20 Jul

Energy – Lancashire Businesses Taking Control!

8:30 - 11:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Energy is the second biggest cost for many companies after staff. This workshop aims to help industrial and commercial sector companies across Lancashire to identify opportunities to reduce energy...

23 Jul

Business Model Canvas – Create your plan for growth

17:00 - 20:00 | Blackpool Enterprise Centre

The first step to growing your business is having a clear plan. We’ll help you create it. This session will help attendees to develop a clear plan on how...

24 Jul

Digital Marketing for Growth

9:00 - 15:30 | EKM Preston

Looking to boost sales by mastering digital marketing? Digital marketing is the most cost effective way for new businesses to get more clients and win more sales. As a...

25 Jul

Preston Meets Mondragón: Worker ownership and democratic businesses for Preston

9:00 - 17:45 | University of Central Lancashire

The symposium brings together distinguished representatives from the Mondragón Co-operative Corporation and political, business, academic and social stakeholders in Preston to explore what Preston can learn from the Mondragón...

25 Jul

Employers Expert Masterclass

9:30 - 12:30 | Stockport County FC, Edgeley Park

Event Description: This Employers Expert Masterclass will cover the latest HR & Employment Law updates to ensure you remain legally compliant, and avoid potentially costly inadvertent mistakes. We will be discussing...

26 Jul

Exploring Global Opportunities

7:30 - 10:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Is your business ready to take on the world? Exporting need not be a daunting undertaking, whilst many international markets have their challenges being equipped with the right skills...

30 Jul

Visioning Orbit – Create your three year business plan

17:00 - 20:00 | Blackpool Enterprise Centre

Have you got a business plan? When did you last review it? Most entrepreneurs are so busy working in their business they neglect working on their business. This session...

31 Jul

Growth Sessions: Technology, Wellbeing & Business Performance

8:30 - 10:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Our business practices, our habits, and how we use our digital tools affect both our performance and our wellbeing. This impacts on us as individuals, but also on the...

2 Aug

#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 Aug

Business Model Canvas – Create your plan for growth

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

The first step to growing your business is having a clear plan. We’ll help you create it. This session will help attendees to develop a clear plan on how...

8 Aug

Pink Ladies – Summer Regional Meeting

9:30 - 15:30 | Preston Marriot Hotel

This popular summer event for woman in business, gives you the opportunity to connect with like-minded business women from across the North West. Enjoy a picnic themed lunch, browse...

9 Aug

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | Greenbank Building

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Need finance for growth? – Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? – Perhaps unsure whether venture...

13 Aug

Visioning Orbit – Create your three year business plan

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

Have you got a business plan? When did you last review it? Most entrepreneurs are so busy working in their business they neglect working on their business. This session...

15 Aug

Employers Expert Masterclass

9:30 - 12:30 | Northcote at the Rovers

Event Description: This Employers Expert Masterclass will cover the latest HR & Employment Law updates to ensure you remain legally compliant, and avoid potentially costly inadvertent mistakes. We will be discussing...

15 Aug

“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,...

20 Aug

Plan, Pitch and Sell

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

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...

28 Aug

Employers Expert Masterclass

9:30 - 12:30 | Preston Marriott Hotel

Event Description: This Employers Expert Masterclass will cover the latest HR & Employment Law updates to ensure you remain legally compliant, and avoid potentially costly inadvertent mistakes. We will be discussing...

6 Sep

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan Burnley

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Need finance for growth? – Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? – Perhaps unsure whether venture...

6 Sep

#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...

12 Sep

Health Innovation: the Challenges and the Opportunities

9:00 - 16:00 | Lancaster House Hotel

Explore opportunities for your business in the health sector Day 1: 12th September (9:00-16:00), Day 2: 26th September (09:00-15.30) Millions of pounds are being invested to help UK businesses...

12 Sep

Aspire – Being Impactful

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

Being Impactful – building your credibility both inside and outside your organization. “Impact is the story you leave behind.” When you’ve established your business or career and you’re working...

13 Sep

VENTUREFEST North West

9:00 - 17:00 | Manchester Central

Run by GC Business Growth Hub working with regional partners, Venturefest North West brings together the region’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. It’s where connections are made, growth opportunities born, new ideas inspired,...

18 Sep

ERDF Trade Mission to Istanbul

8:00 - 23:59 | Istanbul - Turkey

Turkey occupies a unique geographical position, lying partly in Asia and partly in Europe and remains one of the world’s biggest markets. Istanbul, home to around 15 million people,...

19 Sep

“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,...

26 Sep

Health Innovation: the Challenges and the Opportunities Day 2

9:00 - 15:30 | Lancaster House Hotel

Explore opportunities for your business in the health sector Day 1: 12th September (9:00-16:00), Day 2: 26th September (09:00-15.30) Millions of pounds are being invested to help UK businesses...

2 Oct

Central Lancashire Business Event

17:30 - 20:30 | Deepdale Stadium

This year’s 12th annual Central Lancashire Business Event was hosted by Preston City Council. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Customer at the Heart’ and focused on how...

4 Oct

#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...

17 Oct

“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,...

1 Nov

#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...

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

“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,...

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...

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