Thursday, August 4

Connections Count

Popular monthly business networking meetings organised by the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and held on the first Thursday of every month. Delegates can enjoy tea, coffee, croissants and an opportunity to make some valuable new contacts. Every delegate gets the chance to introduce their business in a one-minute presentation and then follow-up new leads and contacts over breakfast. Delegates can bring their company literature and banner stands. Attendance is free for chamber members and £20 plus VAT for on-members.

9.30am to 11am

John Smith’s Stadium, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG

Further information: Tel 01484 483660

Friday August 12

My Network Wakefield

Join the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce every second Friday of the month for an informal get-together and a chance to make valuable new contacts in a relaxed setting. The event is run in partnership with Barclays, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Copiserv, First Choice Recruitment, Ramsdens Solicitors, Statement and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.

12.30pm to 1.30pm

The Hop, 19 Bank St, Wakefield WF1 1EH

Further information: Tel 01924 311600

Tuesday August 16

HD8 Network Meet Up

Come along and meet other businesses from the HD8 and surrounding areas. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month.

4.30pm to 7pm

Woodman Inn, Thunderbridge Lane, Kirkburton, Huddersfield HD8 0PX

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Wednesday, August 17

MY Network Huddersfield

Informal networking event providing a great opportunity to make new contacts in a relaxed atmosphere.

9am to 11.30am

Wednesday, August 17

Cafe Ollo, The Media Centre, Northumberland Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RL

Further information: Tel 01484 483660

Tuesday, August 30

FSB Business Breakfast

Monthly breakfast at Hebden Bridge Town Hall with guest speaker, useful information and top business tips. It’s an informal get-together and an opportunity for local businesses to get to know each other better. All businesses are welcome to attend.

8am to 9am

Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George’s St, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BY

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Wednesday, August 31

Sayers Solutions Small Business Marketing Peer Support Session

Network with local businesses, build relationship, find partners and associates and potentially receive referrals. Each month a different topic will be discussed, determined by improvement areas suggested by attendees on booking. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month.

11am to 12.30pm

Shepley Library, Marsh Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield HD8 8AE

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Tuesday, September 6

The Huddersfield Network

Join the FSB and the Huddersfield Partnership for an informal and friendly networking session in the centre of Huddersfield.

Noon to 1pm

The Chinese Buffet, Packhorse Shopping Centre, King Street, Huddersfield HD1 2RT

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Thursday, September 8

Techtrade Yorkshire 2016

Free one-day programme for IT professionals from across the region focusing on how technology can transform organisations’ productivity, efficiency and innovation. The event will include Meet the Buyer sessions, speakers, networking and opportunities to trade.

8.30am to 4pm

Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road, Leeds

Further information: or call 01924 562149.

Wednesday, September 21

Brexit Discussion

Calderdale and Kirklees Manufacturing Alliance members’ event.

5.30pm to 8pm

Briar Court Hotel, Birchencliffe, Huddersfield HD3 3NT

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Thursday, September 29

Heathrow Business Summit

The Heathrow Business Summit invites small and medium-sized businesses to connect and trade face-to-face with the airport’s supply chain, creating new growth opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. The Business Summit is an all-day event with appointments between buyers and suppliers every 15 minutes. Confirmed buyers include Beumer Group UK Ltd, Mace Group, Wilson James, Mitie Technical Facilities Management, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, Kone Plc.

10am to 4pm

Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Further information: or call 0113 247 0000

Wednesday, October 12

HD8 Business Show

Connecting your business and making it flourish.

All day

Emley Welfare Ground, Upper Lane, Emley, Huddersfield HD8 9RE

Tuesday, October 25

YEN Expo 2016

A major conference providing opportunities for Yorkshire businesses with seminars, panel sessions, business clinics and exhibition.

8am onwards

The David Hockney Building, Bradford College BD7 1AY

Further information: or call 01274 303988

Thursday, November 3

Examiner Business Awards 2016

The highlight of the regional business calendar will see finalists in 10 categories – and the winner of the title Business Person of the Year – join local business leaders and other guests to celebrate the achievements of organisations and individuals and hear from a top speaker.

John Smith’s Stadium, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG

Further information: ; or call 01484 437702

Thursday, November 3

CIM Northern Awards

The CIM Northern Awards, now in its third year, will once again celebrate the insight, creativity and success of the northern marketing industry, the outstanding campaigns and the talent from across the region.

7.30pm to midnight

Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3SA

Further information: or call 01628 427340

Friday, November 25

RICS Yorkshire and Humber annual dinner

A celebratory evening to enjoy the successes of the year, while networking with colleagues and new contacts alike and entertaining clients. Tickets include a glass of fizz on arrival, a delicious three course meal with half a bottle of wine per person and coffee. After dinner entertainment will follow, along with a prize raffle in aid of children’s cancer charity.

7pm to 11.30pm

Marriot Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6ET

Further information: Visit or call 0207 695 1600