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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 breakfasts and opportunities to go behind the scenes of some fantastic York venues, York Professionals events are a fantastic and friendly place to meet and network with like-minded people.

Wed 13 March 2024, 18:30 - 22:00

An exclusive VIP evening in the Hospitality Lounge at LNER Community Stadium - York City Ladies v Doncaster Belles

York Professionals guests will be treated to the very best in hospitality as we gather in the hospitality lounge at the LNER Community stadium on Wednesday 13th March. Guests will enjoy networking over a pre-match supper before settling in the very best seats in the house to watch an exciting football match between York City Ladies and the Doncaster Belles.

Cost: Members - £35 (adult) / £25 (children 11s & under) Non-Members - £40 (adult)

Speakers: Paula Stainton, York City Football Club Foundation Manager

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Thu 28 March 2024, 12:00 - 14:30

Guided Historical Walking Tour of York followed by Afternoon Tea at The Grand Hotel York

Breathe in the glorious fresh air and take time out of your busy day to join us for a guided historical walking tour of York followed by Afternoon Tea at The Grand Hotel York on Thursday 28th March 2024. The walk will be led by an experienced walking guide who will share knowledge and insight into some of the city's historical highlights to make sure guests get the most out of the experience.

Cost: £25 Member / £30 Non-Members

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Thu 4 April 2024, 8:00 - 9:30

Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York

Join us for our popular 'Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York' event. We'll be meeting with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Cost: £15 (Members only)

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Tue 30 April 2024, 8:00 - 9:30

Breakfast at The Waterfront Cafe, York Marina

Enjoy the spectacular view of York Marina over breakfast as we take fellow professionals to The Waterfront Cafe. We'll be hearing from Thomas Owen, General Manager, about this exciting new development and enjoying a hearty full English breakfast over networking.

Cost: £15 (Members only)

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Wed 15 May 2024, 11:30 - 18:00

A Day at the Races with York Professionals

Join us for a day at the races as we take fellow professionals to The Dante Festival on Wednesday 15th May. We'll be meeting at The Old Liquor Store Restaurant & Bar on Bishopthorpe Road for fizz and brunch before heading to York Racecourse for an exciting day at this prestigious horse racing event. Ticket price includes a glass of fizz, brunch (to be pre-ordered) and a County Stand badge.

Cost: Members £65 (Members only)

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Tue 4 June 2024, 8:00 - 9:30

Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York

Join us for our popular 'Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York' event. We'll be meeting with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Cost: £15 (Members only)

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Thu 22 August 2024, 19:00 - 21:30

Summer Social on Board City Cruises York

Back by popular demand! Join us and enjoy a different view of York for our popular 'Summer Social' event. Take in the open air on board York City Cruise's 'River Prince' for this highly anticipated Summer Social event on Thursday 22nd August 2024. We'll be cruising the River Ouse, enjoying a fish and chip supper and drinks whilst allowing plenty of time for networking. We hope you will join us!

Cost: Tickets cost £15 and everybody is welcome to attend, whether members of York Professionals or not.

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Wed 4 September 2024, 8:00 - 9:30

Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York

Join us for our popular 'Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York' event. We'll be meeting with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Cost: £15 (Members only)

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Thu 17 October 2024, 19:00 - 23:59

The York Professionals Annual Dinner 2024

The York Professionals Annual Dinner 2024 will be back on Thursday 17th October at York Racecourse. Put the date in your diary for what is warmly regarded as a highlight in the business calendar. More details to follow in due course.

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Wed 13 November 2024, 12:00 - 14:00

Supercharging your personal brand through Podcasts and LinkedIn

A strong personal brand is more than just a nice-to-have. It’s your business card, your reputation and your network all rolled into one. It’s what makes people want to work for you, collaborate with you and listen to what you have to say. Join us for lunch on Wednesday 13th November at Middlethorpe Hall and hear from the experts about everything you need to know about podcasts and LinkedIn.

Cost: £25 Member / £30 Non-Members

Speakers: Sophie Hudson, Your Marketing Doctor and Kelly Dunn, KD Recruitment Ltd

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Thu 28 November 2024, 18:00 - 21:00

Christmas Quiz and Social at Revolution, York

Join us for our Christmas Quiz and Social evening at Revolution, York. We'll be taking over the private space upstairs in Revolution for the night. Hosted by Dale Bartleson, YO1 Radio and fellow York Professionals Board Director, you'll be encouraged to 'have a go' with the winning team scooping a round of drinks. Included in the price is a welcome glass of fizz, a further drinks voucher to be redeemed at the bar and supper.

Cost: £25 Member / £30 Non-Members

Speakers: Quiz Master - Dale Bartleson, YO1 Radio

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Thu 12 December 2024, 8:00 - 9:30

Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York

Wear your most festive christmas jumper and join us for our popular 'Pure Networking Breakfast at The Principal York' event. We'll be meeting with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Cost: £15 (Members only)

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