Local entrepreneurs will be able to share ideas, expand their knowledge, and cement new contacts at this year’s Dundee Business Week.

Organised by Business Gateway, and partners, the week runs from Monday, 20th February to Friday, 24th February and offers a range of events aimed at helping local businesses grow.

IMG 3792With morning, afternoon, and evening sessions taking place in locations throughout the city, the week has been designed to make it even easier for new and existing business owners to attend events at a time and place that suits them.

Nikki Mearns, Operations Manager, Business Gateway Dundee said: “Business week provides local entrepreneurs with a unique way to listen to industry experts, build long-lasting business relationships, and gain knowledge that will help their company stay ahead of the competition. Our region has a vibrant business community and we hope business owners will take the opportunity to attend events that have been designed specifically to help them thrive, regardless of size, sector, or markets.” 

IMG 4644Alison Henderson, CEO of Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce added: “We’re always keen to hold a high profile event during Dundee Business Week. Our members enjoy the focus that the week gives to events that help inspire & motivate, plus learn ways to improve their businesses and their people. We look forward to not only holding our own event, but participating in the others too.”

Dundee Business Week 2017 has been developed in conjunction with both public and sector organisations including Business Gateway, Dundee City Council, Elevator, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce, University of Dundee, Dundee Social Enterprise Network, SCR Solutions and CeeD.

This year’s calendar includes: 

  • Meet the Buyer in the Public Sector: Tuesday, 21st February from 9:30 am to 2pm at Invercarse Hotel, 371 Perth Road, Dundee. This session will bring in buyers from the public sector including Tayside Contracts, local councils, NHS and many more to help you find out how you can apply for and win public sector contracts. No booking necessary, just come along.
  • Protect Your Business From Online Fraud: Tuesday, 21st February from 10 am to 1.30pm at Malmaison Dundee Hotel, 33 Whitehall Crescent. This workshop will cover different types of serious business crime while making local businesses aware of the kind of scams that they can be susceptible to. It will also explore the benefits of being cyber resilient and give advice on how to protect your business from fraudulent activity. Please click here to book now.
  • Tendering: Improving Your Bid Score: Thursday, 23rd February from 9.30am to 1pm at Business Gateway Dundee, Unit 27-28 Camperdown Street – Supplier Development programme will introduce you to the process of applying for public contracts and will help you understand what you must consider when applying. Please click here to book now.
  • Tribunal-proof DismissalsThursday, 23rd February from 2:30 to 4:30pm at Business Gateway Dundee, Unit 27-28 Camperdown Street. This seminar will show you how to make safe and tribunal proof dismissals. We will look at the statutory process, the five fair reasons for dismissal, the nine protected characteristics and automatically unfair dismissals. We will guide you through a safe system so you’ll be better protected against expensive tribunal costs. Please click here to book now.

For more information and to view the full schedule of events, please visit www.elevatoruk.com/dundeebusinessweek website or call 01382 843 016.


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