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Jonathan Straight to speak at Buy Yorkshire

by Ellie Prendergast

Straight from Eureka to London Stock Exchange

Jonathan will be telling his story of how he built a business from scratch and then sold it for millions; from that eureka moment to the successful business that is listed on the London Stock Exchange and employs 150 people.

Not only has he conq...

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Mums the word - Carrie Longton for Buy Yorkshire

by Leanne Tonks

Listed 7th in BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour’s 2013 Power List of the 100 most powerful women in the UK, and the 2010 winner of Red Magazine’s prestigious Red Hot Woman of the Year award, Carrie Longton is the co-founder of Mumsnet.com, the UK’s biggest and most influential online network for parents,...

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Nicky Roche joins Buy Yorkshire line up

by Leanne Tonks

Nicky Roche CBE has enjoyed a glittering career in the public sector. As the Chief Executive of TdFHub 2014, Nicky was charged with the mammoth task of masterminding the first 3 days of the Tour de France cycle race as it weaved its way across Yorkshire. In a previous role, she secured the UK’s ...

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Howard Webb to speak at Buy Yorkshire

by Leanne Tonks

We are ecstatic that Howard Webb, MBE, English refereeing legend will be speaking at Buy Yorkshire 2015.

Born and raised in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Webb is counted among the top referees of all time. During his 22 year career, he has refereed the final of both the UEFA Champions League and...

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Google's Raja Saggi to speak at Buy Yorkshire

by Leanne Tonks

We are thrilled to announce that another conference favourite, Raja Saggi will be returning to Buy Yorkshire for 2015.

Raja is Head of B2B Marketing in the UK – the biggest market for Google outside the US and the world’s most advanced country in terms of e-commerce and online advertising spen...

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Haribo MD to speak at Buy Yorkshire

by Leanne Tonks

We are absolutely delighted to confirm that Herwig Vennekens, Managing Director of Haribo UK will be taking to the conference stage for the first time at Buy Yorkshire 2015.

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Uber at Buy Yorkshire!

by Leanne Tonks

Since launching in 2009, Uber has established itself firmly in 200 cities across the globe and is now all set to break the UK transport market too. Leeds is the third city to launch in the UK and one of the fastest growing Uber cities to date. Masterminding the operation is Leeds General Manager...

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