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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 buisness to the next level. As well as our own core events we have partnered with some of the city's brightest businesses and support organsiations to bring you a series of insightful and inspirational hosted events. 

We are continuing to add events all the time so keep checking back with us for the very latest line up. If you are interested in holding your own event during the week or would like to get involved as a sponsor,exhibitor or event partner let us know. We'd be delighted to hear from you. 

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York Business Week presents...Company Open Days

Date: 13th Nov 2018 to 19th Nov 2018
Venue: Various

Taking place across the week some of York's biggest companies are throwing open their doors to let you see inside! Get behind the scenes and learn from some of the success stories in the city.

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Add to Calendar11/13/2018 12:00 AM11/19/2018 12:00 AMEurope/LondonYork Business Week presents...Company Open DaysTaking place across the week some of York's biggest companies are throwing open their doors to let you see inside! Get behind the scenes and learn from some of the success stories in the city.Various true
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York Business Week Conference (incorporating SuperNetworking)

Date: 13th Nov 2018, 8:30 to 15:00
Venue: York Racecourse

York Business Week conference is returning to launch York Business Week 2018 with a bang! Join us as we showcase 'World Class York'. An array of top-class speakers will inspire, engage and share their experiences and successes.

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Add to Calendar11/13/2018 8:30 AM11/13/2018 3:00 PMEurope/LondonYork Business Week Conference (incorporating SuperNetworking)York Business Week conference is returning to launch York Business Week 2018 with a bang! Join us as we showcase 'World Class York'. An array of top-class speakers will inspire, engage and share their experiences and successes. York Racecourse
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York TechFest

Date: 13th Nov 2018, 18:00 to 21:00
Venue: City of York Council, West Offices

This year, in timely conjunction with York Business Week, we are celebrating York Tech Fest – a collaboration between Digital York and York Developers, in partnership with York St John’s University. Come and hear from tech influencers from across the region, in seminars and interactive workshops, together with a collection of non-profit tech communities. Whether you consider yourself to be part of an existing community or you’re keen to enjoy a taster of what they do – everyone is welcome.

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Add to Calendar11/13/2018 6:00 PM11/13/2018 9:00 PMEurope/LondonYork TechFestThis year, in timely conjunction with York Business Week, we are celebrating York Tech Fest – a collaboration between Digital York and York Developers, in partnership with York St John’s University. Come and hear from tech influencers from across the region, in seminars and interactive workshops, together with a collection of non-profit tech communities. Whether you consider yourself to be part of an existing community or you’re keen to enjoy a taster of what they do – everyone is welcome. City of York Council, West Offices
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The future of the highstreet

Date: 13th Nov 2018, 18:30 to 21:30
Venue: Grand Hotel & Spa

Retail is undergoing some seismic changes. Join us for a special event hosted by the York Business Improvement District as we look at the future of our highstreet. Bill Grimsey author of the influential Grimsey Review will share his views on the dramatic structural changes affecting the retail sector, from changing consumer behaviour driven by technology, to an archaic business rates system, and he will share his blueprint for change.

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Add to Calendar11/13/2018 6:30 PM11/13/2018 9:30 PMEurope/LondonThe future of the highstreetRetail is undergoing some seismic changes. Join us for a special event hosted by the York Business Improvement District as we look at the future of our highstreet. Bill Grimsey author of the influential Grimsey Review will share his views on the dramatic structural changes affecting the retail sector, from changing consumer behaviour driven by technology, to an archaic business rates system, and he will share his blueprint for change.Grand Hotel & Spa
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York Top 100 Businesses - Launch Event (Invite Only)

Date: 14th Nov 2018, 8:00 to 10:00
Venue: Temple Hall, York St John University

York Business School at York St John University and Make It York, in conjunction with the York Press, are once again producing a list of the Top 100 Business registered in York. This event will bring the leaders of these businesses together with city leaders and leading business support organisations to launch the 2nd publication of the list

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Add to Calendar11/14/2018 8:00 AM11/14/2018 10:00 AMEurope/London York Top 100 Businesses - Launch Event (Invite Only)York Business School at York St John University and Make It York, in conjunction with the York Press, are once again producing a list of the Top 100 Business registered in York. This event will bring the leaders of these businesses together with city leaders and leading business support organisations to launch the 2nd publication of the list Temple Hall, York St John University
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Business Growth Showcase...from start up to scale up

Date: 14th Nov 2018, 9:00 to 12:00
Venue: De Grey Rooms

Learn how to start, fund and scale your business! York Business Week have teamed up with York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to bring you an exciting showcase event focused on all you need to know to start up and grow your early stage business.

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Add to Calendar11/14/2018 9:00 AM11/14/2018 12:00 PMEurope/LondonBusiness Growth Showcase...from start up to scale upLearn how to start, fund and scale your business! York Business Week have teamed up with York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to bring you an exciting showcase event focused on all you need to know to start up and grow your early stage business.De Grey Rooms
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Futures and Foresight - Taster Workshop

Date: 14th Nov 2018, 14:30 to 16:30
Venue: York St John University

In many organisations, the ability of leaders to stretch their talk and thinking to anything beyond three years is very limited. Indeed, such is the pressure of the present, it is highly likely that anything further than 6 months is the most common response. For leaders of organisations, the integration of Futures and Foresight skills into their activities means they can more effectively anticipate and influence the future and work towards their preferred future. This interactive workshop will provide you with the skills to explore this interesting area in your business.

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Add to Calendar11/14/2018 2:30 PM11/14/2018 4:30 PMEurope/LondonFutures and Foresight - Taster WorkshopIn many organisations, the ability of leaders to stretch their talk and thinking to anything beyond three years is very limited. Indeed, such is the pressure of the present, it is highly likely that anything further than 6 months is the most common response. For leaders of organisations, the integration of Futures and Foresight skills into their activities means they can more effectively anticipate and influence the future and work towards their preferred future. This interactive workshop will provide you with the skills to explore this interesting area in your business. York St John University
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The Business of...Selling Yorkshire with Sir Gary Verity DL

Date: 14th Nov 2018, 18:15 to 20:15
Venue: York St John University

Join our guest speaker Sir Gary Verity DL, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Jon Hammond Booth, former BBC presenter and Governor of York St John and Professor Christopher Moore, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Advancement at York St John University for an insightful and entertaining Q&A session.

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Add to Calendar11/14/2018 6:15 PM11/14/2018 8:15 PMEurope/LondonThe Business of...Selling Yorkshire with Sir Gary Verity DLJoin our guest speaker Sir Gary Verity DL, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Jon Hammond Booth, former BBC presenter and Governor of York St John and Professor Christopher Moore, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Advancement at York St John University for an insightful and entertaining Q&A session.York St John University
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The Press Business Awards 2018

Date: 15th Nov 2018

Back for its 28th year, The Press Business Awards 2018 will shine the spotlight on the region’s businesses that have been exploiting new opportunities, creating wealth, employing more people and contributing to the local economy

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Add to Calendar11/15/2018 12:00 AMEurope/LondonThe Press Business Awards 2018Back for its 28th year, The Press Business Awards 2018 will shine the spotlight on the region’s businesses that have been exploiting new opportunities, creating wealth, employing more people and contributing to the local economytrue
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Bedern Breakfast with Rob McWilliam

Date: 15th Nov 2018, 7:30 to 9:15

This special Business Week Bedern Breakfast event provides an opportunity to hear from leading businessman Rob McWilliam in an interview style presentation, with interviewer Alan Kaye. Former Amazon finance vice president and now the new chief financial officer for ASDA, Rob will share his insights in to how big businesses operate and some of the lessons he has learned along the way.

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Add to Calendar11/15/2018 7:30 AM11/15/2018 9:15 AMEurope/LondonBedern Breakfast with Rob McWilliamThis special Business Week Bedern Breakfast event provides an opportunity to hear from leading businessman Rob McWilliam in an interview style presentation, with interviewer Alan Kaye. Former Amazon finance vice president and now the new chief financial officer for ASDA, Rob will share his insights in to how big businesses operate and some of the lessons he has learned along the way.
People Summit

People Summit…. Building for tomorrow's workforce today!

Date: 15th Nov 2018, 9:00 to 12:30
Venue: National Centre for Early Music

The world of work is changing. From making sure your company can recruit the skills it needs to preparing for technological change, this half day summit, brought to you in partnership with the federation of small business, will explore how to build your talent pipeline and prepare for the future workplace.

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Add to Calendar11/15/2018 9:00 AM11/15/2018 12:30 PMEurope/LondonPeople Summit…. Building for tomorrow's workforce today!The world of work is changing. From making sure your company can recruit the skills it needs to preparing for technological change, this half day summit, brought to you in partnership with the federation of small business, will explore how to build your talent pipeline and prepare for the future workplace.National Centre for Early Music
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Owning Your Own Career - setting career development goals that stick

Date: 15th Nov 2018, 14:00 to 16:00
Venue: National Centre for Early Music

Are you doing all you can to achieve personal career success? This highly experiential, pragmatic session is aimed at managers, employees, business owners, chief executives – basically anyone with a job and an interest in their own career or in helping others to develop theirs. The event will provide relevant insights into how to proactively manage your career development and offer you a toolkit of approaches and strategies to help you formulate and take control of your career goals

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Add to Calendar11/15/2018 2:00 PM11/15/2018 4:00 PMEurope/LondonOwning Your Own Career - setting career development goals that stickAre you doing all you can to achieve personal career success? This highly experiential, pragmatic session is aimed at managers, employees, business owners, chief executives – basically anyone with a job and an interest in their own career or in helping others to develop theirs. The event will provide relevant insights into how to proactively manage your career development and offer you a toolkit of approaches and strategies to help you formulate and take control of your career goals National Centre for Early Music
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TEDxYork

Date: 16th Nov 2018, 9:30 to 15:30
Venue: Everyman York

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. This event will explore the development of technology that will inspire people and business leaders to change their game and look to the future. In particular the speakers will explore how technology, creativity and innovation can intermingle with history and heritage and how immersive technology can transform the interaction and understanding of the world around us.

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Add to Calendar11/16/2018 9:30 AM11/16/2018 3:30 PMEurope/LondonTEDxYork In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. This event will explore the development of technology that will inspire people and business leaders to change their game and look to the future. In particular the speakers will explore how technology, creativity and innovation can intermingle with history and heritage and how immersive technology can transform the interaction and understanding of the world around us.Everyman York
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York Culture Awards

Date: 19th Nov 2018
Venue: York Theatre York

The 2018 York Culture Awards celebrates the achievements of the arts and culture sector in the city and showcases the best cultural activity from the year. As well as the Awards, this event is punctuated by performances and a video review of the cultural year.

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Add to Calendar11/19/2018 12:00 AM11/19/2018 12:00 AMEurope/LondonYork Culture AwardsThe 2018 York Culture Awards celebrates the achievements of the arts and culture sector in the city and showcases the best cultural activity from the year. As well as the Awards, this event is punctuated by performances and a video review of the cultural year.York Theatre York true
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Q&A with the Small Business Commissioner – Paul Uppal

Date: 19th Nov 2018, 9:30 to 12:00
Venue: The Principal York

FSB in partnership with City of York Council are delighted to invite you to an exclusive event with the Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal. Focused on small business support and tackling late payment you will have the opportunity to hear directly from, and question, City of York Council, FSB and the York North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) LEP.

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Add to Calendar11/19/2018 9:30 AM11/19/2018 12:00 PMEurope/LondonQ&A with the Small Business Commissioner – Paul UppalFSB in partnership with City of York Council are delighted to invite you to an exclusive event with the Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal. Focused on small business support and tackling late payment you will have the opportunity to hear directly from, and question, City of York Council, FSB and the York North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) LEP. The Principal York
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Where next for York? Setting our economic vision.

Date: 19th Nov 2018, 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: The Principal York

This event will bring together key city leaders from across the public and private sector to showcase and update York’s economic strategy. The events key note address comes from the Bank of England's Juliette Healy, with contributions from senior leaders at City of York Council.

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Add to Calendar11/19/2018 1:30 PM11/19/2018 4:00 PMEurope/LondonWhere next for York? Setting our economic vision. This event will bring together key city leaders from across the public and private sector to showcase and update York’s economic strategy. The events key note address comes from the Bank of England's Juliette Healy, with contributions from senior leaders at City of York Council. The Principal York

Principal Sponsors

benenden health

Business Switch Gas and Electric

Garbutt and Elliott

h2h

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

Yorwaste

York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership

Langleys Solicitors

Autohorn Fleet Services Ltd

Siemens

BHP

Ison Harrison Solicitors

Event Partners

seegreen

Ian Walker & Co Chartered Accountants

FSB Experts in Business

Make It York For Business

York Bid

York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

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Beetroot Box Video Content Creation

Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors

City of York Council

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