9-13 November 2020

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Support and Sponsors

We would like to say a final thank you for the invaluable support from all our principal sponsors and event partners in 2020 without whom York Business Week would not be possible.

For details of other sponsorship opportunities with Make It York, please contact [email protected]

2020 Principal Partners

Autohorn Fleet Services

Since 1995, we have been providing a huge variety of fleet services to suit anybody. We offer Daily Vehicle Hire, Vehicle Subscription-based Contracts, Fixed and Flexible Leases as well as Fleet Management Services. As a local company ourselves, we’d be delighted to help York Business Week partners with any support needed.

University of York

Do you want to...

-Recruit, develop and retain your staff?
-Deliver new innovative business projects?
-Access funding and expertise to drive growth?
Contact our business support teams who can tell you more about internships and work placements, high quality training, apprenticeships, consultancy, research projects, facilities, business funding and more. 


Hentons is a National Chartered Accountancy, Tax Specialist and Advisory Firm, with offices in York, Leeds, Sheffield, Thirsk, and London. We offer a full range of business and advisory services, which help businesses maximise their opportunities. We also help to reduce tax liabilities and build financial security for our clients.

York City Knights

The Knights are the Premier Professional Rugby League Club in North Yorkshire, we are committed to delivering a club the city and wider region are proud of. We are led by our values of Integrity, Partnerships, Vibrancy and Competitiveness with a vast potential for growth both in the city and region.


BHP is the largest independent firm of chartered accountants in Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. With over 300 staff and 37 partners across five offices, BHP provides a full portfolio of advisory, assurance, corporate finance and tax services to entrepreneurial, owner managed and international businesses.

Garbutt + Elliott

Garbutt + Elliott is not your traditional accountancy firm. We are straight talking normal folk always ready to make a difference. We are one of the largest independent accountancy and advisory firms in Yorkshire, with 14 partners and over 200 members of staff. We specialise in advising owner-managed and family businesses in the region and beyond.

York Data Services

York Data Services are leaders in business connectivity, networking and hosted solutions. With our own 10Gb Fibre network we provide tailored, secure, dedicated and ultra-fast connectivity for offices, business centres and split-site operations. We help businesses create the digital infrastructure they need to re-size and create capacity for future growth.

Langleys Solicitors LLP

York & North Yorkshire LEP

York & North Yorkshire LEP and Growth Hub are helping the region’s economy become greener, fairer and stronger. 
November is Circular Yorkshire month, a collaborative campaign from the LEP, its Growth Hub and regional partners to accelerate our transformation towards a circular economy, benefitting business and the environment, for everyone, for ever.


At AD:VENTURE we provide fully funded expert help to new and young businesses trading 3 years or less.

We offer a tailored mix of practical advice, coaching, outcome focused events, academic and specialist sector support, access to finance and help to apply for our AD:VENTURE growth grants up to £25,000.

AD:VENTURE is supported by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 – 2020 and eligibility criteria applies.

PIB Insurance Brokers

PIB Insurance Brokers are able to provide insurance solutions for businesses of all shapes and sizes from start-ups, to SME’s though to larger corporate firms.  As one of the UK’s leading independent brokers, with an office in York, we focus on delivering the best possible service for all our customers. 

Supporters of York Business Week

City of York Council

See Green

York and North Yorkshire LEP

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Federation of Small Businesses

York BID

University of York

York St John University

York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Institute of Directors

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