Business and Innovation Support Evening

29 March 2018


Venue: Sandeman Room, AK Bell Library, 17 York Place, Perth

Time: 18:00 to 21:00

Elevator, Business Gateway and Interface are joining forces to bring you an evening of business and innovation support.

Come along, hear from and meet a number of the organisations that populate the business support ecosystem in Perth and Kinross.

The night will feature short presentations from each organisation, detailing the support and guidance they offer to local businesses. There will also be plenty of opportunities for networking.



Elevator is a social enterprise with the mission to support the leaders of today and tomorrow and encourage entrepreneurship, business start-up and growth.



With connections to all of Scotland’s universities, research institutes and colleges, Interface works with businesses to match them to world-leading academic expertise, research, technology and specialist facilities to help them grow.


Business Gateway

Business Gateway provides fully funded support to start-up and growing businesses, including free workshops, expert 1-2-1 advice and access to its Business Information Service.


Scottish Enterprise Wider Innovation

Scottish Enterprise Wider Innovation organises free, impartial reviews of your project with experienced innovation advisers.


Perthshire Chamber of Commerce

The Perthshire Chamber of Commerce is an independent, non-profit making, non-political business membership organisation. Chambers of Commerce make up a powerful and influential network across the world and are represented nationally by both Scottish and British Chambers of Commerce.


Cultural Enterprise Office

Cultural Enterprise Office (CEO) offers creative business support and signposting.



GrowBiz provides a community-based enterprise support service in rural Perthshire.



CeeD is a growing community of businesses and academics, joined together to pool talents, expertise, experience and resources in the pursuit of operational excellence. Ceed aims to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness – improvements that will impact your bottom line.



LEADER is a rural development programme, which aims to support individuals, organisations and communities in rural Perth and Kinross to be stronger, more confident and inclusive to lead or contribute to local economic and community development.

On the evening, there will also be an opportunity to see the newly launched Maker Space.