Irwin Mitchell Sponsors Yorkshire International Business Convention 2012

Events To Be Held In Leeds And Bridlington


National law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced it is sponsoring an upcoming business conference in Leeds which is set to feature a host of high-profile guest speakers including the Dalai Lama.

The Yorkshire International Business Convention is set to be held on June 15th in a purpose-built marquee at MEPC Wellington Place in Leeds, with a further event taking place as part of the conference in Bridlington.

Retail guru Mary Portas, Michael Portillo and Steve Cram are set to join the Leeds event’s keynote speaker the Dalai Lama, who will discuss ethics in business. Other speakers include Sir Richard Branson’s former right-hand man Will Whitehorn.

Further events are also taking place across the weekend, including an entrepreneur’s day, a Diamond Jubilee dinner and an international trade forum. A headline speaker for the Bridlington convention will also be announced in due course.

Nick Bates, Regional Managing Partner for Irwin Mitchell’s Leeds office, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring and offering our support to such an exciting event in the city.

“The impressive line-up is bound to attract much attention and highlights how Leeds’ credentials as a place for business are as strong as ever. From our own perspective, we’re also more than happy to support such an important business event being held so close to our offices in the city.

“We’re sure that people who attend will be able to get much advice and inspiration from all of those set to take part.”

Click here for more information on the Yorkshire International Business Convention 2012.