Events: May 2014

Events with blue dates are BECBC events, dark grey member events.

UKTI Event: Doing business in Germany

1st May 2014

7.30am to 9.00am plus networking time at Oh Me Oh My, West Africa House, 25 Water Street, Liverpool, L2 0RG

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Institute of Measurement and Control Conference and Exhibition

1st May 2014

at Energus

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LCWC Event: Give your Business the Edge

1st May 2014

from 5.00pm at Lakes College West Cumbria, Lillyhall, Near Workington

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5th annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference

7th May 2014 — 8th May 2014

at Radisson Blu Airport, Manchester

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BECBC Member Meeting (May 2014)

7th May 2014

9.00am - 12.30pm

The BECBC Member Meeting will be in the auditorium at ENERGUS
(Energus is at Blackwood Road on Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, Cumbria CA14 4JW)

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Engaging with Young West Cumbrian Students

8th May 2014

1.30pm to 4.30pm at Samuel Lindow Building, Westlkaes Science and Technology Park, Moor Row, Whitehaven

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UKTI Event: Women in Business mission to Toronto, Canada

12th May 2014 — 15th May 2014

in Toronto, Canada

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Cumbria Excellence Event

13th May 2014

 at the Energus Centre, Lillyhall, Cumbria 

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Digital Matters Event: Business Marketing / Promoting your own business

14th May 2014

2.30pm to 7.00pm at Penrith Parish Halls, Penrith

The event is aimed specifically at enabling freelancers, small creative and digital businesses to maximise their marketing and promotion opportunities.

Whilst small digital and creative businesses work to support the growth of their client’s business by enhancing the web and social media profile they are often left behind in maximising their own opportunities. Too often freelance and small businesses are metaphorically left driving the old banger of a car as they are too busy repairing / upgrading other people’s car. Therefore, this event has been designed to explore how they might be able improve their own market position....and update the car to reflect their true skills and expertise.

This event will to be a practical one, designed to offer a take away menu of ideas, skills and tools provided by local marketing/ social media practitioners who could enable delegates to identify what is relevant and useful tips for their own businesses

The event is planned to cover the following points:
• Explore ways to increase their business profile to generating new / additional level of interest in their business
• Consider how to maximise their business skills to address new potential markets
• Explore whether social media and networking could generate business growth on a shoe budget and with limited time.
• Evaluate the best use of limited resources when using social media and attending networking events.

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UCLan - Enhance workshop ‘Branding Your Business when Your Business is You’

14th May 2014

23 April 2014 - CREA Penrith 

14 May 2014 - CREA Kendal 

4 June 2014 - Phoenix Business Centre, Barrow

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Nuclear Task Group meeting

17th May 2014

at Sellafield

Please note that you will only be allowed into Sellafield if you have registered with and submitted the appropriate forms (deadline for forms is 12 noon Friday 9 May)

The schedule for the visit is:

08.00am -                        Meet at Yottenfews Farmhouse (situated just outside of the Sellafield Site)

08.00am – 08.30am -       Registration and Health & Safety briefing (Tea & Coffee available)

08.30am – 10.00am -       Coach Tour / Thorpe Viewing Gallery

10.00am – 14.35pm -      Nuclear Task Group meeting (see attached agenda)

Please note, car parking is available at Yottenfews Farmhouse. I

If you are arriving by train in the morning, you will need to arrange transport to the site

Identification Requirements

All persons attending the visit MUST bring with them on the day of the visit, one of the approved methods of photographic identification as stipulated below:

British Nationals:

• A valid 10 year passport

• Current UK photo card driving licence and associated D470 counterpart form

Non-British Nationals

• Valid passport

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NDA SME Day: Supplier event in the North for SMEs

18th May 2014

at Park Royal Hotel, Stretton WA4 4NS

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Fracking: The Debate on Hydraulic Fracturing for Gas

19th May 2014

at The Mermaid, London

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The future of Nuclear energy in the UK: new build, supply chain, planning and energy prices

20th May 2014

Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum event

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Low Level Waste Repository Forum/Exhibition

21st May 2014

at Energus, Workington

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Nuclear Institute NW Branch Annual Dinner

22nd May 2014

at Manchester

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Kendal Jelly

22nd May 2014

at The Factory, Kendal

Creative Group for freelancers and small agnecy staff in ICT, creative, design, marketing, social media, web and software development, photographers, animators, artists...

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Handling Investigations

22nd May 2014

Conducting a disciplinary or grievance investigation can be time-consuming and complicated.  This session is designed to give investigators the confidence that they need to look at all of the issues and to draft a comprehensive report. 

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Market Engagement Day

23rd May 2014

8.30am to 3.00pm at Haydock Racecourse

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The Jennings Rivers Ride 2014

25th May 2014

Sign up to one of the friendliest sportive events in the Lake District now!

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Hell on the Harbourside (Whitehaven)

25th May 2014

Hell on the Harbourside has been designed by former military personel as a test of strength and stamina utilising natural and manufactured obstacles within the harbour area.

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