8:45am: Registration – tea/coffee & pastries

9:10am: Welcome:  Belinda Roberts MBE –  WeDO Scotland Founder

9:15am:  Andy Tait – Greenacres Group – 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Winner

9:40am:  Speaker:  Elliot Jardine – McDonalds Restaurants

10:05am: Workshops  

11:10am:  Refreshment break & networking

11:30am: Speaker: Colin Ingram – Colin Ingram Ltd

11:55am: ‘What Does the Future Hold for Scottish Businesses?’ Panel & Q & A

Kenny Kemp – Chair – Kemp Communications

Malcolm Cannon – Institute of Directors

Tim Allan – Scottish Chambers of Commerce

Kerry Sharp – Scottish Investment Bank & Scottish Enterprise

Professor John Anderson – Strathclyde Business School

Marcus Pickering – Pickering’s Gin – WeDO Scotland Executive Team Ambassador & 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Winner

Anna Christopherson – Boda Swedish Bars & Restaurants Group

12:55pm:  Buffet lunch & networking

1:35pm:  Speaker:  David Thomson of DC Thomson

2:00pm: Workshops 

3:05pm:  Refreshment break & networking

3:20pm: Rocket:  click HERE to find out more

4:15pm:  Speaker:  Charlie Smith – Scottish Development International & Scottish Entreprise

4:45pm:  Event ends

5pm:  Post-event drinks at Hemma

There will be Q & A sessions after each speaker, during the Panel discussion and during the workshops giving you ample opportunity to participate and gain answers to your questions.


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