The ultimate guide to business networking opportunities in York.
Are you a professional in the creative, digital or tech industries looking for networking opportunities in York city centre? Check out this guide we put together to help make sense of the vast array of networking groups across the city and find out how to get involved!
Business Networking Groups
These groups connect professionals from across a variety of industries for regular networking events. York has a busy business network with plenty of opportunities to get involved. Make sure to check the network organisation website for details about eligibility and details on how to register.
A global networking and referral organisation with two chapters in York. Just one person per trade or professional specialty is allowed in each group. Post breakfast networking events on Eventbrite and Twitter.
A referral organisation that meet every other Tuesday at 10am in Hotel du Vin. Their waiting list now live and actively on the lookout for: solicitor firms, accountants, marketing agency, photographer. Call their office on 0330 333 5023 or mobile 07864 64 2882 to secure your seat. BforB also host York Business for Breakfast at Hotel du Vin and meet every other Friday at 7am.
Aiming to represent York’s professional services sector and promote enterprise growth. About 60 businesses across many sectors. Events listed here.
Membership cost depends on the number of people in your office: for 1-5 people it’s £165 for the year which gives you the opportunity to showcase your skills at their events, be listed in the directory and receive regular information about business opportunities in York.
List their events here. Monthly meeting at the Mercure Fairfield Manor Hotel, £15. You don’t need to be a member to attend their events. They have a membership option for £50 a year which gives you event discounts, the opportunity to present your business and use their Made in York blog.
Quarterly networking events in various locations. No membership fee, just pay for events you go to, and they aim to pick unusual venues (business meeting in the Cemetery Chapel? Just a regular Tuesday for businesswomen in York). They just announced that they are closing down at the end of 2018 so pop along before the end of the year.
Events listed here. Consists of small groups Code dojo, AgileYork, Front End York, Game Developers, dotNetYork, YorkSwift. - Every Monday and Wednesday, 7.30am – 10.30am, Code and Coffee in York, Drift In - Monthly meeting, 7pm, Game Developers