GYP: The Ilkley Brewery story & beer tasting – 21 April 2016

Gordons Young Professionals (GYP), will be hosting its first event on Thursday 21 April 2016.

We are delighted to announce that successful entrepreneur Chris Ives, co-founder of Ilkley Brewery will be providing a talk about the Ilkley Brewery story and funding for business growth.

The talk will be followed by the opportunity to taste the products that made Ilkley Brewery the success story that it is. This will be a unique beer tasting experience, where the co-founder of the Brewery will provide an insight into how the beers were produced.

Ilkley Brewery has been a massive success story in recent years and has expanded dramatically since its inception in 2009 and is now producing 40,000 pints of beer a week.


Thursday 21 April, 2016


Gordons LLP, Riverside West, Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS1 4AW – Click here for map and directions


  • 6.00pm – Arrival, welcome drinks and nibbles
  • 6.30pm – Talk from Chris Ives, Co-founder of Ilkley Brewery
  • 7.00pm – Beer tasting
  • 7.30pm Drinks and networking


GYP provides an opportunity for junior professionals from a variety of sectors within the Yorkshire area to meet and develop business relationships within a relaxed environment. This is the first of a number of networking events that GYP will be hosting throughout the year.


To reserve your place, please contact Nemi Alexis, Marketing Administrator on T: 01274 202 145 or E: