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Wednesday, June 4th 2014

Rural Tourism Business Event

13:00 - 17:00

This free event at the Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel, Drymen, on Wednesday 4th June from 1pm - 5pm will be invaluable for rural businesses particularly those within the tourism and food & drink sectors.

A buffet lunch will also be served.

The event, hosted by STEP, VisitScotland and Business Gateway, is free but registration is required - book your place via Eventbrite

Learn more about the latest developments in rural innovation including:

 - 2014 – how to make the most of the opportunities available
 - The latest in food hygiene regulations
 - Funding opportunities available
 - Access to fully funded specialist business support and advice
 - Real, practical advice on your IT challenges – such as social media and how to get your website found on Google
 - Training opportunities available including Personal Licence Holder and Food Hygiene Courses
 - Rural Diversification

Hear from successful local businessman Tom Lewis, of the award-winning Mhor Group, who will share the highs and lows of running a rural business as well as his hopes for 2014.

Social Media Workshop: (Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel, 4 June, 10am to 1pm)

Business Gateway will also be running a Social Media workshop on the morning of the event.

This workshop aims to provide you with a good understanding of social media and the potential business benefits.

Registration is essential and is dealt with separately to the above event: please call 01786 476714 to book a place.