Wakefield Business Week is back for 2017 after four successful years running with 2017 forecasted to be the best attended yet.
With over 1,000 businesses expected to attend from Wakefield and across the Leeds City Region, the Wakefield Business Week calendar has something for everyone with range of high profile speakers, Workshops and networking opportunities.
All events are designed and shaped by Wakefield First and Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to provide meaningful, practical advice and inspiration from industry experts and peers.
This week of free activities has something on offer for everyone, hosting a wealth of networking opportunities, practical advice and a dash of inspiration and knowledge from industry experts across different sectors.
Roger Marsh, Chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) speaking on behalf of AD:Venture headline partner of WBW17, said: “AD:VENTURE is a welcome addition to the extensive support available for businesses in Leeds City Region and will ultimately boost the local economy, helping to enhance our region’s profile as the best place in the North to do business.
Wakefield Business Week attracts ambitious businesses from a wide variety of sectors, so for AD:VENTURE, this is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the programme and encourage many more of our new and young businesses to access growth support”
Businesses are encouraged to get involved and host their own events throughout the week to utilise this opportunity to promote themselves and offer practical and free advice to other businesses.
Building year-on-year, the WBW Launch Event and Wakefield Business Conference, have become a focal point of the week and will be taking place together on Tuesday 13th June at Production Park. 2017’s event promises to be the best yet!
Wakefield business Week is partnered this year with Ad:Venture, Absolute Apprenticeships, Statement agency and iCO event services.