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Annual Dinner Dance - Friday 27th March 2020 ***POSTPONED***

  • Fri 27 Mar 7:00 pm – 1:00 am

This event is postponed until further notice.

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Annual General Meeting 2020 ***POSTPONED***

  • Wed 25 Mar 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Financial Affairs

***POSTPONED*** Your council invites you to attend the 2020 Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute of Blackburn & Burnley. Hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members.

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Annual Treasure Hunt, Pie & Pea Supper, Quiz

  • Sun 27 Oct 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thornton Arms, Burnley

Spooky Pumpkin Hunt plus activities & games along with Pie & Pea Supper. All funds raised for Pendleside Hospice

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Annual General Meeting 2019

  • Mon 08 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Financial Affairs

We have provisionally booked a date for next year's AGM and will let you know if there are any changes nearer the time.

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Annual Dinner Dance - Friday 22nd March 2019

  • Fri 22 Mar 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • Dunkenhalgh Hotel
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A Glimpse Into The Future - an invite from our friends in Bolton

  • Wed 14 Nov 11:15 am – 2:00 pm
  • Vue Cinemas - Bolton

The Insurance Institute of Bolton have extended their 2 1/2 CPD event to other institutes in the North West. The event is a glimpse into the future on Electric Vehicles, Driverless Cars & Connected Homes.

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Happy Workplaces

  • Thu 25 Oct 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • The Samlesbury Hotel
    • Steve Smith - The Engagement Ninja, NWEEG
    • Tom Wilcox, PhysioFusion
    • Karen Arrowsmith, MIND Lancashire

This highly topical and engaging event is brought to you by the NW Local Institutes and will give you the advice and tools needed to be able to enhance performance in your workplace by supporting the well being and happiness of your colleagues. Please open for further details.

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Pub Quiz Night

  • Thu 27 Sep 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • The Corkhouse

A very successful event and £482 was raised at last count for Pendleside Hospice. Well done everybody

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A G M

  • Thu 05 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Financial Affairs

Please come and join us for our Annual General Meeting where you will be able to hear reports about the good work being done for members by your Local Institute Council. We will also be very happy to hear from anyone whom is interested in becoming involved with the Council, as new people with fresh ideas are crucial to keeping your Local Institute running.

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Annual Dinner

  • Fri 23 Mar. 7:00 pm
  • Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Join us for the 68th Annual Dinner!

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How to Persuade Anyone to do Anything ... well almost

  • Thu 15 Feb 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Samlesbury Hotel J31 on M6
    • Lee Warren, Invisable Advantage

In business, you have to be persuasive if you want to succeed at any level. During this interactive seminar, led by Lee Warren, fuses magic, business psychology and showbiz to create a ‘business cabaret’ event.

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Brexit - The Countdown

  • Wed 06 Dec 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Dr Iven Suite, BFC
    • Des Waddington, Fund Appraisal

The presentation will look at the current state of the UK economy and the challenges faced by UK businesses and consumers. Monetary policy and fiscal policy will be reviewed and options will be investigated to see what stimulus might be given to boost the economy especially in the run up to, and post Brexit.

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Digitalisation in Insurance - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

  • Wed 22 Nov 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Dr Iven Suite, BFC
    • Laura Smith, Konsileo

Setting Yourself up for Success - This seminar will address the role of the increasingly digitalised world and how this is likely to impact the sales techniques or the Insurance Broker. Whilst client-facing brokers do continue to succeed via the use of traditional sales methods, we will be focussing on how to turbo charge these methods through the use of social media. Insurance Brokers should be aware of the opportunity the digital world brings along with how to embrace these new channels to boost both their profile and revenue.

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Halloween Social Event

  • Sun 22 Oct – Sun 22 Oct
  • Thornton Arms, Burnley

Given the popularity of this excellent family event we will also be holding another treasure hunt, supper and quiz at Thornton Arms, 22 Brownside Road, Burnley BB10 3JS

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The Motor Insurers' Bureau - An Inside View

  • Wed 18 Oct 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Dr Iven Suite, BFC

IIBB are delighted to announce that Paul Ryman-Tubb, Chief Technical Officer of MIB, has kindly agreed to visit us and discuss all things MIB

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Visit to GBB UK / Banwells for a site visit and talk on motor damage evaluation

  • Wed 27 Sep 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • GBB UK

Have you even wished that you fully understood how vehicle damage is assessed? Banwells Engineers are market leading experts in the field of motor vehicle engineering and assessment and are opening its doors for a visit to their offices.

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Are you ready for the Future? North West Insurance Conference

  • Thu 21 Sep 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Barton Grange Hotel

A special one day conference, sponsored by Kennedys, with up to 200 brokers, underwriters and claims personnel attending. Don't miss out, book your place now.

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Annual General Meeting

  • Wed 05 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Dr Iven Suite, BFC

All members are welcome to attend the meeting where the officers will present their reports for the previous year and the council for 2017/18 will be elected.

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Annual Dinner

  • Fri 24 Mar 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Menu and Sponsorship details now available for the 67th Annual Dinner!

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Think Strong!

  • Wed 18 Jan 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • The Samlesbury Hotel

Book now to be sure of a place at this major CPD event presented by Simon Clarkson of THINKWORKS

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