Showcasing Scotland Regional Events:

Connecting local buyers with local suppliers

Showcasing Scotland Regional Events – Supplier Information


Preparing Suppliers for Regional Growth


Key Dates

Workshop 1 – Core Modules: Building the Brand – 15th & 16th November 2017

Workshop 2 – Core Modules: Supply Savvy –  24th & 25th January 2018

Workshop 3 – Core Modules: Selling for Success – 7th February 2018

Showcasing West Event – Hampden Park, Glasgow on Wednesday 7th March 2018

Supplier Registration

Register for Workshops

<h3>Core Modules: Building the Brand</h3><p>Topics covered will include -</p><ul><li>USP and elevator pitch</li><li>Brand development &amp; values</li><li>Marketing strategy and social media</li><li>Managing market risk</li></ul><p><strong>Workshop dates:</strong></p><p><strong>Glasgow</strong><br> Wednesday 15th Nov 2017<br> 1pm – 4pm</p><p><em>Venue:</em></p><p>MacRoberts LLP<br> Capella,&nbsp;60 York Street<br> Glasgow<br> G2 8JX</p><p><strong>Kilmarnock</strong><br> Thursday 16th Nov 2017<br> 10am – 1pm</p><p><em>Venue:</em></p><p>Kilmarnock Business Gateway Offices<br> 89 King Street<br> Kilmarnock<br> KA1 1QD</p>
<h3>Core Modules: Supply Savvy</h3><p>Topics covered will include -</p><ul><li>Business and financial planning</li><li>Management, staffing and skills</li><li>Supply chain management</li><li>Innovation and NPD</li></ul><p><strong>Workshop dates</strong></p><p>Renfrewshire Council’s Business Incubator unit<br />InCube, 27 High Street, Paisley, PA1 2AF<br />Wednesday 24th Jan 2018<br />1pm – 4pm</p><p>South Lanarkshire Council Offices<br />Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA<br /> Thursday 25th Jan 2018<br /> 10am – 1pm</p>
<h3>Core Modules: Selling for Success</h3><p>Topics covered will include -</p><ul><li>Buyer insights</li><li>Effective merchandising and display techniques</li><li>Selling and presentation skills</li><li>Making the pitch and closing the deal</li></ul><p><strong>Workshop date:</strong></p><p>Wednesday 7th Feb 2018<br> 10am – 1pm</p>
<h3>1st Week March 2018</h3><p style=”margin: 0cm; margin-bottom: .0001pt;”>This one-day event held at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Wednesday 7<sup>th</sup> March 2018, will help grow the sales of local and regional food and drink in the West by making introductions as easy as possible through the successful ‘speed-dating’ style of event, where one-to-one meetings can be prearranged, as well as an afternoon exhibition session. Connect Local will provide a series of FREE to attend workshops for businesses in the West to help develop commercial capability ahead of the event.</p>