Evening of Celebration March 2016


To celebrate LBN’s ten-year anniversary the network held a celebratory evening at the Netherwood Hotel on Friday the 18th of March 2016.

After drinks and networking, over 50 guests enjoyed a three-course meal, which culminated with a delicious celebration cake made by member, Lisa Smith, of Ginger Bakers.

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flowerscakeWe were then joined by Melanie Bryan, nationally renowned speaker and multi-award winning entrepreneur who talked to us about her trials and triumphs over the last few years. As well as been recently awarded an OBE for her services to Social Enterprise and Women’s Enterprise in the North West Melanie is a National Enterprise Support Champion.

Melanie shared with us her rollercoaster ride through the world of entrepreneurship, charting a journey that steered her to Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street, the House of Lords, the Treasury, and the European Commission!

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