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Wakefield Business Week – 13th - 17th June 2016

Be inspired. Expand your contacts. Grow your business.

MY Conference Wakefield takes place on Wednesday 15th June 2016


Monday 13th

'Going Global' - Wakefield Business Week Launch

9:30am - 12:00pm

Starting the week with an excellent opportunity to hear from high profile speakers and offering a great chance to get…

Timeless Principles of Exceptional Businesses

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Whether you run a new, home-based start up or a third generation family business, this event will provide insights that…

Wakefield Manufacturing Forum - Finding Your Business Voice with Claire Boyles

2:00pm - 5:00pm

What would it feel like if you were 100% confident that your marketing communications would bring the best possible results…

Cognitiv Means Business

5:30pm - 7:00pm

As part of Wakefield Business Week Cognitiv members are holding a ‘PechaKulcha’ style event and will present 20 slides, 20…

Tuesday 14th

UKTI - 'Not Difficult, Just Different' - 5 Steps to Exporting

8:30am - 11:00am

This free breakfast event is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Humber and Wakefield first and aims to…

Grabbing Business Headlines for Business Growth

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Attracting attention to your news is increasingly difficult in a digital age when everyone has something to say and will…

Why your business needs more discipline

1:00pm - 2:00pm

If you want to make more profit in your business then this taster workshop is for you. Organised by  Outside…

Auto Enrolment - Are You Prepared?

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Auto-enrolment is here and the impact on employers is significant! They will be facing a number of challenges: 1. They…

Research & Development Tax Relief

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Is your business developing new services, products or ways of doing things? Did you know you could save tax on…

Planting the Seeds for Your Business Growth

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for networking with a refreshingly tangy twist. As part of Wakefield Business Week, fds Director Services would like…

Wednesday 15th

MY Conference Wakefield

9:00am - 3:30pm

Building on last year's success, MY Conference Wakefield, is taking place on Wednesday 15th June at Unity Works . The…

MY Conference Wakefield: The Networking Differentiator

10:00am - 10:20am

Dr. Martin Haigh, founder of multi-award-winning training and development business, Lattitude7 , has been an active member and leader of…

MY Conference Wakefield: Top 10 Cyber Security tips

10:30am - 10:50am

Melanie Oldham, Managing Director of Bob’s Business – Top 10 Cyber Security tips What Melanie will be covering at MY…

MY Conference Wakefield: Why Digital Is the Secret to Happier Customers and Healthier Profits

11:00am - 11:20am

Dan is an experienced retail, eCommerce and digital marketing professional. He specialises in working with ambitious companies to define, implement…

MY Conference Wakefield: Panel Discussion Why Wakefield?

11:30am - 12:30pm

Panel discussion focusing on business in Wakefield, this session will provide you with an opportunity to put your questions to…

MY Conference Wakefield: The 4 Suits for Success

1:00pm - 1:20pm

With over 25 years industry experience as creative director of Bulletpoint Design, Paul Kerfoot is an inspiring freelance project manager,…

MY Conference Wakefield: Helping Wakefield Businesses Grow

1:30pm - 1:50pm

Pat Coffey, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) & Tom Martin, Eric Richmond Pat Coffey is a highly experienced business…

MY Conference Wakefield: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

2:30pm - 2:50pm

Michelle Whaite is the Founder and Director of the Leaders-Ship Training Solutions, specialising in values‑based, people-centred leadership development. She has…

Thursday 16th

Builders Breakfast Briefing

8:00am - 9:45am

Wakefield Council invites Leeds City Region based SME house builders to a FREE breakfast event to launch our Wakefield Builds…

Retail Rocks

9:30am - 12:00pm

Dedicating a whole morning to one of Wakefield’s most vibrant sectors, Retail Rocks will see a range of expert speakers,…

Communicate your Message with Power

12:00pm - 1:00pm

If you've ever given a talk or pitched an idea to a group of people you might have struggled to…

Wakefield Business Awards

5:00pm - 11:00pm

Wakefield Business Awards are back and they’re bigger and better than ever before. Now in its sixth year, the awards…

Friday 17th

Turn Your Blog Into a Book!

10:00am - 12:00pm

Entrepreneurs, business people…indeed, anyone who struggles to stand out with their content, could escalate their credibility, reach, opportunities and customer…

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