York Professionals can offer something to your business, no matter what the size - find out more below


We're promoting the skill and expertise of York's professional services sector. Be a part of it.

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We can put you in contact with the individuals and companies you need within the professional sector.

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We welcome the support of our partners who work to support our collective vision and aims.

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Upcoming events

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The Big Breakfast with York Professionals

For a brilliant start to the day, join us for 'The Big Breakfast with York Professionals' in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Meet with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast.

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York Economic Update incorporating the York Professionals AGM

Join us for our annual 'Economic Update' and hear the latest on the council's business news, updates and opportunities from the City of York Council and other key organisations. Find out how professional services businesses in the city can get more involved and contribute towards the economic strategy going forward.

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SEO – What it isn’t. What it is and how to use it to grow your business effectively

Whilst most know what Search Engine Optimisation is and why it is important in today’s increasingly competitive market, less understand it properly and even fewer know how to use it effectively to increase their businesses’ bottom line. Join us on Tuesday 12th November to hear from Colin Docherty, Founder and Managing Director of Edge45® who will dispel the myths and create a positive, ‘can do’ attitude which everyone can embrace.

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DIARY DATE - The York Professionals Annual Dinner 2020

The York Professionals Annual Dinner goes from strength to strength. Warmly regarded as a highlight in the business calendar we are delighted to announce the date of our 2020 event - Wednesday 20 May. Be sure to get the date in your diary!

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Summer membership boost for York Professionals

There has been a flurry of new members joining York Professionals over the summer, suggesting that demand for representation of the city’s professional services sector has never been higher. 10 businesses in total have signed up over the last three months, ranging from Langleys Solicitors and social media agency Pick and Mix Marketing to private health care Benenden Health and RIBA chartered Townscape Architects.

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Funding for training available for York SMEs

Great news! Funding for training is now available for eligible SME businesses in the Leeds City region which includes York. You may qualify for 40% funding from the European Social Fund towards training, team building and leadership development for you and your team.

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The Annual Dinner 2019 raises funds for local charity York Mind

It was an evening of success and celebration of the professional services sector at the recent York Professionals Annual Dinner 2019 held at York Racecourse. The evening, which was themed around mental health and raised £950 for local charity York Mind, was enjoyed by an audience of influential York professional services businesses and delivered through the generous support of our headline sponsors Garbutt + Elliott, The Soapy Group and The Hand Dyed Shoe Co.

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DIARY DATE - The York Professionals Annual Dinner 2020

We are delighted to announce the date of our 2020 Annual Dinner which has been set for Wednesday 20th May. Once again to be held at the marvellous York Racecourse, the evening is warmly regarded as a highlight in the business calendar. Save the date!

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Become part of York's thriving business community

We have a very active membership which represent the professional services community. We are always delighted to welcome more professional services businesses to join us.

  • For York to be recognised as a world-leading centre for business and enterprise.
  • York Professionals drives economic growth by supporting enterprise.
  • Over 20% of businesses in York are in professional services sectors.

  • We represent all professional services businesses in York.
  • Over 21,000 people work in York's professional services sectors.
  • Join the mission. Support enterprise. Champion economic growth.