Why attend the Elevator ‘Making it Happen' Conference in 2017?

The time has come once again where we open up bookings for Elevator’s biggest event of the year.

Elevator’s Making it Happen Conference happens each year in November where we bring exciting motivational and inspirational speakers to present to the future leaders, business owners and business representatives of the North East, to share the message of ‘Making it Happen’ whatever ‘it’ might mean to you!

The whole premise of this event starts with the question we pose to delegates:
“if not you, who?
if not now, when?
Making it Happen’

In previous years we have seen up to 1,000 delegates in attendance but this year, based on previous feedback from our delegates we have made some tweaks to make 2017 what we hope will be the best Conference yet.

What’s different about the Elevator Conference this year?

For a start, we have split our audience.

On Friday 3rd of November 2017, Elevator will host two separate Conferences, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

The morning event will be geared specifically for Senior Phase School Pupils and College Students.

The Afternoon event is geared towards University Students and the Business Community (including business owners, future business owners and business representatives).

Both Conferences are free to attend.

If you are a tutor or teacher that would like to book your class onto the morning Elevator 'Making it Happen' Conference you can do so HERE

Elevator Making it Happen Morning Conference morning 2017

If you are a business owner, business representative or University student you can book your place on the Afternoon Elevator 'Making it Happen' Conference HERE

Elevator Making it Happen Morning Conference Afternoon 2017


You could win up to £1,000 for your business 

Yes, you read that right.

You may recall that we hosted a pitching competition in the run-up to last year’s Elevator Conference but this year, with assistance from our Conference partners Aramco and Developing Youth Workforce we have TWO £1,000 prizes up for grabs.

Similar to the Conference, the audience for these pitching competitions are split. We are running a Pitching Competition for Schools and a ‘Make your Pitch Happen’ Competition for Business Owners at all stages. Can you believe that all you have to do is submit your details and a 60-second video pitch before Wednesday 25th of October, and you could be shortlisted as one of 5 pitchers at Elevator’s Making it Happen Conference, pitching live to an audience of over 400 - the winner will be selected on the day and will win £1,000 for their business. 


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Network Network Network

On Friday 3rd November 2017, when you and the rest of our delegates exit our Elevator 'Making it Happen' Conference inspired and motivated, we want you to turn that energy into opportunities!

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We have joined forces with Clydesdale Bank, ABNCommunity and Business Gateway to host our first ever networking event after the Conference - delegates don’t have to attend the Conference to join us at the networking event so this is really open to anyone in the North East of Scotland who is looking to expand their network further. Did we mention it’s free to attend too?

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We look forward to inspiring you at the Conferences, receiving your video pitches and networking with you on the 3rd of November!

Let’s do this! #MakingItHappen

Team Elevator,

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