The Courier Business Conference

The Courier Business Conference

Dear Guest,

Unfortunately, the decision has been made to postpone The Courier Business Conference due to take place on Tuesday 12th May at the Gardyne Theatre, Dundee.

The wellbeing of our team, guests and partners is of utmost importance, and in line with government advice on the Coronavirus outbreak, it has been decided to postpone this event until further notice. The decision to postpone The Courier Business Conference was not made lightly, and we appreciate your understanding.

We appreciate that this may have impacted your plans and do apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

You will be contacted in due course once a new date for The Courier Business Conference has been made.  In the event this date is not suitable a full refund on tickets will be processed.

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