The must-attend business week for those based in the Wakefield region is set to launch on the 21st of June. Wakefield Bounce Back is providing the city with a calendar of events, each of which will have industry-leading professionals, entrepreneurs and educators from across the district and beyond to provide guests with a week full of inspiring, motivating and educational content.

The events and speakers are as follows, with more to be announced shortly:

Monday 21st June - Wakefield Is Bouncing Back 12:00PM - 1:30PM

  • Adeem Younis, Founder of

Monday 21st June - Innovation and Diversification in Industry 3:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Shannon Harvey, Creative Alchemist at Creative Alchemy One

Tuesday 22nd June - Start-up Survival and Resilience 9:30AM - 11:00AM

  • Daneile Moore, Marketing and Communications Manager, AD:VENTURE business support programme

Tuesday 22nd June - Productivity and Business Growth 2:00PM - 3:00PM

  • Claire Ackers Founder, Performance Coach and Recruitment Director, Adesse
  • Jenni Morgan, Business Coach, Action Coach
  • Ellen Wood, Practice Director, Newport Land and Law Limited

Wednesday 23rd June Access to Finance 12:30PM - 1:30PM

  • Helen Oldham, Founding Board Director, North Invest

Wednesday 23rd June Business and Wellbeing 4:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Jodie Hill Founder & Managing Partner at Thrive Law
  • Susan Cowlishaw, Corporate Wellness Facilitator, owner of SJCYoga

Thursday 24th June Inspirational Growth Stories 12:00PM-1:30PM

  • Ben Barker Founder GEKCO
  • Danny Lacey CEO & Founder at Stada Media
  • Gill Laidler, Group Editor & Founding Partner at TopicUK & Yorkshire Business Woman

The event is set up to be one for the history books and hopefully propel Wakefield-based businesses forward. Each of the events are free to attend and anyone can sign up via the website.