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Hambleton Business Conference is in its 8th year - Join us to hear experts and their experiences of digital technology and how it has made a difference in their businesses
Date: Friday 22 May 2020
Time: 9 am - 2 pm
Location: The Hawkhills, Easingwold, York, YO61 3EG
CLICK HERE to book.
This is an opportunity for businesses to hear about the digital revolution from three very different speakers and how they tackled it within their business and organisations.
Join us for our next networking get-together over lunch at Bianco Ristorante
Event date: Thursday 26 March 2020
Event time: 12:30pm - 2 pm
Venue address: Bianco Ristorante, 17 Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1HF
The lunchtime event will be a format of informal and relaxed networking over lunch. Members of the T&DBA and non-members are all welcome.
We will be placing the food and drink orders on the day from the menus available. You can have a look at the sample menus on
The Thirsk & District Business Association Business Expo is our largest event of the calendar year and is back at Thirsk Racecourse on Thursday 22 October 2020. The purpose of the event is to connect and support local businesses and bring them together.
Date: 22 October 2020
Time: 08:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Thirsk Racecourse, The Chestnut Room, Station Road, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1QL
Registration for the event is now open. Click HERE to book your free
Find your Small Business Inspiration for the next decade starting right now in 2020.
Date: Wednesday 4 March 2020
Time: 09:00 – 14:30
Location: Ampleforth College, Bolton House, Ampleforth College, East Lane, York, YO62 4EY
Cost: £15 (or £10 if you’re an FSB member)
Click HERE to book FSB Small Business Day.
Our Thirsk & District Business Association Member in the SPOTLIGHT for February is Nicole Brûlé-Walker from NBW:Move.
1. When did you start your business?
My business has evolved over the last 20 years. I started in Canada and relocated here in 2001.
2. What led you to start a business/how did it all begin?
I had worked in a system in Canada which was similar to the NHS here and found that time constraints didn’t allow me to spend the
Thirsk & District Business Association are exploring new ways to promote our local businesses and members. With this in mind, we will be launching a bi-monthly magazine call KEEP IT LOCAL THIRSK.
The magazine will be Royal Mail delivered to all YO7 postcodes alternative months starting in May (6 editions per year). Only businesses based in/or servicing the YO7 postcode areas will be permitted to advertise, so no national advertisers will be included.
The publication will contain a newsletter from the
Free local coworking sessions open to all at Rural Arts and Thirsk Library.
Thirsk Coworking is a popular FREE informal coworking event for freelancers, small business owners, homeworkers and those who are otherwise self-employed. Those attending are free to bring their laptops and paperwork etc and enjoy working alongside others, collaborating, chatting and so on. Sessions such as these are great for accountability (getting that piece of work done that you procrastinate over at home/the office), sharing experiences, offering advice
Have you hit a STOP in the growth of your reach on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter or Linked In? Not 100% on how to use Social Media to help grow your business?
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: The Durham Ox, West Way, York, YO61 4TE
Cost: £100 Early Bird Attendee at Social Media Workshop, includes lunch at The Durham Ox. Early Bird save £25 on the fee which rises to £125 on 31st January