York Professionals can offer something to your business, no matter what the size - find out more below


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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Upcoming events

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Building Business Brands with LinkedIn

Steve Phillip is Managing Director of Linked2Success - since 2009, he has worked with sales and business development directors and business owners, throughout the UK and overseas, helping them embrace LinkedIn. In addition we'll be welcoming Simon Bourne from Hand Dyed Shoe Co who will bring the practicalities of LinkedIn to life as he talks about how he has made his handmade gentlemans shoe business a success through use of this social media platform.

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York Economic Update incorporating the York Professionals AGM

Join us for our annual 'Economic Update' and hear the latest on the council's business news and opportunities from Mary Weastell, Chief Executive and Simon Brereton, Head of Economic Growth, City of York Council. The event will incorporate the York Professionals Annual General Meeting.

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The Story of Christmas in York

Hear from Steve Brown, Managing Director and Andrew Sharp, Head of Business, Make It York about the impact of Christmas in York and economic return for the city. Opportunity to meet the new Head of Visit York, Paul Whiting and find out more about the approach to Christmas and the story behind the marketing magic.

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Introducing ‘Idea Time’ – The Innovation Programme

Welcoming Dr. Jo North from The Big Bang Partnership to lead this interactive session introducing ‘Idea Time’. Pick up tips and advice on how to achieve goals and develop your business, influence others, sharpen business acumen and get more creativity and innovation from others. ‘Idea Time’ is CPD certified.

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Corporate Photography Opportunity

Do you need new corporate photography? How about a professional head and shoulders shot to update your LinkedIn profile? We are teaming up with Bailey Cooper Photography who will be taking corporate photography at our next event at Middletons Hotel on Wednesday 26 September. All monies raised will go to Martin House Hospice.

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York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2018

Has your apprentice made a real difference to your business? Do you want your business or your apprentice to be recognised by the city? The York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2018 will celebrate the achievements of apprentices and the business benefits of recruiting apprentices.

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The Product and Process Innovation Project

The Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, supports small and medium-sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding, through equipment grants that enable new product development.

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DIARY DATE - York Professionals Annual Dinner 2019

You are invited to join us for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2019 to be held from 6.30pm, Wednesday 22nd May 2019 in The Dante Suite at York Racecourse.The black tie evening is warmly regarded as the highlight in York's business calendar and we very much hope you will be able to join us.

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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.