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Events & Workshops Calendar

Visit York hosts a diary of events throughout the year including networking and training events, the Annual Visit York Tourism Awards and the annual Tourism Conference. We’re also delighted to work with businesses across the city, opening up your events to our members in order to raise product knowledge, showcase new visitor experiences and share best practice.

Our networking events are often held at member attractions or conference facilities and provide a great opportunity to build relationships with other members across all tourism sectors. Event invites are sent out via email, our regular member eShot and details are posted below.

NOTE TO NON MEMBERS: If you’re not currently a member of Visit York and would like to come along to one of our networking events to find out more, please do get in touch. 


Make It York Annual Stakeholder Meeting
The Principal York, 16 May, 11 - 1.30pm

This event is a chance to review, look back on the previous year and to tell you about our future plans and priorities. It is also an opportunity for you to give your views and feedback.

To book your place, email


Visit York Tourism Awards
Thursday 22 June 2017

Celebrating the best in our industry, the Visit York Tourism Awards is a fantastic night out for anyone working in the tourism sector, and a chance to network with 500 guests. Against the backdrop of the National Railway Museum the event offers some great entertainment and the chance to enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst winners and finalists are announced at a Black Tie awards ceremony held in the grand Station Hall.

Click here for more details.

Visit York Member Events

Night at the Museum... Viking Rediscovery
Yorkshire Museum, Wednesday 24 May
Join us in the Year of the Viking for a private viewing of the brand new exhibition – ‘Vikings: Rediscover the Legend’. Open from 19 May until 5 November, the exhibition will see two of the most significant and internationally recognised collections of Viking Age treasure in Britain brought together for the first time.

Visit York Members are being invited to come and see it for themselves so they can bring their recommendations to life for guests and visitors. Book your place here

Save the Date

An evening of ceramics
York Art Gallery, Wednesday 2 August
Visit York members can take an after-hours look at the new York Art Gallery exhibition Picassso: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection. Highlights of this collection by Pablo Picasso will go on display at the Centre of Ceramic Art from 28 July – 5 November 2017 (exact dates to be confirmed).
Booking opens in July.

Christmas at the Castle
York Castle Museum, Thursday 30 November
Join us for a festive evening in one of York’s iconic attractions to kick off the festive season.
Booking opens in October.

Business Masterclasses, Seminars and Networking with York Means Business

In addition to the events and seminars offered through Visit York, Make It York’s business brand York Means Business offer a regular programme of masterclasses, seminars and networking events.  Click here for all upcoming events.


Visit York Member contact

For all enquiries, please contact the Business Engagement Team:

Tel: 01904 554650  |  Email:

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VIC Open Evening

"Thank you to you and all for the lovely event last night. Much appreciated!"

Visit York Tourism Awards 

"What a wonderful evening last night was, we all had a great time so thank you to you and the team at Visit York for putting on a great show."

"We had a fantastic time at the tourism awards, it was a great night!"

"Thank you for a wonderful evening, as always it was a fantastic night!"