Angus Business Week 2017

Angus Business Week is a series of events focusing on topics covering current business issues and aimed at highlighting business opportunities, providing support and training, sharing information and networking.

As well as providing expert advice and support, Angus Business Week presents a fantastic opportunity for you to find out more about the support organisations available to you and how each one can help different areas of your business.

Here is more information on this year's programme of events, including links to register your place:-

Mon 11 Sep, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Circular Economy as an Enabler of a Low Carbon Manufacturing Sector
This event is an opportunity for you to learn how the Circular Economy Business Service free support, can help SMEs and their customers achieve a low carbon business model. In addition, hear how the Circular Economy Investment Fund, which offers up to £1million to SMEs.


Mon 11 Sep, 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Making Your People and Their Behaviours Your Strongest Defence against Cyberattacks
This webinar will present new approaches to developing and sustaining the behaviour change required for cyber resilience. It will give practical guidance on what good cyber resilience can look like, the principles and benefits of behaviour change and how to improve cyber training and awareness in your organisation.

This webinar is part of Cyber Resilience Week 2017


Tues 12 Sep, 9.00am to 1.00pm

Increase Your International Sales Online
This introductory workshop will provide an overview of our other workshop subjects, including developing an international digital strategy, testing the eCommerce market opportunity, eMarketplaces, cyber security, attracting customers online and getting paid with international payment preferences.


Tues 12 Sep, 2.00pm to 4.30pm

Leadership Secrets of the Best Local Businesses
Do you want to know what it takes to be an award winning business?
Join us on this free information packed seminar to uncover the key leadership secrets of the best local businesses. We'll be bringing you the top secrets and inside info from some of the best, award winning companies throughout Angus including Mackays Ltd, Duthies of Montrose, Interplex PMP Ltd to name just a few.


Tues 12 Sep, 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Women Into Business: Gin Tasting and the Business Journey of the Gin Bothy
Hear Kim Cameron’s fantastic story about how she founded The Gin Bothy “by accident”, but how the business has then continued to grow from strength to strength. And of course, there will be a selection of gins to taste, courtesy of Gin Bothy!


Wed 13 Sep, 9.00am - 1.00pm

A Guide to Starting Up a Business
An essential workshop for those looking to start a business. This session combines key elements from Business Gateway’s four start-up workshops – Start-Up Awareness, Marketing, Business Planning and Finance.


Wed 13 Sep, 11.30am - 2.30pm

Angus High Noon Lunch 2017
Hear from Margo Williamson, recently appointed Chief Executive of Angus Council, who will talk about young people and their approach to supporting the young workforce.
Sylvia Douglas, Founding Director of MsMissMrs, will talk about her business journey and their work developing leadership skills in others by fostering a culture of self-empowerment.

Alan Mahon, Founder of Brewgooder, will speak about his experience of launching and growing a business that now bring in over £1 million a year alongside running Scotland's leading awards ceremony, which has seen the likes of George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio among its guests.


Thur 14 Sep, 10.00am and 11.00am

Angus 3D Solutions Business Showcase
Visit the premises and hear the story of this new and innovative company from its owner Andy Simpson. Learn about the capabilities of 3D printing and how it could benefit how you do business.


Thur 14 Sep, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Digital Boost: Facebook for Business
This session will explain at how you can effectively use Facebook as a marketing and communication tool for your business.


Fri 15 Sep, 8.15am - 10.20am

Angus Business Breakfast – Invest In Angus
Our business breakfast is a great opportunity to learn more about local businesses Interplex PMP, Sacred Grounds and Angus 3D Solutions, as well as hear about the successful Montrose South investment activity. Hear from companies who have invested in Angus and explain how they have invested, grown and developed into successful enterprises.


Angus Business Week is run by partnership of business support organisations who are working together to meet the needs of business in Angus, including CeeD, Business Angus, Business Gateway, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce, Dundee & Angus College, FSB and Scottish Development International.