Highland Business Week 2017

Location: Various locations

Date: Monday 25th September 2017

Time: 08:00

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Please follow the links for the individual events listed for further information and booking.  You can also download our handy printable programme of events here.

Highland Business Week 2017 features an exciting series of events including networking sessions and seminars as well as the well established Highland Spotlight business exhibition and the annual Highland Business Awards lunch.

Organised by Inverness Chamber of Commerce and supported by Scottish Provincial Press as media partner, the fifth Highland Business Week will run from Monday 25 September through to Friday 29 September, providing Highland companies with excellent opportunities to make new business connections and celebrate their achievements.  

The fantastic programme of events includes:

Monday 25 September
Three Steps to Successful Selling Overseas

Eden Court, Inverness
9.00am for 9.30am - 1.00pm
Whether you've never considered doing business overseas as an opportunity or have limited experience of selling to international markets, this event will set you on the right path.
Click here for more information and to register.

Employment Law Cafe: Update for Employers
Caithness Horizons, Thurso
1.30pm - 3.40pm
A Caithness Highland Business Week event organised by Caithness Chamber of Commerce.
Come along and learn from BBM Solicitors and St James's Place about dealing with issues including managing difficult employees and managing employee data and contracts, as well as the ever-changing and complex financial services demands on businesses.
Click here for more information and to register.
 

Tuesday 26 September
Highland Spotlight Business to Business Exhibition
Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
10.00am - 5.00pm
The Highlands' only dedicated business to business exhibition will showcase the wide range of products and services available in the Highlands, as well as give businesses a unique opportunity to make new contacts and find new buyers and suppliers. With over 65 exhibitors, the event is also an ideal platform for networking with fellow exhibitors and exploring business opportunities. Entry for business visitors is free.
Click here for more information and to register.

Highland Spotlight Business Seminars
Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
Expand your knowledge with our series of free business seminars running alongside Highland Spotlight.

Cyber Security and GDPR
10.30am - 11.30am
This seminar from Clark IT in conjunction with Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie and David Massey will introduce the latest information on Cyber Security and the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including risks, legal requirements and potential solutions for organisations.
Click here for more information and to register.

YOU, Rediscovered
12.00 noon - 1.00pm
Do you end a typical working day feeling mentally and emotionally exhausted? This seminar hosted by Redstart UK in conjunction with MOJO Working will introduce you to ways you can develop your personal energy management, so that your friends, family and colleagues get the ‘best’ you.
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Why the Highlands Matter to the Bank of England
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Find out about the different roles of the Bank of England and how information from businesses and other organisations operating in the Highlands help the Bank achieve its objectives.
Click here for more information and to register.

Networking Lunch with Caithness Chamber of Commerce
Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
1.00pm - 2.00pm
A Caithness Highland Business Week event organised by Caithness Chamber of Commerce.
Inverness Chamber members are invited to come along and meet with a mix of members of Caithness Chamber of Commerce and a range of startup businesses from the North Highlands for a networking lunch.
Click here for more information and to register.
 

Wednesday 27 September
Royal Bank of Scotland's Regional Boost Launch - with special guest Google

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
8.15am - 12.00 noon
A regional event collaborating with national and regional partners to inform and connect the business community on ways to facilitate growth in their businesses as well as an opportunity to meet and network with like-minded business owners and business growth support organisations.
Click here for more information and to register.

Three Steps to Successful Selling Overseas
Pentland Hotel, Thurso
9.00am for 9.30am - 1.00pm
A Caithness Highland Business Week event hosted by Caithness Chamber of Commerce.
Whether you've never considered doing business overseas as an opportunity or have limited experience of selling to international markets, this event will set you on the right path.
Click here for more information and to register.

Digital Trends - What's that coming over the hill?
#hellodigital, An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus, Inverness
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Hear about the latest technology, meet experts from the Google Digital Garage, try out Virtual Reality and more at this Highlands and Islands Enterprise hosted event.
Click here for more information and to register.
 

Thursday 28 September
Bespoke Finance Solutions

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
9.00am - 11.30am
Hosted by Close Brothers Asset Finance and Munro & Noble Financial Services, this event will outline some of the latest options for business finance.
Click here for more information and to register.

Support for Businesses in the North Highlands
Naver Business Centre, Thurso
9:00am - 11.00am
A Caithness Highland Business Week event organised by Caithness Chamber of Commerce.
Hear from speakers from a range of organisations including Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Interface and Developing the Young Workforce North Highland about the support available to businesses in the North Highlands.
Click here for more information and to register.
 

Friday 29 September
Highland Business Awards

Drumossie Hotel, Inverness
12.00 noon for 12.15pm - 4.00pm
The Highland Business Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of businesses and individuals throughout the region. With twelve diverse categories on offer, organisations of all sizes and across all sectors in the Highlands, Islands and Moray are encouraged to put themselves forward, and help to recognise the efforts that play an integral role in sustaining a successful business environment in this region. The winners will be announced at a lunch and awards ceremony on Friday 29 September. Tickets cost £62.50 + VAT per person, to include welcome drink and three course lunch, and may be booked individually or for tables of 10.
Click here for more information and booking.

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