Monday 11th – Friday 15th November 2019

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Monday 11th – Friday 15th November 2019

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Grow.
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Programme

Events

York Business Week is bringing you events to help you grow your business, learn new skills and develop your workforce. Find the perfect events for you below.

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York Business Conference

Date: 11th Nov 2019, 8:30 to 15:30
Venue: York Racecourse
Organiser: Make It York

The Business Conference kick starts a week of inspiration; speakers and exhibitors share their insight, knowledge and experience as we showcase York’s strengths, encourage growth and work together to shape York’s future.

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Coco-Preneurs: The Next Generation

Date: 11th Nov 2019, 10:00 to 15:00
Venue: York Mansion House
Organiser: Time2Resources in conjunction with York Cocoa Works

Schools are invited to enter teams of four sixth form students to test their entrepreneurial flair and learn about the chocolate industry.

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Creating and Maintaining a Sales Pipeline | Business Workshop

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 9:30 to 10:30
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Tim Chapman, Sales EQ

More information available soon

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Your Business, Your Way

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 9:30 to 12:30
Venue: York Marriott Hotel
Organiser: NRG Healing

Hear from seven amazing women running their successful businesses their way, and who will inspire, educate and motivate you to do the same.

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York Hospitality Conference

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 10:00 to 13:00
Venue: The Principal York, Events Centre
Organiser: York BID and the Hospitality Association York

A landmark hospitality sector conference featuring keynote sessions on recruitment, retention, development and wellbeing in the hospitality workplace.

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Creating a Knockout Marketing Strategy | Business Workshop

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 11:00 to 12:30
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Rachel Goddard, Intandem Communications

Learn how to plan your marketing, branding and communications to maximise your marketing investment, develop a more joined up approach and save your business, and team, time and money.

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Mental Health First Aid: Highlighting Mental Health Awareness and Funding Support To Train Staff | Business Workshop

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 13:30 to 15:00
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: partnership between West Yorkshire Combined Colleges (WYCC) and BlueRidge Performance Management Ltd

This workshop will help you be aware of and deal with mental health issues in the workplace as well as funding support to train staff within your organisation.

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Attracting the Right Skills for Inclusive Growth | Business Workshop

Date: 12th Nov 2019, 15:30 to 17:00
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: City of York Council's Skills Team

Join the Skills Team for an interactive skills seminar to hear from businesses on their experiences of workforce innovation, learn about what skills support is available in York and have your questions answered by an expert panel.

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Young Entrepreneurs' Breakfast

Date: 13th Nov 2019
Venue: TBC

Breakfast and networking opportunity for York’s young entrepreneurs.

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York Chamber of Commerce Business Lunch

Date: 13th Nov 2019
Venue: National Railway Museum
Organiser: York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Explore the many different sides to running a small business.

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The Different Faces of Small Business

Date: 13th Nov 2019
Venue: TBC
Organiser: Federation of Small Businesses and City of York Council

Explore the many different sides to running a small business.

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Skills, Innovation & Growth Drinks Reception

Date: 13th Nov 2019
Venue: TBC
Organiser: City of York Council

This special event hosted by City of York Council provides an opportunity for delegates to network with one another and collectively celebrate skills achievements in York.

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York Top 100: Showcasing York's Top 100 Businesses

Date: 13th Nov 2019, 8:00 to 11:00
Venue: York St John University
Organiser: Make It York

A chance to recognise and celebrate the rich diversity of businesses driving the economic prosperity of the city. By Invitation only

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8 ways to improve the health and wellbeing of you and your business

Date: 13th Nov 2019, 10:00 to 13:00
Venue: Garbutt + Elliott
Organiser: Ros Jones & Nicki Campbell

A fun, informative and practical workshop bringing together a range of tools to help build both your personal and business health.

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Creating and Managing High Performing Teams | Business Workshop

Date: 14th Nov 2019, 9:00 to 10:30
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Michelle Mook, Pro Development

What does a high performing team look like and what would one do for your business? Explore the key characteristics that make a high performing team and understand what it takes to become a great team who deliver great results.

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Leadership Lessons From Elite Sport | Business Workshop

Date: 14th Nov 2019, 11:00 to 12:30
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Matt Messias Impact Leadership

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Business Strategy and Innovation | Business Workshop

Date: 14th Nov 2019, 13:30 to 15:00
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Dr Jo North, Big Bang Partnership

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Meet the Funder: Business Funding Help for Development and Growth | Business Workshop

Date: 14th Nov 2019, 15:30 to 17:00
Venue: Novotel York Centre
Organiser: Aimie Kay, various grant and commercial funders

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UNESCO – Creative Cities

Date: 15th Nov 2019

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Future of Cities

Date: 15th Nov 2019
Organiser: City of York Council

Explore what the future holds for our cities and what this means for York. Also discuss York's role in a regional/pan-northern context, and where the city is heading under the new Council administration.

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York: Sustainable Place and Property

Date: 15th Nov 2019
Organiser: City of York Council

Join City of York Council and BioVale to explore who is investing in sustainability, and learn about the bio-based innovation taking place in Yorkshire which has the potential to transform the construction industry.

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