There is no doubt that day one of Wakefield Business Week featured an exciting mix of opportunities for local businesses. With a launch event that focused on the theme ‘international trade’ and the manufacturing forum’s ‘find your business voice’ being just two examples of what was on offer. Alongside this, and adding a twist to traditional workshops and seminars was Cognitiv’s Pechakulcha style event.read more
Wakefield’s global ambition kick-started Wakefield Business Week 2016 on Monday (13 June) when more than 100 delegates joined a panel of experts to discuss the benefits of international trade and inward investment at The Kings Croft Hotel in Pontefract.read more
Wakefield and Lincolnshire based building company Britcon has been listed by the London Stock Exchange in its latest report of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’.read more
Following a successful 2015 with the launch of two new magazines for TopicUK covering South Yorkshire and Soho, 2016 is shaping up to be just as successful with a further business magazine planned for Leeds this Summer. This will be the seventh magazine within the group, including Close Up for Business, the official Magazine of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.
Wakefield Business Week takes place this month (13 June) with a packed programme of events highlighting global opportunities, job creation, entrepreneurs, and investment in the district. The event is organised by Wakefield first and Wakefield Bondholders, Wakefield Council and Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.
The Art House has appointed Shân Edwards as Chief Executive/Artistic Director to lead the organisation in its next phase of development following the opening of its extended studio and display facilities in Wakefield.
More than 7,000 visitors enjoyed five parties across two days as Yorkshire’s major gallery The Hepworth Wakefield celebrated its 5th anniversary.