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Conference Sponsors & Supporters


Workshop Sponsors


Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 4,700 clients in more than 72 countries and on all seven continents rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. The Diligent Boards (formerly Diligent Boardbooks) solution speeds and simplifies how board materials are produced, delivered and collaborated on via any device, removing the security concerns of doing this by courier, email and file sharing.

Skills Development Scotland

SDS strives to ensure employers have the right skills at the right time and that every individual has the skills and confidence to get a job and progress in the workplace, achieving their full potential. We are passionate about skills development and committed to building a Scotland which champions fair work and a diverse workforce. Along with our partners we are forging strong relationships between enterprise and the providers of education and training. Support for employers includes tailored skills advice and funding for workforce development. SDS also supports and promotes work based learning and the apprenticeship family – Foundation, Modern and Graduate Level Apprenticeships.

Vistage International

15 Business Leaders. 1 Boardroom. Endless possibilities

Since 1957, Vistage has been bringing together successful MDs, CEOs, executives and business owners into private advisory groups. Each group is purpose built to assist members to help each other improve the performance and outcomes of their businesses.

In our groups, about a dozen executives meet once a month to solve problems, evaluate opportunities and work on an assortment of strategic and operational issues. Our 21,000+ members around the world represent a wide range of industries and a variety of backgrounds.

To find out more about how you can become a better leader and deliver better results visit

Supporters & Exhibitors


Salesforce enables companies to connect to their customers in a whole new way, leveraging the combined power of cloud, social, mobile, data science, and IoT technologies. With its innovative Customer Success Platform, Salesforce sets the global standard for customer relationship management, engagement, and intelligence by integrating sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, IoT, and app development in a trusted cloud for businesses of every size and industry. For more information, visit

Embassy of Belgium, Flanders Investment and Trade

Flanders Investment and Trade is part of the Embassy of Belgium

Our aim is to assist Scottish companies with their expansion plans into Continental Europe. All our governmental services are free of charge. We bring UK companies in contact with Belgian partners for a joint-tackling of the EU market.  Flanders-Belgium is centrally located in Europe and gives you access to 300m potential customers in a 500km radius. Multilingual staff (Dutch, French, German and English) can assist UK companies with contacting potential clients.  There are various airline connection routes from Glasgow and Edinburgh to Brussels as well as an excellent ferry connection between Rosyth and Zeebrugge (in Flanders).  All your inquiries will be handled with utmost discretion. Our Embassy team is looking forward on hearing from you! We gladly assist with your expansion plans on the Continent.

Ministry of Defence – Defence Relationship Management

Our Ministry of Defence department establishes and maintains relationships with businesses in both the public and private sectors and in size from the sole trader to large multinationals. We do this in order to raise awareness and give access to the considerable benefits of partnering with defence. Our family of reservists, veterans, cadet adult volunteers and spouses can enhance the overall performance of any organisation.

The Career Management Organisation (TCMO)

TCMO are one of Scotland’s leading career coaching and personal development businesses, helping people and employers manage change and make successful career choices.

We coach individuals and support employers, working across the UK from our base in Edinburgh.

Whatever your circumstances, we’re here to make careers change for the better.


Web | Design | Publishing | Consultancy

reddishpink was born in April 2003 and started with a simple vision – to create a small, powerful agency that offers its clients very high levels of creativity and client service. To work with some great big clients, and lots of small ambitious ones. To have all the skills needed to produce engaging content and marketing media, in multiple formats, in house. Our clients’ tell us we’ve achieved this goal.

reddishpink is a marketing communications agency. A team of specialists in all of the disciplines needed to produce beautiful media, professional marketers, publishers, photographers, writers, designers and developers, all working cohesively with a focus on a creative and tangible end result.  We have a combined experience of more than 120 years in marketing communications and design and are able to bring you considerable expertise gleaned not only from reddishpink, but during our time working with leading agencies in London, Manchester and the US on some of the UK’s largest advertising and marketing accounts. This means you get bags of talent and amazing experience.


ScotRail Business Travel looks after your travel needs, so you can get on with what you do best.

Exclusively for businesses and organisations ScotRail Business Travel is a free service that makes arranging travel easy. You’ll have a dedicated account manager to help you every step of the way, to make sure you get the best value for your budget and save you time.


Visit your local branch

IoD Scotland has branches across all of Scotland giving you the opportunity to see what’s on in your area over the coming months.

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Tel: 0131 557 5488
Fax: 0131 557 5818
10 Charlotte Square
EH2 4 DR

Upcoming Events

  1. Charity Accounting – inspiring financial leadership

    August 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    until September 27, 2017
  2. Sharing the Secrets of Success – an Interactive Leadership Masterclass

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    until September 27, 2017
  3. An Influencers’ Dinner with Gurjit Sing Lalli, Curator & Founder of TEDx Glasgow

    September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    until September 27, 2017

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