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The Gen-i Implementation Retreat

March 21 - March 24

Cost to members: £599

Poor Work/Life Balance? Working long hours? No Free Time? Ever been to a retreat or conference and it is just an endless stream of information, speakers and workshops, but no time to talk to people? No time to integrate or implement any of it? You get home feeling overwhelmed, get back to the grind and never implement anything! Want to make some BIG changes this year but never seem to have time? This retreat with a difference! Join 25 business owners…

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management [Ref: 19/03/04]

March 25

Cost to members: £845

NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management Carlisle, Cumbria Week 1: Monday 25 March 2019 to Friday 29 March 2019 The NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management is an examined core qualification designed to provide a sound foundation in environmental management knowledge. It is aimed at managers, supervisors and employees based in the UK, who have responsibility for managing environment issues, as part of their day to day duties. The qualification focuses on UK law and environmental management systems. The qualification is…

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Sustainable Supply Chains that reduce CO2 and cost

March 26-9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sustainable Supply Chains that reduce CO2 and cost ‘Do you know the impact of your supply chain on climate change’? Life Cycle Thinking - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Date: 26 March 2019 Time: 9.00 am to 15.00 pm Location: Stonecross Manor Hotel, Kendal, LA9 5HP Eco-innovation Cumbria invites you to learn more about Life Cycle Thinking and the benefits it can bring to your business at this fully funded workshop delivered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Learn to identify…

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Creating a Holistic Digital Campaign Focused on Profit and ROI workshop with – 27th March, Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

March 27-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Creating a Holistic Digital Campaign Focused on Profit and ROI Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and at Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith, 27th March 10am to 4pm, where Ethan Giles, Senior Operations Manager at will be delivering a comprehensive training session on how to create a holistic digital campaign. BOOK HERE The training session will focus on how you can use your website, SEO, PPC and the data you collect to create a campaign that provides return on…

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Export Documentation and Processing workshop- Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Carlisle, 28th March

March 28-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost to members: £95 – £190

Export Documentation and Processing Exporting goods overseas can be a minefield. Exporting demands timely and accurate attention to documentation; mistakes can cause substantial delays and expense and do not enhance your customer's experience. To help businesses through the process we're holding a one day workshop with expert Tony Brown International Trade Advisor with Department of International Trade, at Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Lowther Street, Carlisle,  28th March from 10am to 4pm, covering the essentials - what documentation is needed, what…

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Sales Management workshop with Ian Loftus of Wessgate, 29th March – Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

March 29-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: £95 – £145

The majority of skills required of a successful sales manager are completely different from those skills of an effective sales person.  If you manage anyone in a sales or customer facing role, just a small improvement in the effectiveness of sales staff can have a significant effect on the sales, margins, overall profitability and direction of any business. This is one of the primary responsibilities of the sales manager or supervisor to make this happen, and this intensive one-day course led by…

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The Industrial Strategy – Making It Work For You

April 5-9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Working with Lancaster University to accelerate growth for your business Fri, 5 April 2019 9:00am– 1:30pm, Lancaster University, LICA READ MORE & REGISTER HERE Lancaster University would like to invite you to a unique event to find out about accessing the Government’s £279m Industrial Strategy and the latest business engagement opportunities from across Lancaster University, including our Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, Health Innovation Campus, RECIRCULATE, and the Cumbria Innovations Platform, plus the Northern Health Science Alliance and the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, who…

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How To Get Started With Email Marketing In Your Business For FREE – workshop with Paul Teague, 5th April, Carlisle – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

April 5-9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost to members: £50 – £95

Mailchimp From Scratch: How To Get Started With Email Marketing In Your Business For FREE! If you're not using email marketing in your business, you're missing out on a golden opportunity. Email marketing is the most effective way of reaching out to prospects, making repeat sales and creating a list of hungry-to-buy customers. By using a FREE Mailchimp account from you can get started immediately - it's straightforward to set up and you can complete beginners to email marketing.…

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Effective Presentation Skills: Finding Your Voice and Using It with Confidence – with Deborah Clark of Get Real Leadership, 9th April 2019 Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

April 9-9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Effective Presentation Skills: Finding Your Voice and Using It with Confidence Public speaking and delivering presentations are hard to avoid in 21st Century business but very few of us are natural born divas clamouring to stand up and perform. For most of us, the very idea of that sales pitch, business presentation, team briefing or staff training stirs up feelings of fear, anxiety and self-doubt. Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Deborah Clark of Get Real Leadership, 9th April 2019,…

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Supply Chain Opportunity Club Event – Register your place to meet Pirelli Tyres’ procurement team – Tuesday 16th April – Pirelli Tyres, Dalston Road, Carlisle, CA2 6AR – 9.30 to 12.30 including a site tour

April 16-9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Do you work or supply to the Manufacturing sector? Are you an SME based in Cumbria? Do you want to win more work but find it hard to open doors and speak to the right people? Cumbria Chamber of Commerce have successfully launched the Supply Chain Opportunity Club, an exciting new initiative opening doors to future business opportunities for Cumbrian businesses. After a flying start with the first event with TSP Engineering and a successful Meet the Buyer event with…

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