YCEA Signature & Series Events

Signature Events

Join our annual Signature Events throughout the year as a way to engage the community that continues to support the York County Economic Alliance including various outings, dinners, award ceremonies, and more. For additional information on any events listed, please contact Casey Nixon, 717.718.7851.

Annual Dinner

The Annual Dinner highlights YCEA’s accomplishments and lays the groundwork for the coming year. Following a reception, the event features dinner, entertainment and awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the Small Business of the Year, Ignite Young Professional. White Rose Appreciation and ATHENA awards. There are also varying levels of sponsorship.

Business Achievement Award

The Business Achievement Award Dinner celebrates the career of an influential business individual who has made a lasting impact on the overall health of the community and economy.

Directors’ DrawDown & Silent Auction

Mix and mingle with over 300 top local business leaders and guests at the Directors’ DrawDown & Silent Auction.  This fun and exciting event features a buffet, a silent auction featuring items donated by Economic Alliance members and the opportunity to vie for the evening’s top prize.

Golf Outing

Swing into summer at the York County Economic Alliance Golf Outing.  The Outing begins with a lunch followed by networking and golf.  The day ends with dinner, awards and prizes.

Light Up Our Lot

Light Up Our Lot features networking in a relaxed atmosphere. Attendees include members of York County’s legislative delegation, board members of the York County Economic Alliance and its related entities, municipal officials, superintendents and Economic Alliance members.

Spirit of York County Awards

The Spirit of York County Awards honors York County volunteers, elected and appointed officials and community organizations and individuals for their service to the York County community.

Series Events

YCEA’s Series Events are the perfect networking opportunities for members to connect with other professionals, or even potential customers, in an intimate and informal small group setting.

Member Orientation

Member Orientations provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of York County Economic Alliance events, programs and committees, ways to reap the most benefit from Alliance membership and an opportunity to network with business owners and executives in an intimate and informal small group setting. Member Orientations are ideal for new members, those new to the member organization and those who are interested in getting reconnected with the York County Economic Alliance.

Economics Club Breakfast Series

The Economics Club Breakfast Series are incisive monthly breakfasts featuring economic and business updates important to York County. 

WBCO Educational Lunches

The WBCO offers access to educational and professional development workshops that happen on the second Tuesday of each month. These luncheon workshops feature dynamic speakers who share their skills, experience, and knowledge on topics of particular significance to business and professional women.

Business After Hours

Business After Hours are social and networking opportunities for Economic Alliance members to meet other business people and potential customers.  Business After Hours take place from 5-7 p.m. at a member’s place of business where they can showcase their company to attendees.  Beverages and hors d’oeuvres are served and tours are encouraged.

Advocacy Events

Join our Advocacy events throughout the year as a way to engage the community that continues to support the York County Economic Alliance.

Legislative Luncheon

Staff Contact: David Gonzalez, 717.718.7847

Held each Spring, the YCEA invites local legislatures to speak on a relevant topic to the York County community. From State Representatives to local government, to Federal representation, the format is usually panel style and moderated. This serves to provide updates to our community, and also engage our government leaders and lawmakers in the matters impacted YoCo.