The IoD stands for leadership, and understands the fact that leaders come in many different guises these days. Gone is the age when business leaders all fell into a roughly similar demographic. In the modern era of build-your-own, many are choosing the entrepreneurial route into business, and in recognition of this, and the challenges that leaders of start-up businesses face, IoD 99 was created. Since inception it has encouraged a different, often younger, demographic into the IoD – creating the foundation for tomorrow’s membership of Scotland’s top business leaders. Over five years, the 99-ers take a journey from entry level (costing £99) up to full membership, and along the way benefit fro
Dates: 08 November, 2017 to 09 November, 2017 Organiser: European Women in Technology Venue: Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Netherlands Tech industry leaders and entrepreneurs are meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands for this year’s European Women in Technology. Taking place on 8-9 November, the conference aims to encourage tech leaders to empower women and help them further their careers. Women in tech will share their experiences and encourage other industry leaders to support women in accelerating their careers. The conference will also give participants a chance to network and get up to speed with emerging technologies. On top of that, it will provide insights into improvin
Scottish EDGE, the UK’s largest funding competition, has launched its next round. Applications to Scottish EDGE Round 11 will be accepted through the competition online portal until 6th September, 2017 at 2pm, requiring a completed application and a short video pitch. All applications will then be assessed by a number of independent, expert panels before being shortlisted to participate in a Scottish EDGE semi-final or the final of our subsidiary competition categories, namely Young EDGE or Wild Card EDGE. Prizes of up to £100,000 will be awarded at a full day pitching Final on 14th Dec 2017. Additionally, one deserving business within the Science, Technology or Engineering sector will be aw
26.10 .2017 – Grand Central Hotel Glasgow Our first ever collaborative Business Awards for Women, with Business Women Scotland (BWS) is now live! We are delighted to have the support of the Federation of Small Businesses, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Business Gateway and the Grand Central hotel. The awards are important to celebrate and recognize women in business achieving great things. We know that there are many inspirational women in local communities and we would love to mark all their achievements, so if you are a woman in business or know a woman in business, enter the awards today and join in the celebration.
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