Scottish Business Network Co-Founder to Speak in Inverclyde

Above: Russell Dalgleish (right) is to speak at the Custom House in Greenock on 11 January 2018

Riverside Inverclyde (ri) is hosting a speaker event with Scottish Business Network co-founder Russell Dalgleish at the Custom House in Inverclyde. The event will take place at 8.30am on Thursday 11 January 2018 at the iconic Georgian architectural masterpiece Custom House in Greenock. The event is free to attend and open to all individuals and businesses across Scotland. 

As one of the most connected Scottish businessman, Russell is a high-profile influencer and connector, as well as a serial entrepreneur. He is the founding Managing Partner of the advisory group, Exolta Capital Partners as well as angel investor. In his earlier career he has held board leadership positions with International companies achieving turnover in excess of £200m.

The Scottish Business Network is an organisation created to facilitate greater communication and connectivity between a network of the leading Scottish diaspora around the globe in order to proactively assist and support Scottish based companies expand internationally.

Russell will share his views on the untapped potential within Scottish businesses, which can be realised by encouraging an increase in international business and export. His passion for this subject was recognised by the Scottish Government who has appointed him to the Scottish Board of Trade.

Regularly appearing on lists of top 100 most influential entrepreneurs, Russell was also named on the Maserati 100 – a list of Britain’s business leaders doing the most to promote and support the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Above - Russell Dalgleish

Speaking ahead of the event, Russell said:

“I’ve been following the success and progress being made in Inverclyde by Riverside Inverclyde and have enjoyed working with Andrew Bowman. I look forward to sharing my experiences with the delegates and hopefully opening up some future business opportunities for them.” 

Andrew Bowman, Head of Business Investment at Riverside Inverclyde said:

“We are delighted to secure such a high calibre speaker in Russell Dalgleish to visit Greenock - this is an event not to be missed. Ri continues with our aim to bring high quality speakers into Inverclyde to give their advice to businesses and Russell is perfectly placed to advise businesses on the UK and International opportunities available to them. Ri has been working closely with SBN over the past 6 months to promote Inverclyde as an area of inwards investment and we thank Russell and his team for their continued support.”

An experienced speaker, Russell has delivered entrepreneur focused events in Abu Dhabi, Edinburgh, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Shenzhen in China. This event in Inverclyde will be the first time Russell has spoken locally in Greenock.

The event opens at 8.00am for an 8.30am start and will finish at 10.00am. Spaces are limited and free parking is available around the building for attendees. Breakfast rolls and refreshments will also be available for all attendees.

To book your place, please click the below link for more details:

Russell Dalgleish - Business Opportunities

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Published - 4 January 2018