Business in the Parliament Conference
The Business in the Parliament Conference is hosted jointly by the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government.
It aims to facilitate engagement between Scotland's businesses and politicians and forms part of a regular and on-going Parliament and Government programme of engagement with business organisations and senior business leaders across Scotland.
The aim of this unique partnership event between the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government is to engage Scottish business in continuing to grow Scotland's economy. There have been eight conferences to date, since 2004, with the last conference on 21 and 22 November, 2013. Details of previous conference programmes and delegates can be found in the History section of the website.
Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO of Virgin Money & Chair of Scottish Business in the Community
The next Business in the Parliament Conference will take place on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 November 2014 at the Scottish Parliament. The theme of the conference is Shaping Scotland’s economic future, with a focus on the contribution of young people and entrepreneurs to Scotland’s economy. The Programme is available here.
We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker is Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO of Virgin Money and Chair of Scottish Business in the Community.
Delegates will also be invited to choose to participate in one of the following six workshops.
A digitally connected Scotland;
Supporting a youth business boom;
Businesses of the future;
Workplace policies to boost productivity, growth and jobs;
Promoting economic development in Scotland’s communities; and
Exporting to new and emerging markets.
If you have any general queries about the Conference series please contact the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.