COP 26 Edinburgh Summit.
In the final Developing Edinburgh event of 2019, Edinburgh Chamber members heard from David Horne, MD of LNER about the East Coast upgrade and the new Azuma fleet. Hosted by the Carlton Hilton Hotel Edinburgh. For 2020 Chamber event info, click here.
The “Developing the Young Workforce” Annual Conference took place at BT Murrayfield Stadium last week, giving young people a chance to meet potential employers as well as taking part in a series of workshops and discussion groups. Speakers including Jamie Hepburn MSP, Rob Woodward Chief Executive STV and Joan Mackay, Assistant Director, Education Scotland also took questions from delegates following their presentations.
Lord Provost Frank Ross, Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council Andrew Kerr and John Donnelly, Chief Executive of Marketing Edinburgh spoke about the the plans for Edinburgh’s future at the EICC this week. Find out more and have your say here.
The Edinburgh Chamber Business Awards 2018 Launch was held in the Sheraton Hotel this week. The Awards Ceremony, on the 8th February next year, will move to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. For more information on the Awards or to book places, visit Edinburgh Chamber Events.
A selection of images from the Scottish Chamber of Commerce Business Reception. The event was held at the Scottish Parliament and hosted by Ruth Davidson. Guest Speakers included Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and Warrick Dent of Virgin Trains as well as Tim Allan, President of the Scottish Chambers.
An Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Event held at G&V
Bob Keiller, Chair of Scottish Enterprise, spoke about the benefits of the Borders Railway and introduced businesses – SuperNature Oils, Davidson Chalmers and the Shawfair Project – already making the most of the improved connection to the central belt. Held at the Carlton Hilton, just a short distance from Waverley Station, the event was organised by Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.
Jim McColl OBE shared his story with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce members at the Principal Hotel, George Street and discussed ideas for the future of education and apprenticeships for young people.
Charles Hammond, CEO, Forth Ports spoke with Chamber members about the need for continued collaboration between companies across the UK.