m Supply Chain North East programme working across the Automotive sector as well as Advanced Manufacturing, Chemicals & Pharma, Digital, tech and creative, Health & Lifesciences, Subsea, offshore and energy.


  • How to Maximise your NEAA Membership

    06/05/2020 9:00 AM06/05/2020 12:00 PM

    Meet the NEAA team and find out how to maximise your membership of the UK’s largest automotive cluster. The session will outline the current automotive landscape and provide an overview of the membership benefits available to you and your company.


  • NEAA Showcase at Hyperdrive Innovation

    04/06/2020 11:00 AM04/06/2020 2:00 PM

    The NEAA Showcase at Hyperdrive Innovation will provide members with a unique opportunity to see inside NEAA’s SME Company of the Year.


  • Automotive Net Zero Conference

    30/06/2020 8:30 AM30/06/2020 4:00 PM

    With the whole of the UK committed to net zero carbon by 2050, the NEAA is delighted to bring together a strong line-up of Government, industry and academia to deliver the Automotive Net Zero Conference. The conference will provide delegates with an understanding of the mobility and manufacturing challenges that need to be addressed as we accelerate towards zero carbon.