30 Jan

China Food & Drink – International Trade Event

12:30 - 17:00 | Preston North End

Making the most of China’s growing taste for imports An essential briefing for food & drink producers in the North West. China is set to become the world’s largest...

30 Jan

Grow How Masterclass – Marketing Planning

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

This masterclass is for entrepreneurs to better understand and manage the marketing of their business. In this session you we get to know more about the planning process involved...

30 Jan

You can export: An introduction to exporting

9:30 - 13:00 | Barton Grange Hotel

Wherever you are on your journey, from securing your first overseas sale to developing a strategy that will help you to grow and succeed, our international experts are on...

31 Jan

Checkout Success for Ecommerce Businesses

8:30 - 13:30 | every1

every1 and Google are hosting a free ‘Checkout Success’ event, created to provide ecommerce businesses with tips and advice on how to sell more through online channels. EVENT SCHEDULE:...

6 Feb

Business Resilience: Interactive Breakfast Seminar

8:00 - 10:30 | Ribby Hall Village

Your business life is both a journey and a juggling act. There will be times the path is straightforward and you manage to keep all the balls in the...

6 Feb

Preston Business Forum – Making a successful city

8:00 - 10:00 | Brockholes

The evidence that Preston is changing is everywhere. Alongside the Fishergate scheme, the city centre has become home to a range of new restaurants, bars and cafes as well...

8 Feb

Be Collaborative

15:00 - 18:00 | Society1

An event for young businesses by Boost: Lancashire’s business growth hub and Society1. This event intends to bring Lancashire startups and early-stage businesses together where we’ll work on creating...

8 Feb

Going for Growth

8:00 - 10:00 | Brockholes

Lancashire is an economic powerhouse and is proving a fertile breeding ground for entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses. From state-of-the-art tech businesses to traditional manufacturers, the Red...

13 Feb

Preparing Lancashire manufacturers for Brexit

8:00 - 11:00 | Macdonald Tickled Trout

Do you import goods from overseas, operate in international supply chains or export goods? If so, there are some significant changes ahead for when the UK leaves the Customs...

20 Feb

Personal Training for Businesses

9:00 - 13:00 | EKM Preston

You have a business, a driving passion and a huge ambition to be successful, but some days it’s all just a bit overwhelming, it seems that everyday there is...

21 Feb

“Social” @ Fives

17:00 - 19:00 | The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives

A networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Venue: The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives, Guildhall Street Preston A relaxed networking event that brings professional people who’s...

21 Feb

Grow How Masterclass – Digital Marketing

9:00 - 15:30 | EKM Preston

Digital marketing is the most cost effective way for new businesses to get more clients and win more sales. As a business owner, you will already have a really...

22 Feb

iROWE – From Managers to Coaches: Workplace wellbeing

17:30 - 19:00 | BB213, Brook Building, UCLAN

From Managers to Coaches: The frontline of workplace wellbeing. Empowering people in business has never been more important: the UK faces the economic hurdle of Brexit, and a generation...

6 Mar

Grow How Masterclass – Pricing for Profit

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

This masterclass is for entrepreneurs that need support with how to manage pricing, how to reduce costs and overheads and how to increase profit margins in order to grow...

15 Mar

Conquer your fear of being seen

9:00 - 12:00 | EKM Preston

‘Nobody wants to listen to me!’ ‘I have nothing new to say!’ ‘Why bother anyway?’ ‘What if they judge me?’ ‘Everything I want to say somebody else already does!’...

20 Mar

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan Media Factory

Led by experienced investors, the University of Central Lancashire’s Investment Readiness programme is designed to “demystify” the world of equity finance and prepare ambitious businesses with growth potential to...

21 Mar

“Social” @ Fives

17:00 - 19:00 | The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives

A networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Venue: The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives, Guildhall Street Preston A relaxed networking event that brings professional people who’s...

18 Apr

“Social” @ Fives

17:00 - 19:00 | The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives

A networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Venue: The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives, Guildhall Street Preston A relaxed networking event that brings professional people who’s...

16 May

“Social” @ Fives

17:00 - 19:00 | The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives

A networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Venue: The Masquerade bar, Third floor @ Fives, Guildhall Street Preston A relaxed networking event that brings professional people who’s...

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