Top 10 Events and Seminars to attend in 2018

22 Dec 2017


Networking is an essential tool for any business looking to grow and gain more custom. If your new year’s resolution is to attend more networking events and grow your business in 2018, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 events to attend in the new year.

  1. St Helens Chamber Business Fair – 26th April 2018

What better way to gain more custom and make new contacts than at a Business Fair? With over 100 local companies exhibiting, this will be one of the largest business to business events in the North West.

  1. St Helens Chamber Business Awards – Launching in January 2018

We are delighted to present the first Awards dedicated to the successes of St Helens Businesses. Sponsoring an Award category is an excellent platform for any organisation wanting to engage with the St Helens business community.

  1. Networking with Professionals – 22nd February with Karl Kirkpatrick and  17th May with Simon Cutler 

Our special lunchtime networking events allow you to meet with other local businesses, share business knowledge and interests and gain new contacts in a relaxed environment.

  1. ‘Meet the buyer’ events with Torus and the NHS – 24th January with Torus and 9th February selling into the NHS

Meet the buyer events are a great way to gain new contacts and discover opportunities to grow your business. In January, we will be holding a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event in collaboration with Torus and offering the opportunity for small and medium sized contractors to engage with the housing group comprising of Helena Partnerships and Golden Gates Housing Trust.

  1. Business Breakfasts – 9th January, 6th February, 13th March, 10th April, 15th May, 12th June 

Sharpen your networking skills for 2018. Our Business Breakfasts provide an opportunity for you to meet for an informal breakfast with like-minded business people, to promote your business, make new contacts and grow your network. A generous supply of business cards is essential!

  1. Getting the most from Meet the Buyer Events – 2nd February 

Meet the Buyer events can bring you an exceptional business growth opportunities, but only if you know how to truly use the event. This seminar will teach you how to get the most out of meet the buyer events.

  1. St Helens Chamber Race Day – 21st March

Join us for a fantastic afternoon of racing and networking at Haydock Park Racecourse. Enjoy full corporate hospitality in one of the private boxes.

  1. St Helens Chamber Annual Golf Day – 21st June 

The Annual Golf Day provides an excellent opportunity to network with businesses or entertain your clients at a premier North-West venue.

  1. Getting the Most from Events and Exhibitions – 14th March 

Even small events and exhibitions can be costly and they need to deliver results. Learn from a seasoned exhibitor how to identify, plan, execute and measure the whole process. This half-day seminar will teach you how to get the most from events and exhibitions. If you want to put your new found skills into practice you can attend the St Helens Chamber Business Fair.

  1. Manufacturing Focus – 1st March at Starbank Panel Products Ltd and 24th May at Knauf Insulation Ltd

These events are designed especially for local manufacturing and logistics companies, offering businesses within these sectors the opportunity to network with other companies within their sector, network, make new contacts and gain an insight into how other local manufacturers are operating.

For more Networking Event enquiries visit, call 01744 742028 or email