Upcoming events

Upcoming events are listed below

Wednesday
25th April 2018

Askham Grange Prison Event - Do You Judge a Book By Its Cover? | 'Second Chances'

Hear from Sue Tindall, an experienced Legal Secretary and ex-offender who will talk about the highs and lows and how she turned her life around with the help of Working Chance – a charity which aims to empower women to find sustainable employment. And find out about the 'Inside Out' business programme and how it helps build confidence through the replication of a business environment.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Sue Tindall, experienced Legal Secretary and ex-offender | Lorén Smith, Business Development Manager, Askham Grange Prison | Rokiyah Khan, Chief Executive, Together for Women

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Thursday
10th May 2018

Communication Skills with the 'Witches of Glum'

How good are your communication skills? Let the witches of Glum put you to the test! This session will challenge us to consider how good our communication and listening skills really are. Michelle Mook from Pro-Development will share insights into why communication goes so badly wrong for us and why we find ourselves so often on a different page from each other using the analogy of a great fairy-tale.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Michelle Mook, Pro-Development UK Limited

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Thursday
24th May 2018

York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018

You are invited to join us for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018 to be held from 6.30pm, Thursday 24th May 2018 in The Dante Suite at York Racecourse.The York Professionals Annual Dinner is warmly regarded as the highlight in York's business calendar and we very much hope you will be able to join us.

Time

6.30pm

Cost

£70 per ticket (Members) / Tables of 10 £650 £80 per ticket (Non-members) / Tables of 10 £750

Speaker(s)

Declan Curry - journalist and broadcaster to deliver pre-dinner speech followed by comedian Lea Roberts to entertain guests after dinner. Plus live music with 'La Fox'.

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Thursday
28th June 2018

Speed Networking & Wine Tasting at Veeno, York

Susie Brindley, Director at Willow Business Support will take delegates on a whistle stop tour of networking and will lead this speed networking session. Find out the 'top tips for networking' and put them to the test as you share business cards with contacts and develop new relations. For fun, we'll be combining this with a mini wine tasting session, to be led by the Veeno, York team and nibbles.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Susie Brindley, Director, Willow Business Support

more info

Wednesday
25th July 2018

Successful Employee Recruitment & Values

Hear direct from Hiscox's HR team welcoming Urzula Dmochowska and James Scottwood, alongside Philip Thorn, Head of Direct Home Insurance about how they attract and select the right people in their business. How the recruitment process works for them and why inductions and training are paramount to the future success of the business.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Urzula Dmochowska and James Scottwood, HR Team | Philip Thorn, Head of Direct Home Insurance, Hiscox

more info

Wednesday
26th September 2018

Building Business Brands with LinkedIn

Steve Phillip is Managing Director of Linked2Success - since 2009, he has worked with sales and business development directors and business owners, throughout the UK and overseas, helping them embrace LinkedIn and social selling to engage with the right stakeholders in the companies they want to do business with.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Steve Philips, Managing Director, Linked2Success Ltd

more info

Monday
15th October 2018

Economic Update incorporating the York Professionals AGM

Join us for our annual 'economic update' and hear the latest on the council's business news and opportunities from Mary Weastell, Chief Executive, City of York Council. The event will incorporate the York Professionals Annual General Meeting.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Mary Weastell, Chief Executive, City of York Council

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Wednesday
21st November 2018

Introducing ‘Idea Time’ – The Innovation Programme

As part of the 2018 York Business Week programme, we'll be welcoming Dr. Jo North from The Big Bang Partnership to lead this interactive session introducing ‘Idea Time’. Pick up tips and advice on how to achieve goals and develop your business, influence others, sharpen business acumen and get more creativity and innovation from others. ‘Idea Time’ is CPD certified.

Time

5.45pm

Cost

£25 Members / £30 Introductory Members

Speaker(s)

Dr. Jo North, The Big Bang Partnership

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