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.

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Tue 19 Feb, 8 – 10am, Magpies Business Club at Chorley FC, Duke Street, PR7 3DU. Breakfast and business networking. Guest speaker Suzy Orr. Every attendee will receive two free tickets for the match on Sat 23rd Feb. Book via TryBooking

Thu 21 Feb, 5.30 – 7.30pm, Link Up Networking at The Halfway House, PR6 7JB. Business networking, drinks and food, free to attend. Sponsored by Napthens Solicitors. Details on Twitter

Tue 26 Feb, 6 – 8pm, Love Local Networking at the Salvage House Collective, Whalley, BB7 9SP. Business networking, drinks and food, in a very different location. Book via Eventbrite

Thu 7 Mar, 8 – 10.30am, Brexit – What it means for your Business at Media Factory (4th floor), UCLAN, PR1 1JN. With Professor Philip B Whyman, professor of Economics and Director of Lancashire Institute for Economic and Business Research (LIEBR). Details and registration here.

Tue 12 Mar, 8 – 9.30am, Bamber Bridge Business Club at Bamber Bridge Football Club, PR5 6UU. Business networking and breakfast, in conjunction with Brabners. Register here.

Tue 26 Mar, 9am – 3.30pm, Making Yourself Irresistible at Daisyfield Business Centre, BB1 3BL. Develop a compelling Value Proposition that shows how you are different and better than everyone else. A Boost Lancashire event, contact Adam Holden.

Tue 26 Mar, 12 – 7pm, Lancashire Apprenticeship & Careers Expo at Preston Guild Hall. Third annual expo with 70 NW employers offering career opportunities. Not just for apprentices, you can meet universities, colleges and training providers who can help grow your business. Book Now

Fri 29 Mar, 9am – 3pm, Lancashire Business Expo, at Preston Guild Hall. Hugely popular annual event – you’ll find us in the Twelve Tellers afterwards! Its now Lancashire’s largest free-to-attend business event. Don’t miss this one! Details here shoutexpo.com


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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