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York Professionals is a vibrant organisation with over 150 members representing the city’s professional services community.

We support and champion York's professional service providers, helping businesses in the finance, people, creative, digital, property, legal, marketing, business support and charity sectors develop and grow. Through regular events we help our members make strong connections, forge relationships, have different conversations, stay in the know and develop themselves, their teams and their businesses.

More than just a network, York Professionals is a community of like-minded professionals who want to prosper, see the city’s economy flourish and are actively engaged in making that happen. Our dynamic and enthusiastic board of directors brings experience and skills that mirror the membership sectors, and our directors are all actively involved in business in the city.

Why join York Professionals?

Be part of a powerful sector
The professional services sector delivers around 20% of York’s GVA, and is one of three sectors forecast to deliver the largest employment growth between now and 2030.

Get connected
Forge valuable relationships that will help move your business forward and stay informed through direct access to the city’s strategic players.

Build stronger relationships
Through direct and regular access to a trusted network of high calibre professionals.

Stay in the know
Get to know new people, learn new things and discover more about the events and organisations that are shaping the city commercially and culturally.

Develop your skills
Develop yourself and your team through access to some of the top professionals in their field, sharing valuable insights and information that will enhance the expertise and skills in your organisation.

Have a different conversation
York Professionals creates opportunities for conversations with like-minded business owners and professionals.

Discover how you can benefit from being part of our membership here.

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


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We're helping our members make the connections they need to develop and grow. Be part of it.

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/ Linking

We can connect you with the people and companies you need in the professional sector.

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/ Promoting

We promote the skills and expertise within York's professional services sector.

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Latest news

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Opening of The Brainkind Neurological Centre in York

26 Jun 2024

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York Professionals announces York City Football Club Foundation as Charity of the Year

12 Jun 2024

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Board Director Vacancies at York Professionals

28 May 2024

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Check out our 2024 events programme

25 Jan 2024

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Upcoming events

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Summer Social on Board City Cruises York

22 Aug 2024

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Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York

04 Sep 2024

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Sommelier Guided Cheese and Wine Tasting Evening at Pairings Wine Bar, York

18 Sep 2024

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Breakfast at The Waterfront Cafe, York Marina

01 Oct 2024

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Be part of York's thriving professional services community

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

/ Join the mission. Support enterprise. Champion economic growth.


“York Professionals gives me a lifeline to the pulse of business and economy in York.”

“Sharing, listening and being part of something more. York Professionals is an extension of my business and contribution to the city.”

“A reliable network of professionals.”