StrayFM invites you to

StrayFM is now broadcasting in Ikley and invites you to a Win more business presentation on 17th of October at Ilkley Rugby Club     RSVP by Tuesday 9th October to Karen on 01423 522972

Welcome to Yorkshire invites you to

Y Business Hub Wednesday 10th October, 2012 from 11am – 4pm Wetherby Racecourse, The Racecourse, York Road, Wetherby, LS22 5EJ Welcome to Yorkshire presents ‘Y Business Hub’, a brand new event to put our members in touch with suppliers who support and understand the tourism industry in Yorkshire. Come along and seek business advice from […]

Recruiting for the 10K Small Businesses Programme

Through its links with Leeds University Business School , Ilkley Business Forum members are invited to find out more about this free programme by attending one of the Open Events. At our June meeting Anne Salisbury shared with us the different sources of support that are  available to SMEs  in Yorkshire including the Goldman Sachs […]

Approach announced best graduate employer in Yorkshire!

Ilkley Business Forum members Approach PR have been announced Yorkshire’s Graduate Employer of the Year at a ceremony attended by small, medium and large employers in the region. Winning the “micro business” category at the beginning of the evening, the event was topped off with whoops of delight as Approach received a standing ovation when […]

Ilkley Shopping Trail Brochure Goes Live

  shoptrailbrochurefinal As Acting Chairman of IBF I am proud to announce that the Brochure for the Ilkley Shopping Trail is already being distributed around the participating shops in Ilkley. Have a good look and marvel at the variety of shops you can visit. Get signatures from 10 different shop keepers over the weekend and […]

How are you doing at leading your firm? IBF Meeting 29th March 2012

How are you doing at leading your firm? IBF Meeting 29th March 2012

5.45 – 7.45pm at Ilkley Rugby Club, Stacks Field, Denton Road, Ilkley LS29 0BZ. The main speaker will be Gaynor Hammond who will run a session on “Performance Management, bringing out the best in people.” Gaynor Hammond is the founder of “Your Coach” and has over 20 years’ experience in leadership development and coaching  successful […]

Join the 2012 Summer Showcase Sensation Now

The Ilkley Summer Showcase – Saturday, 16 June 2012 Food * Shopping * Drink * Services * Charities * Activities * The Simple Pleasures of LS29 Make a Weekend of it! Ilkley Business Forum is actively working towards this year’s Summer Showcase and already have many firm promises and signed cheques from exhibitors. Places are limited. First […]

Ilkley Shopping Trail Dates Announced

Dates set for Ilkley Shopping Trail 11-13th May Ilkley Shopping Trail is the latest plan of a number of local retailers, aiming to promote the benefits to everyone in and around Ilkley of using the quality, local shopping opportunities of the town centre. Ilkley Shopping Trail will celebrate our local, independent retailers, by offering special […]

Ilkley Business Forum

Ilkley Business Forum was established in 2009 and is going from strength to strength. We now have over 60 members as well as being affiliated to BADCOT (the Burley and District Chamber of Trade) and all its members and all the members of The Ilkley Business Network (Ilkley’s BNI Group).

New Membership Year Starting Soon.

The IBF year runs from 1st April.  Members will be receiving renewal invoices soon.  Nominations for the committee are due by 1 May 2012.  Anybody willing to take on the role of Chairman should contact me: smb@e-solicitors.co.uk.  Jill Dean is once more in the role of secretary after Debbie Spedding took maternity leave.  Jayne Hesselton briefly […]

Local MP brings Senior Politician to Ilkley

Kris Hopkins is bringing Desmond Swayne, MP to visit Ilkley and Keighley on Friday, 2 March 2012.  He is the Parliamentary Private Secretary to David Cameron with whom he has daily contact.  It has been said that: “A Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) is a thankless job. Despite having risen to the rank of MP, those […]

Next Meeting 23rd February

Next Meeting 23rd February

Social media, a tour of Kings Hall, what more could you ask for? THURSDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2012 5.45PM KINGS HALL, STATION ROAD, ILKLEY LS29 8HB The reason why we are meeting here is because Mark Davies, who runs the Kings Hall facility for Bradford MDC, wants to boast about the massive capital investment which has […]

Ilkley Business Forum

Ilkley Business Forum Ilkley Business Forum was established in 2009 and is going from strength to strength. We now have over 60 members as well as being affiliated to BADCOT (the Burley and District Chamber of Trade) and all its members and all the members of The Ilkley Business Network (Ilkley’s BNI Group).

Ilkley Summer Showcase

Ilkley Summer Showcase Saturday, 16 June 2012 Food * Shopping * Drink * Services * Charities * Activities * We would like to invite you to be an exhibitor at the third Ilkley Business Forum (IBF) Summer Showcase on Saturday 16th June 2012.

Parking Meter Success

  Parking Meter Success! Paul Birch organised a meeting last month with Councillor David Green, the regeneration portfolio holder at Bradford MDC, to investigate what the Council could do for Ilkley and LS29. It was made quite clear to Councillor Green that this would be disastrous for Ilkley.

Guest Speakers

Mark Freeman Ros Walker Helen Preece Simon Malcom Shahid Rasul Siobhan Lees Nick Bramley Download the PDF’s