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Peer Networks brings together diverse groups of business leaders in order that individuals can discuss their business challenges with their peers.

Through interactive action learning, it will enable individuals to discuss their own challenges, gain and reflect on valuable feedback and implement practical solutions to overcome them.


Businesses that seek external advice or undertake formal training are more likely to improve their overall performance, but many prefer to take advice from trusted sources, such as their peers, when presented with external challenges and opportunities.

The fully funded Peer Networks enables you to make connections that go far beyond networking.

By completing Peer Networks, you will:

  • Overcome business challenges and recognise and act on new opportunities
  • Build a trusted network of connections to support you now and in the future
  • Improve your long-term personal and business performance

From finance and HR to sales and marketing and more, expert facilitators will give you the flexibility to create a trusted support network, helping to build and strengthen your business and improve its overall performance.


Peer Networks is designed for business owners and leaders in Tees Valley who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. This course is fully funded and there are no costs to the business.

The programme is available to any SME business that:

  • Is trading in the Tees Valley area
  • Has operated for at least one year
  • Has at least five employees*
  • Has a turnover of at least £100,000
  • Has an aspiration to improve

*TVCA will also consider expressions of interest from organisations with two or more employees but we have a limited number of these spaces and all other eligibility rules apply.

The programme

Peer Networks is delivered through a series of virtual high impact group sessions, with a trained facilitator.

The programme includes:

  • Action oriented learning
  • Trained facilitators
  • Small groups
  • Flexible topic selection
  • One to one coaching
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