Lord Sugar, one of the best known British businessman in the world, is announced as the headline speaker of The Business Day 2019; to be held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 7 June, coinciding with the end of Humber Business Week.
Lord Sugar, most famous for his role leading BBC TV’s The Apprentice, founded the hugely successful electronics company, Amstrad, in 1968 and served as chairman of Tottenham Hotspur between 1991 and 2001.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve a ninth year of free Christmas parking for the four weekends in the run up to Christmas and to also suspend parking charges for Armistice Day on Sunday, 11 November.
Events will be taking place at cenotaphs and memorials across the country, including those in the East Riding, and will focus on the centenary of the end of the First World War – a conflict that claimed the lives of more than 700,000 British service personnel.
The Business Day is delighted to announce the addition of Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Sir Gary Verity and internationally renowned leadership guru René Carayol MBE as speakers at the event being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June.
Fresh from delivering the spectacle of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire to 2.6 million spectators and with images being beamed around the globe to 190 countries, Sir Gary will be the first speaker of the day for 670 delegates attending The Business Day and will share the stage with Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.
Bridlington’s popular Park and Ride service reopens for business on Saturday, 24 March, and runs until 4 November, 2018.
Park and Ride offers a frequent service, with buses running regularly from South Cliff Holiday Park to the harbour. Costing only £4.50 per vehicle (up to five passengers), Park and Ride represents excellent value for money, and buses run until 6.15pm each day.
The men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire Trophies will visit Beverley and surrounding villages on Monday, 12 March as part of a week-long tour of Yorkshire ahead of the event, with both races starting in the town on Thursday, 3 May.
Members of the public will be able to catch a glimpse of the silverware in Saturday Market, from 12noon to 1pm, with the trophies also visiting six schools in the morning and five in the afternoon.
For the first time ever, the leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, and leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Stephen Brady OBE, will debate with each other as part of The Business Day at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June. The leaders’ debate will be chaired by The Right Honourable Alan Johnson.
With business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight, 650 business leaders from across the region will also hear from headline speaker Joanna Lumley, social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn and Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott. The Business Day will be hosted throughout by journalist and broadcaster Naga Munchetty.