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MBN are proud to sponsor –

Institute of Directors:

International Week. 

Scottish International Week

9th-13th October 2017 at 10 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.

Delivered by The Institute of Directors and Scottish Business Network. Each event is free to attend.

This unique series of events brings together distinguished international experts to share their experience and guidance. If you are interested in understanding what opportunities exist around the globe today and how these can be accessed, then this is certainly for you.
Hosted at the IoD's impressive new offices in Charlotte Square these events are free to attend and open to all.

With a prestigious array of speakers and a full agenda for 4 days, this event is one not to be missed!

Speakers Include: 
Susan Wilson, US Consulate
Bob Keiller, Chair Scottish Enterprise
Nick Freer, Director at Full Circle Partners

and many more - all can be seen here!

Scottish International Week Agenda
To register for the free events you would like to attend, please review the date/ time slots of your selected speakers and sign up via our Eventbrite Page.

DAY 1 – Monday 9th October
Russel Dalgleish, Co-Founder of Scottish Business Network & Lex Mancini, IOD Young Directors Forum Founder – Opening Remarks.

11.15 – 12.30pm
Craig Mathieson, Exploxer & Speaker – Leadership on ice.

John Oden, Co-Founder Happy Message, Executive Coach and Communication & Marketing Specialist – The importance of knowing the local business culture and networks when entering a new market.

3.15 – 4pm
Fiona Donnelly, Director at Red Links Hong Kong

Bob Keiller, Chairman of Scottish Enterprise and Business Advisor at AB15

DAY 2 – Tuesday 10th October
Donald McLaughlin, Keynote Speaker & Chair at Digital Technology Skills Group – Winning in the Wild West.

11.30 -12.30pm
Rosemary McLennan,
Managing Director at Scottish PA Network.

Nick Freer, Director at Full Circle Partners- Fireside chat with Nick, Hosted by Russel Dalgleish

Paul Lewis, Managing Director of SDI & Christine Esson, Co-Founder of Scottish Business Network – Panel Discussion

DAY 3 – Wednesday 11th October
Roddy Gow, Chairman of Asia Scotland Institute – knowledge and skills to better engage with Asia in this The Century of Asia.

Rachel Paling, Director of Efficient Language Coaching – Neurolanguage ---Communication and language strategy for global business.

John Brown, Chief Information Officer at Arnold Clark.

R.Michael Anderson, US entrepreneur – The 3-step method I developed because I got tired of failing internationally.

Networking Event: 5.30-7pm IoD99 Social:
Fireside chat with Panel hosted by Russell Dalgleish


DAY 4 -  Thursday 12th October
Mark Hanniffy, Consulate General of Ireland in Scotland – Scotland & Ireland: The Business Relationship

Jiangtao Ma & Jim Galloway, Edinburgh-Shenzhen Creative Exchange.

Dr Astri Jaeger Sweetman Kvassnes, CEO, RockDoctor, Author and Mentor – Norway as a business opportunity – fighting trolls or earning kingdoms?

Suhail Ahmad, Founder of Financial Network Limited – Interview by Russell Dalgleish

Susan Ramonat, CEO at Spiritus Partners

DAY 5 – Friday 13th October
Susan Wilson, U.S Consulate General Edinburgh – Doing business in the USA

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