York Business Week 2011
Putting York business into focus
York Business Week is an
excellent opportunity to inspire, advise and celebrate all that is
fantastic about doing business in York. This week brings
together business and public sector leaders, support providers,
entrepreneurs and students with a series of great events from 14 to
18 November. Below some of the highlight events at York St
John University and York St John Business School:
To open the week, Higher
York Creating Opportunities event is being held at York St John
University on Monday 14th November from 4.30pm. Local
businesses will find out some of the excellent opportunities which
are available to those setting up or expanding businesses in the
city including training and development from the Higher York
partners. Keynote speakers, Barry Dodd, chairman of the LEP
and former BBC boss and Chancellor of the University of York, Greg
Dyke will share their business expertise, welcomed by Professor
David Fleming, Vice Chancellor of York St John University.
Tourism is one of York’s sectors which excels
to ensure the city strengthens its position and remains at the top
of its game in an increasingly competitive global
marketplace. This year’s York St John Business School’s
Annual Tourism Futures Conference is set to be as
fascinating as ever as experts gather to debate how York makes the
most of international inbound tourism, come along on Tuesday 15
November from 9.30am.
Start-up businesses are the lifeblood of our
economy, the city’s future employers and the wealth creators that
benefit the whole of society. To open up new funding
opportunities, The Yorkshire Association of Business Angels Forum
which York St John Business School is hosting on Tuesday 15
November from 6.00pm.
Nurturing the region’s entrepreneurial talent
is vital and York St John Business School is proud to sponsor the
Young Business Entrepreneur of the Year Award at The
Press Business Awards 2011 on Thursday 17 November.
To book any of these exciting
events, follow the links above or visit http://www.yorkbusinessweek.co.uk/
for further details.