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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Book your places now for the Skelmersdale Ambassadors Network Launch

Are you a business who is proud of operating in Skelmersdale? Do you want to reap the benefits of helping to promote the town, create links with other business leaders and connect with those organisations who are here to support business development and growth?

Then make sure you come along to the Best Western Lancashire Manor Hotel on Wednesday 23 November between 7.45am and 9.30am where you can find out more about the Skelmersdale Ambassadors Network.

This exciting project aims to unite businesses and organisations across the area in a powerful network that will raise Skelmersdale’s profile.

Skelmersdale Ambassadors will act as powerful advocates to influence, attract investment and encourage business growth.

The Skelmersdale Ambassadors Network, alongside its new vibrant visual branding, aims to showcase Skelmersdale as a great place to live, work and do business. A Skelmersdale storybook was created to be part of the town’s new place branding

Ambassadors will be the first to know about exciting opportunities and developments in the local economy such Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership strategies, or funding opportunities. they will have access to the new 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.

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.”

Steve Jones, Managing Director at Fairbanks Environmental Ltd, said: “Skelmersdale is a great place to live, work and grow successful businesses. Through our Ambassadors network we will get this message out to the wider business community locally, nationally and internationally.”

Booking is required in advance to secure a place at the event. To find out more please email lets.talk@westlancs.gov.uk or call the Council’s Economic Regeneration Team on 01695 712692.

For information on how West Lancashire Borough Council can help businesses please visit business.

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