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South Lakeland Business to Business Events

South Lakeland District Council hold regular free working lunches and networking events throughout the year across South Lakeland.  These events help SLDC engage with businesses in South Lakeland and provide a forum for businesses to discuss issues that directly affect them. They also provide a ideal opportunity to network with other businesses and make new contacts. 

Free Business Event: Business Skills for Growth - Higher Education Special

South Lakeland District Council is holding a free Business and Networking Event on Thursday 30th October at Cartmel Racecourse.  Doors will open from 9.15am for networking, refreshments and registration and the event will start at 10am.

Speakers will include representatives from Lancaster University, University of Central Lancashire, University of Cumbria, Kendal College and Furness College. They will talk about the vast range of business support that is available and there will be a demonstration of a 3D printer.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and for some more networking with a buffet lunch. 

Business Event Online Registartion


Previous Events

Previous topics have covered:

  • Google Juice

  • The Future High Street

  • Marketing your business effectively online and social medial for business

  • Business Crime, minimising the risks

  • Reduce your Business Costs and Business Rates Update

  • Green Deal Opportunities

  • Improving Your Business Retail Revitalisation

  • Employment sites and how these can be brought forward

  • Environmental advice and waste management for businesses

  • Advice and help available to South Lakeland businesses

  • Help with finding and accessing finance

  • Superfast Broadband and Connected Cumbria - to keep up to date visit Connecting Cumbria 

You can view the presentations from our previous events at Invest in South Lakeland.


Future Events

Please visit Invest in South Lakeland for full details of up and coming events.  

If you would like to receive details of our events and be kept up-to-date with news, opportunities, grants and business advice please visit Invest in South Lakeland and complete our very short online registration form. We provide a free listing of business events taking place in and around South Lakeland.  

Your details will only be used by South Lakeland District Council Economic Development Team and are not passed onto third parties without your consent.