Happy New Year

I would like to start with a huge thank you to Nicky Chance-Thompson DL and her team at The Piece Hall for hosting the YABA Diversity and Inclusion event last month.  If you have not visited The Piece Hall  then I surely recommend that you should, it is truly a spectacular place, for those of you who missed the event the highlights can be found here. I would personally like to thank our host Tommy Sandhu, our speakers

The significance  of Diwali : Kiran Bali
Guru Nanak Dev ji’s 550 Birth Anniversary : Inderpal Singh Randhawa
Peace message from the Mosque: Roushin Raja Moonlight Trust
The significance of Christmas – Reverend Hilary Barber

and new corporate members

Caroline Harrison from Aspire-Igen
Siddique Patel from Shoosmiths
Rochelle Newson – Chadwick Lawrence
Colin Saville – Chamberlains & Co.

The next YABA Cultural Event will be Celebrating Vaisakhi and Easter and this will be in held in Bradford, details to follow in the next edition of YABA Enews and the YABA 2020 Annual Dinner Awards and International Conference, will be hosted by The  Piece Hall 24th & 25th September 2020 for information on how to get involved please contact Sharon@yaba.uk.com,

In forthcoming issues we will be introducing a guest blogs from prominent influencers and business leaders, I am delighted to say that Amir Hussain CoE (Chief of Everything) at Yeme Architects & Board Member at the Leeds Region LEP Bradford, West Yorkshire will be producing the one for the February edition of YABA Enews.

We want to hear from you and enhance our membership benefits programme, this month we are  launching a survey to gauge your views and opinions, when you do receive it please take a couple of minutes to complete the survey, your views do count.

Amarjit Singh
Chairman Yorkshire Asian Business Association

Free Business Networking Event organised by the Federation of Small Business (FSB) Kirklees and Calderdale and Yorkshire Asian Business Association (YABA)

23rd January 2020 17:00 – 19:00

Thousands of FSB and YABA members already benefit from business networking events.

Exclusive to Global Diversity, you are invited to take advantage of the monthly business networking event at Global Diversity Hub, events will be the last Thursday in every month. In addition to finding out more about the FSB and YABA it will help  you attract more business and enable you to develop stronger business relationships in a structured and supportive business environment.  As well as having the opportunity to network with other local businesses, YABA & FSB representatives will be on hand to talk to you about ensuring you get the most from your membership and of course time to mingle and circulate with your promotional literature and those all-important business cards!

Please register here if you would like to attend or contact sharon@yaba.uk.com if you would like more information.

Benefits of being a YABA Corporate Partner

Brand building
Business-to-business networking
Reaching new audiences
International opportunities
Influence government policy
Networking events
Access to a variety of support services
Exclusive features in the YABA monthly E-newsletter
Features in YABA social media and blog

For more information on how to become a member please click here