Introducing you to experts with
relevant knowledge to share

Leading brands and agencies use our network to connect with knowledge and expertise for all kinds of purposes.

We support marketing, creative and leadership teams around the world looking to connect with relevant partners for all manner of projects; from sourcing expert speakers for company events, to refreshing their rosters of specialist agencies. We make informed recommendations, help to refine briefs and support in the negotiation of fees and other commercial terms. To discuss your requirement, email Hanna Finlay with some background information, or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.

Recent Connections

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    Awesome ideas for Merlin

    Merlin's business is about creating unforgettable visitor experiences. We programmed a day of speakers to inspire internal innovative thinking.

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    Adventurous thinking for Red Bull

    We've connected Red Bull to speakers including Hiut Denim's David Hieatt and explorer Ben Saunders for big team sessions.

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    Research groups for Getty

    We've advised Getty images on the most relevant research partners for a coming campaign series.

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    Knowledge delivered to Amazon

    We supported a series of team sessions with expert speakers around modern customer centricity.

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    Bringing learning home to Airbnb

    We've organised for a number of practitioners to share learning in the Airbnb London offices.

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    Marketing expertise for Hammerson

    We helped the PLC property specialists build a roster of consultancies to support future developments.

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    Strategic thinkers for The Guardian

    We've supported the marketing team at The Guardian with connections to external strategists to support new product launches.

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    International events for Soho House

    From Toronto to Istanbul, New York to London — we've connected the members club with plentiful speakers for various panels and sessions.

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    WOW! customer service for LUSH

    We've organised knowledge sharing from retail founders like Sharmadean Reid with teams from the Dorset based cosmetics maestros.

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    Speakers for Ennismore

    We connected the team behind the Hoxton hotels to speakers for in-house sessions.

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    Branding experts for Dishoom

    We helped the burgeoning Bombay cafe to team up with the right branding specialists for coming activities.

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    Lunchtime learning for Propercorn

    Dr Charles Spence was among a number of culinary experts we connected to the Propercorn team for monthly 'lunch and learn' sessions.

Joining our Learning Network

Imaginative organisations, large and small, use YCN to build capabilities throughout their teams in modern, motivating and memorable ways.

Our peer-led membership programme is a popular starting point; giving teams open and self-directed access to a weekly calendar of in-person learning, a digital learning platform and a personal relationship with our own connective central team.

Find out more about what we offer in this PDF, or by contacting Nick Defty on