Highland Business Week 2018

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Location: Various locations

Date: Monday 24th September 2018

Time: 08:00

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Highland Business Week 2018 features an exciting series of events including networking sessions and seminars as well as the annual Highland Spotlight business exhibition and Highland Business Awards lunch.

The fantastic programme includes:

Monday 24 September
Chamber Keynote Lunch: Is Your Business Brexit Ready

Drumossie Hotel, Inverness
12.00noon for 12.30pm - 2.00pm
While the final outcome of the UK’s departure from the EU remains to be agreed, this event with guest speaker Liam Smyth, Director of International Trade Facilitation at British Chambers of Commerce, will consider the practical steps all businesses – not just those directly and immediately affected – can take now to start planning ahead.
Click here for more information and to register.
 

Tuesday 25 September
Highland Spotlight Business To Business Exhibition
Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
10.00am - 4.00pm
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 - Pre-register here.
Showcase your business with exhibition space - Book here.

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

How To Be Seen From Space: Branding, Marketing and Beyond!
10.30am - 11.30am
Delivered by Inverness-based branding and marketing agency Dynam, this seminar will explore how focusing on the right marketing strategy for your brand could take your business to heights you never thought possible.
Click here for more information and to register.

Helping Take Your Business To The Next Level
12.00 noon - 1.00pm
In this seminar Macleod & MacCallum will bring to life some of the more typical “growing pains” a small to medium sized business might experience, and look at possible solutions to ensure continued growth.
Click here for more information and to register

Making Tax Digital
2.00pm - 3.00pm
With digital accounts records and submissions required by law for VAT purposes from 1 April next year, A9 Accountancy will discuss the practical issues arising from the new requirements and outline how the Making Tax Digital strategy is expected to move into the future.
Click here for more information and to register.

Caithness Chamber of Commerce Open Morning
Naver Business Centre, Thurso
9.00am - 12.00 noon
Drop in any time to find out more about membership benefits, meet the team and discuss how Caithness Chamber can help your business.
A Caithness Highland Business Week event organised by Caithness Chamber of Commerce


Wednesday 26 September
Collaborative Decommissioning
Ledingham Chalmers, Kintail House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness
11.30am for 12.00 noon - 1.30pm including lunch
From collaboration on the development of new decommissioning technologies to ensuring end-of-field-life priorities are embedded in existing business models, decommissioning and collaboration are intrinsically linked. Run by Ledingham Chalmers, this event will explore the topic in depth, looking at the legal aspects of collaboration in this emerging market and the need for bespoke contracting. Find out more about how your business, and the industry as a whole, can benefit from the significant opportunities that lie ahead.
Click here for more information and to register.

How Well Do You Really Know Your Customer?
Lecture Theatre - An Lochran, 10 Inverness Campus, Inverness
12.00 noon - 2.00pm
This fun and interactive session from CREATE, the University’s Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (based at Inverness), will encourage you to apply proven business thinking and tools to gain a competitive edge in the ever-changing global market place. Includes buffet lunch and informal networking.
Click here for more information and to register.


Thursday 27 September
How To Wreck Your Business
Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness
8.00am - 10.00am
Hosted by The Royal Bank of Scotland, entrepreneur, coach and author Stuart Mason will discuss the story of how he started, grew and lost his business, share the avoidable mistakes he made and provide a variety of tools to help your business.
Click here for more information and to register.

Collaborative Decommissioning
Mackays Hotel, Wick
8.00am - 10.00am
From collaboration on the development of new decommissioning technologies to ensuring end-of-field-life priorities are embedded in existing business models, decommissioning and collaboration are intrinsically linked. Run by Ledingham Chalmers, this event will explore the topic in depth, looking at the legal aspects of collaboration in this emerging market and the need for bespoke contracting. Find out more about how your business, and the industry as a whole, can benefit from the significant opportunities that lie ahead.
Click here for more information and to register.
A Caithness Highland Business Week event in conjunction with Caithness Chamber of Commerce

Harnessing Tomorrow's Talent
Culduthel Christian Centre, Inverness
1.00pm for 1.30pm - 4.30pm including lunch on arrival
Presented by Project Scotland and DYW Inverness & Central Highland, this event will focus on intergenerational working and the so called ‘generation gap’, challenging the common misconception that ‘young people are just not ready for the workplace’ and providing practical solutions and experience as part of an interactive and informative session.
Email info@dywich.co.uk for more information and to register. Please note places are limited.
 

Friday 28 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 28 September. Tickets cost £65.00 + 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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