Social and Development

Along with networking amongst supportive peers, The YES Network provides you with access to a whole host of world class motivational speakers and trainers covering areas such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Health and Wellbeing, Confidence Building, Stress Reduction, Leadership, Employee Engagement and Social Media.

We also host a number of social events throughout the region including chocolate making, gin tasting, race days, theatre shows, cookery school demos, radio takeovers, beer tours etc. and have access to exclusive members only special parties, functions and events.

Development - The Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS)


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Development - The Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS)

CHS takes places each year in April at the First Direct Arena in Leeds where EAs, PAs and VAs have access to 200+ venues, hotels and event suppliers along with numerous educational and networking sessions. Simon Rimmer from Sunday Brunch also made an appearance and Becky got to ask him a question! You can register for free as a VIP.

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Social - The Cookery School at The Grand

We learnt how to make a delicious Thai Green Chicken Curry washed down with some fine wine and then enjoyed the fruits of our labour followed by a tour of this spectacular 5* hotel.

Social - The Grand Hotel Corporate Showcase

Following a Champagne and Oyster welcome reception, a full buffet was provided and private site tours

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Development - Wood Hall Hotel & Spa with Jackie Crawford, Image Consultant

We had a site tour followed by a delicious hot and cold buffet and fizz whilst learning how to take control of our image, boost our confidence and how to look and feel fabulous. The night ended with a spa taster session and take home spa treats. One of our lucky members also won an afternoon tea for 2 at Wood Hall in the prize draw.

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- Fruitcase takeover at Yorkshire Heart Vineyard & Brewery

Members had a tour of the vineyard and event space, sampled the delicious wines and beers served with tasty canapés whilst learning about the new and exciting limited edition Fruitcase where you can help save the planet as for every case sold a fruit tree gets planted in Africa! Enter special discount code BEE to receive your 10% off before they're all sold out!

Social - Musical Bingo at The Botanist

We all had such a fun night with plenty of [bad] singing, eating and drinking!

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Social - The Ultimate Quiz Night at The Principal York

We were all split into different teams and really enjoyed this interactive and fun quiz night.

Social - Christmas Lights Switch On & Exclusive Discount Shopping Evening at Hobbs

After watching the York Christmas Lights get switched on in St Helens Square, we made our way to Hobbs where we had an exclusive after hours shopping experience where a few of us made some cheeky purchases.

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A visit to the brand new offices of Garbutt + Elliott in York and we were treated to an evening with award winning guest speaker Michelle Mook of Pro-Development who spoke to us about employee engagement and what it takes to be an authentic leader.
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Private Hire Venue Showcase - Everyman Cinema, York
hosting the YES Network for an amazing night, offering us an exclusive tour and presentation of the 'Everyman Experience' and the very best that this venue can offer whilst celebrating 100 years of the Negroni, whilst eating delicious pizzas and tapas. All finished off with a screening of 'Captain Marvel'.
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Social & Development

Emma Cartmell
joined us at Revolution, York for a social evening and to tell us all about the conference and hospitality show in April.
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Celebrating Christmas at the Principal Hotel, York with Baileys Chocolate Orange Cocktails and a master class in Christmas Gingerbread House decoration by their Head Pastry Chef.
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An evening with Big Ian. Working tirelessly to raise dementia awareness and combat loneliness, always focusing on the individual drawing on his experience of 20 years teaching young people with learning difficulties, and nearly 10 years in the world of care. Big Ian speaks with an infectious enthusiasm that is simultaneously entertaining and thought-provoking making audiences laugh and cry in equal measure.

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Great evening at Brew York tasting the delights of York's best brews.
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Wine Tasting room at the amazing Hotel Du Vin in York.


Confidence Building and Stress Relief
presentation at The York Marriott delivered by award winning inspirational speaker, leadership mentor, coach, behavioural change specialist, clinical hypnotherapist, ultra marathon runner and the recipient of The True Englishman of The Year Award, Andy McMenemy.
Andy McMenemy

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