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EVENTS



  • W & N Yorkshire Masterclass: Customer Engagement

    When: 07/07/2017

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07.30 for 08.00-10.00
    Speakers
    Adrian Fitzpatrick of Arena Group, Kevin Hollinrake MP of Hunters & Tim Wood of McInroy & Wood
    Venue
    Building 5, Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    In our July Masterclass we are going to talk about Customer Engagement, where some of the key topics will be:

    - Sales process and value proposition
    - The decision-making process, key people, solution selling
    - Account management approaches
    - Communications with customer... Read More
  • W&N Yorkshire Partner Workshop: Can’t Do? Won’t ...

    When: 11/07/2017

    Where: CLARION SOLICITORS LTD

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 08.30 for 09.00-10.00
    Venue: Elizabeth House, 13-19 Queen Street, Leeds, LS1 2TW
    Speaker: Sarah Tahamtani of Clarion Solicitors

    Can’t Do? Won’t Do? Time to Go?!

    Learning Objectives
    - Provide an overview of the law in relation to unfair dismissal
    - Increase ability to identify performance and conduct issues
    - Build confidence in differentiating between performance and conduct issues
    - Provide tips for managing problem employees effectively
    - Build confidence in dismissing employees fair... Read More
  • South Yorkshire Masterclass: Selling Overseas

    When: 12/07/2017

    Where: THE SOURCE AT MEADOWHALL

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 12.00 for 12.45-14.30
    Venue
    Meadowhall Education Centre, 300 Meadowhall Way, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1EA
    Speakers
    Julie Kenny formerly of Pyronix, Hugh Facey founder of Gripple & Anthony Ullmann of Autofil Worldwide

    In our July Masterclass we are going to talk about Selling Overseas, where key topics will include:

    - Know your market well – really perform your due diligence
    - Test market, begin small, develop supply chain, ensure robustness of that process
    - E... Read More
  • W&N Yorkshire Partner Workshop: Hiring for Attitude

    When: 19/07/2017

    Where: DUKE STUDIOS

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 08.30 for 09.00 until 11.00
    Speaker: Craig Burton, Founder & Chairman, 
    The Works Recruitment
    Venue: Duke Studios, 3 Sheaf Street, Leeds LS10 1HD

    46 percent of all new hires fail within their first 18 months. But here’s the real shocker: 89 percent fail for attitudinal reasons―not skills.

    Whether you’re hiring new employees, choosing existing employees for a new team, or upgrading your current talent pool, you need people with the right attitude!

    Attitude is what makes employees give 1... Read More
  • South Yorkshire Partner Workshop: How to fund your b...

    When: 20/07/2017

    Where: HILTON SHEFFIELD HOTEL

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07.30-08.00 to 10.00
    Venue: Hilton Sheffield Hotel, Victoria Quays, Furnival Road, Sheffield, S4 7YA
    Speakers: Knowles Warwick

    Find out when and how to access funding that could help you grow your business, expand into international markets, or research new technologies and develop new products. In this workshop, Knowles Warwick founder Steve Knowles will cover:

    When investment capital may be required
    Sources and types of finance
    How to increase your chance of success
    How to approach a funder
    Read More
  • Connect Yorkshire Speed Networking

    When: 15/08/2017

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07:30 for 08:00 till 09:45
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Connect Yorkshire are holding its first ever Speed Networking event!

    We believe that our members should get to know each other more, because although there has been a lot of business done between members, there are still plenty more opportunities to be capitalised on.

    Each attendee will have three minutes on a 1-2-1 basis to tell the others about their business and to hear about everyone else's business.

    This event is only open to t... Read More
  • W&N Yorkshire Masterclass: Recruiting and keepin...

    When: 13/09/2017

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07.30 for 08.00-10.00
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
    Speakers
    Gav Winter of Ten10, Craig Burton of The Works Recruitment & Neil Sanderson

    In our September Masterclass we are going to talk about Recruiting and keeping the Best, where key topics will include:

    - ‘A’ people hire ‘A’ people
    - Incentives – how to attract and retain
    - Stock options in private companies
    - Things to be aware of with service agreements
    - Preparing the ground, job spec, ... Read More
  • durhamlane taster session: Win-Win Negotiation

    When: 20/09/2017

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 09:30 for 10:00 - 13:00
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
    Speaker: Luke Robinson of durhamlane  

    Can everything be negotiated? The key to building successful, long-lasting business relationships is a focus on win-win outcomes. 

    This short, sharp and intensive course will not only help you prepare for your next negotiation but will help you understand that negotiation is an on-going activity that starts from the first meeting where a sales opportunity is identified.

    Du... Read More
  • Panel event at Huddersfield Town Football Club

    When: 21/09/2017

    Where: Canalside Sports Complex

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 18:00 for 18:30 till 20:30
    Venue: Huddersfield Town's training complex, 509 Leeds Road, Huddersfield, HD2 1YJ
    Speakers: John Sutcliffe MD of Henry Boot, Rob Whitehead CEO of Zubrance & Andy Wilby MD of Leeds Parcel Company 

    We are holding a joint event with Huddersfield Town Association Football Club with three of our Entrepreneurs in Residence being interviewed by HTAFC's commercial director, Sean Jarvis.

    The session will explore their journey and provide a useful insight on tips for... Read More
  • SY Masterclass: Collaboration for Your Business

    When: 27/09/2017

    Where:

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07.30-08.00 to 10.00
    Venue: TBC
    Speakers
    Neil Ewin Partner at EW Business Development & Stewart McGuffie Chief Executive at Allied Textiles Ltd

    In our September Masterclass we are going to talk about ‘Collaboration for Your Business’, where key topics will include:

    Supplier engagement and development
    University links
    Joint venture agreements
    Working in conjunction with partners, getting the best results
    Mechanisms for achieving successful collaborative agreements Read More
  • SY Partner seminar: How to value your business

    When: 28/09/2017

    Where: HILTON SHEFFIELD HOTEL

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 07.30-08.00 to 10.00
    Venue: Hilton Sheffield Hotel, Victoria Quays, Furnival Road, Sheffield, S4 7YA
    Speakers: Knowles Warwick

    Knowing the value of your business is essential not only when planning your exit strategy, but also for creating an accurate business plan when applying for funding.

    In this workshop, Knowles Warwick founder Steve Knowles will cover:

    The basics of business valuation
    The various valuation methods
    What could impact the value, both positively and negatively
    Read More
  • W&N Yorkshire Masterclass: Selling Overseas

    When: 03/10/2017

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 12.00 for 12.45-14.30
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
    Speakers
    Anthony Ullmann of Autofil Worldwide, Edward Naylor of Naylor Industries & Stuart Paver of Pavers Ltd

    In our October Masterclass we are going to talk about Selling Overseas, where key topics will include:

    Know your market well – really perform your due diligence
    Test market, begin small, develop supply chain, ensure robustness of that process
    Ensure your IP is protected well
    T... Read More
  • SY Masterclass: Succession Planning

    When: 18/10/2017

    Where:

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00


    Time: 12.00 for 12.45-14.30
    Venue: TBC
    Speakers
    John McArthur Chief Exec at Tracsis plc, Richard Doyle Founder of Esteem Systems & Graham Royle CEO at GRI GROUP LTD

    In our October Masterclass we are going to talk about Succession Planning, where some of the key topics will be:

    Things to consider from the outset – rationale and what you want to achieve
    Timing, when to start, process, costs
    Communicating to team and customers
    Structure/approaches for ensuring success
    Who i... Read More
  • Connect Yorkshire Summit - ‘Brexit and its consequen...

    When: 14/11/2017

    Where: Cedar Court Hotel, WAKEFIELD, WF4 3QZ

    Price (inc VAT): £60.00


    Come to hear from some of Yorkshire’s biggest and best business builders. Our speakers will share their positive stories, knowledge and business journeys with you, in what will be an insightful and motivational day and perfect for any business owner who is wanting to grow their business.

    The Benefit to You
    All the speakers and panel members will be talking about the ups and downs they have experienced while running their businesses and the lessons learnt on the way. And there will be a great opportunity to meet other business owners.
    __________... Read More

Membership


Connect Yorkshire offer a unique opportunity to grow your business with direct access to the region’s most successful entrepreneurs By joining the Connect Yorkshire you become part of a unique members-only business support group created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs that gives real advantages to help your business achieve rapid growth and greater success.