InvestSefton run a variety of forums, events and workshops throughout the year. 



 Sefton Economic Forum – twice a year June/December

(Next one 15th June, Formby Hall 8.15am – 12.00pm) 

Financial and Professional Networking Group  -twice a year April/October

(Next one 27th April, Southport & Birkdale Sports Club 7.30am – 10.00am) 

Sefton Huddle (networking group for digital, creative & tech businesses)  – three times a year Feb/June/November 

(Next one 8th June, venue TBC 10.30am – 1.00pm) 

Topical workshops:

These are demand led, based on feedback from businesses who tell us what topics they are interested in.  The following topics have previously been covered: 

  • Meet the buyer – for construction businesses
  • Digital Marketing
  • Carbon Reduction
  • Branding 
  • Access to finance 

The following is a list of forthcoming events that are being delivered by InvestSefton or another business support provider.  If there are any other topics you would like to see covered, then please get in touch and let us know! Call on 0151 934 3452 or email


Professional Sefton- Networking group for businesses in the financial and professional sector. 

Thursday 27th April

Southport & Birkdale Sports Club, Trafalgar Rd  Southport, PR8 2HF. 

Registration 7.30-8.00am

Breakfast & Networking 8.00-9.00am

Presentation from River Capital 9.00-9.30am

Networking 9.30-10.00am

For more info see the event flyer

To book your place please call 0151 934 3452 or email 


Spotlight on: Low Carbon

Join online to meet Eco-I North West team from LJMU and find out how they can assist your business to realise the low carbon potential in your products, processes and services.

When? Monday 27th March 2024 at 10.00am to 10.30am

Where? Online


Accredited ILM Level 3 – Planning Change in the Workplace

When? Thursday 30th March 2023 9.30am – 4.30pm (Closing date 27th March 2023)

Where? Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Business School, Hardman House, Liverpool L1 9JG

Email for more information

LCR Enhance ILM Flyer ILM 3 Conflict Management


Accredited ILM Level 3 : Conflict Management

When? Thursday 13th April 2023 9.45am – 4.45pm

Where? Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Business School, Student Life Building, Liverpool L3 5LJ

LCR Enhance ILM Flyer ILM 3 Conflict Management

Be Ethical Training 

Regular training inviting industry experts in the field of Responsible Business to talk about their work and recommendations for businesses. It can include topics such as Net Zero plans, diversity and inclusion and risk management. 

When? Every fortnight lasting an hour 

Where? Online via Teams, click here for more information 


Free two-day workshop in digital media and marketing 

Training provider ‘Training Unlimited’ is offering free two-day workshops in both digital media and marketing to Liverpool city region businesses.

Fully funded by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the workshops are being delivered by training provider Training Unlimited. There is a quick process where firms are asked to register online and confirm their interest.

Both workshops last for two days. The digital media course offers an introductory understanding of how to use online digital platforms.

For more info or to register your interest please email


Race Equality Hub- 

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority are currently developing a Liverpool City Region Race Equality Hub.  The Hub, one of the first of its kind in the country, will focus on training, employment support and business assistance for people from Black, Asian, and Minority ethnicities, and also offer advice and training for non-minority led businesses looking to better recruit, retain, support and promote Black, Asian, and Minority ethnic staff.

To help design the hub, the CA are hosting a number of online workshops with different groups to explore and co-design the hub. They are looking to engage with:

– Entrepreneurs of minority ethnicities
– Business or organisation owners of minority ethnicities
– Minority ethnic employees
– Non-minority ethnic led business or organisations
– Individuals who are new/recent arrivals to the UK from minority ethnic backgrounds
– 16 to 25-year-old individuals of minority ethnicities

If you’re interested, please complete the short form below. Due to a limited number of spaces available, the information provided will help to select a cross-section of organisations and information to invite to the workshops. 

The link for the form can be found here: