Leading accountancy firm, Chiene + Tait has been announced as lead sponsor of the 2018 Ambition & Growth Conference, an event aimed at supporting female entrepreneurs and investors in Scotland. The event, organised by the all-female business angel group Investing Women, takes place at Edinburgh’s Sheraton Hotel on 8th March, coinciding with International Women’s Day.
In its third year, the Ambition & Growth Conference is designed to inspire, motivate and inform aspirational businesswomen and budding female entrepreneurs. The event will feature a number of high calibre speakers and hands-on participation in useful master classes.
Chiene + Tait joins a number of sponsors and supporters for the event, including InnovateUK, LINC Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
Meanwhile Skyscanner has been confirmed as lead sponsor for the AccelerateHER Awards, an Investing Women initiative which recognises and rewards female-led businesses with high ambitions and strong growth potential. The live pitch competition for the awards and the unveiling of this year’s winners will be included as part of the Ambition & Growth Conference programme.
Carol Flockhart, Managing Partner at Chiene + Tait said: “Our support of Investing Women’s 2018 Ambition & Growth Conference reaffirms our commitment to helping more women succeed in business. We’ve been delighted to offer our support since the inception of this event three years ago, to help Investing Women reach out to more businesswomen and drive forward the growth of female-led businesses.”
Jackie Waring, CEO and Founder of Investing Women, said: “We are grateful to Chiene + Tait and Skyscanner, as well as all our other sponsors and supporters, for their engagement in this year’s Ambition & Growth conference and AccelerateHER Awards programme. Not only is their financial support crucial in helping us inspire more women entrepreneurs, but their expert engagement also adds value in further promoting the development of female-led businesses across Scotland.”
To find out more about the Ambition & Growth Conference 2018 and book your space, visit the Investing Women website here.
To find out more about AccelerateHER awards, please click here.