Calum MacDonald, Highland WiFi
Winners from our first Smarta 100 awards in 2010, Highland WiFi offers a fast broadband wifi service to members of the public at various locations across Scotland. In fact it's one of the fastest public Wi-fi networks in the UK. Co-founder Calum MacDonald will be on hand to discuss the success of Highland WiFi since and offer advice on how you can grow a business too.
Lucy Frankel – Communications Director, Vegware
Lucy Frankel is Communications Director at Edinburgh business success story Vegware, Scotland’s 3rd fastest growing firm according to the Deloitte Fast 50. The only completely compostable packaging firm operating globally, Vegware has experienced 901% growth in five years, and now operates in five continents. The UK team has grown from 2 to 42 since late 2009. Lucy is a regular public speaker on sustainable business and the circular economy, with further expertise in social media strategy, zero waste in foodservice, business writing skills and brand development. Vegware is 2013 winner of the FSB Streamline Business Awards and the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development.
William Mitchell - Design Director, 4c Design Ltd
4c Design is a product design and engineering consultancy based in Glasgow. A graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, William has over 15 years of experience in a wide range of industries, including Food Handling, Electronic Products, Medical Devices and TV Props. Before working at 4c Design, Will was a director at Mitchell Design Engineers, where the majority of work was specialist engineering and bespoke machine design. Mitchell's and 4c Design then merged in 2004. Since 2004, the clients have remained for the most part in the UK, with some recognition from other countries, however possibily the most prestigious international project to date has been the design of the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton.
Whether you’re just starting to scale up or planning how you can take your small business to the next level, this event will be full of tips and advice that can help you grow your business. This event focuses on providing you with a blueprint to building a succesful business, delivered by entrepreneurs who have achieved it. Our speakers have practical advice, which you can take away and start applying to your business straight away.
Blythswood Square Hotel
11 Blythswood Square
G2 4AD Glasgow
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)
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