If you’re serious about networking, choose Exclusive Business

We have been successful in connecting businesses and individuals of all levels from a broad range of business sectors by understanding the very real need for more personal introductions.

We've been working with high-calibre professionals from a wide variety of business sectors, for more than 30 years.

Linda Hitman


Project management

Sales and marketing strategies

Funding solutions for start-ups

Property acquisitions, commercial and residential

Supporting local authorities

Government bodies and associated organisations

Linda is a super connector and the CEO of Exclusive Business

Her diverse career has been driven by her passion for innovation and business growth. For more than 30 years she has excelled at effective business networking, knowing only too well the power of good contacts.

Her openness, integrity and instinctiveness with people and conversations makes Linda a natural facilitator for business introductions on a regional, national, and global scale.

Other Activities

Linda sits on a variety of boards in the North East, London and across the UK. An active member of the Lord’s Taverners for many years, Linda now chairs their Commercial Committee.

She also holds the following positions:

  • Fellow of the St Georges Hall Fellowship
  • Trustee of North East YWCA
  • Trustee of Keelman Homes, charitable arm of GHC

I have known Linda for many years. She is an outstanding communicator with a wide network of contacts. She has introduced me to a number of influential decision makers with whom I have transacted successful business opportunities



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Exclusive Business & Northern Insight Business Lunch Events


The last Monday of the month

Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond Dene Road, NE2 2EY

Tees Valley 

The first Monday of the month

Wynyard Hall, Tees Valley, TS22 5NF

What’s going on:

A chance to make valuable business connections, meet some of the most influential business leaders in the region. The Exclusive Business team make personal introductions to engage conversations. Our speakers share their stories of business success and failure and answer your questions directly. In association with Northern Insight Magazine these lunch events bring together a cross section of businesses in a relaxed setting, engaging conversations are easy and genuine connections are established.

A great opportunity to make valuable business connections

In the North East and beyond, Linda is exceptionally well-placed to stimulate business partnerships of value. The development of ‘Exclusive’ has and will continue to benefit its members and partners in a novel way, cost effectively driving regional and wider business collaborations of value.

David D’Alton

D’Alton Kingswell Ltd.

David D’Alton

D’Alton Kingswell Ltd.

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