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GEOFF SHEPHERD CELEBRATES IOD AWARD SUCCESS

0 comments Friday 21st July 2017
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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YORKSHIRE’S GREAT AND GOOD CELEBRATE A DAY DEDICATED TO THE REGION

0 comments Tuesday 18th July 2017
By Lindsey Davies

Celebrating business is just par for the course at the Yorkshire Mafia, one of the largest professional networks in the North, but a day that is dedicated to the region presents the perfect opportunity to host the largest drinks evening of the year!

Expecting to attract upwards of 500 people, The YM Yorkshire Day Drinks evening will take plac...

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Vodafone: The Impact of Buy Yorkshire

0 comments Wednesday 8th June 2016
By Lindsey Davies

BUY YORKSHIRE: LOCAL FOCUS DELIVERS NATIONAL SUCCESS

Since its launch in 2011 the Buy Yorkshire Conference has been so much more than ‘just another exhibition’ attracting regional companies that measure success on the number of business cards shared.

Geoff, the organiser and founder of The Yorkshire Mafia, explains how his vision for the e...

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Empowerment of Women Leads to An Unlikely Enterprise

0 comments Wednesday 29th April 2015
By Lindsey Davies

As a naïve and shy 19 year old, Jacqueline Gold had no idea what path her career would take. Sitting in a smoke filled room at 21 in a council house in South East London drawing pictures of her boyfriends ‘meat and two veg’ on her head wasn’t quite what she had planned!

And so, Ann Summers was born, well, reinvented at least.

Admitting that...

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