Y 14 - Thursday March 27th 2014

Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate

Y14 - Yorkshire, Tour de Force

Welcome to Yorkshire's annual Y conference is the biggest tourism event in the UK.

Thank you to everyone who came and to all our sponsors and supporters

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Timings: Plan Your Day

Directions: Plan Your Journey

What to Expect: Some of Our Special Guests

Event Partners: Great offers for you & your business

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With thanks to our Sponsors

Plusnet

Principle Sponsor Plusnet is the proud sponsor of Y 14 Yorkshire Tour De Force. To celebrate, it is offering all Y 14 delegates the chance to get Plusnet Unlimited Business Broadband from £5 a month for the next 6 months. This is based on taking a 12 month contract and paying line rental. Call 0800 7317514 and quote the promo code ‘yorkshire14' to get the offer.

Valid from 27th March 2014 until 27th March 2015. Terms & Conditions Apply.*

*From month 7 the broadband will go up to from £15 a month + £12.50 line rental throughout the 12 month period (ex VAT).

eviivo

Y14 sponsor eviivo and the AA are teaming up again for this year's event to give you the opportunity to see eviivo's new property management system in action as well as understand how an AA accreditation can mean a 15% difference in Average Daily Rate. Don't wait! Book your slot to ensure you have answers to your most pressing questions on the day.

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Established in 1987 and supplying over 100,000 sites, Total Gas & Power is one of the leading energy suppliers to business customers within the UK. That's why we have joined Welcome to Yorkshire - we can help members control their gas and electricity costs so that you can focus on what you do best - bringing people to Yorkshire.

Superconnected Cities

Better business is better connected.

Up to £3,000 is available to small and medium sized businesses to upgrade to superfast broadband.

The scheme is open now to businesses throughout Leeds and Bradford. It's a grant, rather than a loan, so businesses don't have to pay it back.

Apply at www.superconnectedleedsbradford.co.uk and follow us on Twitter (@SuperfastWY)

 

SaferRoads

Safer Roads Yorkshire & Humber is made up of the road safety partnerships across the Yorkshire and Humber region. We are working together with Cycle Yorkshire to promote safe cycling in urban and rural areas. The group have developed a range of campaigns aimed at cyclists to ride safely including an Urban Cycle Guide and the Cycle Yorkshire - Ride the Tour smart phone app. We actively encourage drivers to look out for those on two wheels and urge them to give cyclists and motorcyclists space and respect to create a risk free road environment.

 

Evolution Print

www.evolutionprint.co.uk

 

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Irwin Mitchell provides business legal services to clients including City, regional, national and international companies of all sizes, and to entrepreneurs and individuals, across a broad range of industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, construction, property, retail, hospitality, education, the public sector and not-for-profit.

www.irwinmitchell.com

 

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Merlin Software Ltd has over 30 years combined experience of providing computerised business management systems and integrated admissions and ticketing solutions to the retail, charity and visitor attraction sectors throughout the UK.

merlinsoft.co.uk

 

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Webcreativespark.co.uk

Tel: 0161 375 1714

Twitter: @creativesparknq

 

Merit

 

Merit Display have been providing Exhibition and Display Equipment to a variety of sectors for over 20 years.

As a local Yorkshire company based in Doncaster we are very passionate about the Grand De Part. We are "Riding the Passion" this summer with Welcome to Yorkshire.

The Three main areas of our business are the following:

Exhibition and Display
Brand Environments
Large Format Print

Contact Us:

Tel: +44 (0) 1302 302522
Email: Sales@merit-display.co.uk
Website: www.merit-display.co.uk

 

superfast

We're building a pioneering, multimillion pound network transforming North Yorkshire's broadband speeds by end of 2014. The majority of premises in North Yorkshire will be getting access to some of the best broadband speeds in the country. So with the Grand Depart approaching fast, now is a great time to maximise the opportunity by making sure your broadband can keep up!

Web:Superfastnorthyorkshire.com

Twitter: @SFNYorkshire

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Print. It can be a headache, and probably a headache you can do without. Wouldn't it be nice if the process was a little...easier?

At Whitesprint thats our goal, to take the stress out of printing - make things easy!
For over 15 years, from our base in Sheffield, we have supplied print to all corners of the country for an endlessly diverse range of customers.

We channel this knowledge and experience into making print easy for all of our customers, no matter the job, large or small.

We want to make it easy for you to order what you need to market and promote your business. Easy for you to get the right information and advice to make your project a success. Easy for you to send artwork to us, or indeed easy for us to work with you to produce your artwork.

Quality production made easy, on time and delivered, hassle free, to your chosen destination. All at a price that's easy on your bank balance too!

Web: wpgprint.co.uk

Tel: 0114 256 2256

 

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Timings: Plan Your Day

• Arrive at the Piazza entrance

• Registration from 10.00

• Presentation to start at 10.45

• Presentation to finish at 12.15

• You are then invited to meet with the Welcome to Yorkshire team, Y30 partners and sponsors - with a chance to receive special offers and promotions to benefit you and your business

• A French Deli Sandwich bar will be open for you to network, relax and have lunch

• Event closes at 14.00


Directions: Plan Your Journey - Harrogate International Centre, Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA.

By Car - Exit A1(M) at Junction 47 signposted Knaresborough and follow Harrogate signs. www.yorkshire.com/Y14parking (see here for all available parking in Harrogate)

By Train - Train service to and from London Kings Cross. These run to either Leeds or York. Regular services to Harrogate from Leeds and York run by Northern Rail. For more details about travelling to Harrogate by public transport, visit www.transportdirect.info

By Bike - There are bike racks in the Red HIC Car Park (no charge for parking) also, outside on Kings Road there are 4 racks (these are new), again no charge.

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Stand Partners: Great offers for you & your business

Sponsors Special Offers

Plusnet is offering all Y 14 delegates the chance to get Plusnet Unlimited Business Broadband from £5 a month for the next 6 months. This is based on taking a 12 month contract and paying line rental. Call 0800 7317514 and quote the promo code ‘yorkshire14' to get the offer. Valid from 27th March 2014 until 27th March 2015. Terms & Conditions Apply.*

*From month 7 the broadband will go up to from £15 a month + £12.50 line rental throughout the 12 month period (ex VAT).

eviivo - Y14 sponsor eviivo and the AA are teaming up again for this year's event to give you the opportunity to see eviivo's new property management system in action as well as understand how an AA accreditation can mean a 15% difference in Average Daily Rate. Don't wait! Book your slot to ensure you have answers to your most pressing questions on the day.

Superconnected Cities - Up to £3,000 grant is available to small and medium sized businesses to upgrade to superfast broadband. The scheme is open now to businesses throughout Leeds and Bradford. Apply at www.superconnectedleedsbradford.co.uk and follow us on Twitter (@SuperfastWY)

• Lottie Shaw
• Santander
• Christeyns
• Addleshaw Goddard
• Biffa
• Armstrong Watson
• Leeds City College
• Plusnet
• Eviivo
• Merlin Software
• Evloution Print
• Country Baskets
• Arnold Laver
• The Zone
• Merit
• Destination Harrogate
• Visit Harrogate
• Total Gas & Power
• Harrogate Parks and Gardens
• Barclays Bank
• Brewin Dolphin
• University of York
• Northern Power Group
• Dacre Son & Hartley
• Irwin Mitchell
• William Jackson
• Ellis Bates
• Super Connected Cities
• TourMakers
• Yorkshire Water
• Yorkshire Festival
• Welcome to Yorkshire
• WTY Membership
• TdF Merchandise
• Training Workshops
• East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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What to Expect:

Welcome to Yorkshire's annual Y conference event will this year focus on the Grand Départ of the Tour de France which is coming to Yorkshire on July 5 and 6, before heading to Cambridge and London on July 7.

The event on March 27 will see the start of Yorkshire Festival 2014 (the first ever arts festival to precede the Tour de France) and the Grand Départ Legacy project launch.

Leading local cyclists are also expected to attend alongside top names from the ASO (the owners and operators of the Tour de France) at the chat show-style event which will be hosted by national sports presenter Rob Walker at Harrogate International Centre from 10.45am.

Added stardust will see Yorkshire singer/songwriter Alistair Griffin perform his new song commissioned by Welcome to Yorkshire which will be the official anthem of the Grand Départ.

Latest on plans, preparations and details for the race will also be unveiled plus more about the Team Presentation at the first direct arena in Leeds which will take place on July 3.

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