Where Yorkshire businesses interact, innovate and grow

10am - 4pm Monday 30th April at Pavilions of Harrogate
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Yorkshire Business Market was established to create a low cost opportunity for companies large and small to promote their businesses and learn from each other. This simple format proved a success and 13 years later the Yorkshire Business Market is as popular as ever.

The needs of businesses are always changing and Yorkshire Business Market adapts to continue to provide the right opportunities.

Our key theme for 2018 is Growing and Financing Your Business. Understanding this ever-evolving market is vital to business growth.

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CNG’s Gold Partnership Helps Energise Yorkshire Business Market 2018

Organisers of this year’s Yorkshire Business Market have been “energised” with the news that at a major Harrogate business is once again supporting the event.

CNG – the largest independent shipper of gas, and a major employer in the town – has joined the growing number of companies in the district to become an official partner.

The focus of this year’s Yorkshire Business Market, which is being staged at Pavilions of Harrogate on Monday, April 30, is “Growing and Financing Your Business”.

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 10:35pm
Calling all #exhibitors at #YBM18! Please share your top tips for maximising the event's potential here. Whether it's creating an outstanding display, or not eating garlic the night before, we want to hear them! #businessexpo #Yorkshire https://t.co/BK5C8nD2GC https://t.co/BSvGSSguqM YorkshireBizMkt photo
Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 1:51am
Visiting the Yorkshire Business Market on 30th April couldn't be easier or cheaper. 1. It's #FREE 2. Parking is #FREE and plenty of it 3. Seminars are #FREE 5. Refreshments available - sadly not free. Spend the day and build your nework Register online https://t.co/zem4rmc1gDhttps://t.co/AP7pj5xrUG YorkshireBizMkt photo
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 5:56pm
FREE 40 minute #businessmentoring session for start-ups and new businesses with Julian Horrocks at #ybm18 on 30 April @pavsharrogate . Book in advance to avoid disappointment - he was fully booked last year so don't delay in sending in your request! https://t.co/NrAiHJCJ7t
Best Stand Winners at the Yorkshire Business Market 2017 - Working Wardrobe (Left) Wild & Co Chartered Accountants (Right) Harrogate In Bloom were also Highly Commended

Best Stand Winners at the Yorkshire Business Market 2017 – Working Wardrobe

(Left) Wild & Co Chartered Accountants

(Right) Harrogate In Bloom were also Highly Commended

Here’s what people have to say about the Yorkshire Business Market

I am delighted that the YBM went so well for so many people. I thought it had a strong vibrant feel and the high number of exhibitors and participants made it a very enjoyable place to be. It remains an important part of our private sector business calendar and I was very pleased to be a part of it.

May I also pass my personal thanks to you all at YBM for your very generous hospitality at the luncheon which gave me the chance to meet so many distinguished guests. Cllr. Graham Swift

Cabinet Member, Tourism, Economic Development and Enterprise

YBM is a great annual event where local businesses can re-connect with lots of contacts on one day and under one roof – excellent! Rachel Auty

Head of Marketing, Harrogate Theatre

The Yorkshire Business Market has proven again to be an excellent event to catch up with existing business contacts and to make new connections with other Yorkshire businesses. There was a real buzz this year!

We saw plenty of faces we recognised, thanks to being members of the Harrogate District Chamber, and felt very welcome as exhibitors. We found that visitors and fellow exhibitors were keen to take part in our “guess the number of corks” game and congratulations go to Signarama’s Marc Squires for winning our jeroboam of Rioja on the day!
Tara
Stagman

Director, Ake & Humphris Wine and Beer Specialists

Well organised / Good attendance – thanks again! John Gallery

Director, Great Potential

Many thanks for the excellent job done by everyone involved, once again, in running another successful Yorkshire Business Market. … All in all, another great event and many thanks for inviting me to speak. Steve Phillip

Managing Director, Linked2Success Ltd

Great event again, well done YBM! A real buzz about the place this year. Looking forward to the next one. Joy Wakeman

Area Manager, Regus

Absolutely superb event. Lots of leads and thoroughly enjoyable. Anon

Thank you for the opportunity to attend the Business Market and the VIP reception yesterday. Once again I found it really valuable to look round the exhibition and to meet and network with other guests at the reception. Karen Weaver

Chief Executive, Harrogate & Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service

A highly focussed and lively event that enables contact between local businesses to their mutual benefit. Steven Jandrell

Principal, Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate

An important Yorkshire Business date. Kathryn McCormick

Partnership Exec, McCormicks Solicitors