19 March 2020 - The Great Northern Conference (Sheffield) MORE DETAILS
13 March 2020 - Freelance Friday - The Borough (Dan Knowles) 8am-4.30pm
- 8-10 - tea and coffee - crack on with some work
- 11-12 - show and tell get to know - no pitching
- 12-1 - buffet lunch
- 1-3 desk working
- 3-4.30 - speaker/workshop
- 4.30 - hit the bar
- £5 for the day
- 30 places
09 March 2020 - 10 am – 12 pm: Rewild Yourself Networking: The Herbarium, 5-7 Great Johns, Lancaster, LA1 1NQ. [cost: £4] MORE DETAILS & BOOKING:
09 March 2020 - Centre for Alternatives to Social Economic Inequalities - Centre Launch - Storey Institute 5pm till 8pm
27 February 2020 - Thursday: 4pm - 6pm : Lancaster & Morecambe College. Launch of Lancaster District Responsible Business Network. The Lancaster District Responsible Business Network aims to link the world of work and business to schools and colleges and showcase what career opportunities are available to young people and the sort of skills needed to pursue them. It also aims to provide support for the unemployed and other disadvantaged groups. The network is free to join and welcomes businesses of all sizes operating in the Lancaster district, from sole traders to multi-nationals. Businesses interested in knowing more about the new network and its benefits are invited to come along to a launch event on Thursday, February 27 (4pm - 6pm) at Lancaster and Morecambe College. More Details and booking.
POSTED - 13 January 2020: Future Places: Enabling Healthier Lifestyles Event - Health Innovation Campus Lancaster. Fri, 7 February 2020, 08:30 – 12:00 GMT, Lancaster House Hotel, Green Lane, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4GJ. This event, hosted by Lancaster University's new Health Innovation Campus, is designed to help small business, charities, health providers, and social enterprise to explore new imaginative, healthcare opportunities which at their core encourage movement. Join us to learn about gaps in the market and how to overcome the potential challenges of introducing new products and services which require behavioural change. More details and booking:
POSTED - 13 January 20: Lancaster University Health Innovation Campus launches new leadership programme for SMEs. The team behind Lancaster University’s £41m Health Innovation Campus has launched an exciting new leadership programme to give people the skills to drive forward groundbreaking products and services. MORE DETAILS
Posted - 12 December 19: The Chamber - Members Meet - January 22, 2020 08:00 until January 22, 2020 10:00 At Soul Bar And Vista Restaurant. Mix with the people you need to be talking to this year! Join us at this early morning networking event at the soulful Vista Restaurant in Morecambe for a delicious breakfast with sublime views of the Morecambe Coast. Our guests represent a range of industries and sectors, so if you are keen to get to know a broad scope of business people from across the district attend this not to be missed event! Buy, Sell, Share and Collaborate!BOOKING FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS AND NON MEMBERS HERE
POSTED - 10 December 19: Lancaster BID Breakfast on Jan 23rd 8.00am till 9.30am. Royal Kings Arms Hotel. Free networking plus presentations and discussion regarding anti-social behaviour in Lancaster City Centre. More details and booking:
POSTED - 05 December 19: Brunch refferal network meetings - MORE DETAILS
POSTED - 05 December 19: Wednesday 11 December 2019 - James Whittaker - Microsoft - The future of technology and your business Data that is big. Machines that learn. Intelligence that is artificial. Reality that isn’t real. An internet of things. What does all this mean for the future of your business? Join James Whittaker for an entertaining and thought-provoking jaunt into the future – a future coming a lot faster than most people imagine – and learn how it will impact the future of your industry and your business. James explains the technologies of the culture in an approachable language and describes how you can use them to meet the future on your terms. Where: Lancaster University, George Fox Building, Lecture Theatre 1, Lancaster, LA1 4YW MORE DETAILS AND BOOKING DETAILS
POSTED - 20 November 19: Friday morning Borough networking sessions from now untill January 10th: We will be in The Borough at 9am this coming Friday the 22nd, Friday 29th and Friday 6th but will be giving Friday 13th December a miss. We will then be back on the 20th before taking the Christmas break untill Friday 10th January.
POSTED - 19 November 19: 10am - 3pm - Food Futures Strategy Day: The Storey (Auditorium Room), Meeting House Lane, LAncaster, LA1 1TH. This event is for everyone involved with food in North Lancashire - from farmers, procurement officers, restaurant owners, market stall holders, food retailers, community food growers, food researchers and teachers. BOOKING AND REGISTRATION
POSTED - 18 November 19: Community Wealth Building at the neighbourhood level. Plural Models of Ownership in England and Beyond - The Exchange Good Things Studio, Arndale Morecambe Bay, Market Street, Morecambe, LA4 5DH2.00 pm – 4.00 pm, Wednesday 20 November 2019: Purpose of the session: To explore the Community Wealth Building principle - building a more democratic, plural economy. It will consider different models of plural ownership and diverse business models and their importance and value in deprived communities specifically.
POSTED - 18 November 19: LancasterBusinessView November magazine launch event and networking. Lancaster & Morecambe College - 4-6pm Wednesday 20th November - £10+ VAT MAGAZINE LAUNCH EVENT - 4-6pm, Wednesday 20 November
POSTED - 7 November 19: No 9am Borough meeting tomorow due to illness.
POSTED - 29 October 19: New ESTA Newsletter sent out to all members tonight.
POSTED - 7 October 19: Thursday 10th October: 8.45am till c10.30am: Health and Well-being Sector Meet-up: Open - no agenda: Dacrelands Clinic, OwenRd/Aldrens Lane, Skerton. LA1 2DU: The regular meet-up of ESTA members working in the health and well-being sector. We alternate each month between general open and project-related.
POSTED - 7 October 19: EVERY Friday: 9.00am – c10.30am: ESTA Weekly General Check-in: Open support and Networking - no agenda: The Borough - 3 Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PP: In the comfy chairs by the window. Now a weekly slot for anyone who is free General meet-up for all ESTA members, and those thinking of joining us.
POSTED - 7 October 19: Wednesday OCTOBER 30th - 9.00am till 1.00pm: The Borough, 3 Dalton Square, LA1 1PP: Managing conflict energy to improve our organisations businesses & projects. A cross-sector workshop to explore how to use the energy in conflict to improve the operation of our businesses, organisations and projects. £28 BOOK HERE
POSTED - 7 October 19: Wednesday OCTOBER 9th - 10.00am till 11.00am: ESTA Walk and Talk Circular Walking Meet-up: Leave The Plynth in Market Square at 10am arrive back to the Plynth aprox 11.00pm Come and join us on an ESTA walk and talk meet-up. Meeting at and returning to The Plinth in Market Square. It’s a 60 minute scenic circular walk to help us see what we are doing from a fresh perspective. There is something about walking and talking that refreshes and recharges.
POSTED - 7 October 19: All ESTA members are invited to the Storey Institute Tenants Business Network meeting this coming Tuesday evening. (5 till 6pm on the 8th October). Guest speakers from Lancaster City Council's Economic Growth and Regeneration Team will present on the council's business support offer along with the annual program of support events and worlshops. Free to Attend. DIRECTIONS & INFO FOR THE STORY INSTITUTE
POSTED - 23 September 19: ESTA just switched to using a search engine that is dedicated to planting trees. ECOSIA.
POSTED - 6 September 19: It is worth knowing that if you are a sole trader, you can still be a member of a Union and get legal backing for certain issues. I joined "Community" as Union membership was a requisite of being a local council candidate for the Labour Party. Sadly I am now making use of them over a health and safety issue at work. I don't know what they can do, but they are certainly trying and it is worth it if only for the moral support!! Click here to find out more.....
POSTED - 6 September 19: We meet downstairs in The Borough in Dalton Square for our end of the week networking seminar. 9.00am till 10.30am. come and join us.
POSTED - 5 September 19: Lancaster and Morecambe College has successfully secured European Social Funding to support businesses to develop individuals in leadership and management qualifications working in partnership with University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN). MORE INFO
POSTED - 5 September 19: The Details of our fifth half day health and wellbeing conference are now finalised and its only two weeks away. Apologies for taking this long to get everything sorted. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE:
POSTED - 5 September 19: Network meeting heads up....... there is a new Lancaster BID manager and this is the first of a series of free city centre breakfast network meetings. MORE INFORMATION AND BOOKING