Local Events

Lets Do Business

As part of our networking group, we tell each other about events in the local area which may be of interest to our members.

We use this page to publish these events to our blog followers. If you have an event that you would like to publicise, please contact us to see if we can add it for you.

Fri 14 Jun, 12pm – 3pm, Chamber Curry Club, Blackburn Rovers FC, BB2 4JF. The Curry Club is an East Lancashire Institution. Since 2006 local businesses have regularly gathered together to network and share a fine curry lunch in a relaxed informal setting. Event cost is £35. Register through the Chamber website.

Tue 18 Jun, 10am – 1pm, Circular Economy Club by Chamber Low Carbon ,Brockholes, PR5 0AG. Event is Free. Register through Eventbrite.

Wed 19 Jun, 9.30am – 10.30am, Bookkeeping Workshop ,Chorley Town Hall, PR7 1DP. Chorley Council, in association with Studholme-Bell Limited, invite you to a free workshop on the topic of Book Keeping Event is Free. Register through Eventbrite.

Thu 20 Jun, 8am – 10.30am, Sales Professionals Club, Burnley FC, BB10 4BY. Chamber Sales Professionals Club in partnership with Sales Geek is the new home for sales professionals. We aren’t about PowerPoints or lectures; we want to provide a home within Lancashire where sales professionals from all backgrounds, experience levels and industries can learn from each other and find their own route to sales success.. Event is £10 plus VAT. Register through the chamber website.

Thu 20 Jun, 9.00am – 3pm, Digital Marketing for Growth ,Cotton Court Business Centre, Preston, PR1 3BY. This master class will help grow your knowledge and teach you the key success factors that you need to make your new business a success in a digital world. Event is Free with Boost. Register through Eventbrite.

Thu 20 Jun, 5.30 – 7.30pm, Linkup Networking, Halfway House, Clayton-le-Woods, PR6 7JB. Event is free to attend, with drinks and food sponsored by Lorica Insurance Brokers. Details on Twitter.

Fri 21 Jun, 7.30pm, Handelsbanken & Forbes Charity Ball, in aid of Inspire Youth Zone at Shaw Hill Golf & Spa Hotel. Three course meal, singer Daniella Gallagher, dance until 12.30. Tickets £50. Contact Julia Monks.

Thu 27 Jun, 4 – 6pm, Mental Health Awareness Networking at The Halfway House, Clayton-le-Woods, PR6 7JB. Kinglsey Asset Finance are supporting Lancashire MIND and recently produced a Mental Health at Work guide. Help them fundraise and learn more about supporting staff and colleagues. More details on Eventbrite.

Thu 27 Jun, 4 – 6.30pm, Business Twilight Networking at Westleigh Conference Centre, PR4 0RB. Provided by UCLAN’s Centre for SME Development. Growth is both a challenge and a priority for many businesses. Learn how to formulate a simple but planned approach to take your company to the next level. You’ll also take away eight life hacks for business and have the opportunity to network with 50+ Lancashire SMEs. More details/registration on Eventbrite.

Tue 2 Jul, 4 – 6pm, Making Connections at The Business Clinic, 1 Lockside Office Park, PR2 2YS. With UCLAN’s Upskilling Lancashire project and The Business Clinic. Register on Eventbrite.

Tue 9 Jul, 4 – 7pm, UCLAN Innovation & Enterprise Showcase at Media Factory, PR1 2XQ. Working with local businesses, we offer a whole variety of training, support, and expertise to help your business grow. Many of our projects receive funding not only from UCLan but from the European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund. Details/register on Eventbrite.

Thu 11 Jul, 5.30 – 9pm, Choose Chorley ‘2019: The Year of Digital’ at Chorley Town Hall, PR7 1DP. The annual business network event with keynote speaker Maggie Philbin OBE. Free to attend, with buffet and refreshments. For more details and to register, look on Eventbrite.

Thu 18 Jul, 2 – 4pm, Chorley Tweetup, at Chorley FC, PR7 3DU. Details on Twitter. Register on Eventbrite.

Wed 2 Oct, 5.30 – 8.30pm, Central Lancashire Business Networking, at Chorley Town Hall, PR7 3DP. This is the 13th annual event and will be hosted by Mike Ode of Potential Unearthed. Hot buffet and refreshments. Register on Eventbrite.


Manchester Growth Hub have their usual workshops on their website: www.businessgrowthhub.com

Pink Link Ladies have a number of events on their website: www.pinklinkladies.co.uk

FSB Events visit www.fsb.org.uk/regions/north-west/events 

Local Networking Groups, see their websites for details

Shout Network

Business for Breakfast

Business Over Breakfast


Regular Events

Lets Do Business! – Every Friday morning 07:00 – 09:00 at Oak Royal Hotel, Golf and Country Club, Withnell, Chorley.
Link Up networking – on the third Thursday of the month 17:30 to 19:30 at Dantes Restaurant, Chorley. Contact Julia Monks of Handelsbanken for more information and follow on Twitter.
Chorley Tweetup – a networking meet-up for local tweeters, find details online
First Thursday Club, Bistrot Pierre, Preston – first Thursday of the month. Contact Jacqueline Balllard

UCLan – Northern Lights Monthly Meeting – Second Tuesday of the month 16.00 to 18.30 (Free – Buffet provided) Venue – 4th Floor, Media factory, near main roundabout at bottom of Corporation Street (Put note on dashboard that you are attending a Northern Lights event and park in the CTT Car park opposite). Contact Janet Worsley on 01772 895950 – e-mail: – jmworsley@uclan.ac.uk
Manchester Growth Hub – Last Friday of the Month, 12.00 to 14.30, Venues around Gtr Manchester, See www.businessgrowthhub.com to join the Hub. Details of next meetings on site and you can book on line

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