29 Nov 2019
With Christmas fast approaching the final Chamber events of the year will soon be upon us.
The annual Women’s Christmas Lunch will take place on Friday 6 December at the MacDonald Crutherland Hotel – a perfect expand your contact base while enjoying a glass of wine and delicious lunch.
The event will feature Cat Leaver as this year’s guest speaker. Cat is a marketing and strategy specialist and is the director of Brand Scotland which is the first shared/centralised role for Scotland.
She works across Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland to coordinate international marketing activity, pool talent, resource and expertise, in order to raise Scotland's profile and reputation on the world stage. This includes responsibility for managing brand image, digital infrastructure and talent development.
Formerly, Cat led the strategy and marketing teams at multi award-winning digital agency After Digital. Working with the agency for seven years, Cat’s experience spanned several diverse projects, clients included National Theatre of Scotland, Science Museum, Diet Chef, EDF Energy Group, National Museums of Liverpool, BBC, NHS and Deliveroo.
Outside of work until 2019, Cat was one of the five leaders who built Europe's most established TEDx organisations - and one of the top ten TEDx events in the world – TEDxGlasgow. It welcomed some 4,500 people in 2018 and exceeded 10 million views of their talks online. Now supporting as an ambassador, it remains a platform for change, encouraging local businesses, organisations and individuals to collaborate and stimulate innovation.
Most recently, Cat was honoured in BIMA's 100 list in 2019 in the CMO/Marketing Director category and received the Inspiring City Awards 2017 award for Outstanding Contribution by a Young Business Leader. In 2015, Cat was awarded the Chief Executives Award at the Women in Business Awards and Digital Personality of the Year at the Mancoolian Awards. She has also been listed in The Drum’s 50 under 30 and DQ Magazine’s Ones to Watch 2015.
The following week - Wednesday 11 December will see the return of the Chamber’s Members Christmas Celebration, this year in Global Radio Scotland.
The member party is open to all Chamber members, providing a chance for all involved to celebrate another busy year of growth for the Chamber and the city.
For more information on any of the events or to register please visit: https://www.glasgowchamberofcommerce.com/networking-events/