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Marketing experts urge local businesses to Go Digital! at Leeds conference

Marketing experts urge local businesses to Go Digital! at Leeds conference

by James Fountain 25 local companies attended the Go Digital Conference on Monday 8 October at the Aspire building in Central Leeds. The overall aim of the conference was to provide companies with the inspiration to improve their use of technology in marketing their products. In his presentation, Ben Stoney, digital development director of Savvy Marketing, told delegates that the […]

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“Biggest business week in the country” is under way in Leeds

“Biggest business week in the country” is under way in Leeds

By Elisha Atkinson A SERIES of over 100 special events kicked off as part of Leeds Business Week offering networking and advice to local businesses.  One of the opening sessions was the Go Digital Live conference at Aspire in Leeds city centre, focusing on customer experience online.  Guest speakers included entrepreneur James Brown, founder of Beer 52, one of the fastest growing […]

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Virtual Reality: Passing fad or the key to future business success?

Talk by Ben Stoney on the application of VR and AR in business marketing

By Will Ford. LEEDS BUSINESSES were urged to make the most of cutting edge technology by a marketing expert as part of Leeds Business Week on Monday morning. Ben Stoney is the digital development director of Savvy, which helps businesses to sell their products through the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).  They created a virtual version […]

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Inspirational Jamie Peacock and team doing so much for charity

Inspirational Jamie Peacock and team doing so much for charity

By Richard Wright A Yorkshire and England rugby league legend delved into what drives him to succeed at an inspiring evening at Leeds Trinity University. Former Leeds Rhinos captain Jamie Peacock spoke at A Night with Jamie Peacock MBE and His Team, and was hosted by BBC Sports presenter Tanya Arnold. The evening also included talks from Brand Yorkshire’s managing director […]

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Leeds seeks to seduce Singapore

Leeds seeks to seduce Singapore

The leader of Leeds City Council has joined other business and political leaders from across the north on a UK trade delegation to Singapore.

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New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

A company has unveiled plans to transform a former water treatment plant into a business park which could generate 1,000 new jobs in the region. Keyland Developments Ltd plan to create around 500,000 sq ft of employment space after securing the former North Bierley Waste Water Treatment Works and and will be submitting a planning application to transform it into […]

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Aer Lingus returns to Yorkshire’s Leeds Bradford Airport after 14 year absence

Aer Lingus returns to Yorkshire’s Leeds Bradford Airport after 14 year absence

  By Russell Truran Tourists and businessmen from across Yorkshire will be able to enjoya more direct connection to Ireland and the US after Aer Lingus anounced today it would resume flights from Yorkshire’s major airport. Aer Lingus annouced their service will return to Leeds Bradford for the first time in 14 years. From October 23rd the airline will  fly […]

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Yorkshire tailor designs the UK’s first cycling business suit

Owen Scott's new business-style cycling suit.

By Joseph Keith A Yorkshire tailor has unveiled a new Tour de France inspired cycling business suit which is the first of its kind in the UK. Owen Scott Bespoke Tailors, based in Huddersfield and Leeds, said the new cycling clothing is “the ultimate in cycling wear for businessmen” after the designer ditched lycra shorts and tight t-shirts for a […]

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Leeds students with the X-Factor prepare for the final of the Amp Awards

Leeds students with the X-Factor prepare for the final of the Amp Awards

By Claire Schofield and John Blow Music mogul Simon Cowell may be given a run for his money as nine business teams from across Yorkshire promote the latest musical talent at the AMP Awards final tonight. Secondary and sixth form pupils from nine Leeds schools will take part in The Association of Music and Promotion Awards (AMP) – a music […]

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