Meet with like-minded business owners from across Lancashire & Cumbria to network and discuss the barriers to business facing female entrepreneurs.

Join us to celebrate 3 years of FSB women in business events in the area, and The Growing Club’s 5th birthday, we would like to invite you to a celebratory networking event, with local speakers and cake!

At the Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane Lancaster (a 2 minute walk from the train station) on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Guest Speakers

Elaine Rémy is the founder of Vie’s Jamaican Rum Cakes - The Rummiest Cakes in Cumbria. During her talk, Elaine will share how being a qualified transformational coach who specialises in emotional intelligence and resilience has helped her successfully navigate the ups and downs of her first years in business from selling her first cake just two weeks before the first lockdown to receiving the Start Up Business of the Year Award from the British Business Bank. She will also let you in on her new project for 2022.

We will also be joined by Andrea Wallace from Lancaster City Council who will be speaking about the support the City Council has for businesses. 

This is a free event, but booking is essential for catering purposes.

Established to support women who work within a business, run their own business or are considering setting up a business at some point in the future. The group will discuss the key issues affecting women in business, share ideas and support each other with suggestions on how to be the very best you can be.

FSB is the leading business organisation for small businesses and the self-employed, and we have an important role to play in promoting the value of business ownership championing women’s entrepreneurship. Women entrepreneurs make a huge contribution to the UK economy both creating jobs and driving economic growth.

Event contact

  • For help and support regarding this event, please telephone our dedicated events helpline 01253 336028 or email [email protected]
  • For general enquiries regarding the event, please contact Vicky Rooney for more details.