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Business Events 2015

The Right Young Employees with the Right Skills for Local Employers - Thursday 8th October 2015 - Kingussie High School - 8.30-10am.

Kingussie High School in association with the Cairngorms Business Partnership would like to invite you to a Business Breakfast at the High School 

A light breakfast will kindly be provided by the school catering team for this informal event which is designed to discuss:-

  • The new curriculum and how to interpret it from a recruiters perspective
  • How the school is preparing young people for the workplace with innovative courses such as Adventure Tourism and Rural Studies
  • Where are the gaps? What skills are employers looking for and how can local schools help?
  • How can local business work with local schools to ensure we have the right people, with the right skills and attitudes entering the workplace?

Please book here to attend.

Superfast Broadband in the Cairngorms - Tuesday 22nd September - 9.30am-2pm. Full Programme here

The Economic strategy for the Cairngorms National Park highlighted the need for better, faster, broadband. Well that broadband is now starting to be delivered to parts of the National Park including Tomintoul, Boat of Garten, Carrbridge, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown, Nethy Bridge, Kingussie and Newtonmore and all are due to be connected by the end of 2015. Parts of Kincraig and Aviemore are already connected, other areas of the National Park will follow.

Please see the presentations below for more information from the day. These are also available on dropbox.

What is being delivered? Stuart Robertson,HIE and Rob Thorburn,BT
Community Broadband Scotland Zoe Laird
Digital Voucher Sheme Kenny MacInnes,Highland Council
Digital Support Adam Beeley,HIE
What products are available? We will hear from Highnet
What can we do with it? Ben Thorburn,Wilderness Scotland

Thanks to the kind support of HighNet, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Cairngorms National Park Authority this event was free for CBP members.


The following meetings, business lunches and workshops will take place in 2015.
Please add them to your diary but note they are subject to possible change.
Please contact Yvonne for further details.

Groups Golf 24-Sep-15 Venue TBC 14:00-15:30
Groups Activity Providers 24-Sep-15 Venue TBC 18:00-19:30
Advisory Policy & Resources 08-Oct-15 Garth Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey 15:00-17:00
Groups Hostels 20-Oct-15 Venue TBC 12:15-14:00
Board Board 22-Oct-15 Blair Castle 10:30-12:45
Board Stakeholders 22-Oct-15 Blair Castle, Stakeholders meeting from 13:30 13:30-15:30
Members AGM 04-Nov-15 Hilton Coylumbridge 09:00-09:45
Networking Business Conference 04-Nov-15 Hilton Coylumbridge 09:45-16:00


View our CBP Business Review 2014/15
Customer Visitor Survey Interim Presentation
Customer Journey Report



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