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

James Sommerville set to headline Huddersfield’s first Design Conference

He began his career as a street artist, before going on to co-found and sell what became the globally-recognised design studio ATTIK. And now...

Over 100 Business Leaders Unite for Manchester Business Growth

On the 28th September, more than 100 of the North West’s brightest and boldest CEO’s, Business Leaders, and Influencers descended on the Radisson Edwardian on Peter Street for the Inaugural ‘Leadership in Manchester’ event. The event was hosted by former journalist, BBC presenter and outstanding event host, Andy Johnson. Delegates enjoyed a packed schedule of thought leadership and stellar content over dinner, drinks and networking at this not for profit event in aid of Forever Manchester.

Leeds-based entrepreneur motivates Merseyside students

The founder and managing director of West Yorkshire-based PR agency, MacComms will speak to an audience of students at The University of Liverpool, about her entrepreneurial journey on 3rd October 2017.
Huddersfield PR agency scoops up Start Up of the Year award

Huddersfield PR agency scoops up Start Up of the Year award

The Forward Ladies National Awards has announced its winners from the Yorkshire, North East and Scotland region, and Katie Mallinson – MD of Huddersfield B2B PR agency Scriba PR – is one of the twelve lucky recipients.

Liverpool Set To Host Digital Disruption Event Featuring Exciting Global Experts

On 18 October, Liverpool is set to play host to internationally acclaimed television, print, digital and event media expert, Laurie Benson (formerly of Bloomberg and CNN) as well as Liverpool's own digital innovator and IoD director of the year winner, Ian Finch, Managing Director at The Mando Group. The event, which will provide an exciting and unique opportunity to hear international digital leaders speak, will be the first of the Institute of Director's monthly meet ups. It is taking place at Tilney, Liverpool from 8.30-11am.
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Liverpool set to host digital disruption event

A panel of globally renowned digital disruptors will kick off the IoD's monthly Liverpool meet ups this October, showing the UK how the city...

Helping the Penny Drop in the Wakefield District

Amidst his work transforming lives and building brighter futures for those in need, Adeem Younis, entrepreneur and Chairman of charity, Penny Appeal, will discuss...

Global charity makes its Landing at MediaCityUK

The Landing at MediaCityUK, Salford, played host to United Nations-backed global charity World Merit recently as they welcomed over 120 delegates from across the...

High profile line-up for Leeds AGM as Unity marks its 30th year

Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise will celebrate its 30th anniversary next week when a first-class line-up of special guests including former trade union leader Baroness Dean and the Lord Mayor of Leeds speak at its Annual General Meeting.

International football star to host Sheffield business mentoring event

International football star Danny Mills to host Launchpad mentoring event

Yorkshire Businesses Look for Region’s Inspirational People

Two Yorkshire businesses are joining forces in a bid to find the region’s most passionate and inspirational individuals.

What is GDPR? UK businesses in the dark on data protection changes

Increasing online searches around the looming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has revealed an alarming gap in knowledge around the new requirements, according to law firm HRC Law.

The Yorkshire Mafia makes its mark on Wakefield

With a commitment to extend its schedule of drinks evenings across the region, the Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will return to Unity Works in Wakefield...
Help for Yorkshire SMEs to prepare for introduction of GDPR

Help for Yorkshire SMEs to prepare for introduction of GDPR

A West Yorkshire HR and employment law specialist will deliver a seminar to help Yorkshire SMEs understand the requirements of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Act) that will come into effect in May 2018.

Kickstarter is coming to Manchester

Kickstarter will take part in an event hosted by Entreprise Europe Network North West and Nuuk Digital. The event, titled “Your Best Chance to Success Through Crowdfunding on Kickstarter - Breakfast”, will be a hands-on seminar for innovative SMEs who are looking for investment. It will help them understand what crowdfunding is and how it can help their business, how to efficiently run a crowdfunding campaign to reach their goals and it will also touch on the pitfalls, success and rewards of Kickstarter.

Cyber Security Experts in Newcastle to help NE Businesses Protect Themselves

Invotra, providers of secure digital communications platforms, and Digital Leaders, the senior leadership forum, are hosting a free one-day Cyber Security Salon on 12th September at The Core in Newcastle. To book your free tickets go to:

Top business experts added to Venturefest Manchester 2017

With just one week until North West’s biggest, free annual innovation event opens its doors on Thursday 14 September, Venturefest 2017 announces the Meet The Expert panel who will giving one-to-one business advice surgeries to start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs.

Huddersfield accountancy practice invites local businesses to get their thinking caps on for charity

Sheards Accountancy’s annual quiz night is set to return on Thursday 12th October. Once again, the Sheards quiz master, Kevin Sanders, will create a brain teasing quiz which will test the general knowledge of all those attending the event. The event will be in aid of local charity, Kirkwood Hospice, and will be held at the Waterloo Suite at Huddersfield RUFC from 6:30 pm.

Huddersfield Huddle is Back in Town

Recognising the demand for informal networking in Huddersfield, The Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will once again host the popular Huddersfield Huddle drinks evening as members...

Plans revealed for Huddersfield’s first design conference

Details have today been announced for a brand new design conference, the first of its kind to be held in Huddersfield. The event – which...

Car auction brand set to boost dealer profitability

Independent car auction specialist G3 Remarketing has announced a series of events to help motor dealers in the North boost their profitability.

Cloud Enablement Workshop Launched in Manchester

Want to know more about how using the cloud could benefit your business? Are you a software creator or developer? This fantastic free event features talks from tech experts, live demonstrations, lunch and a local tour. You'll come away having learnt how to leverage the cloud's resources to their full potential, decreasing the amount of time it takes you to go to market and saving you money at the same time!

Michelin Star-studded line up at Gary Usher’s Burnt Truffle

In May, Chef owner, Gary Usher, launched a record-breaking £200k Kickstarter campaign to open a 100-cover restaurant in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool city centre. A series of chefs offered to host guest chef nights to help raise the target, including Michelin-starred Chef Patron of Midsummer House, Daniel Clifford. On 20th August, he was joined by some of the UK’s top chefs who he has previously worked with, to host an exclusive barbeque at Usher’s Heswall based restaurant, Burnt Truffle.
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KC Communications team up with Leeds Business Week

Huddersfield-based marketing communications agency, KC Communications, have announced they’ll be sponsoring two events to kick off Leeds Business Week. Managing Director, Katrina Cliffe, will be...

Thousands use Help to Buy in Cheshire

Thousands of home buyers in Cheshire have used the government backed Help to Buy Scheme since the launch in April 2014. This article shows the governments stats for all Help to Buy sales in areas of Cheshire that have proved most popular.

Inaugural Northern Blog Awards Hosts Region’s Top Influencers

“Being a blogger based in the North, I realised the frustration of big brand events happening in the South. We've established a scene here in Manchester with WeBlogMCR and brands are realising they don't have to just concentrate their marketing budget on London." - WeBlogMCR founder, Holly Wood

Northcoders launch part-time coding course

Northcoders, based in Manchester, has announced a new part-time six-month course starting in November to make learning to code accessible to more people. The 25-week...

Free Seat, Free Coffee and Free Wifi

On Tuesday 22nd August freelancers, consultants, start-up businesses or people who simply fancy a change will be welcomed to work from Accelerate Places for the day.

BBC showcases Yorkshire businesswoman rolling out Girl Tribe Gang

An Ilkley mum of 4 will star in a feature film with BBC Business, as part of their focus on female entrepreneurs in the North and is inviting others to join her at an event, at Friends of Ham on 21st August, that celebrates local women in business.

Marketing help for business in Wakefield

The Marketing Optimist a Yorkshire based marketing consultancy is holding a day of free one-to-one consultations on September 26th at Unity Works in Wakefield. Each consultation will last one hour and business owners can discuss any issue which they would like help with, it could be a whole marketing strategy, or a particular project you’re having problems with.

I Enterprising breakfasts deliver results for Unity businesses

A Leeds-based housing association has adopted an enterprising approach to boost the prospects of its business tenants.

Keynote Speaker Announced for Women of the Year Awards

Yorkshire based entrepreneur and Nicola Elliott, founder of NEOM Luxury Organics wil be the keynote speaker at this year's Women of the Year Awards. Nominations are invited; the closing date for entries is 11 September. The winner will be announced at the ceremony on Friday 6 October. Anyone wanting to apply for the award or nominate an inspirational businesswoman should go to or email [email protected] Tickets for the awards luncheon and ceremony are available.

Tech Doesn’t Stop At The M25 – Top London Firm Announces Chester Academy

WM Reply is doing its part to ensure ‘tech doesn’t stop at London’ by launching its Chester Academy to recruit and train graduates to a high standard and properly prepare them to work at the company and understand the sector it operates in.

Thriving Tech Conference Returns

A full day web and digital festival will return to Sheffield for a second time as the city’s tech sector continues to grow at a remarkable rate.

Accelerate Places Offers Effective Team Work Masterclass with Google

Accelerate Places, a co-working space provider, is offering a masterclass on effective team working by the current Digital Experts Program Manager at Google on Friday 11th August at its offices on Princess Street, Manchester.

New ‘Don’ Takes the Helm at Yorkshire Mafia

The Yorkshire Mafia (YM), one of the largest networks of senior professionals in the country, has promoted Kate Hutchinson to General Manager, appointed Alice...

Elementar UK to Host Free Technical Seminars in Manchester in September 2017

Multi-national elemental analysis and stable isotope analysis equipment manufacturer, Elementar UK, to host two-day seminar in Manchester in September 2017.

Symposium Returns to Sheffield

Providing its network of professionals with an opportunity to meet, share and learn, the Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will once again return to the city...

Manufacturing Meets Design at Tent London

A unique collaboration between a Yorkshire manufacturer and designer sees laser technology take centre stage at one of the world’s biggest design shows in September.

Property and constructions professionals gear up for summer social

Professionals from the property, construction, development and infrastructure sectors will gather for a summer social in Manchester city centre on Thursday, August 10.