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27 Jun 2017

The launch of York Design Awards 2018 will take place on Wednesday 7th February at an exclusive evening to be held at the York Theatre Royal. The highlight of the Launch Evening will be a keynote speech by special guest Bob Allies, a partner at the internationally renowned architecture and urban planning practice Allies and Morrison.

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26 Jun 2017

Apply now for €7000 worth of fully funded, specialist training for your business. Start-up, bio-based businesses can benefit from fully funded, intensive business training for successful innovation. The BioBase4SME project is now providing start-up companies working in the bioeconomy with €7,000 worth of specialist training, fully funded by the project.

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24 Jun 2017

The search is on for a double bill of speakers for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018. A mix of light hearted and fun to an inspirational and successful entrepreneurial story are sought and your suggestions are very welcome. Who do you know who might fit the bill? Who would you like to see speak at this prestigious event? Get the date in your diary and let us know your thoughts.

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24 May 2017

How’s Business provides free business advice and support for the 50,000-plus small businesses in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. With cyber security being a hot topic at the moment, a range of free e-books for business have been developed, providing top tips which can be put into practice today to help businesses stay secure.

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07 Dec 2015

York Professionals has handed over the ownership and management of Venturefest Yorkshire Ltd to Make It York, York’s Destination Management Organisation, signalling a fresh start for the event which has been held annually in York for the last twelve years. Next year’s event, which will be organised by Make It York will be held in York on 16 November.

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10 Nov 2015

Nick Neill, Owner, EweMove joins the York Professionals Board of Directors as property champion to further strengthen the vision to champion enterprise and drive economic growth in the city.

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10 Nov 2015

Are you undecided how to vote in the EU Referendum? Download our podcast from a debate we held in association with Vale Radio where we presented the 'Vote Leave' and 'Vote Stay' arguments along with a non-political viewpoint from the University of York.

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24 Jun 2015

2015 marks the fifth year of York Business Week. Founded in 2010, the week went from strength to strength, winning numerous Global Entrepreneurship Week Awards and national and international press coverage, promoting York and North Yorkshire as a great place to own, start and grow a business.

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