On the 8th October, Be the Business and the Northern Automotive Alliance are teaming up to host Open Business Day in Lancashire. Join us for a behind the scenes look into two of Lancashire’s leading firms and make new connections with like-minded business leaders.

The two NAA member businesses opening their doors are BCW Manufacturing Group; one of the UK’s most advanced, vertically integrated precision engineering companies, and Businesswise Solutions, an expert energy buying and management company.

The day is all about collaboration and shared learning. It’s an opportunity to extend your network and make connections with like-minded business leaders. 


  • 09.30            Arrival and refreshments
  • 10.00            Welcome & Introductions
  • 10.15            Leadership Presentation and Q&A: Brent Collins, MD,  BCW Manufacturing
  • 11.15            Tour of the facility
  • 12.15            Debrief and travel to Businesswise Solutions (own transport required)


  • 13.15            Afternoon Welcome
  • 13.30            Leadership Presentation and Q&A: Dean Cockett, Director,  Businesswise Solutions
  • 13.45            Tour of the Energy Centre
  • 15.00            Networking
  • 15.30            Depart

 Registration & Costs

NAA Members and Lancashire Companies*, please e-mail martina.rodrigues@northernautoalliance.com for further information and to register.

All other companies, please register via Eventbrite

Cost: £15

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