South Lakeland business to business events

We hold regular free working lunches and networking events throughout the year across South Lakeland. These events help us 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.  

 Next Event

Improving your online marketing and High Street presence

South Lakeland District Council are holding a free Business and Networking Event on Thursday 10 March at Low Wood Hotel, Windermere

Doors will open from 6pm for networking, refreshments and registration and the event will start at 6.30pm. Topics will include

  • Taking your product to the online market,  Nick Comer, Rosetta Brands Ltd
  • Social Media and Twitter for business, Justin Grammer, PS Business Matters
  • Improving your high street presence, Bill Smith, Let’s Talk Shop

This free event is open to any South Lakeland businesses.  Please note that places are limited to 2 attendees per company.

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

  • Business Skills for Growth: Retail special

  • 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 

  • Business Skills for Growth: Higher Education Special

  • Window dressing

  • Exporting your goods around the world

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 our Economic Development Team and are not passed onto third parties without your consent.



  • Phone 01539 733 333
  • Fax 01539 740 300