Business Events in the North… including what’s going on in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle, the North West, North East & Yorkshire.

Manchester’s Leading Free Cloud Event Returns to UKFast Campus

UKFast's cloud technology event, Cloud UK Live, returns with a heavyweight line-up of speakers and a number of great opportunities for businesses to improve their use of technology.

North East retailer to launch new showroom with all that jazz

A leading North East retailer, Pennine Home Improvements, is set to launch its biggest showroom to date with an evening of live jazz and an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. An impressive launch event will see Pennine announce the opening of its brand-new space, situated at Dragonville Retail Park, Durham, on 10 February. The Mayor and Mayoress of Durham, Councillor Bill Kellett and Councillor Mrs Jean Chaplow will do the honour of cutting the ribbon. Members of the public will be invited along to enjoy a free evening of live jazz music, champagne and canapes, and a cocktail masterclass. There will also be a number of exclusive giveaways throughout the evening, including the chance to win an iPad.

North West companies shape Manchester Metropolitan’s Business Management Degree

Businesses in the North West came together with Faculty members at Manchester Metropolitan’s Business School to inform the development of one of the university’s most popular courses. Representatives from companies including IBM, Kelloggs, ECOM Recruitment, Hays, Jacobs and BASF shared their views on how the BA (Hons) Business Management degree can help prepare students for a graduate career in business.

Andel’s global distributor conference takes place in Yorkshire

Yorkshire manufacturer Andel’s Export Distributor Conference recently welcomed visitors from America, Europe and Asia. The conference comes as the Huddersfield-based manufacturer celebrates a 25% increase in export sales last year.