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We're promoting the skill and expertise of York's professional services sector. Be a part of it.

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We can put you in contact with the individuals and companies you need within the professional sector.

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We welcome the support of our partners who work to support our collective vision and aims.

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UNESCO City of Media Arts

Find out more about the UNESCO City of Media Arts designation and what it means for business. York is already a leading destination for creative and digital businesses - it is the largest growth area of the city's economy, benefiting from significant investment in supporting infrastructure in recent years, including the £20 million Ron Cooke Hub for creative enterprise and the new £30 million Heslington Studios at the University of York. This attracts both extraordinary entrepreneurs and outstanding talent, helping to create the thriving cultural scene for which it is famed.

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DIARY DATE - York Professionals Annual Dinner

Join us for a fun and entertaining evening at York Racecourse. Hear from our guest speaker Matt Brash, TV Zoo Vet. Matt is the star of long running TV series Zoo Vet at Large, a specialist Zoo and wildlife vet and had his own veterinary practice in East Yorkshire. He has many funny stories to tell and will give us a unique take on his life and with strange creatures and TV types!

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York Professionals Welcome New Board Directors

New Directors join the York Professionals Board of Directors to further strengthen the vision to champion enterprise and drive economic growth in the city. The appointments ensure greater representation of key professional services sectors in the fields of finance and education.

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BioVale: Building the bioeconomy

At a recent York Professionals event, Dr Joe Ross, Director of the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) introduced BioVale, a new initiative to develop Yorkshire and the Humber as an international centre for the bio-based economy. Participants then toured the facilities of the BDC, a company based in the Science Park, which provides industry with new processes to convert plants and biowastes into products.

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The York CORE - Providing a pure fibre network giving business 100 times faster internet speeds

The York CORE is a state-of-the-art, city-wide, pure fibre optic network delivering gigabit speed internet connectivity to York's business community.

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Become part of York's thriving business community

We have a very active membership which represent the professional services community. We are always delighted to welcome more professional services businesses to join us.

  • For York to be recognised as a world-leading centre for business and enterprise.
  • York Professionals drives economic growth by supporting enterprise.
  • Over 20% of businesses in York are in professional services sectors.

  • We represent all professional services businesses in York.
  • Over 21,000 people work in York's professional services sectors.
  • Join the mission. Support enterprise. Champion economic growth.