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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.

Safeguarding Business. The Changing Culture of Sales (Virtual Event)

Join us on Tuesday 29 September to hear more from our panel of experts including Chris Wilson, Adamo Business Consultants, Holly Arden, Arden Matheson Training Solutions and Susie Mortonson, Harrowells. This will be an interactive event so come armed with your questions, thoughts and insights and let's head into the final quarter of the year with a renewed vigour that everything and anything is possible! Delegates will gain insight into sales, the role of employees in the process of selling, creating company visibility, emotional resilience in sales and legal sales agreements.

Cost: Free charge (Members Only)

Speakers: Chris Wilson, Adamo Business Consultants | Holly Arden, Arden Matheson Training Solutions | Susie Mortonson, Harrowells

29 September 2020, 12:00 - 1:30 | Read more

Life After Furlough: Bringing Back and Building Your Team for Success - incorporating the York Professionals AGM (Virtual Event)

Whilst the furlough scheme draws to a close on 31 October the process of bringing people back into the workplace isn’t as simple as just unlocking the door. Understandably, after several weeks in lockdown and months on furlough, some employees will be fearful of returning to a new kind of normal.

Cost: Free of charge

Speakers: York Professionals AGM: Michelle Mook, Chair, Susie Mortonson, Company Secretary and Jackie Senior, Treasurer. Event speakers: Claire Morley-Jones, HR180, Michelle Mook, Pro-Development (UK) Ltd

13 October 2020, 1:00 - 2:30 | Read more

Funding Opportunities for Business (Virtual Event)

Join us on Wednesday 11th November for our ‘Funding Opportunities for Business’ event which is part of York Business Week. Simon Middleton, Make It York will share his insight into funding and signpost to opportunities arising. We’ll also hear from York Professionals’ members as they present their own business case study, sharing their story of how funding helped their business.

Cost: Free of charge

Speakers: Simon Middleton, Make It York plus York Professionals members presenting business case studies

11 November 2020, 12:00 - 1:30 | Read more

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We have an active membership representing professional services businesses across the city. We are always happy to welcome more like-minded professional services businesses to join us.

/ Over 20% of York businesses operate in the professional services sector

/ More than 21,000 people work in professional services businesses in the city

/ We represent professional services providers throughout York

/ We support members in the finance, marketing, people, legal, property, business support, creative & digital and charity sectors

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