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Business Events in the North… including what’s going on in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle, the North West, North East & Yorkshire.

Leading lights in the North East travel, tourism and hospitality sector inspire a new...

As a Centre for Excellence, Northumbria University is proud to organise the regional Institute of Travel and Tourism 'Future You' event.

On the road again: Smoothwall takes its SAFE Roadshow to Leeds’ Shakespeare Primary School...

As part of its ongoing SAFE initiative to keep children safe online, leading web filter provider and internet safety company Smoothwall is spending two...
Buy Yorkshire Conference 2017

If I can come back after my setback then anyone can says Gerald Ratner

As an entrepreneur that hit the headlines across the globe when a ‘joke’ during a business event went horribly wrong, leading to him losing his fortune and the career he had dedicated much of his life to, Gerald Ratner will take to the stage at the Buy Yorkshire Conference to explain how he used his setback to shape his future. With a career spanning more than 40 years in the jewellery business, Ratner will take the opportunity to share his story and experiences to prove that when you have nothing else to lose, learning from your mistakes is the only option.

Innova Announces Litigation Project Conference

Leading healthcare equipment supplier Innova Care Concepts have announced that they will be hosting a Litigation Project Conference on 22nd May 2018 at Wetherby Racecourse. The event will cover all aspects of what it means to work with individuals who have won legal settlements after suffering life-changing injuries. The conference is free, and open exclusively to private Occupational Therapists, Case Managers, Architects, and Solicitors who work in litigation.

Bring Digital launches a new Affiliate Marketing Programme with an event for senior marketers

Bring Digital has appointed Stacey Wynn, formerly AO.com to head up the Affiliate Marketing Programme Specialist performance marketing agency Bring Digital have announced the launch...

Leeds Rhinos star to headline mental health awareness event

A Yorkshire-based mental strength training school is hosting a national tour across nine major cities with the aim to de-stigmatise mental health issues at work.

Pioneering women’s business network to host career-building event in Newcastle

Attendees will hear first-hand from Louise Hunter MBE, director of corporate affairs at Northumbria Water and Dr Jenny Davidson, MBA director at Newcastle Business School. Both successful business women will share their career journeys and discuss the obstacles and opportunities they’ve encountered along the way.

Yorkshire based Training Company Joins the ‘Push for Progress’ This International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, Pitman Training is joining thousands of organisations across the world to celebrate women’s achievements and continue to press for progress...

Celebrating International Women’s Day – From Waitress to Owner of Cocktail bars

DV8 is now under new ownership after Steph Chaddock purchased the bars from Life & Soul Ltd. Steph started as a waitress in DV8 Congleton and worked her way up to a management position and a few short years later, her determination, passion and business prowess has seen her become the owner and girl boss, in-keeping with International Women’s Day and 2018, which has been dubbed as ‘The Year of the Woman’.

Global tourism conference to be hosted in the Lake District

Global travel and tourism industry experts will be heading to Cumbria next month to discuss themes surrounding international visitors to the UK.

The Business Marketing Club Expands into the North West

The Business Marketing Club (BMC) announces the launch of its newest regional chapter covering the North West, to support the region’s growing B2B marketing...

Harrogate to Host Digital Knowledge Conference

Digital Knowledge Exchange to host “Go Digital – Live” conference aimed at SME's based in the Leeds City Region who are looking to boost their digital knowledge and upskill through the use of technology.

Sunderland energy employees strike gold

It’s gold for employees at EDF Energy Doxford, who are celebrating after being recognised in a company-wide scheme, which rewards colleagues who go the...

From Boots To Suits: Club 13’s First Business Networking Event

From world-class professional rugby to trendy micro-brewery business start-ups; there's something to interest everyone at Salford Red Devils' first Club 13 business networking event.
Doctor Nicholas Wong, senior research assistant at Newcastle Business School

Northumbria University calls on North East businesses to explore ethics and performance

Do ethical values boost profits? Northumbria University, Newcastle, is calling on North East companies to take part in an international research project exploring links between business ethics and high performance.

Cheshire businesses to get smart on Cyber Security

Hacking, cracking and social engineering. Should you care?

Wakefield Works returns to support employment in the district

Wakefield Works, the annual event which aims to support those seeking employment from across the district, will return to the region as a series of four recruitment mornings are delivered from Job Centres every Wednesday between 28 February and 21 March.

Global brand experts invited to Newcastle

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is set to host one of the world’s leading academic conferences on branding, and invites academics and practitioners to sign up.

Put positivity at the heart of your business with MPA Thrive

MPA Thrive, an engaging, enlightening and interactive event to help businesses, Agencies and their hardworking teams to flourish this May 2018.

Minister welcomes Leeds Digital Job Fair as final call goes out to register

Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, has praised the Leeds tech scene as preparations for the Leeds Digital Job Fair are finalised. Supported by Leeds Business Improvement District (LeedsBID), Leeds City Council and Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Digital Job Fair 4.0 takes place next Wednesday (28 February) from 3.30-7.30pm at the First Direct Arena. Job seekers and tech professionals wishing to attend the event can still book their place free of charge by visiting www.herd.careers

FoodnFilm Networking Celebrates First Year Anniversary

FoodnFilm, a networking event that combines great people with food and film, is celebrating its first-year anniversary this week.

Hundreds of North East Women To Celebrate Women in Philanthropy

Three hundred of the North East’s female movers and shakers of the business world will attend a prestigious Women in Philanthropy event on International Women’s Day 2018. The region’s premier women-only network event, organised annually by Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle, on Friday 2 March from 11.45am until 2.30pm.

Specialist SEO Event Coming to Newcastle

Flow Digital, a digital marketing and web development agency based in the North East, have announced plans to host an advanced SEO for E-commerce...

Tech Manchester Launches new Mentoring Round for Startups

Tech Manchester is inviting startups to another ‘Meet the Mentor’ event next week, after the phenomenal success of the first edition.
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Leeds to host the biggest search conference in the north

Leeds based search agency Branded3 have announced the return of the biggest search conference in the north SearchLeeds – due to return on the...

The student entrepreneurs making business a reality

Three ambitious Northumbria University students are set to take the event management industry by storm after launching their own company; Happen Events in Newcastle. The...

Leeds businesses collaborate to host women empowerment event ahead of International Women’s Day 2018

Three Leeds-based businesses are working in collaboration to host a female empowerment self-defence workshop, following one editor in chief’s frightening encounter with a stalker.

Blunkett and Brady lined up for HURST’s new Executive Insight venture

A programme designed to help entrepreneurs drive growth in their companies is being launched by accounting and business advisory firm HURST. Labour Party grandee Lord David Blunkett and Greater Manchester MP Sir Graham Brady, the influential chairman of the 1922 committee of Conservative backbenchers, will be among the keynote speakers in the first series of Executive Insight, which kicks off in March. Other events will include a tour of Bentley Motors’ factory in Crewe, networking at Chester Races and workshops for companies looking to do business overseas.

Make connections and pick up new contracts at Vivark’s Meet the Contractor event

Traders and consultants across a number of industries in the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester are invited to learn more about the wide array of opportunities available to work with Vivark at the company’s first Meet the Contractor event of the year.

Yorkshire homelessness charity opens doors to volunteers

A Yorkshire-based homelessness charity is hosting a volunteer recruitment evening in response to an overwhelming number of recent applicants.

David Wilson Homes North West Launches New Show Homes in Upton

Two brand new show homes are opening at an event this weekend in Upton.

Inspiring speakers unveiled for women’s leaders conference

Britain’s youngest woman to climb Everest at the time and the former Chief Crown Prosecutor for the North West will be addressing senior business women at a conference ahead of International Women’s Day. The conference, held at the Chester Grosvenor Hotel, is set to attract more than 100 senior business leaders from across the North West and beyond. Leading building and civil engineering contractor Sir Robert McAlpine is headline sponsor of the event with leading home care company Home Instead Senior Care sponsors of the drinks reception.

Retailing Expert To Make A Statement At Moda Fashion Trade Show

Dan Conboy from Wakefield based eCommerce agency Statement, will take to the stage at the UK’s largest fashion trade event this week (Sunday 18th...

Manchester’s Leading Free Cloud Event Returns to UKFast Campus

UKFast's cloud technology event, Cloud UK Live, returns with a heavyweight line-up of speakers and a number of great opportunities for businesses to improve their use of technology.

North East retailer to launch new showroom with all that jazz

A leading North East retailer, Pennine Home Improvements, is set to launch its biggest showroom to date with an evening of live jazz and an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. An impressive launch event will see Pennine announce the opening of its brand-new space, situated at Dragonville Retail Park, Durham, on 10 February. The Mayor and Mayoress of Durham, Councillor Bill Kellett and Councillor Mrs Jean Chaplow will do the honour of cutting the ribbon. Members of the public will be invited along to enjoy a free evening of live jazz music, champagne and canapes, and a cocktail masterclass. There will also be a number of exclusive giveaways throughout the evening, including the chance to win an iPad.

North West companies shape Manchester Metropolitan’s Business Management Degree

Businesses in the North West came together with Faculty members at Manchester Metropolitan’s Business School to inform the development of one of the university’s most popular courses. Representatives from companies including IBM, Kelloggs, ECOM Recruitment, Hays, Jacobs and BASF shared their views on how the BA (Hons) Business Management degree can help prepare students for a graduate career in business.

Andel’s global distributor conference takes place in Yorkshire

Yorkshire manufacturer Andel’s Export Distributor Conference recently welcomed visitors from America, Europe and Asia. The conference comes as the Huddersfield-based manufacturer celebrates a 25% increase in export sales last year.

Business Catalyst Club to realise Yorkshire’s entrepreneurial dreams

A new business organisation is being launched in Leeds to encourage interaction and turn innovative ventures into reality. The Business Catalyst Club promotes growth by...

Leeds Digital Job Fair 4.0 to play pivotal role in filling tech vacancies

Leeds Digital Job Fair 4.0, is set to fill many hundreds of tech vacancies on Wednesday 28 February at the First Direct Arena. The event is being held shortly after the publication of a new report which found that there are now 1.4 vacancies for every employee working in the North’s digital and tech sector. More than 50 exhibitors will be present including Sky Betting and Gaming, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, NHS Digital, cap hpi, DWP Digital, Equifax and Sky. Leeds Digital Job Fair 4.0 is supported by Leeds Business Improvement District (LeedsBID), Leeds City Council, Leeds Beckett University and the First Direct Arena.

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