ARE you ready? Fife Business Week kicks off this Monday 4th November delivering yet another fantastic week full of events, aimed at inspiring and supporting Fife’s business community, whilst providing opportunities for Fife’s businesses to come together to network and exchange ideas.
Running until Friday 8th November, this year celebrates the tenth anniversary of Fife Business Week. Again, there is a broad range of seminars and workshops on offer, covering important issues for the local economy and is once again set to be a major highlight of the Kingdom’s business calendar.
This year, events include Understanding and Achieving Growth, Trading Online and Funding Growth. A Dragon’s Den event featuring school-based social enterprises will showcase the entrepreneurial skills of pupils. Using Technologies to Prepare your Workforce for the Future and Raising Ambition in Scottish Manufacturing will help manufacturing businesses gear up for the technologies of the future.
Fife College will be hosting a Banging Breakfast networking event for local employers aimed at promoting recruitment and employment opportunities to college students. There is an event to inspire all businesses, whether large or small, new or established.
Fife Chamber is hosting four events during the week including Fife Learn: Parting Company with Talent, Recruiting Talent and Developing Talent. The Third Sector will be spotlighted as Fife Voluntary Action will provide an insight into the contribution it makes to the local economy and will include a session on the five core principles of governance.
Pamela Stevenson, Enterprise & Business Development Manager, Fife Council said
“This tenth anniversary of Fife Business Week is encouraging even more businesses to participate in the many events and workshops being held throughout the week across the whole of Fife. The ever-changing economic climate means businesses need to be fully aware of all the opportunities out there as well as the challenges. It’s the chance to meet up and network with like-minded people in business and share opportunities and experiences.”
Hosted by Fife Council’s Economic Development Team and Business Gateway team, Fife Business Week is designed to support businesses to succeed and flourish whilst making Fife the best place to do business.