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Events

Forthcoming events

We pride ourselves on our high quality events. With varied and interesting speakers sharing their business stories and knowledge, our popular pure networking 'big breakfasts' and opportunities to go behind the scenes of some fantastic York venues and businesses, York Professionals events are a fantastic and friendly place to meet and network with like-minded people.

We've got some brilliant events coming up, so take a look and book your place. And if you have any suggestions for future events, feel free to get in touch.

The Big Breakfast with York Professionals

For a brilliant start to the day, join us for 'The Big Breakfast with York Professionals' in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Meet with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast.

Cost: £15 Members Only

Speakers: Pure networking event

16 June 2020, 7:30 - 9:00 | Read more


Exit Planning for Business

With 58% of UK businesses completely unprepared for the transfer of ownership, business owners are missing out on unlocking the true value of the business they created. Join us on Tuesday 30th June to hear from Susie Mortonson, Head of Corporate & Commercial Department, Harrowers and Jonathan Doyle, Senior Manager, Clive Owen LLP who will present on the different options available to business and help owners identify the best way forward. Refreshments will be served on arrival and the evening will conclude with a light supper, glass of wine and time for networking.

Cost: £25 Member (Individual Ticket) / £37.50 Member (Buy One Ticket, Get One Half Price) / £30 Introductory Members

30 June 2020, 5:45 - 8:30 | Read more


The Future of Coney Street

Join us to hear about the exciting riverside development in our 'The Future of Coney Street' event, to be held on Tuesday 7th July. The Helmsley Group will present visual plans of how the new development will look, present the proposed different phases and discuss timescales. The plans aim to bring life back to the high street by providing alternative uses to the many vacant floors above retail space on Coney Street. This is a rare opportunity for key stakeholders in York to work together to revitalise the river front area and create a destination for residents and visitors alike.

7 July 2020, 12:00 - 2:15 | Read more


Summer Social at The Botanist

All are welcome to join fellow professionals at The Botanist for our popular 'Summer Social' informal networking evening on the evening of Thursday 27th August at The Botanist, Stonegate, York.

Cost: £10 All welcome!

Speakers: Informal networking event

27 August 2020, 6:00 - 9:00 | Read more


Behind the Scenes at Yorkshire Heart Vineyard

Join us for our exclusive 'Behind the Scenes at Yorkshire Heart Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting' evening at Yorkshire Heart, Nun Monkton, York from 5pm on Tuesday 22nd September 2020. Guests will hear the inspiring story of this award-winning, family run vineyard, gaining an understanding of how the team produce fine English wines from grape to glass in their Vineyard and Winery as well as producing a fantastic range of quality easy drinking craft beers from the heart in cask and bottles at their modern micro-brewery (brewery tour optional).

Cost: £25 Member (Individual Ticket) / £37.50 Member (Buy One Ticket, Get One Half Price) / £30 Introductory Members

Speakers: Vineyard tour and wine tasting

22 September 2020, 5:00 - 7:30 | Read more


The Big Breakfast with York Professionals

For a brilliant start to the day, join us for 'The Big Breakfast with York Professionals' in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Meet with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast.

Cost: £15 Members Only

Speakers: Pure networking event

13 October 2020, 7:30 - 9:00 | Read more


Cheese and Wine Tasting at Manahatta York (incorporating the York Professionals AGM)

Join us on Wednesday 21st October for our cheese and wine tasting event at Manahatta, York. Incorporating the York Professionals Annual General Meeting, we'll have exclusive access to the upstairs of one of York's latest contemporary bars for the evening to enjoy cheese and wine tasting led by the Manahatta team. The evening will be a chance to review the past year, consider priorities for the future and celebrate the success of York Professionals. We hope you can join us!

Cost: £25 Member (Individual Ticket) / £37.50 Member (Buy One Ticket, Get One Half Price) / £30 Introductory Members

Speakers: Incorporating the York Professionals AGM

21 October 2020, 5:45 - 8:30 | Read more


Castle Howard at Christmas

Join us for a sneak preview of 'Castle Howard at Christmas' on Monday 16th November. Abbi Ollive, Head of Marketing will share the thinking behind this year's theme and the planning and work that goes behind the magic. Guests will enjoy sweet treats and tea/coffee on arrival. Following the talk, there will be an opportunity to enjoy a guided tour of the house and see this year's theme for yourself.

Cost: £25 Member (Individual Ticket) / £37.50 Member (Buy One Ticket, Get One Half Price) / £30 Introductory Members

Speakers: Abbi Ollive, Head of Marketing

16 November 2020, 4:00 - 6:30 | Read more


Christmas Shopping at Browns

Join us for late night shopping at Browns. You'll enjoy a glass of prosecco and festive nibbles in the Rhodes Restaurant. Hear from Angela Horner, Associate Director, Browns who will introduce York's flagship store and talk about it's history in York. You'll then be free to shop at your leisure and will benefit from a special 10% discount off all purchases made on the night. This event is open to everybody so bring along your friends and have an enjoyable evening whilst getting one step ahead with your Christmas shopping.

Cost: £10 All Welcome!

Speakers: Exclusive shopping opportunity

10 December 2020, 4:30 - 7:00 | Read more


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