- 19th January 2018
Stay on the top of the best networking opportunities for your career development. Every month we'll let you know what design, marketing and digital networking events are happening across Yorkshire. In February, we've collected some networking events that caught our eye across Leeds. Have a closer look and discover which events need to be in your diary for February. Plus if you want to discuss career plans, our friendly team is always happy to help. So read on and give us a call to take your career to the next level.
Today, we’ll be highlighting some of this month’s top networking events in Leeds. Whether you’re actively looking for a new role or just want to make contact with peers in your industry, then networking is an ideal opportunity for you to make key contacts. This month we’ve got a broad range of events for you to look forward to.
From launch parties to job fairs, there’s something for everybody to enjoy!
Tuesday 6th February 8:30-9:30
This event offers an interesting twist on traditional networking; niche breakfast cereals! Taking place over an hour, it offers a chance to meet people from a wide range of industries working in the Leeds area. App developer Lightstart Apps is hosting the event, though the event doesn’t necessarily have a focus on digital or app development.
With a central location and all dietary requirements catered for, this sounds like a great start to the month.
Entry is free; register your place at the Eventbrite website.
Power Business Breakfast Club
Thursday 15th February 09:30-11:00
This women-only event is run by Forward Ladies, a women’s networking organisation that helps their members achieve their business goals. Clients include HSBC, Yorkshire Water and Hitachi Rail, and this month they are hosting a networking event in the Leeds area.
The event includes breakfast and allows women to discuss their ideas, share knowledge and expertise and make new business connections. Entry costs £12.50 for non-members.
The venue is Brasserie Blanc within Victoria Mill; parking is not available onsite, though there is a car park 2 minutes away. Book a place at the Eventbrite page .
Foodie Networking: Chinese New Year
Wednesday 21st February 18:30-21:00
Who said networking had to be a dry, dull affair? This month, you can attend a networking event at one of Leeds’ most exciting restaurants.
Personal development organisation JCI Leeds (http://www.jcileeds.org.uk) are celebrating Chinese New Year at Mans Market, a ‘new age’ Chinese restaurant inspired by Hong Kong. The event is aimed at young professionals from every industry and gives you a chance to make some new connections over a plate (or two) of dim sum.
With an informal atmosphere and free entry, this is an excellent opportunity for any young networkers. Register your interest here.
Leeds Digital Job Fair
Wednesday 28th February 15:30-19:30
This event is perfect for anyone wanting to start a career in the digital sector. It’s aimed at students, graduates and job seekers of all ages, making it a golden opportunity for people looking for a way into digital industries.
The fair hosts 50 employers, who are looking to fill positions in design, development, IT, digital marketing and much more. It also offers seminars from some of tech’s biggest names, as well as advice on improving your CV and the chance to network with business leaders.
With over 600 digital vacancies in the Leeds area, this digital job fair is an opportunity you can’t afford to pass up! It takes place at the First Direct Arena.
Stay in the loop
As you can see, there’s plenty to look forward to in the Leeds area. And these are just some of the networking events running if you’re looking for jobs in Yorkshire next month. There are many more job opportunities coming up on our own website, so sign up for our newsletter or get in touch with us via our Contact Us page.
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