ISBE 2019 Sponsorship

We are grateful to our sponsors for supporting ISBE 2019. Their partnership means that we are able to provide the very best conference possible.

If you are interested in partnering with ISBE, please get in touch with Rob Edwards at

More information about sponsorship can be found in our ISBE 2019 Sponsorship pack.

Our Sponsors

High Level Sponsors

Newcastle University

At Newcastle University Business School, we drive excellence in teaching and research to create opportunity for our students, staff and partners.

We are part of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide that hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.

Our research is world leading and we are ranked 14th in the UK for Research Power (REF 2014). We aim to lead distinctive interdisciplinary research and innovation in the Future of Work and Leading on Leadership, with demonstrable vibrant collaborations delivering new global perspectives and solutions.

We are a multi-disciplinary Business School that develops students of the highest calibre, preparing them to become business leaders of tomorrow.

Northumbria University

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.
The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.

Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.

Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.

We have a campus in London as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries.

Track Sponsor

NorthEast Growth Hub

Sponsor: SME Growth and Performance: quantitative perspectives track

The Growth Hub is delivered by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP). The LEP works to make the North East a place where more businesses invest, grow and prosper, to deliver more and better jobs for everyone.

The Hub is a crucial part of the LEP’s Business Growth strategy. Business growth and access to finance are key drivers for more and better jobs. They are necessities in addressing market failures to support stronger indigenous businesses to drive up GVA and employment. The North East LEP’s Business Growth Programme provides the framework for an investment of over £200m in access to finance and business support over six years. This investment will increase profitability, wages and employment across the local economy.

Contact: Colin Bell