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Enterprise Day 2012

York St John Business School

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

Enterprise Day 2012

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Enterprise Day November 2012   more info Ended Free  
Workshop 1: Starting in Social Enterprise   more info Ended Free  
Workshop 2: Starting-up: being part of the Acorns programme   more info Ended Free  
Panel: ‘What would you do differently if you started up again’?   more info Ended Free  

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Event Details

Be enterprising! 

This could be the time to set up your own small business that could become big in the future.

The Enterprise Day at York St John Business School is an opportunity for you to look a bit further into whether this might be a good direction for you to take and get inspired by people who have done it.

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The Programme


9.00am            Registration & Refreshments

9.30am            Welcome & Introduction

                          Irma Gomez, Business Development Manager, York St John Business School

9.45am            Acorns Presentation to Yorkshire Association of Business Angels

                          Chaired by Barbara Greaves, YABA and supported by StartUp Britain

11.15am          Break (refreshments available)

11.30am          Local Talent– how they did it:

 ‘10 Mistakes I Have Made So Far’

Tom Sharp - The Beautiful Meme

‘EAT Your Way to a Successful Business’

Jules Wyman - Positive Belief

12.30pm          Networking Lunch

1.30pm            Exhibition and Parallel Activities    



Exhibitors/Facilitators (TBC)

12.30pm – 4.00pm

Exhibition space

YABA (Yorkshire Association of Business Angels)

Startup Britain

Springboard, York Science Park


YSJ Creative Business

YSJ Acorns

YSJ Careers & Employability

The Phoenix Centre

York CVS

Federation of Small Businesses

York, North Yorkshire, East Riding Enterprise Partnership 

1.30 – 2.45pm

Workshop 1

Starting in Social Enterprise

Siân Balsom and Melody Clarke, York CVS


1.30 – 2.45pm

Workshop 2

Starting-up: being part of the Acorns programme

Irma Gomez, Acorns programme leader

1.30 – 2.45pm


‘What would you do differently if you started up again’?

Join the live debate on how to deal creatively with the challenges of setting up a new business. Leading entrepreneurs & business experts from the music, technology the arts and science will discuss the pitfalls and share business tips for achieving success. Meet the panel:

Marcus Romer, Chair

Artistic Director

Pilot Theatre


Mark Fordyce

Managing Director

York Data Services


Jon Stearne


Exactis Interactive Print

Question Time with YSJ Creative Business and The Phoenix Centre


2.45pm            Your opportunity to ask the experts at the exhibition and open networking.

4.00pm        Event finishes


The day is free to attend and is aimed at anyone who has a business idea or is a recent start-up, currently a University student, just graduated or is looking into changing careers.

How to book your ticket

Please book the ticket called "Enterprise Day November 2012" to access the event (9.00am - 1.30pm) including all day refreshments and exhibition.  

To guarantee your place at the afternoon parallel session of your choice, please book your tickets accordingly.  If you haven't decided yet, not to worry.  You could choose on the day, just be aware that all the seats might be taken for your preference.

This event is presented by York St John Business School 

Contact the Business School Development Team:

T: 01904 876868 & 01904 876339  |  E: business.school@yorksj.ac.uk  |  W: www.yorksj.ac.uk/enterpriseday 

This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and York Business Week. 50 events. 30 venues. 7000 attendees. Inspire. Grow. Celebrate business in York.


                                              York Business Week logo               Global Entrepreneurship Week logo

Have questions about Enterprise Day 2012? Contact York St John Business School

When & Where

De Grey Court
York St John University
Lord Mayor's Walk
YO31 7EX York
United Kingdom

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

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York St John Business School


The Business School presents a stimulating and diverse programme of events all year round.

To see details of all our events open here - BUSINESS SCHOOL EVENTS 

We look forward to seeing you and welcoming you to the Business School.


To find out more please contact us:

+44(0)1904 876868


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Enterprise Day 2012
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