13th – 19th November 2018


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What is it?

7 days of unique events to inspire grow and celebrate all that is great about doing business in York and its surrounding area.

Who is it for?

Business leaders and professionals seeking to learn, grow and network.

Why attend?

To gain the insight, inspiration and practical knowledge you need to make sure your business thrives.

The York Business Week Team is bringing you a selection of carefully crafted events focused around four key themes. From showcasing 'World Class York' to helping you take the practical steps to start your business with a bang, we will help you take your business to the next level. As well as our own core events we have partnered with some of the city's brightest businesses and support organisations to bring you a series of insightful and inspirational hosted events. 

World Class York

Designed to inspire, York Business Week is bringing you a series of events that showcase and celebrate the very best of York and its surrounding area. Hear from some of the most inspirational business leaders of today as they share their advice, experiences and personal stories at a range of conferences, seminars, open days and award ceremonies.

From Start up to Scaleup

Join us for a series of events designed to help you grow your business! We will explore what it takes to start up and scale your business as a range of leading experts, entrepreneurs and business owners share their knowledge in a series of insightful and practical events .

Skills and Talent

The world of work is changing. From making sure your company can recruit the skills it needs to preparing for technological change our events will help you explore how to build your talent pipeline and prepare for the future workplace.


Businesses that embrace new products, processes and technologies become more productive, and grow quickly. Through a series of talks, seminars and workshops we will help you start your journey.

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Principal Sponsors

benenden health

Business Switch Gas and Electric

Garbutt and Elliott


Inclusion Housing

Incremental Solutions

Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Penlife Associates Chartered Financial Planners

Rollits LLP

Sparq (part of the Saville Group)

University of York

XPS Solutions Ltd

York Business Improvement District


York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership

Langleys Solicitors

Autohorn Fleet Services Ltd



Ison Harrison Solicitors

Event Partners


Ian Walker & Co Chartered Accountants

FSB Experts in Business

Make It York For Business

York Bid

York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce


Beetroot Box Video Content Creation

Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors

City of York Council

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