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.

Annual Dinner

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

Light Up Our Lot

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

The Spirit of York County Awards Breakfast 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

Staff Contact: Kyle Joines, 717.771.4584

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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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

WBCO Educational Lunches

Staff Contact: Tristalyn Bixler-Kint, 717.771.4582

The WBCO offers access to educational and professional development workshops that happen on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May. 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

Staff Contact: Lauren Wilcox, 717.771.4576

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 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.

Brews & Views

Staff Contact: David Gonzalez, 717.718.7847

YCEA launched the Brews & Views series to highlight important topics centered around open discussion. Each casual event will feature a different discussion on matters that are topical, public policy related, or critical to our community. Covering topics such as entrepreneurial ecosystems, inclusion, housing, and collaboration for our community, Brews & Views invites all to make things happen.

Hosted at Collusion Tap Works, join us next time

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.