INNOVATION in the North of England is the subject of a conference next month.

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is encouraging people who are interested in business to join Invest North's conference on March 24.

A spokesperson for Cumbria LEP said: "The Invest North conference on March 24 looks to showcase transformational and disruptive ideas on the key issues impacting the North's economy."

Those interested in learning from the cutting edge innovators in business as well as elected officials and economists in the North can book tickets on the Invest North website at