24 Jan

This Is Me: Increasing Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

8:30 - 10:00 | Media Factory, UCLAN

This is Me challenges the stigma around mental health at work breaking the culture of silence by supporting people to tell their stories About this Event This is an...

24 Jan

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Preston

9:30 - 11:30 | Cotton Court

Join us at our Pink Link Preston event at Cotton Court for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome...

28 Jan

How to get from ‘To Do’ to ‘Done’

13:30 - 16:00 | Society1

Start 2020 with productive intent! Do you find your days running away with you? Are you looking for ways to help you get more organised? This paper-based productivity workshop...

28 Jan

Plan, pitch and sell

16:00 - 20:00 | Cotton Court

Master sales to supercharge your growth This masterclass has been created for entrepreneurs that struggle with the sales side of their business. Selling yourself and products/services can be daunting...

31 Jan

Import2marketplace

10:00 - 16:00 | EKM Auditorium

Welcome to Import2Marketplace – “A One Day Discovery Day Into The World of eCommerce Stores”. Are you currently looking to earn an extra income? Have you ever wanted to...

3 Feb

Startup essentials

16:00 - 20:00 | Cotton Court

Get your head around the startup process and focus on growing your business. About this Event Talk to any new startup business and you will immediately understand that the...

5 Feb

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...

6 Feb

Time to Talk About Wellbeing at Work 2020 Conference

10:00 - 16:00 | Landmark Church

For the third year running, Lancashire Mind are hosting a conference to bring together local employers to raise awareness about the importance of wellbeing at work. The conference is...

6 Feb

Let’s Talk. Creativity, People and Place

17:30 - 20:00 | Society1

Introducing Let’s Talk: Society1 in collaboration with Digital Lancashire and Creative Lancashire are hosting their next creative collaboration evening ‘Lets Talk …’ on Thursday 6th February. This evening is...

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...

7 Feb

Skills Scrum – Workflows That Work For You

10:00 - 12:00 | Society1

Introducing Society 1 Skills Scrum These bite-sized learning sessions cover simple topics in practical ways, which you can easily apply to support you and your business. Regular in house...

11 Feb

Employment Law Update – What is Happening in 2020?

8:30 - 10:00 | Brabners Solicitors

With the beginning of another year and hot on the heels of a new Government following the General Election, come and find out what’s in store in employment law...

11 Feb

Two Zero Food & Drink Launch Event

17:00 - 19:00 | Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Ambitious Food & Drink businesses of Lancashire, unite! Are you looking to: Meet face-to-face with buyers from leading retail & supermarket chains Increase your market share? Develop your brand?...

11 Feb

Lancashire Forum Creative Think Tank: Growth – What is it good for?

15:00 - 19:00 | UCLan

For some creative and digital SMEs growing, taking on more staff, moving premises, expanding horizons and thinking big is the right direction. For others, staying small and agile might...

13 Feb

Skills Scrum – Mastering the Law of Attraction

10:00 - 12:00 | Society1

Introducing Society 1 Skills Scrum These bite-sized learning sessions cover simple topics in practical ways, which you can easily apply to support you and your business. Regular in house...

18 Feb

Know Your Numbers

16:00 - 20:00 | Cotton Court

Do you understand the information given by your accounting system or accountant? About this Event For a lot of startup businesses, the information provided is confusing and hence often...

18 Feb

Purposeful Business Event

12:30 - 16:30 | The Marriott Hotel

The ‘Purposeful Business’ half-day event is aimed at Lancashire business leaders, decision-makers and influencers who are interested in learning more about ‘moral capitalism’ and the ‘six good dividends’ and...

19 Feb

Increasing sales through networking

9:00 - 13:30 | Society1

Networking is important in sales, whether you are selling products, services, or yourself. About this Event The key focus of any business networking should be the building of business...

19 Feb

An Inspiring Evening With…Damian Broughton MBE

17:30 - 20:00 | Bizspace

Are you a budding entrepreneur, start-up or early-stage business founder in Lancashire? Want to learn from the experiences of some of the county’s most successful business people? Of course...

20 Feb

Business planning

16:00 - 20:00 | Society1

Understand the Business Model Canvas and how it can help your business. About this Event The Business Model Canvas is a well-used business planning technique to quickly and easily...

25 Feb

Returning to Work After Caring Responsibilities – iROWE seminar

13:30 - 15:00 | UCLAN

A seminar and discussion on supporting those who are returning to work after a career break due to caring responsibilities. About this Event Speakers: Dr Adrian Wright, iROWE, UCLan...

25 Feb

Leading Lancashire: Leading for success – Personal leadership through MBTI

9:30 - 16:00 | Westleigh Conference Centre

Do you want to enhance your capability to lead successfully? Do you want to increase awareness of your impact on others? Self-awareness is a fundamental element to good leadership....

27 Feb

Bamber Bridge Business Club

8:00 - 9:30 | BSRIA

We have teamed up with BSRIA (Building Services Research & Information Association) to host and hold another instalment of Bamber Bridge Business Club for businesses within the Preston area. We hope you can join...

5 Mar

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | UCLan 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...

10 Mar

North West Apprenticeship Expo 2020

12:00 - 19:00 | Evoque

The North West Apprenticeship and Careers Expo 2020 caters for anybody looking for an apprenticeship or future career. Our partners for the event include the NHS, South Ribble’s Apprentice...

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,...

3 Apr

Lancashire Business Expo 2020

9:00 - 15:00 | Preston Guild Hall

Would you like the opportunity to connect with the thriving North West business community? The Lancashire Business Expo provides limitless opportunities for businesses across the UK to connect with...

8 Apr

Co-working and Community – iROWE seminar

13:30 - 15:00 | UCLAN

A seminar and discussion on community in co-working Speakers: Dr Adrian Wright, iROWE, UCLan Seyi Kuti, iROWE, UCLan Details to follow. Refreshments available from 1pm. Any queries please contact...

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