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WAKEY, WAKEY DRINKS EVENING COMES TO…WAKEFIELD

Wednesday 9th August 2017 - Posted in
by Kate Hutchinson

As the title suggests, we are very excited to announce that we will be hosting our next Wakey, Wakey drinks evening on Thursday 28 September at Unity Hall in Wakefield from 6pm – 11pm.

Sponsored by Open Communications, the straight-talking PR agency, we will be welcoming professionals from across the District – and further afield – as we enjo...

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MAFIA OUT IN FORCE FOR YORKSHIRE DAY

Sunday 6th August 2017 - Posted in
by Lindsey Davies

Of course, when an opportunity to celebrate the Yorkshire Mafia’s two favourite things, business and Yorkshire, presents itself we couldn’t possibly let it pass us by without organising an extra special celebratory get together!

As we expected, our Yorkshire Mafia members didn’t disappoint and came out in force to celebrate Yorkshire Day in s...

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Networking top tips!

Thursday 3rd August 2017 - Posted in
by Tara Halfpenny

With lots of new faces attending our drinks evenings and hundreds (literally!) of events still to go before 2017 concludes, we want to offer a few hints and tips for successful networking!

1. Remember: it’s daunting for everyone! If you’re in a conversation, make sure to include others who may be on the sidelines and looking a bit nervous; th...

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YORKSHIRE DAY DRINKS EVENING GETS THE ELITE TREATMENT

Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Posted in
by Lindsey Davies

In anticipation of our largest drinks evening of the year, which will take place at the Blackhouse The Grill on the Square in Leeds on Yorkshire Day, we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce our sponsor, Elite Telemarketing Solutions.

With the business stemming from humble beginnings, when the company began generating £50 appointments ...

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GEOFF SHEPHERD CELEBRATES IOD AWARD SUCCESS

Friday 21st July 2017 - Posted in
by Lindsey Davies

Geoff Shepherd, founder of the Yorkshire Mafia, fought off tough competition during the recent Institute of Directors (IoD) Awards when he was named as Director of the Year for SME companies.

With eight shortlisted candidates in the category, it was no mean feat as he was tipped for the top and took to the stage to collect his award.

Geoff...

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