The Courier Business Conference

The Courier Business Conference

Prepare to be inspired to take your business to the next level with our second Courier Business Conference #CBC2020.

The full-day conference will have the theme of ‘inspiring leaders’ and bring together business leaders and top speakers from Courier Country and beyond.

Hosted by Grant Ritchie, principal at D&A College, the day will give delegates the chance to hear from senior representatives of successful local, national and international businesses with a growth mindset and a focus on leadership.

Flying in for the day as keynote speaker is Lord Paul Deighton, former CEO of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and currently the Chairman of London Heathrow Airport.

The day will also feature sessions with Geoff Leask, Chief Executive Young Enterprise Scotland, Josh Littlejohn of Social Bite and many more inspirational leaders.

The conference, held in association with chartered accountants MHA Henderson Loggie, will take place on Tuesday, May 12 at The Gardyne Theatre in Dundee.

Early bird tickets are available at £99 plus VAT and include tea & coffee on arrival, guest speakers, panel discussions, networking and refreshments throughout the day, buffet lunch and goodie bag.

Please contact Sharon Methven on 01382 575563 or for more information.

Key Dates

15 Jan 2020 Early Bird tickets on sale
27 Mar 2020 Early Bird tickets off sale
12 May 2020 Conference date


08:30: Arrival T&C and Registration
09:00: Welcome by David Clegg, Editor of The Courier
09:15: Inspiring Talent with Ellis Watson
10:15: Leading the Scottish Economy
11:00: Break
11:30: Young Leadership - What you can do to encourage & support our young leaders with Geoff Leask
12:15: Young Leaders panel session led by Cat Ward, Elevator
13:00: Lunch
14:00: International Leadership with Lord Paul Deighton
14:45: International Leaders panel session led by Liz Cameron, CEO Scottish Chamber of Commerce
15:30: Comfort Break
15:45: Social Enterprise Leadership with Josh Littlejohn
16:30: Close
16:45: Networking
17:15: Conference Ends
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    Ellis Watson

    Executive Chairman, The Stylist Group, Wild & Wolf, The Puzzler Corporation & Breakthrough

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    David Clegg

    Editor, The Courier

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    Grant Ritchie

    Principal, D&A College

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    Geoff Leask

    Chief Executive, Young Enterprise Scotland

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    Cat Ward

    Programme Manager, Dundee Accelerator, Elevator

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    Nathan Pyne-Carter

    Managing Director, ACE Aquatec Ltd

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    Lord Paul Deighton

    Chairman, Heathrow Airport

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    Liz Cameron

    CEO, Scottish Chamber of Commerce

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    Fiona Logan

    CEO, Insights

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    Josh Littlejohn

    Founder, Social Bite

"We have a fantastic line up of speakers for the 2020 Courier Business Conference, with an inspiring mix of business leaders from across Scotland. Our aim is to create one of the best business conferences in Scotland for our area and the 2020 conference is certainly shaping up to be a brilliant event. We are proud to once again be onboard as headline sponsors of the event” David Smith, Managing Partner, mha Henderson Loggie"

David Smith, Managing Partner, MHA Henderson Loggie