Newcastle Startup Week is delighted to announce that this year’s Official Closing Party is proudly sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. BMC Recruitment Group, headquartered in Newcastle, are a trusted recruitment partner for the region’s start-up, scale-up and leading businesses. The company specialise in finance, technology, insurance and insurtech, sales and marketing and executive search recruitment solutions.

The Official Closing Party takes place on Thursday 16th May at Newcastle’s premier social destination The Stack and is free for festival attendees. The event celebrates the success of the week-long series of talks, workshops and events at Newcastle Startup Week – the annual North East festival for entrepreneurs and business leaders.

The party follows Day 4 of Newcastle Startup Week (aka ‘Scaleup Summit’) which is a day-long event dedicated to helping the region’s entrepreneurs & business leaders understand what it takes to take their business to the next level or achieve rapid growth. The closing event is set to be a major highlight of the week, offering the event’s speakers and delegates the perfect opportunity to network and celebrate.

Director of Newcastle Startup Week, Paul Lancaster said:
“We are delighted to be sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. The scale-up industry is rapidly expanding and there is substantial growth in the North East. BMC are our ideal sponsor as they help businesses, particularly scale-up organisations, to address the issue of skills and talent in the region and find top talent. We are proud to include BMC Recruitment Group as a key sponsor and element of Newcastle Startup Week.”

BMC will be an integral part of Newcastle Startup Week’s events, exhibiting on Day 1: Inspiration and Day 4 at the Scaleup Summit with opportunities for candidates and clients alike to discuss their current job requirements. The MD of BMC Recruitment Group, Chris Milnes will also be speaking at the Scaleup Summit, presenting a keynote talk on ‘Regional Thoughts and Trends on how to attract Talent’.

BMC Recruitment Group chose to sponsor Newcastle Startup Week due to the support they regularly provide to start up and scale-up businesses. BMC helps the businesses build for the future – providing consultancy advice on recruitment and growth. Finding the right people is key to the success of the industry and BMC pride themselves in helping their clients to reach their true potential.

Tickets for Newcastle Startup Week / Scaleup Summit are available at

To speak to BMC Recruitment Group, contact or call 0191 303 9298. For more information visit

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