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The Welcome to Yorkshire annual Y tourism conference is the UK’s biggest tourism conference and is a major forum for showcasing the importance of the industry and the role it contributes to the Yorkshire economy. Attendance is in excess of 1000 delegates, including representatives from the tourism industry, wider business community, sport and media.


Doncaster Council

Doncaster Council's purpose is to ensure that Doncaster and its people thrive. We will ensure that value for money is at the heart of everything we do. Providing information about Doncaster Council & the wider borough for locals, tourists and the business community.

Synergy Automotive

Synergy Automotive offers vehicle leasing and contract hire on cars and vans to both businesses and private individuals, delivered free across mainland UK.

Established over 10 years ago in 2006, Synergy has achieved the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for three consecutive years and is 5 Star Rated for Customer Experience.

Virgin East Coast



Speaking clearly and listening carefully - You'll always get the clearest, most accurate and complete information we've got, throughout your journeys. And our latest Red Report just for you.

Delivering unbeatable service - Whether you're travelling or waiting, booking or just looking,we'll make it as easy and enjoyable as we can.

Righting wrongs - Hiccups happen. When things don’t go according to plan, we put them right quickly.

Our Passenger's Charter - This spells out in black and white, with a splash of red - our commitments to our passengers.

Cumberland Building Society


As a mutual organisation the Cumberland Building Society is owned and run for the benefit of our members. By simply opening a savings account or by taking out a mortgage with us you become a member of our Society-and not just a customer to us. We aim to be the natural choice for financial services for people who live in the communities we serve. To help us achieve this we put members’ interests first in everything we do, from providing a wide range of great products to improving service and value. As a mutual organisation, we do not need to maximise profit for external shareholders and the Society is run in the best long-term interests of its members.



Eviivo exists to help small hotels and B&B’s succeed online. Our journey started by bringing together a team of people bursting with talent and experience with a mission to give customers innovative products that make the lives of independent hosts and hoteliers easier. We have built up a customer base of over 11,600 properties across the UK, Mainland Europe and North Africa and it’s our pleasure to work with so many excellent people and properties including so many of the best independent hotels, B&Bs and Guest Houses in the business!

Arnold Laver


Arnold Laver is an innovative UK Company with a range of interests and specialisms, including property, leisure and a large timber business.

Nearly 700 people work towards a common goal of being the best material and service provider in the UK.

Providing trusted advice that helps deliver results for our customers; working in partnership with suppliers and clients to ensure the right products and services are supplied, every time.

Doing More

DMP is a Keighley based Print and Direct Mail House, we specialise in litho print, digital print, and data services including bespoke data processing, data capture, and database management.

We're friendly, approachable, and professional; our customers say that's what makes us a pleasure to work with.

Aspire Igen - Enterprise Division

Hire a prestigious room in a city centre location or get first rate careers advice and travel the world. 

Aspire enterprises provides the space and knowledge you need. 

We are proud to be the traded services arm of the aspire-igen group, providing a variety of opportunities that support business, charities, schools, colleges and communities to succeed.

Jackson's Bread

We firmly believe that there's no other bread like Jackson's Yorkshire's Champion.  Available in three delicious varieties and now in full and half bloomer sizes, this sliced bloomer is totally unique and totally tasty.

Grantley Hall

Immerse yourself in luxury

47 magnificent bedrooms, Four exceptional restaurants, Three sophisticated bars, Private members club, Spa and wellness, Gym and elite performance centre, Stunning wedding venue

Welcoming you spring 2019

CU Scarborough


Situated in an iconic seaside town CU Scarborough opened in 2015 and in September 2016 we successfully moved into a £14m state-of-the-art campus. The Scarborough location was purposely selected to deliver cost effective higher education to students in the North-East.



Arriva Yorkshire provide bus services across West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. We run 330 buses on a network of some 175 local bus services. Travel with Arriva to explore Yorkshire.

Lucy Pittaway


Lucy Pittaway is an Art based business centred on the artwork of The Fine Art Trade Guild's 'Up and Coming Artist of the Year 2016', and 'Official Artist of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire', Lucy Pittaway. Bright and vibrant with an often underlying sense of fun, Lucy Pittaway originals, prints, canvasses, greetings cards, calendars and notebooks all depict the sights and sounds of Lucy's life in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales and her experiences from around the world. With a dedicated Gallery in Richmond North Yorkshire, an online business, and a social media following from all corners of the globe, Lucy Pittaway continues to launch new collections and quality products available to domestic and international markets, consumers and art collectors alike.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Charity was set up in 2000 and with the addition of the second Air Ambulance in October 2007, we were the first Air Ambulance in the UK to own and operate a Dedicated Air Desk in the UK. With the addition of the Air Ways Communication Systems, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance has developed into a sophisticated emergency service that provides state-of-the-art emergency medical care throughout Yorkshire.

The swift medical interventions provided by our Air Ambulance crews have a major impact on a patient's chance of survival and subsequent quality of life.

Yorkshire has a vast topography that not only includes remote, rural and densely populated areas but also includes major motorways and road networks such as the M62, M1, A1 and M18. 

Bettys & Taylors


Our business started in 1919 when Frederick Belmont, a talented and ambitious Swiss confectioner, arrived in Yorkshire, married a local girl and opened his first Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Harrogate.

Nearly 100 years later Bettys & Taylors is a vibrant and thriving family business with six Bettys Café Tea Rooms, a Craft Bakery, a Cookery School, online shop and one of the country’s most respected tea and coffee merchants, Taylors of Harrogate. Taylors blends Yorkshire Tea, the third best selling tea in the UK, as well as Taylors market leading roast and ground coffees, and a range of speciality teas.


CNG is known as one of the most trusted suppliers of gas for SMEs, but we’re about so much more than supplying energy: we give power. Whether that’s giving power through our wholesale business to other suppliers, or to our 50,000 customers and the almost one million meter points we supply. We also have the power to connect customers to their energy supply, without the usual hassle and confusion.

We work to give our customers the best, understanding what makes them tick, and always going that extra mile to stay at the top of the game.

Power is an important idea: we understand that businesses are fed up of energy companies having complete control, and we are trusted to empower customers by giving them control over their energy supply. We’ve made a commitment to return power to the ones who need it.


Cedar Court Hotels

Cedar Court Hotels, Yorkshire's largest independent hotel collection - the ideal bases for your break in Wakefield, Bradford, Huddersfield or Harrogate.

Everyman Cinema

A unique experience, Everyman Cinemas is an independent network of boutique cinemas. With a passion for quality, from service of food and drink to seating and films, every cinema also has a unique bar or foyer space. Roman Polanski once remarked that “Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theatre”, our cinemas do just that, they create a truly memorable experience that exceeds expectations and reaches the highest standards possible in comfort and entertainment. 

Everyman is one of the fastest growing independent networks in the UK and will be expanding into numerous new sites over the next two years. Present venues range from the iconic 100 year old Screen on the Green, to brand new boutique spaces in Canary Wharf and Birmingham Mailbox. 

Yorkshire Baker

At Yorkshire Baker we have a real passion for pastry and we are dedicated to traditional artisan techniques but we certainly aren’t without an innovative flair!

Everything Yorkshire Baker does starts and finishes with proper ingredients. It’s not about over complicating things or gimmicky flavours, it’s about bringing everyday kitchen cupboard ingredients to life through a hands-on approach by a skilled team of artisan bakers.

All our products are handcrafted in Yorkshire to our founder’s exciting standards and literally filled to the brim with only the finest ingredients, hand prepared on site. We don’t add anything artificial and refuse to compromise on quality.


Working in partnership with Welcome to Yorkshire we aim to help customers, clients and businesses throughout Yorkshire realise their ambitions in the right way. Business Banking with Barclays is one typified by relationship management - with the local Yorkshire team aiming to provide a level of service and expertise geared to individual customers' needs and aspirations.

By developing close working relationships and an understanding of the business challenges that customers face, our desire is to offer solutions and practical support through good times and bad.

Our job is to save you time, make you money and give you total peace of mind. It's a duty we take very seriously.

Farm Adventure

Farm Adventure is the place to come to for unique farm styled outdoor activities.

Suitable for all groups, this will provide you with an experience you will never forget, enjoying the outdoors, while having an absolute blast with friends or colleagues. 

You will have the opportunity to actually herd real life pigs, gather some feisty gimmer sheep round some obstacles and drive, non-other-than a real working John Deere tractor! 

Bradford Council


Bradford Council is a public sector organisation which is responsible for a number of services which benefit people living in the Bradford district. These services include social care, education, housing, highways, planning, environmental protection, libraries, street cleaning, waste collections and swimming pools.

Blue Badge Guides

The Yorkshire Association of Tourist Guides are a network of highly qualified tourist guides with an expertise in all things Yorkshire, as well as excellent general knowledge of the British Isles.

We believe in creating entertaining & engaging, personal tours with knowledgeable local guides, which take you on a magnificent journey through one of the most diverse counties in Britain.

Trained to the highest standards, it is our aim to bring Yorkshire to life by creating brilliant visitor experiences.

National Railway Museum

Welcome to the National Railway Museum – the greatest railway museum in the world, with almost 1 million visitors per year to our sites in York and Shildon. We're home to over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects.

National Science and Media Museum


The National Science and Media Museum is home to more than 3 million items of historical and cultural significance.

Our collection is devoted to the science and culture of image and sound. It includes three pivotal firsts: the world’s earliest known surviving negative, the earliest television footage, and the camera that made the earliest moving pictures in Britain.

Vale of Mowbray


Made to our traditional recipes, only the freshest ingredients are baked into Vale of Mowbray Pork Pies. Our classic hot water pastry encases tender, cured pork, delicately seasoned with an irresistible blend of herbs and spices. All topped with a golden pastry lid and baked to mouth-watering perfection.

Total Warrior


Total Warrior is the pinnacle of obstacle racing, providing the most innovative and highest quality obstacle event in the UK. With around 25 punishing obstacles in each of the three courses, Total Warrior also offers greater variety and more obstacles-per-kilometre (or pain-for-your-pound!) than any other race. Total Warrior provides the ultimate test of stamina, strength and determination for individuals and teams and offers a challenge for everyone, regardless of fitness levels.


Soreen was created by the Sorenson family which is where ‘Soreen’ comes from! The company is famous for their original fruity malt loaf, but over the years have evolved to offer a wide variety of delicious products suitable for different times in your day.

Cycle Expo

Join Yorkshire's biggest Cycle Expo in October 2018 and make some noise about your brand in the UK’s home of cycling.

East Riding Council


East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a unitary authority which means that all local council services are provided by the same council. This is different to other parts of the country where responsibility is shared between a county council and a local district or borough council.

The East Riding is divided into 26 wards, each of which is represented by one or more councillors (also known as members). East Riding of Yorkshire Council covers approximately 930 square miles, making it one of the largest unitary authorities in the country.

Leeds City College

Leeds City College is one of the largest Further Education institutions in the country and operates out of three main campuses – Park Lane, Technology and Printworks – as well as having provisions in smaller community centres across Leeds. It has 1,267 members of staff, around 30,000 students and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships nationally. Keighley College and Leeds College of Music are also part of the Leeds City College Group.



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