Established in 2001, YCN is a network where outward-looking organisations discover the expertise they need to stay ahead.

We provide marketing, creative and leadership teams with access to learning programmes, connections to relevant peers and partners, and with consultancy services that draw on the most relevant expertise from across our network to meet any kind of business challenge.

Open and collaborative in nature; the organisations we partner with come in all shapes and sizes — from big global businesses like adidas and AB InBev, to burgeoning foodies like Propercorn and Pip & Nut; global crusaders like Greenpeace, to fast-growing design studios like Koto

22nd July 2018 — What's new

Our events calendar

Discover our weekly programme of talks, workshops and roundtables all rooted in your interests and goals.

Work at YCN

We're recruiting for a community assistant, programme manager for mentoring and senior editor.

"Feels like the antidote to so much unimaginative and unmemorable training”
Charlotte Emmerson, The Guardian
"Partnering with YCN has connected our future leaders with inspiring peers from around the world”
Sonia Thorel, adidas Group
"So beautifully personalised, with every group I’ve joined hugely engaged”
Laura Corbett, Everyman Cinemas
"Unmissable events and a brilliant digital layer”
Robert Arbuthnot, Red Bull
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    Crafting compelling copy

    Copywriting specialists from Monzo, innocent and Reed Words joined us on 5th July to share their insights into crafting brand-defining copy.

    Read the write up
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    Diversify the inputs

    Koto co-founder Jowey Roden shared some valuable learning at a recent breakfast session on building a business, including the importance of looking outward.

    See the presentation
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    You with skill

    We've announced new dates for Mark Shayler's hugely popular one-day session on authentic presenting in the Library at Shoreditch House.

    More on that and more
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    Knowledge transfers

    We're helping the file-sharing supremos at WeTransfer to build key capabilities among their central team, through peer led sessions.

    More on such partnerships

Call, come by and borrow a book

Our central team works from a renovated warehouse on Rivington Street in London, combining
a ground floor lending library, two floors of workspace and a rooftop too.


72 Rivington Street, London
EC2A 3AY Map

+44 (0)20 7033 2140