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Upcoming events for Enterprise Works, University of York

1.) Event title: Launching a “New Era for Female Entrepreneurship in York & North Yorkshire”

Website:     https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-era-for-female-entrepreneurship-research-launch-event-tickets-858718619507?aff=oddtdtcreator
Date and Time: Wednesday 12th June |10am – 12pm

Location: The Guildhall York

Are you passionate about driving positive change for female-led businesses?

Join us for the unveiling of the groundbreaking “New Era for Female Entrepreneurship in York & North Yorkshire” report, hosted at the historic Guildhall in York.

Connect with influential leaders from the business, support, and policy sectors and hear stories from our regional entrepreneurs as we unite to foster a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial landscape in our region.

Gain insights from esteemed speakers including Professor Kiran Trehan, leading the research at the University of York, Julie Baker, Head of Strategic Partnerships at NatWest Group, Martin McTague OBE, National Chair of the FSB, and Jill Pay, Co-founder and Chairman of The Gender Index, as they delve into thought-provoking discussions.

Reserve your free place now


2.) Event title: Masterclass | Innovation in Your Start-Up or Small Business!

Website:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unleash-the-potential-of-innovation-in-your-start-up-or-small-business-tickets-907428682617?aff=oddtdtcreator

Date and Time: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 09:30 – 11:30 BST

Location: The Guildhall York

Unleash the Potential of Innovation in Your Start-Up or Small Business!

Are you a York-based business or entrepreneur with aspirations for business growth and innovation?

Join us for a dynamic Innovation Masterclass. Discover how to infuse innovation into every aspect of your business from generating new products and processes to enhancing efficiencies.

Led by Innovation Specialist, Dr Jo North this masterclass is tailored specifically for start-ups and small businesses, offering practical insights and actionable strategies to drive growth and success.

During this engaging session, you’ll gain valuable tools and techniques to foster a culture of innovation within your organisation.

Learn how to identify opportunities, overcome challenges, and stay ahead of the competition in today’s fast-paced market.

Innovate York is delivered by the University of York and funded by City of York Council through the UK shared Prosperity Fund.


3.) Event title: Breaking Barriers: Empowering Inclusive Employability

Website:    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/embracing-inclusive-employability-tickets-866159776207?aff=oddtdtcreator

Date and Time: Tuesday, 9 Jul 2024 10:00 -12.30

Location: Priory Street Centre, York

Inclusivity isn’t just a buzzword—it’s the key to unlocking business success!

You’re invited to a fascinating event, dedicated to breaking barriers and creating pathways to meaningful employment opportunities.

Join us to hear from social enterprises, dedicated to empowering individuals into and within the workforce. With firsthand experiences from their clients, we’ll explore how businesses across the City and region can foster an inclusive environment for all.

What to expect from the event;

  • Understand the processes, drivers and barriers for employers in the City in being more inclusive in their employability activities.
  • Meet and learn from social enterprises supporting communities.
  • Hear the stories and lived experience of individuals in their journey to employment.
  • Understand how you can better support employees and potential employees in and into the workplace

Don’t miss this chance to collaborate, learn, and drive positive change in employability practices across the City! We look forward to seeing you there. Reserve your free place now


4.) Event title: Innovate York |existing businesses

Website:   https://www.york.ac.uk/enterprise-works/university-of-york-innovate-york/

Unlock Your Business’s Potential with Innovate!

Are you a York-based business or entrepreneur with aspirations for business growth and innovation?

Innovate York offers a series of workshops, womens peer-to-peer networking and specialist events to businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the city.

Workshops will focus on innovation and business growth. Our highly experienced workshop facilitators will share their expertise with your teams, building on case studies, exercises and peer learning.

Register your interest : https://uni-york.formstack.com/forms/register_your_interest_in_innovate_york

Dates and times:

Innovation Workshop Cohort 4  – online

Thursday 17th October, 9.30-12.30
Thursday 24th October, 9.30-12.30
Thursday 7th November, 9.30-12.30
Thursday 14th November, 9.30-12.30

Women’s Peer-to-peer network 2:

Session 1: Tuesday 10th September, 9.30 – 11.30am – The Innovation Centre, York

Session 2:  Tuesday 24th September, 9.30 – 11.30, online

Session 3:  Tuesday 8th October, 9.30 – 11.30am, online

Session 4: Tuesday 22nd October, 9.30 – 11.30am, online

Session 5: Tuesday 5th November, 9.30 – 11.30am, online

Session 6: Wednesday 20th November, 9.30 – 11.30am, The Guildhall, York


Innovate York is delivered by the University of York and funded by City of York Council through the UK shared Prosperity Fund.