Marketing Lancashire is the organisation responsible for promoting the county on a national and international stage. Through strategic communications, events and partnerships, we work to further develop Lancashire into a leading leisure, learning and business destination for domestic and international markets.
We work closely with the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to deliver a place marketing and communications strategy focused on Lancashire the place, to promote sustainable economic development and growth to not only be more prosperous but better understood regionally, nationally and internationally. Lancashire has one of the largest economies in the Northern Powerhouse with over 52,000 businesses generating £29 billion per year and attracting 68 million visitors annually and Marketing Lancashire works collaboratively with both local authority and private sector partners from across the county to communicate investment opportunities and showcase Lancashire’s strengths as a destination to invest, work, live, study and visit.
What one top tip would you give to a business owner embarking on a growth plan?
Have clear objectives with the right systems, structure and strategy. Review your business plan regularly.
Why is Lancashire a great place to grow a business?
The SME community is the lifeblood of Lancashire offering diversity and quality at a regional, national and international level. Lancashire offers great accessibility, business support, quality of life and has a very bright future.
Why are you backing Boost?
It is the premier league of business support in Lancashire.