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16 May

Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Design Thinking workshop

9:00 - 16:00 | Lancaster University

Please note this is a two day workshop. Day one taking place on the 16th of May and day two on the 23rd of May. Poor mental health has...

16 May

Digital Photography for Businesses

13:00 - 14:30 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to bring your brand to life through photography in this funded workshop for Lancashire organisations. Jess Howell specialises in photographing small businesses and freelancers and helping people...

16 May

ChamberWEBINAR: Business contingency – planning for the unexpected

14:30 - 15:30 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

None of us want to think about the possibility of being ill and not being able to run our businesses. And we certainly don’t want to think about what...

17 May

Boost Resilience Programme: Managing challenging behaviour in the workplace

9:30 - 10:30 | APD Resolutions Ltd

Challenging behaviour in the workplace can include tantrums; physical or mental abuse; bullying and intimidation and any behaviour that is harmful to peers, colleagues or workmates. This session helps...

17 May

Facebook and Instagram ads

10:00 - 13:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to set up and run Facebook and Instagram ads in this funded online training for Lancashire organisations. This three-hour course tutored by a Facebook pro will provide...

17 May

Start selling on Amazon (Lancashire)

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Get started with selling on Amazon in this funded workshop for Lancashire residents & businesses, designed for beginners. Considering selling on Amazon? In this workshop, we’ll show you behind...

18 May

Video for Businesses

13:00 - 16:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Create a video marketing strategy for your business. A fully funded online workshop for Lancashire businesses. Online video is one of the most powerful tools currently available to tell...

18 May

Winckley Square Hangout: Jubilee Celebration

16:00 - 18:00 | North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber requests the pleasure of your company at the first  ‘Hangout’ of 2022. Join us in raising a glass with, in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum...

19 May

Women in Business Conference: Funded by Leading Lancashire

9:30 - 14:00 | Role with East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Confidence and Wellbeing in Challenging Times Facilitated by Wendy Bowers and Katy Mason As we emerge from the pandemic, we see daily articles, research and Ted talks about resilience...

19 May

Lancaster Tech Lunch: Dependency Injection programming

12:30 - 13:00 | Fraser House Hub

Laurie Ibbs – Senior Developer at Relative insight – will be talking about Dependency Injection, which is a programming technique that makes a class independent of its dependencies through...

19 May

iROWE Seminar: Supporting the aging workforce

13:00 - 14:00 | iROWE (Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment), The UCLan Centre for Business, Management & Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire

Supporting the aging workforce: Sustainable workforce and extended working lives through the lens of firefighters. Speakers: Dr Rima Hussein & Dr Katharina Bader, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University iROWE...

20 May

International Trade Event: Export breakfast with Katherine Fletcher MP

8:30 - 11:30 | North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Lloyds Bank

The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Lloyds Bank would like to invite you to our inaugural Global Reach Assembly event. We are delighted that...

20 May

Export Breakfast with Katherine Fletcher MP

8:30 - 11:30 | North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Lloyds Bank would like to invite you to our inaugural Global Reach Assembly event. We are delighted that...

20 May

ChamberWEBINAR: Sales – How to handle objections

10:00 - 11:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

How to handle objections like a pro so that you can increase your sales and service levels Objections can often be feared to the point where we get very...

20 May

The Growing Club CIC: Auction of Promises

19:00 - 22:00 | The Growing Club CIC

The Growing Club are organising an event: an Auction of Promises. This is where donated promises are auctioned off. This is a wonderful opportunity to give a bit back...

24 May

Boost Resilience Programme: Resilience in the workplace

9:30 - 10:30 | APD Resolutions Ltd

This session is for employers and employees of businesses who have had difficulties in dealing with situations such as the pandemic and are struggling whether at work or at...

24 May

Intro to Microsoft 365 (Office 365)

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

This funded workshop for Lancashire businesses will introduce you to Microsoft 365 (prev Office 365) tools. With an increase in usage of Microsoft Teams by 40% during 2020 lockdowns,...

24 May

Canva for Business

10:00 - 13:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Canva to create designs for marketing, websites or print in this funded workshop for Lancashire organisations. Learn how to get started with Canva and use...

24 May

Exporting: Customs, VAT and rules of origin

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Understanding export paperwork in a little more detail; particularly with regard to VAT and place of service; and key documentation in the shipping process.

24 May

Chamber Platinum Jubilee Dinner

19:00 - 0:00 | North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

We are delighted to announce a special business dinner which is being organised to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen seventy years of service. Having acceded to the throne on...

25 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Lytham

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Lytham St Annes. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services...

25 May

Get set up on Shopify

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to start selling online with Shopify (beginner level) – fully funded online workshop for Lancashire businesses. Shopify is one of the top global eCommerce platforms for selling...

26 May

Boost Flying Start: How to execute and make a start-up strategy happen

9:30 - 12:45 | Winning Pitch

Can you execute and make your business  strategy happen? The difference between successful and failed entrepreneurs is often not the quality of their idea, but in their ability to...

26 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Lancaster

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Lancaster and Morecambe. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services...

26 May

Chamber Low Carbon: Technology and Innovation Forum – Smart Technology

10:00 - 12:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

Chamber Low Carbon is pleased to welcome you to our face-to-face Technology and Innovation Forum on Smart Technology. Do you want to save money? Are you smart enough to...

26 May

Managing Team workflows with Microsoft Teams

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Microsoft Teams to its full potential to boost productivity. Want to learn more about Microsoft Teams and how it can help increase your team’s productivity...

26 May

Employment Law Update: May 2022

11:00 - 12:00 | Brabners LLP

Our Employment Law Updates give you the expert guidance you need to navigate changes to employment legislation, case law and HR-related issues. We hold these webinars twice a year,...

26 May

Lancaster Tech Lunch: Next Javascript

12:30 - 13:00 | Fraser House Hub

Aditya Kadam – Cofounder at Garchi International Ltd – will be talking about Next.js, which is an open-source web development framework built on top of Node.js. This enables React...

27 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Preston

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Poulton. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services and explore...

31 May

Boost Flying Start: Building your startup idea into business model

9:30 - 12:45 | Winning Pitch

Who is your target customer? This session will show you how to convert your big idea into profitable business by avoiding the typical pitfalls entrepreneurs typically make. We’ll show...

31 May

Get started with Mailchimp

13:00 - 16:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Mailchimp for email marketing in this funded online workshop for Lancashire organisations, designed for beginners. This course is designed for beginners to MailChimp. You will...

2 Jun

Drop in and explore your business idea with Get Started

15:30 - 15:30 | Blackpool Unlimited

Drop in and explore your business idea Come into Central Library (Blackpool) and talk about your start up business idea or any issues you are having, with one of our Business...

7 Jun

Introduction to Equity Investment for Lancashire SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | UCLan

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...

7 Jun

Exporting: Understanding the benefits and barriers

13:00 - 14:00 | Department for International Trade

An overview of the risks and benefits of export; first steps to making informed decisions about internationalisation; laying the foundation for an achievable export plan.

8 Jun

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, 63-67 Chapel Street, Chorley PR7 1BS. (This was the place...

8 Jun

ChamberWEBINAR: Unconscious bias

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

This 1-hour webinar provides a candid, honest overview of what constitutes bias, how biases affect our behavior and the way we make decisions. Nobody is immune. The good news...

9 Jun

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch and Learn: Electric vehicles and net zero

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

The electric vehicle revolution edges ever closer. As more and more of us are changing to or investigating a change to an electric or hybrid vehicle, it’s the perfect...

14 Jun

Think Tank: Culture, communication and connection

9:00 - 13:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Whether you lead a team or operate as a sole trader the culture you create, the way it’s communicated and the connections that hold it together are all key...

14 Jun

Social Media Bootcamp

10:00 - 17:00 | Work in Progress and 448 Studio

This online Social Media Bootcamp is designed to help business leaders, owners, and their teams find and reach customers and stay relevant in these ever-changing times. Are you in...

14 Jun

ChamberWEBINAR: Overcoming the challenges

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Are you struggling to implement your great ideas? You are not alone! Knowing what to do and doing it are two different things completely! There are many pressures on...

15 Jun

ChamberTRAINING: Emergency first aid at work

9:30 - 17:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Affiniti Training are delighted to bring you this One Day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work Course (National RQF...

16 Jun

Lancashire and Cumbria: Women in business

1:00 - 2:30 | Federation of Small Business

Interactive session to support women in business whether they be newly self-employed or established in business. June’s Women in Business Group meeting will hear from Guest Speaker Gemma Sanchez...

16 Jun

Exporting: Pricing strategy and route to market

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Getting to grips with price versus cost; export costing; researching prices in a given market; pricing strategies; and routes to market.

21 Jun

Think Differently Sprint

8:00 - 20:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Think Differently Sprint is Lancashire Forum Creative’s take on the Design Sprint methodology. The programme aims to give you a hands-on experience to explore, accelerate and innovate ideas that...

25 Jun

Jubilee Dragon Boat Challenge

9:00 - 16:00 | North & Western Lancashire

The Chamber’s Jubilee Dragon Boat Challenge returns to Europe’s largest inland docks, Preston, on Saturday 25th June.  Join fellow competitors from across the county as we take to the...

29 Jun

Spark – The Apprenticeship Marketplace

9:30 - 15:00 | University of Central Lancashire

UCLan SPARK – The Apprenticeship Marketplace – a matchmaking event run by the University of Central Lancashire for future apprentices to be interviewed by employers for a Degree Apprenticeship....

30 Jun

Spark – The Apprenticeship Marketplace: Business & digital

9:30 - 15:00 | University of Central Lancashire

UCLan SPARK – The Apprenticeship Marketplace – a matchmaking event run by the University of Central Lancashire for future apprentices to be interviewed by employers for a Degree Apprenticeship....

30 Jun

Exporting: Movement of money

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Getting paid: risks and costs; financial regulation; economic considerations in the movement of money over international borders.

5 Jul

Spark – The Apprenticeship Marketplace: Engineering & construction

9:30 - 15:00 | University of Central Lancashire

UCLan SPARK – The Apprenticeship Marketplace – a matchmaking event run by the University of Central Lancashire for future apprentices to be interviewed by employers for a Degree Apprenticeship....

5 Jul

SPARK – The apprenticeship marketplace: Engineering & Construction Degree Apprenticeships

9:30 - 15:00 | University of Central Lancashire

Welcome to SPARK – The apprenticeship marketplace – a matchmaking event run by the University of Central Lancashire for future apprentices to be interviewed by employers for a Degree...

5 Jul

Exporting: Customs, VAT and rules of origin

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Understanding export paperwork in a little more detail; particularly with regard to VAT and place of service; and key documentation in the shipping process.

7 Jul

Drop in and explore your business idea with Get Started

15:30 - 15:30 | Blackpool Unlimited

Drop in and explore your business idea Come into Central Library (Blackpool) and talk about your start up business idea or any issues you are having, with one of our Business...

14 Jul

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch and Learn: Moving towards net zero

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

We welcome Kate Gilmartin and a replay of her excellent presentation on Net Zero Lancashire. The presentation discusses the Local Energy North West Hub, delivering The Rural Community Energy...

7 Sep

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, 63-67 Chapel Street, Chorley PR7 1BS. (This was the place...

15 Sep

ChamberWEBINAR: Motivating & empowering your team

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

There is a big difference between a person being willing to carry out a task and doing it with love. If you want your team to work at its...

30 Sep

North Lancashire Expo 2022

11:00 - 16:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

The North Lancashire Business Expo is a unique event that sees businesses and visitors collide on a platform to showcase our amazing North Lancashire. Being held on Friday 30th...

5 Oct

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, 63-67 Chapel Street, Chorley PR7 1BS. (This was the place...

20 Oct

ChamberTRAINING: Emergency first aid at work

9:00 - 17:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Affiniti Training are delighted to bring you this One Day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work Course (National RQF...

21 Oct

North West Business Expo 2022

9:00 - 15:00 | Shout Expo

The North West Business Expo will take place at the 2200+ sqm Premier Suite of Bolton Whites Hotel on Friday 21st October 2022. The North West Business Expo will...

2 Nov

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, Chorley. (This was the place the Chorley Suffragettes used to...

16 Nov

ChamberWEBINAR: Time management & prioritising

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Are you always struggling to find the time to do those important jobs? Do you feel time-pressured and stressed out? Our working lives revolve around time and invariably the...

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