170 East Lancs business leaders gather at Turf Moor

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More than 170 East Lancashire business leaders attended a special joint networking event at Turf Moor.

The initiative was the first in a series of pertnership events between East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce’s Curry Club and Burnley Football Club’s By Offficial Apppointment Club.

Business lunch

Business lunch

Guest speaker at the event was double Oscar winner Mark Crabtree OBE who regaled diners with his fascinating tale of how he built up his sound mixing company AMS Neve into a world-leading firm.

Mr Crabtree spoke of his passion for the Burnley area and how more than 150 Burnley businessmen and women had come together to form the highly-successful Burnley Bondholders group.

After the lunch Burnley FC’s BOA spokeman Jez Minihan revealed more joint networking events were being planned between the organisations.

“Feedback has been very positive and it is great Burnley Football Club can give businesses the chance to meet and support each other through networking,