22 Oct

Re-Imagining Health and Wellbeing

8:30 - 12:00 | Brockholes Conference Centre

The team behind Lancaster University’s new Health Innovation Campus invite you to re-imagine health and wellbeing solutions of the future. Explore how you get innovative ideas off the ground...

22 Oct

Digital Marketing for Growth – one day masterclass

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

Make your new business successful in a digital world. About this Event Digital marketing is the most cost-effective way for new businesses to get more clients and win more...

22 Oct

Help for Brexit: Regulatory compliance (workshop)

9:30 - 12:00 | Preston Golf Club

This highly interactive workshop will provide businesses with the information they need to ensure they are prepared, have planned for and are implementing the correct changes to ensure a...

22 Oct

Transforming your business with International Cultural Awareness

9:00 - 16:00 | Cotton Court Business Centre

Who should attend? Business owners and their employees: dealing with international clients and/or suppliers working in Marketing Business Development Managers graphic designers web designers businesses wanting to penetrate into...

23 Oct

How to maximise Your R&D tax claim

10:00 - 12:00 | Society1

Find out how you can maximise the money you get back from your technical activities through HMRC’s R&D Tax Credits scheme. About this Event *** LIMITED AVAILABILITY – 15...

23 Oct

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power...

25 Oct

The Exchange Open Day

8:00 - 14:00 | The Exchange

The Exchange conference and meeting facility is located in the heart of Preston city centre, with panoramic views situated on the top floor of the historic County Hall building....

25 Oct

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power...

31 Oct

How to thrive at trade shows and exhibitions

9:00 - 16:00 | Cotton Court Business Centre

Who should attend? Business owners and their staff organising and attending Trade Shows & Exhibitions (regional, national and/or international). Why attend? To learn how to get a maximum ROI...

5 Nov

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to equity investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | Adelphi Building

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a free investor-led Investment Readiness Programme, offering unique insights into what is needed to secure equity investment for your business.  The programme...

5 Nov

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | Adelphi Building

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a free investor led Investment Readiness Programme, offering unique insights into what is needed to secure equity investment for your business.  Led...

6 Nov

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power...

7 Nov

Unique Ladies Networking – Preston

9:30 - 12:00 | St Teresa’s Catholic Club

Come and make new friends and increase your business contacts. We meet every other month, on a Thursday, this is a Ladies Business Network. For just £20 per month...

8 Nov

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

‘Peerworking’  Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the...

12 Nov

Pre-accelerator Ignition: Natwest and Boost

10:00 - 14:00 | Cotton Court Business Centre

Our Pre-Accelerator Ignition event has been designed for idea and or early stage businesses and entrepreneurs to access tools and techniques to build a great pitch, map out their...

12 Nov

Propeller Networking – PROCES – The only six steps of selling you need

16:00 - 19:00 | Media Factory

Alistaire Jama from Kennedy Ross Consulting Limited joins us this evening. Nothing is so good that it sells itself. Nevertheless, you don’t have to be charismatic or cunningly cut-throat...

14 Nov

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2019 – Lancashire

9:30 - 15:30 | Preston Marriott Hotel

Network and connect with women from across the North West. Enjoy a delicious lunch, browse exhibition stands and be inspired by our speakers. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day celebrates and empowers...

19 Nov

Propeller Networking – Working in the Creative Industries

16:00 - 19:00 | Media Factory

Are you thinking about succeeding in business in the creative industries? Then this workshop and networking event is for you! Setting up a business in a competitive marketplace is...

20 Nov

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power...

21 Nov

Lancashire HR Employers Forum

9:00 - 12:00 | Samlesbury Hotel

Chaired by Joanne Pickering of Forbes Solicitors AGENDA Light breakfast and Networking (9am to 9.30am) Welcome and General Introduction (9.30am) Dr Michele Lawty-Jones, Director, Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub...

26 Nov

Back Her Business Preston – Turning ideas into businesses

9:30 - 13:00 | Cotton Court

As part of the NatWest Back Her Business programme, our partner Crowdfunder is running a free of charge workshop to teach you all about how crowdfunding works, and on...

26 Nov

Lancashire Forum creative think tank: Reflection, assertiveness and resilience

9:00 - 13:00 | Creative Innovation Zone

For our autumn time thinktank, the Lancashire Forum Creative Team is pleased to welcome back Andrew ‘Bernie’ Bernard from Innovative Enterprise. This event picks up the thread of personal...

5 Dec

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to equity investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | EIC Buidling

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a free investor-led Investment Readiness Programme, offering unique insights into what is needed to secure equity investment for your business.  The programme...

5 Dec

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | Engineering Innovation Centre

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a free investor led Investment Readiness Programme, offering unique insights into what is needed to secure equity investment for your business.  Led...

6 Dec

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

‘Peerworking’  Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the...

10 Dec

Propeller Networking – From UCLan Alumni to Agency Owner

16:00 - 19:00 | Media Factory

The journey to owner of a successful creative agency, record label boss & amp; award-winning writer has been an interesting one. George Thompson traversed several different industries before settling...

18 Dec

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

‘Peerworking’  Business Support Surgery ‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the...

7 Feb

cJam Built Environment: Industry guests

9:30 - 16:30 | Creative Innovation Zone

cJAM: Built Environment is an exciting showcase event which enables our talented students to meet face-to-face with senior industry professionals, share ideas, make connections and pitch for opportunities. This...

13 Mar

cJam Humanities: Industry guests

9:30 - 16:30 | Creative Innovation Zone

cJAM: Humanities is an exciting showcase event which enables our talented students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to meet face-to-face with senior industry professionals, share ideas,...

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