Press Release – New LEP Chairman To Open Yorkshire Business Market 2018

David A Kerfoot, MBE, DL

The newly appointed chairman of the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership (LEP) will officially open next Monday’s Yorkshire Business Market. (April 30)

David A Kerfoot, MBE, DL – the founder of The Kerfoot Group, which specialises in the packaging and distribution of oils – will perform the duties at 10am at Pavilions of Harrogate – the fourteenth year the convention has been staged.

This year’s business market, which has a focus on “Growing and Financing Your Business”, is expected to attract in the region of 1,000 business owners and managers and will feature scores of firms and organisations showcasing their unique services.

Headline partner Hornbeam Park Developments Limited has been joined by gold and silver partners CNG, AD:VENTURE, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Stray FM in showing their support for the event, which is considered by many as one of the most important in the Harrogate District’s business calendar.

Yorkshire Business Market Chairman Mark Lancaster said: “With Monday fast approaching, we are delighted that Mr Kerfoot, MBE, DL, will officially open this year’s Yorkshire Business Market.

“He is an outstanding business leader and one who is well respected, highly regarded and an inspiration to many after growing his company from a back bedroom into a global operation.

“Last year’s Yorkshire Business Market was a great success, and this year’s promises to be no different. It’s the perfect opportunity to conduct business, network and learn from industry leaders. We have an impressive line-up of speakers, who will lead seminars on a wide range of topics including raising finance, GDPR and cyber security.

“This format has been key to the success of the Yorkshire Business Market and has ensured its popularity and longevity.”

To register as a visitor to this year’s Yorkshire Business Market, please visit:

For Further Information, please contact:

Mark Lancaster, Yorkshire Business Market, on 07946 380089

Brian Dunsby, Yorkshire Business Market, on 01423 879208

David Simister, Different PR, on 07870 550 760