Date: Monday 11th November
Time: 08:30 - 15:30
Venue: York Racecourse, Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX
York Business Week Conference
Date: 11th Nov 2019, 8:30 to 15:30
Theme: Business Workshop
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. Hosted again by Jon Hammond (broadcaster, public speaker and business mentor), speakers include:
- Juliette Healey – Agent Yorkshire & The Humber, Bank of England
- Henri Murison – Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
- Nicky Spinks - Endurance Athlete
- Bethan Vincent – Innovation & Technology Champion
- Sarah Hickingbottom – CEO, BioVale
- Tom Bird, Executive Director, York Theatre Royal
A panel discussion, networking lunch and exhibition completes the programme. Join us for a productive and thought-provoking start to York Business Week.
09.30 Welcome by Jon Hammond
09.40 Juliette Healey, Agent Yorkshire and The Humber, Bank of England
Economic overview & key issues
10.00 Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
What does the Northern Powerhouse mean for York?
10.20 Nicky Spinks, Endurance Athlete
What can business learn from endurance sport?
10.40 Q&A with Juliette Healey, Henri Murison and Nicky Spinks
11.00 2 minutes silence Remembrance Day followed by Refreshments and Networking
11.40 Tom Bird, Executive Director, York Theatre Royal
A business road map to maximise Unesco designation potential
12.00 Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO, BioVale
How can we make York the national bio-cluster?
12.20 Bethan Vincent, Innovation & Technology Champion
How can York capitalise on tech trends?
12.40 Q&A with Tom Bird, Sarah Hickingbottom and Bethan Vincent
13.00 Lunch/ Networking