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York Business Week Conference (incorporating SuperNetworking)
Tue 13th November (8:30 - 15:00)
York Racecourse

York Business Week will get off with a bang with a major business conference!  Join us as we showcase 'World Class York'. An array of top-class speakers will inspire, engage and share their experiences and succeses. All the speakers will have a connection to York – they will live here, work here or have set up a business here – and all will have a world-class story to tell.

The conference incorporates the ever popular SuperNetworking business exhibition and networking event, brought to you by our partners at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, Ian Walker and Co Chartered Accountants, and the fsb. SuperNetworking takes place alongside the main conference line up bringing you 30 exhibitors and a networking lunch - all in the rarefied surroundings of York's very own world class racecourse!  

Hosted by Jon Hammond DL, former BBC presenter and Governor at York St John University our speakers will include: 

  • William Derby, Chief Executive, York Racecourse 
  • Richard Harpin, Founder and CEO, Homeserve
  • Noirin Carmody, Co-Founder and COO, Revolution Software
  • Tim Leigh, Marketing Director, Stage One
  • Andrew Swift, CEO FERA Science Ltd
  • Lee Statham, Global Innovation Lead Confectionary R&D, Nestle
  • Peter Cowling, Director Digital Creativity Labs
  • Isabel Jago, Product and Communications Lead, York Instruments 
  • Mark Christie, CTO Piksel
  • James Browne, Managing Director, Hiscox Direct UK
Further details on speakers and topics to be covered can be found on the York Business Week website

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