Busy schedule for Angus Business Week

Nic Scott-Gray C.E.O. for Montrose Port Authority. ''Andy Thompson Photography for Angus Council.

Nic Scott-Gray C.E.O. for Montrose Port Authority. ''Andy Thompson Photography for Angus Council.

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Businesses in Angus can benefit from a series of expert-led workshops, business seminars and motivational events during Angus Business Week 2015.

The event runs from September 14 to 18, and a packed programmed of events has been planned for local businesses of all sizes and all sectors.

Angus Business Week has been developed by a partnership of local and national organisations, including Angus Council’s Business Angus team, Business Gateway, Centre for Engineering, Education and Development, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce, D&A College, Scottish Development International, Skills Development Scotland and Tayside Engineering Network.

The Angus Business Breakfast kicks off the week of events on Monday, September 14. This will include a talk by former Forfar Academy pupil Mike Butler of American pharmaceutical company Xceleron, as well as a talk by Nik Scott-Gray, recently appointed Chief Executive of Montrose Port Authority.

“Initiatives such as Angus Business Week provide local businesses with expert advice and support to help them grow and realise new opportunities, while also providing a great way to meet other local businesses and discuss important, relevant issues,” said Nik Scott-Gray.

September 14 will also feature an Innovation Clinic at Forbes of Kingennie. On September 15, there is a talk on the benefits of the Modern Apprentices scheme at Bruce House, Arbroath.

John Swinney MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth, and Ellis Watson, CEO of publishing company, DC Thomson & Co Ltd will be the speakers at The High Noon Lunch at Carnoustie Golf Hotel on September 16.

Budding entrepreneurs will be able to find out about starting a business at D&A College in Arbroath on the evening of 16 September. On September 17 A Women in Business event will be held at the David Lloyd Centre, Monifieth, when Tayside Engineering Network will also be hosting a networking evening at D&A College in Arbroath.

The event will conclude on September 18 with the International Strategy Forum. To find out more, or book places at any of the events, visit www.angusbusinessweek.co.uk.