25 Jun

The Law & Emerging Technologies Conference

9:30 - 16:30 | Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema

The Law & Emerging Technologies Conference – Exploring the impact of emerging technologies on the law from the perspective of legal academics and practitioners. The Lancashire Law School at...

26 Jun

Academies Training

9:00 - 13:15 | Beever and Struthers Manchester Office

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our annual training event for academies again this year, where we will provide an update on a range of...

26 Jun

Digital Visibility – Get your business found on Google

16:00 - 19:00 | South Ribble Borough Council

Do you have trouble finding new customers? Perhaps that’s because they can’t find you! At this informative and interactive workshop, Michaela Barker of Guardian Angels Marketing will talk you through how...

27 Jun

Food for Thought – Essentials for Food Manufacturers

7:30 - 9:30 | Birchall Foodservice

This is an essential breakfast meeting for food manufacturers and their suppliers, especially operations managers and MDs. There will be informative talks from experts in the field, focussing on...

27 Jun

Research and Development Tax Credits – Tips and Tricks

12:00 - 14:00 | MIST, 4th floor Media Factory

This joint event with ICAEW Lancashire and South Lakeland society and Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise willl be a fascinating insight on R&D tax credits and how SMEs can make...

27 Jun

Financial Management Workshop – Get Started Business Support Team

12:30 - 16:30 | The Blackpool Enterprise Centre

Financial Planning For Small Businesses with Get Started It is a legal requirement to keep good “books”: make sure you know how to control your finances and make a...

28 Jun

Social Media Bootcamp

10:00 - 16:00 | The Royal Kings Arms Hotel

In this introductory session, suitable for all beginners to social media, Cumbrian internet marketer Paul Teague will give you an overview of the key social media channels and help...

29 Jun

Rewarding UK Innovation

8:00 - 11:00 | Preston Grasshoppers RFC

Are you aware of the tax benefits available for innovation? Are you ready for innovation? Are you prepared for local and international markets? Santander, Haleys and the UCLan MaCaW...

2 Jul

Bridging the GAP – Growth Advancement Performance

16:00 - 18:00 | Moore and Smalley Head Office

A series of short accessible, action learning, development programmes geared towards Directors seeking personal growth in the company of like-minded individuals. The sessions will be challenging, stimulating but utterly...

3 Jul

Performance Leadership Sessions

10:00 - 16:00 | Preston Marriot Hotel

Unique high impact sessions led by experts in their fields. These inspirational sessions will give leaders, managers and business owners the tools to raise the performance bar. Session 1...

3 Jul

Doing Business in Africa: Nigeria & South Africa

13:00 - 16:30 | Society 1

Given its 1.1 billion people that make up 15% of the world’s population, we decided it’s time to focus on Africa. Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is projected to gain momentum this...

4 Jul

Insider Northern Powerhouse Advanced Manufacturing Conference

8:00 - 12:00 | Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

Manufacturing is worth £46bn in the North, over a quarter of the UK’s total manufacturing output. It is home to many leading centres of scientific and advanced manufacturing and...

4 Jul

Free “Product Development” Workshops Day 1

8:30 - 16:00 | Oasis Centre

Day One Join us for a FREE two day workshop which will equip your business with the knowledge needed to get your product transformed from a good idea into...

4 Jul

GDPR Implementation Workshop

9:00 - 12:00 | Holiday Inn, Caton Road, Lancaster

This workshop has now been running in various parts of the UK since the start of the year, so it is tried, tested and very practical. Why is it...

5 Jul

NW Finance Director Network Event

8:00 - 10:00 | Farington Lodge

Over 70 Finance Directors regularly attend our quarterly events and the next one is in March 2015. The NW FD Network is run in association with AFR Consulting, Moore...

5 Jul

Free “Product Development” Workshops Day 2

8:30 - 16:00 | Oasis Centre

Day Two Join us for a FREE two day workshop which will equip your business with the knowledge needed to get your product transformed from a good idea into...

5 Jul

#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...

10 Jul

Bay Business Angels – Alternative Funding Surgery

15:00 - 18:00 | Lancaster University Management School

Are you looking for funding to grow your business? Bay Business Angels are holding an alternative funding surgery for growing businesses who need funding to realise their full potential....

11 Jul

Aspire – Being Resilient

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

Being Resilient – Managing stress and keeping your inner battery topped up. ‘Take this pressure off my back. Anymore and I may crack, Figures pulsate in my head Sleep’s...

11 Jul

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | Greenbank 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...

11 Jul

Social Media and Online Presence – Get Started Business Support Team

12:30 - 16:30 | The Blackpool Enterprise Centre

No online presence – no business. Do you own a business and want to attract more customers? Everyone tells you it will cost ££££££££££ to achieve a better presence. Take...

12 Jul

Building your Personal Brand Online

9:00 - 15:30 | EKM Preston

Need help engaging new customers online? In this masterclass we explore the qualities necessary and the steps to take to build a powerful personal brand. Using real-life examples, we...

17 Jul

Increasing your Sales through Marketing and PR

9:00 - 15:30 | Blackburn Enterprise Centre

Do you need help to attract more customers? This masterclass is for entrepreneurs to better understand and manage the marketing of their businesses. In this session you will get...

17 Jul

Performance Leadership Sessions – Session 2

10:00 - 16:00 | Preston Marriot Hotel

Unique high impact sessions led by experts in their fields. These inspirational sessions will give leaders, managers and business owners the tools to raise the performance bar. Session 2...

17 Jul

Chamber Low Carbon Launch Event

12:30 - 15:00 | Brockholes Nature Reserve

Join us for the launch of the new Chamber Low Carbon Programme, an ERDF-funded scheme giving Lancashire SMEs free access to expert support with reducing their carbon footprint and...

18 Jul

LBV81 Magazine Networking Event

16:00 - 18:00 | Best Western Oaks Hotel

PRESENTING OUR LANCASHIRE HOTSPOTS FEATURE ON BURNLEY In association with Burnley Council and sponsored by Boost Business Lancashire We’re heading to Burnley for the release of the July/August edition...

18 Jul

“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,...

19 Jul

Plan, Pitch and Sell

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

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 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...

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...

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

“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...

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

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...

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,...

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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