Yorkshire Business & Arts Festival is here…
Yorkshire Business and Arts festival is a four day event celebrating the best of Business and Arts in Yorkshire.
The event starts on the 15th June with the Yorkshire International Business Convention (YIBC) will bring together global movers and shakers, the YIBC will see prestigious speakers from the world of politics; business and sport grace the stages at Wellington Place.
Friday 15th June
The Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been secured as the keynote speaker at the Yorkshire International Business Convention (YIBC) Leeds 2012. The Dalai Lama will speak on the subject of ethics in business.
Bringing with him insight and wisdom, the Dalai Lama is sure to be one of the most interesting guests ever to take to the YIBC stage.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who is making YIBC his first stop on a 2012 UK-wide tour, has travelled to more than 62 countries across six continents in the last 60 years and has received over 84 awards, honorary doctorates and prizes in recognition of his message of peace, non-violence, inter-religious understanding, universal responsibility and compassion.
Retail-guru Mary Portas, Virgin Galatic architect Will Whitehorn and world recording holding athlete Steve Cram will also be speaking. Our four guest speakers will be complemented with Michael Portillo and Clare Balding.
Monday 18th June
Finally on Day two, we have two events: UKTI and the IOD jointly host a conference on global business in the event marquees and Leeds Metropolitan University will be holding a conference on blogging in the travel industry.
For more details or to book tickets please visit:- www.ybaf.biz