You might have heard us mention a few hundred times that it's North East Business Week this week! (22nd to the 26th of April 2013)

If you haven't and you are not sure what North East Business Week is, here's a brief overview:

1) North East Business Week is an initiative by the region’s four principal business organisations – Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC), Enterprise North East Trust (ENET), Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) – to jointly highlight the message that this region continues to be a major economic driver for economic recovery in Scotland and across the UK.

2) Business Week this year runs from from April 22nd to 26th and now in its third successful year, consists of a series of events focussing on a number of key areas relevant to the future business growth and prosperity of the region, such as international opportunities, social media, leadership, entrepreneurship and access to finance.

3) “North East Business Week – Creating an enterprising and prosperous future” remains the overall thrust, with the theme for 2013 being – 'People Driving Growth.'

4) Further information is available at or via the twitter account on @NEBusinessWeek or using the twitter hashtag #drivinggrowth

Our (Enterprise North East Trust's) first North East Business Week event is this evening (!!) and we are seriously looking forward to it, especially hearing the fantastic speakers who have agreed to take part. 




As an extra bonus for tonight, Adrian Gomes of 10 Dollar Shake and The Tippling House  has kindly designed for us a North East Business Week Cocktail...

he'll be giving out little samples at tonights event!

Adrian has kindly given us a top secret glimpse into his 'shakalicious' recipe book so that we can all try recreating it ourselves after tonight's fantastic event! 


The BizCup#1 Punch


25 ml Gin

25 ml Vermouth

25 ml Wheat Bear

15 ml Elderflower Cordial

25 ml Pressed Apple Juice

a dash of grapefruit bitters

Instructions: Mix in a punch syle fashion. Drink whilst mulling over your business idea with friends and family. Give Enterprise North East Trust a call and speak to a Business Gateway advisor. Enjoy the recipe for success...

It's not too late to book a spot for tonight's free event - click here to book your FREE place - we look forward to seeing you there! 

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