15 Nov

Google Digital Garage (#BEW18)

9:00 - 13:00 | Blackpool Central Library

If you own a business and want to attract more customers. Everyone tells you it’s all going on-line and it will cost ££££££££££ to achieve a better presence. Take...

15 Nov

Streamlining the shopping experience for B2B

9:00 - 12:30 | Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This workshop is for B2B businesses to explore how they can provide a frictionless end to end customer experience. We’ll be delving into common friction points of the B2B...

15 Nov

Unique Ladies – Preston

9:00 - 11:30 | The Broughton Inn

Come and make new friends and increase your business contacts. The ‘Rolls Royce’ of business networking in Preston. These groups are monthly, Thursdays 9am until 11.30am. This is a...

15 Nov

Dealing with Agents and Distributors

9:30 - 12:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Training Suite

It is important you establish good business relationships with agents and distributors to ensure they are working to increase sales and vitally important are the agreements and contracts that...

15 Nov

Digital Accounting Workshop (#BEW18)

9:30 - 12:30 | Blackpool Enterprise Centre

Want to know how to keep in control of your business finances on your phone? Modern digital accounting software makes it easy. Running a digital accounting platform gives instant...

15 Nov

GetSet For Business (#BEW18)

16:30 - 18:30 | Blackpool Central Library

Highly interactive sessions to inspire people to turn ideas, hobbies and likes into viable, sustainable businesses. GetSet uses role play to “form a new business” – with every workshop...

15 Nov

User Testing, Diversity and Culture in Tech

18:00 - 20:30 | Graham & Brown

User Testing, Diversity and Culture in Tech – Thursday 15th November 6.00pm – Doors open 6.30pm – Lisa Marie Ortega (Keep It Usable) 7.00pm – Panel Discussion with Anne-Marie...

16 Nov

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | Forbes Solicitors

‘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 of ‘Peerworking’ for...

16 Nov

NWL Chamber AGM and Presidents Lunch

12:00 - 14:30 | Samlesbury Hotel

Businesses are invited to join us for the President’s Lunch which will immediately follow the 102nd AGM of the North and Western Chamber of Commerce. We are delighted to...

19 Nov

Oyster and Pearls

9:00 - 16:00 | Blackburn College

Lancashire Ladies, it’s Oysters and Pearls time again and we need your support. You have been amazing in the past, and we cannot thank you enough for inspiring and...

20 Nov

Plan, Pitch and Sell

9:00 - 15:30 | Blackburn Enterprise Centre

Need help nailing that sales pitch? This master class has been created for businesses that struggle with the sales side of their business. Selling yourself and products/services can be...

20 Nov

Machine tool metrology and manufacturing productivity

9:30 - 16:00 | Training 2000 AMAC

The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Centre (AMAC) at Training 2000 is pleased to be hosting Machine Tool Technologies, University of Huddersfield and Renishaw in delivering a machine tool metrology...

20 Nov

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Preston

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan, Preston

Need finance for growth? Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? Perhaps unsure whether venture capital or business angel finance is right for you?...

20 Nov

Business networking event November – The Bee Centre, Samlesbury

18:00 - 20:00 | The Bee Centre

Hosted by by lovelocalnetworking Informal friendly and effective monthly networking events along the M65 and beyond. All Lancashire businesses are welcome to join us. This month we’re at the fascinating...

21 Nov

Aspire – Being a great communicator

9:00 - 13:00 | The Borough, Lancaster

Being a great communicator – the key to great leadership and management. “We should be as careful of our words – as of our actions.” Cicero As leaders and...

21 Nov

Ladies Business Networking – Lytham

9:30 - 11:30 | Ribby Hall Village

Join Pink Link Ladies for Business Networking and gain new connections. Working with Ribby Hall Village – our venue sponsor, supporting Women in Business Event Itinerary: 09.30am – Enjoy...

21 Nov

Foreign Exchange for Importers and Exporters

9:30 - 16:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Chamber Foreign Exchange is available to members of East Lancashire Chamber, as part of an exclusive deal negotiated by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Chamber Foreign Exchange (FX)...

21 Nov

“Social” @ Fives

17:00 - 19:00 | Fives Bar Preston

A networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Venue: Fives, Guildhall Street Preston A relaxed networking event that brings professional people whos paths may not normally cross,...

21 Nov

How to Make Digital Accounting Work for Your Business

18:00 - 20:00 | The Business Clinic Preston

With massive changes underway in the accounting world, Matthew and Donna of WNJ Chartered Accountants are putting on this informative workshop to ensure your company’s smooth and successful transition...

22 Nov

Making it in Lancashire : Manufacturers’ Network

7:30 - 9:30 | LC Automation

In 2017 the Chamber launched a new network for Manufacturing businesses entitled Making it in Lancashire. We trialled two events which were extremely successful. This year we have held...

22 Nov

Employment Law and Employee Share Scheme Seminar

8:00 - 9:30 | Brabners, Preston

Brabners and Jackson Stephen would be delighted if you could join them for a Breakfast Employment Seminar in Preston on 22 November 2018. Christine Hart, Brabners LLP, will give...

22 Nov

The Price of Plastic – Low Carbon Innovation

8:30 - 11:00 | Lancaster University

This breakfast event is relevant to businesses, policy makers, councils, academics, researchers and individuals who are keen to progress the plastics campaign after the ‘David Attenborough effect’. Businesses are...

22 Nov

Miracle Managers and Selling Superstars

9:00 - 11:30 | Mercure Dunkenhalgh

Harnessing the Power of People Profiling to Propel Performance What: This engaging and interactive workshop hosted by Boost partners Ipsativity and Propel2Grow will enable companies to maximise their team...

22 Nov

Think Tank – Digital Habits & Workplace Wellbeing

9:00 - 13:00 | Media Factory

This person-focused, interactive session is all about empowering you to become your better self. We’ll be covering holistic ways to help you improve your performance and activate more of...

22 Nov

Ladies Business Networking – Lancaster

9:30 - 11:30 | Holiday Inn

Join Pink Link Ladies for Business Networking and gain new connections. Working with The Holiday Inn – our venue, supporting Women in Business. Please be aware that you will...

22 Nov

An invitation to POWWOW

17:30 - | Blackburn College

As part of our collaboration with Blackburn College & UCBC for Global Entrepreneurship Week you are also invited to attend POWWOW Blackburn. POWWOW is our regular creative social happening bringing together businesses,...

22 Nov

Farm Future Seminar

19:15 - 20:30 | Mere Brow Club

MHA Moore and Smalley is hosting a joint event with Napthens at Mere Brow Club on 22 November 2018. Topics to be covered will include: Planning and diversification options...

23 Nov

Ladies Business Networking – Preston

9:30 - 11:30 | Cotton Court

Join Pink Link Ladies for Business Networking and gain new connections. Working with Cotton Court– our venue sponsor, supporting Women in Business Event Itinerary: 09.30am – Enjoy chatting over...

23 Nov

Northern Power Futures (Manchester)

10:00 - 16:00 | Manchester Central

Our lives in the future North. By those who will shape it. At Northern Power Futures Festival hear, learn and mould the future of the North. Join us for a...

24 Nov

Northern Power Futures (Manchester)

10:00 - 16:00 | Manchester Central

Our lives in the future North. By those who will shape it. At Northern Power Futures Festival hear, learn and mould the future of the North. Join us for a...

27 Nov

Bamber Bridge Business Club

8:00 - 9:30 | Bamber Bridge FC

Join us for a new business networking club in conjunction with Brabners and Bamber Bridge Football Club for businesses in the Preston area. Agenda 8am – Breakfast on arrival...

27 Nov

How Facebook can support the Growth of your Business

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court Business Centre

Looking to boost sales and brand awareness? Facebook can help you. Social media plays a significant role in the business environment. As a way of growing your business and...

27 Nov

Customs Declaration Service Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

An HMRC seminar unveiling the new Customs Declaration Service controlling all UK exports and imports. The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will replace the current Customs Handling of Import and...

27 Nov

UCLan LSBE: A Practical Guide to Making Tax Digital

12:00 - 14:00 | Scholars Board Room, UCLan

This joint event with ICAEW Lancashire and South Lakeland society and Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise will demystify the Making Tax Digital procedures required by your business or...

27 Nov

Lancashire Business Day 2018

19:00 - 23:00 | Ewood Park

November 27 promises a day of celebration as Lancashire Business View magazine connects the business community once again to showcase their roots and show the world – this is...

27 Nov

Start Up Networking – Lancashire Business Owners

19:00 - 21:00 | Booths, Poulton-le-Fylde

Grow your business by meeting other like-minded business owners, make friends and network in a relaxed and caring environment. A fabulous meeting with 40-60 local business owners all looking...

28 Nov

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic Preston

‘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 of ‘Peerworking’ for...

28 Nov

Lancashire HR Employers Forum

9:00 - 11:30 | Samlesbury Hotel

AGENDA 1. Light breakfast and Networking (9am to 9.30am) 2. Welcome and General Introduction (9.30am) 3. James Boffey, ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Providing a summary of key...

28 Nov

How to Find and Gain New Customers

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

Do you know where your next sale is coming from? Does the thought of cold calling fill you with dread? Send shivers down your spine? Pre-planning, knowing what to...

28 Nov

Search for effective digital marketing in ecommerce

18:00 - 20:00 | Institute of Management, Bolton University

On 28th November every1’s search team will be providing advice and support at an event hosted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the University of Bolton. Aimed...

29 Nov

Wyre Business Awards 2018 #WBA18

19:00 - 23:00 | Marine Hall

Celebrate your business success. Black tie awards dinner at Marine Hall, Fleetwood. Award Categories New Business Start-Up of the Year Small Business of the Year Corporate Social Responsibility Award...

30 Nov

Find your next customer overseas

9:00 - 11:00 | NW Lancs Chamber, Blackpool

Exporting offers the prospect of new markets, more sales, better profits and a greater spread of customers. This free workshop in support of Small Business Saturday is aimed at...

30 Nov

Unique Ladies – Hyndburn

9:00 - 11:30 | Oswaldtwistle Mills

Come and make new friends and increase your business contacts. We will meet every month usually on the last Friday, this is a Ladies Business Network, for just £20...

5 Dec

Building your business in the digital world

16:00 - 20:00 | UCLan, Burnley

We are delighted to invite creative and digital businesses based in Lancashire to the latest Lancashire Forum Creative Think Tank which takes place on Wednesday, 5 December 2018, from...

6 Dec

Lancashire Low Carbon Showcase

8:30 - 13:00 | Burnley FC

Brought to you in partnership with Chamber Low Carbon, The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, Lancaster University, The MaCaW Project, University of Central Lancashire and The Knowledge Transfer Network. This...

6 Dec

International Trade Club Gala Luncheon and Awards 2018

9:45 - 12:30 | Mercure Dunkenhalgh, Hotel & Spa

The International Trade Club is delighted to invite you to attend the Annual Gala Christmas Luncheon hosting the International Trade Awards 2018. The International Trade Awards recognise and promote...

6 Dec

#FSBConnect Lancashire

12:00 - 14:00 | Oak Royal Golf & Country Club

Your opportunity to join #FSBConnect Networking and effectively develop and grow your business through our national network of events. Events are held on regularly every first Thursday of each...

6 Dec

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Preston

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan Adelphi Building

Need finance for growth? Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? Perhaps unsure whether venture capital or business angel finance is right for you?...

6 Dec

Chamber to Chamber – Christmas Markets

16:00 - 19:00 | Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber invites members to join us for a festive ‘Chamber to Chamber’ event with Greater Manchester Chamber, sponsored by Inspired Energy. We have limited places available, exclusively for...

10 Dec

Create Your Best Year Ever

18:00 - 20:30 | Maddison's Cafe Bar

New Year! New Beginnings! The end of the calendar year tends to bring about a shift in focus, fresh starts and new beginnings, but instead of just waiting and...

10 Dec

Digital Lancashire Board Meeting and Member Drinks

18:30 - | Forum Bar and Kitchen

Come and join Digital Lancashire for drinks at Forum Bar & Kitchen in Preston on Monday 10th December from 6.30pm. NOTE: The Digital Lancashire board will be meeting at Society 1...

11 Dec

Central Lancashire Business Club

17:30 - 19:30 | Hallmark Hotel, Leyland

Business networking groups, Shout Network and Central Lancashire Business Club (CLBC), have joined forces to launch an evening networking event. Already well established with 17 networking groups across Lancashire,...

11 Dec

Business networking event December – The Chocolate Works, Clitheroe

18:00 - 20:00 | The Chocolate Works

Hosted by by lovelocalnetworking Informal friendly and effective monthly networking events along the M65 and beyond. All Lancashire businesses are welcome to join us. This is our Festive Event and...

12 Dec

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic, Preston

‘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 of ‘Peerworking’ for...

12 Dec

HMRC Customs Warehousing Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

An HMRC seminar for businesses looking to store goods with duty and import VAT suspended Are you buying from outside the EU now? Will you be buying from the...

13 Dec

Centre for SME Development: UCLan Business Breakfast

8:00 - 10:30 | Creative Innovation Zone

We are delighted to invite you to join us at the next UCLan Centre for SME Development Business Breakfast. Breakfast Highlights: Top Tips – How your business could be...

14 Dec

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery

10:00 - 12:30 | The Business Clinic, Preston

‘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 of ‘Peerworking’ for...

14 Dec

Women Mean Business – December lunch

12:00 - 14:30 | The Imperial Banqueting Suite

The North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Women Mean Business’ lunch is back this December, at the impressive Imperial Banqueting Suite in Preston. The North & Western Lancashire...

17 Dec

Digital Lancaster and Code for Lancaster Social

17:30 - 20:30 | The Borough

Come and join Digital Lancaster for drinks at The Borough in Lancaster on Monday 17th December from 5.30pm. If you’re a member or supporter of Digital Lancashire or Code for Lancaster,...

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