ES Summit 2017

Thursday 4th May 2017, Gleneagles Hotel

Our 21st annual summit took place in May at Gleneagles Hotel and it was a fantastic day.

Our world class line up of speakers shared their knowledge, experience and insights with our members.

Focusing on the theme of ‘Scaling-up’ we explored the challenges, opportunities and practicalities of scaling up Scottish businesses.

We can't wait to announce next year's event details so watch this space. In the mean time, you can view our video postcard from the Summit below.

Speakers & sponsors

Kris Reid and Marty Bell

Marty Bell & Kris Reid

Founders and directors of Tens

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Jess Butcher

Jess Butcher

Co-founder of Blippar

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Sherry Coutu CBE

Sherry Coutu, CBE

Chairs the Scale-Up Institute, Founders4Schools and the Financial Strategy Advisory Group for the University of Cambridge.

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Chris Gauld, CEO Spark Energy

Chris Gauld

Chief Executive and founder of Spark Energy.

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Mark Hogarth

Mark Hogarth

Creative Director at Harris Tweed Hebrides

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Bill McRaith

Bill McRaith

Chief Supply Chain Officer for PVH. Brands include: Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Maureen McGuire

Maureen McGuire

Independent Consultant & former CMO at Bloomberg

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Sharan Pasricha

Sharan Pasricha

Founder & CEO at Ennismore. Owner of Gleneagles.

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Gregor Townsend

Head coach of Glasgow Warriors.

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Cazenove

Cazenove is one of our Summit sponsors. Cazenove is the premier provider of personalised wealth management services.

Scotland CAN DO

Scotland CAN DO is one of our Summit sponsors. Scotland CAN DO is a shared statement of intent towards becoming a world-leading entrepreneurial and innovative nation: a CAN DO place for Business.

Member Delegate Packages:

  • Conference only £295 +VAT Delegate package includes access to all conference sessions, arrival breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
  • Conference and Dinner £395 +VAT Delegate package includes access to all conference sessions, arrival breakfast, lunch, refreshments and a formal dinner with entertainment post conference.

Non-member Delegate Packages:

  • Conference only £395 +VAT Delegate package includes access to all conference sessions, arrival breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
  • Conference and Dinner £495 +VAT Delegate package includes access to all conference sessions, arrival breakfast, lunch, refreshments and a formal dinner with entertainment post conference.

ES Summit 2017 Agenda

 

8:30 - 9:15

Registration

 

9:30 - 10:45

Session 1:

The Road to Success

11:15 - 12:40

Session 2:

Scaling New Heights

12:40 - 14:00

Lunch & Networking

 

14:00 - 15:25

Session 3:

People & Team

15:45 - 17:30

Session 4:

Going Global

17:30

Conference ends

 

 

 

 

Additional information

Dinner

The culmination of an inspiring day, our Conference Dinner will be held on the evening of Thursday 4th May at Gleneagles hotel. The dinner is limited to 180 places that will be allocated on a first come first served basis – so do not delay and get your tickets today!

Accommodation

To book accommodation please contact Gleneagles Hotel directly on 0800 704 705, option 1. 

Getting home

Complimentary buses will be available to delegates wishing to return to Glasgow and Edinburgh after the dinner. The buses will leave Gleneagles at midnight, dropping off at George Square, Glasgow and St Andrew Square, Edinburgh. Seats are limited and available on a first come first served basis. Seats must be reserved in advance. Booking can be made by email to mairi.graham@entrepreneurialscotland.com