Events: October 2017

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

Introduction to Commercialisation Workshop

2nd October 2017

This workshop is designed to help you bring new service/products to market. You will be shown how to develop a successful service/product introduction plan from the customers’ perspective.

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EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK 2017

3rd October 2017 — 5th October 2017

European Utility Week will bring together key players from all over Europe, being the industry leading event in the smart utilities sector and featuring a large scale exhibition with a Summit programme and real life project presentations from ‘The Hub’.

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Cyber, Fraud and Financial Crime

3rd October 2017

With cybercrime in the news on an almost daily basis, it is more important than ever to take steps to protect both yourself and your business. 

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Skills Event

3rd October 2017

This Skills Event will focus on strategic planning, attraction, recruitment, retention and redeployment of skills across the decommissioning industries.

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Skills Event

3rd October 2017

This Skills Event will focus on strategic planning, attraction, recruitment, retention and redeployment of skills across the decommissioning industries.  
 

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E-Exporting Sales Workshop

3rd October 2017

An introductory workshop for companies selling products online through multiple channels, both business to business and business to consumer.

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BECBC Member Meeting including BSG Showcase and Brunch (October 2017)

4th October 2017

9.00am to 2.00pm at Energus, near Workington, Cumbria

This meeting will include the BECBC BSG Showcase Exhibition with over 55 exhibitors

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LLWR Customer Forum (CANCELLED)

4th October 2017 — 5th October 2017

at Rheged Centre, Penrith

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Hospice at Home West Cumbria - Moonlight Memories Walk

6th October 2017

A fun fundraising event for Hospice at Home West Cumbria!

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West Cumbria Carers Fundraising Event: Silver Ball

6th October 2017

7.00pm at Armathwaite Hall, Bassenthwaite

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Healthcare Estates Conference

10th October 2017 — 11th October 2017

Visitors and delegates responsible for running and maintaining some of the biggest estates in the NHS and private sector attend Healthcare Estates in Manchester to learn about the latest innovations in key areas of the healthcare estate. Six theatres on the exhibition floor provide free content in water & infection; energy & sustainability; facilities management; healthcare design; apprentice today leaders tomorrow and hospital engineering.

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Visit - IMechE West Cumbria Area -  Egger Limted, UK at Hexham, Northumbria by coach

10th October 2017

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Technical visit 

A coach trip to visit EGGER Limited (UK), Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer. EGGER are also the leading wood based panel manufacturer in Europe.

From high quality laminate flooring to trend-setting materials for furniture and interior design to environmentally friendly wood construction materials - EGGER prides itself in technology, quality, innovative design and professional services as being key to their success.

The walking tour will last about 2 hours, and cover approximately 1.5 miles, and will include some flights of stairs. Also, due to the use of powerful magnets in Egger's manufacturing process, people with pacemakers are not allowed on the visit. Everyone most wear their own flat, sturdy, sensible, non-slip, enclosed toed footwear. All other PPE will be provided.

This visit is limited to a maximum of 20 people. The cost is £12.50(incl. VAT) per person. payable at the time of booking. In the event of cancellation by us, a full refund will be paid. If you cancel your place, a refund will only be made if your place is re-allocated.

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BECBC Socio Economic Sector Group Meeting (October 2017)

10th October 2017

10.30am to 12.00 noon at the Board Room, AMEC Foster Wheeler, Innovation Centre, Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Moor Row, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA24 3TP

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AI, Robotics and the 4th Industrial Revolution

12th October 2017

This forum will provide an opportunity to discuss and debate next steps for creating a policy and investment framework which supports growth and innovation, how the UK can exploit the benefits of AI and robotics for society and the economy, and the challenges and opportunities for skills, employment, governance and accountability.

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Finance for Business Growth

12th October 2017

A free business growth event this October to find out more about the new Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and what it means for businesses in Cumbria.

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Lake District World Heritage Site status - what next?

12th October 2017



This event looks at the road to World Heritage Site status, what it really means for the area and economy, and what happens next.
 

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WEBINAR: Ship Recycling

18th October 2017

This is not about the ship's structure but about - asbestos, ozone depleting substances, radioactive materials, PCBs, heavy metals.

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The Family Business Conference

19th October 2017

Family Business speakers from a variety of sectors and regions will share their experiences, challenges and innovations, alongside valuable insight offered by industry experts and government influencers.

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Invest in Cumbria Insider Breakfast

19th October 2017

This eventwill see business leaders from both new and old industries debate tactics and strategies, from the public and private sectors, to make Cumbria a better place to live, work and play.

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BECBC Workshop: Keeping Minds Well – wellbeing and mental health at work (Oct 2017)

19th October 2017

This practical workshop, aimed at both individuals and organisations with an interest in wellbeing, will teach ways for organisations to plan for wellbeing in the workplace and equip staff to encourage disclosure, to support colleagues and signpost issues.

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Networking and Wine Tasting

23rd October 2017

Do you work in nuclear or rail? Do you think we should have a more diverse workforce in the industry? 

Why not join us for an enjoyable evening at Wild Zucchinis in Cockermouth for expert speakers, great networking, delicious nibbles and a winetasting by Richardson's of Whitehaven?

Book online via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/networking-and-wine-tasting-tickets-37342327908?aff=es2

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​SMAS Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

24th October 2017

The world of manufacturing is experiencing a paradigm shift. Rapid advances in artificial intelligence, data analytics, sensors and robotics, additive manufacturing and digital connectivity are transforming the way we design, build and sell our products and services, while new business models are opening up opportunities for additional revenue streams and profits.

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Employment Law Update – Rheged

25th October 2017

Is Employment Law driving you nuts? 

Employment law is ever-changing – come along and find out what’s in, what’s out, what’s old and what’s new and most importantly what you absolutely have to do as an employer in Baines Wilson LLP’s informative seminar.

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Employment Law Update – St Bees Management Centre, St Bees

26th October 2017

Is Employment Law driving you nuts? 

Employment law is ever-changing – come along and find out what’s in, what’s out, what’s old and what’s new and most importantly what you absolutely have to do as an employer in Baines Wilson LLP’s informative seminar.

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BECBC Workshop: Budgeting and Financial Planning Made Easy

26th October 2017

With thanks to Business Doctors Cumbria for providing this BECBC Workshop (9.00am to 2.00pm with networking lunch).

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Cumbria Innovations Platform – Show Case Event

31st October 2017

The Cumbria Innovations Platform is a European Regional Development funded project created to support small and medium sized enterprises on their innovation journey.

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Cumbria Innovations Platform – Show Case Event

31st October 2017

The Cumbria Innovations Platform is a European Regional Development funded project created to support small and medium sized enterprises on their innovation journey.

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CfLP Event: Maintaining your Confidence

31st October 2017

Feeling confident to take action, to believe in myself, to make a big decision, to do a presentation, to hold my ground with those who disagree with me... there are many aspects of working life that provide us with a challenge

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