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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.

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

SOLD OUT - 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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Wed 19 June 2024, 19:00 - 22:00

VIP Evening at York Theatre Royal – The Kite Runner

Join us for a special VIP evening at York Theatre Royal on the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2024 to see The Kite Runner. Starting the evening with a glass of fizz, guests will then sit in the best available seats in the Dress Circle to enjoy the evening's performance. Nibbles will be served during the interval.

Cost: £30 Member / £40 Non-Members

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Wed 3 July 2024, 18:00 - 20:30

Exclusive Gin Tasting Evening at The Owl and Cat, York

We are delighted to have been given exclusive access to York's latest gin bar and distillery - The Owl and Cat, courtesy of The Hooting Owl. Guests will enjoy a gin tasting experience comprising five different gins with pizza for supper. Hear Dom m'benga's fascinating gin story whilst enjoying the ambience of York's newest gin bar.

Cost: £25 Members / £35 Non-Members

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

Summer Social on Board City Cruises York

Sponsored by YO1 Radio - York's only local commercial station available on all listening platforms, we invite you to 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: Grab an Early Bird Ticket for £15 for bookings made before 30th June 2024. £20 per ticket thereafter.

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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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Wed 18 September 2024, 18:00 - 20:30

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

Back by popular demand! Join us for a relaxed and informal evening at Pairings Wine Bar, York. Guests will be taken on a delightful experience of wine tasting led by a Sommelier. Wines will be paired with speciality cheeses for a true taste sensation.

Cost: £28 Members / £38 Non-Members

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Tue 1 October 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. There will be plenty of opportunity for networking at this popular event and guests will enjoy a hearty home cooked full English Breakfast. Make sure you join us for a brilliant start to your day!

Cost: £18 (Members only)

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

York Professionals Annual Dinner 2024 - The Masquerade Ball

With thanks to our headline sponsors, Andrew Jackson Solicitors, Clive Owen LLP and City Cruises York, you are invited to a night of enchantment and mystery at our Masquerade Ball which will be held at York Racecourse on Thursday 17th October 2024. Join fellow professionals as we take a step back in time to the grandeur and intrigue of an elegant Masquerade Ball.

Cost: Make sure you take advantage of our special Early Bird rate - just book your tickets or table before 30th June 2024 to benefit from a reduced rate. Early Bird (Until 30th June 2024) - £80 per ticket / £750 table of 10 | (After 30th June 2024) £85 per ticket / £800 table of 10

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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 / £35 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 / £35 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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