Thursday, October 12, 2023
The final day kicked off with Access to Business Support Sunderland, showcasing help available to businesses in the city. Later there was a panel discussion focussing on future skills needs featuring Fulwell 73, following its recently announced plans for a film studio to Sunderland. On the same day, EcoFest 2023 took place looking at why net zero matters to business.
In the afternoon Ladies, Wine & Design Sunderland hosted its first mini makers market, bringing together local creative lasses and championing their entrepreneurial journeys. The festival culminated with the Wear Businesswomen Awards, which shone a light on the Wear region’s female high achievers, at a ceremony held at the Stadium of Light.