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Dr Liz Cameron, Scotland’s voice of business, to headline women’s networking lunch

Dr Liz Cameron OBE has been announced as the guest speaker at the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce Women in Business networking lunch on Thursday 12 March 2020

 

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC), will join businesswomen from across the West Highlands at the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce Women in Business networking lunch at the Moorings Hotel, Banavie, Fort William, from 12:00 until 14:00, on Thursday 12 March 2020.

 

Following on from the success of their first Women in Business networking lunch, during Lochaber Ideas Week 2019, Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to host another engaging and sociable event that brings the women of Lochaber together for an inspirational talk and an invaluable networking opportunity over a delicious lunch.

 

Liz Cameron is a senior business leader with expertise in all areas of business.  With a distinguished career spanning three decades at the forefront of Scottish business, she is widely credited as one of the most influential and powerful forces in Scotland’s business community; recognised for her ‘trailblazing’ contribution to the growth of the sector for the benefit of all. Her unyielding commitment to promoting Scotland as a great place to live, work and study, has inspired and motivated entrepreneurs and business leaders alike and reinvigorated entrepreneurial spirit across Scotland and the UK.

 

Lisa Wharton, Communications and Events Manager at Lochaber Chamber of Commerce, said; ‘Liz Cameron is a big hitter in Scottish business; with expertise in all business areas and her finger on the pulse of business issues that affect us all. As CEO of the Scottish Chambers, she represents the network of 27 chambers around the country. We’re looking forward to hearing about what inspires and motivates Liz and what she thinks are the key issues for women in business today…and in the future.’

 

After successfully establishing and running several small businesses, Liz Cameron took the helm of the SCC in 2004.  Through SCC, Liz has spearheaded business growth initiatives including Scotland’s very first education/business partnership, a National Graduate Recruitment Initiative and the innovative International Trade & Exporting Partnership.

 

On the world stage, Liz has expanded Scotland’s profile internationally, successfully establishing a new Scottish Trade Office in China and building stronger economic relationships with countries from the east to the west.

 

For further information and to book tickets go to https://www.lochaberchamber.co.uk/events/women-in-business-networking-lunch/

 

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Image attached – Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

Event: ‘Women in Business’ Networking Lunch

Date: Thursday 12th March 2020

Time: 12noon – 2pm

Venue: The Moorings Hotel, Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY

 

Tickets: £12 per person

 

For tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-business-lunch-tickets-94147366307

 

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, the Scottish Chambers of Commerce

 

Liz Cameron is recognised as one of the most influential forces in Scotland’s business community.

 

After successfully establishing and running several small businesses, Liz took on the helm of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce. Through SCC, Liz has spearheaded business growth initiatives including Scotland’s very first education/business partnership, a National Graduate Recruitment Initiative and the innovative International Trade & Exporting Partnership. On the world stage, Liz has expanded Scotland’s profile internationally, successfully establishing a new Scottish Trade Office in China and building stronger economic relationships with countries from the East to the West.

 

Liz is a sought-after business voice and represents the Scottish business community nationally on the Enterprise & Skills Strategic Board, the UK Government’s Strategic Trade Advisory Group and the Home Office National Advisory Committee.

 

Liz’s expertise is widely acclaimed by her peers and industry. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the West of Scotland and an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for services to business. Liz has also been recognised as a Scottish Women of Influence by Business Insider, Scottish Woman of Inspiration by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen and a Business Influencer in advancing UK-India Trade Relations by India Inc.

 

Liz is Chair of wEvolution, a global charity promoting entrepreneurship and is a member of the Tedx Glasgow Brain Trust.

 

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is a fully affiliated member of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce network, which together represents more than 12,000 businesses throughout Scotland.

 

Lochaber Chamber represents more than 200 businesses in Lochaber collectively employing 3500+ people across all sectors [c60% 15-64 age working population in Lochaber]. They work locally, nationally and internationally to support business from sole traders to international organisations.

 

Ultimately, Lochaber Ideas Week is a catalyst to stimulate fresh initiatives and ventures, creating new connections and points of collaboration designed to enhance Fort William and Lochaber, The Outdoor Capital of the UK, as a fantastic place in which to live, work and visit.

 

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.lochaberchamber.co.uk

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lochaberchamber

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LochaberChamber/

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