Lancashire Business owners and senior decision makers


From each other to solve business challenges


New relationships and opportunities


Your confidence, your profile and your business

Monthly networking events with around 100 businesses, in the heart of Lancashire.

Since 2009, The Business Network Central & East Lancashire has been the go-to event for expanding your professional reach with like-minded business owners.

A monthly event with structured networking and a fantastic 2-course lunch in sumptuous surroundings. The optional morning seminar is a great opportunity to learn and acquire new skills.

We encourage a wide depth and breadth of sectors, from charities to legal, professional services to digital marketing, and everything in between.

Upcoming Events:

18 August

Stanley House 11:30 – 14:00

Optional Morning Seminar:

(10:00 for 10:30 start)

“How To Control The Sneaky Saboteurs To Your Success”

Bernadette Willems, Business Peacemaker

Bernadette is an experienced solicitor, mediator, trainer and coach, helping business owners to lead a better, brighter life.

15 September

Stanley House 11:30 – 14:00

Optional Morning Seminar:

(10:00 for 10:30 start)

“The Most Powerful Force In The World – Master Your Mind”

Paul Limb, ActionCOACH

Paul is a certified business coach and business growth specialist, helping business owners to work ‘on’ rather than ‘in’ their business.

20 October

Stanley House 11:30 – 14:00

Optional Morning Seminar:

(10:00 for 10:30 start)

“The Respectful Workplace”

Deb Gilby, GW Resources

Deb is a professional trainer and coach, with a vast range of experience in public & private sector organisations. Her passion is witnessing ‘lightbulb moments’, seeing her clients get excited about new possibilities.

Is it right for me, or my business?

Listen to our members:

Ben Griffiths

Clever IT

Hannah Baker

Blackburn College

Pete Slater

The Purple Company

Your Host

Karen Tems has been involved since the very beginning.   An expert host and facilitator, Karen's passion is in bringing people together; helping Lancashire's business owners to forge lasting and productive business relationships.

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