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Come and join the Skelmersdale Ambassadors at their next networking event

If you run a business that has connections to Skelmersdale and want to create links with other business leaders then book your place at an exciting business breakfast event.

Do you want to find out about the latest developments in Skelmersdale?  Come and hear from other local businesses and have the opportunity to network and make connections with other businesses and organisations.

This is becoming a powerful network developed to enable local businesses to raise their profile and as well showcase Skelmersdale as a great place to live, work and invest.

You can find out more about becoming a Skelmersdale Ambassador by coming along to the network’s second breakfast event at the West Lancashire Investment Centre, Skelmersdale on Tuesday 28 February from 7.45am and 9.30am.

Speakers on the morning to include:

  • Sir Edwin Booth,  Owner of the Booths Supermarket Chain and Chairman of Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Phil Lynas, Founder, and Colin Hill, Managing Director, at All About Food Ltd
  • Ross Taylor, CEO of Buffaload Logistics Ltd

Although this event is FREE to attend, booking is required in advance to secure your place. To find out more, please email lets.talk@westlancs.gov.uk or call the Council’s Economic Regeneration Team on 01695 712692.

Councillor Ian Moran, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council and portfolio holder for Economic Regeneration, said: “A key Council priority is to be ambitious for our economy by growing jobs and encouraging business and wealth. I would urge local firms to sign up and become ambassadors for our town to help make the local economy even stronger, which will benefit everyone living and working here.”

Skelmersdale Ambassadors act as powerful advocates to influence, attract investment and encourage business growth. Ambassadors will be the first to know about exciting opportunities and developments in the local economy such as Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership strategies, or funding opportunities. They will have access to the Skelmersdale storybook, artwork, images and many other marketing materials to help them promote their business and Skelmersdale, as well as increasing their network of contacts.

Shaun McClarnon, Managing Director at Brownlow Utilities Ltd in Skelmersdale, said: “Having attended the Skelmersdale Ambassadors launch event in November 2016 it was great for us to make new connections with local businesses who are positive about the town and its future prospects.  I’m looking forward to acting as an Ambassador for Skelmersdale, networking with other businesses and attending forthcoming events.”

If you are unable to attend the event then you can find out more about becoming a Skelmersdale Ambassador by visiting www.westlancs.gov.uk/skelmersdaleambassadors.

For information on how West Lancashire Borough Council can help businesses please visit www.westlancs.gov.uk/business.

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