DBN is a long-established business network with a wealth of history and experience. Originally set up in response to steel closures and job losses in the early 1980s; DBN today is a dynamic and forward-looking business network with a growing membership.
DBN is part of Derwentside Enterprise Agency (DEA) an independent, not for profit, organisation whose aim is to increase the economic prosperity of the Derwentside area by the encouragement of enterprise and supporting anyone starting a business, already in business or considering moving a business into Derwentside.
DBN is run by business professionals who give their time to DBN at no cost in order to support and give something back to their local business community. That’s what makes DBN special and maintains a focus or real business benefits and growth.
Derwentside Business Network is the leading networking group in the Derwentside area and currently has a membership of over 100 local businesses.