Edinburgh Business Breakfast

Building Your Business Internationally: Navigating the Path to Global Success


23rd January 2024
Chaophraya, 4th Floor, 33 Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3DN
08:30 - 11:00 am

This event will provide valuable insights and practical strategies to help you navigate the complexities of global business, identify lucrative international markets, and successfully launch and further expand or develop new markets internationally.

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What is the event

Join us for an insightful breakfast event focused on empowering Scottish SMEs to expand their businesses internationally. 

Key topics to be covered:

  • Unlocking the Potential of International Expansion: Understanding the benefits and opportunities that lie beyond Scotland's borders
  • Identifying and Targeting Lucrative International Markets: Deciphering the intricacies of foreign markets and selecting the most promising destinations
  • Harnessing the Power of Strategic Partnerships: Exploring collaborative opportunities with international partners to accelerate your global growth
  • Navigating the Regulatory Landscape: Gaining an understanding of cross-border regulations and compliance requirements
  • Financing Your International Expansion: Exploring funding options and strategies to support your overseas endeavours
  • Managing Your Global Operations: Implementing effective strategies for managing your international business effectively

Event Agenda:

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Registration and Networking

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM: Welcome Address and Keynote Speaker Russell Dalgliesh

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM: Jennifer McGuire

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM: Kathryn Hume

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Networking

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Guest Speakers


Russell Daeglish

Russell Dalgleish, Scottish Serial Entrepreneur and Global Community Builder, Founder & Managing Partner at Exolta Capital and Chair & Co-Founder of Scottish Business Network

Russell is recognised as a leading expert in the field of "international community development" and has spoken on the subject from the floor of the United Nations to the boardrooms of global companies, to the streets of London. He’s been fortunate to experience success in his career and was listed as one of the top 100 most influential entrepreneurs in the UK.

Scottish Business Network are an independent international membership organisation for Scottish entrepreneurs and business leaders. Their aim is to facilitate greater communication and connectivity.

Their aim is to facilitate greater communication and connectivity between this group of talented Scottish companies and a network of the leading Scottish diaspora around the globe.


Jennifer McGuire, Globalisation Partners 

Jennifer is an experienced professional in SaaS Sales and Account Management within start-ups, scale-ups and large HCM corporates. Focused on continuous learning to enhance her personal and professional growth. An inherent interest in human behaviour, a genuine love for people and passion for creating authentic and meaningful working relationships.

G-P helps growing companies unlock their full potential by making it possible to build highly skilled global teams in days instead of months. 

Join G-P as they discuss the nuances of global hiring and present the findings from their latest "Global Growth Report." Gain insights into the challenges faced by organizations expanding internationally and understand how G-P's Global Employment Platform™, blending technology with HR and legal expertise, addresses these issues. Explore new ways of solving complex hiring challenges, including talent acquisition difficulties, contractor classification, and compliance with employment law across 187 countries. Discover practical strategies to become a globally minded, employee-centric leader.

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