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Dragons’ Glen

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to bring you a bigger, better, faster Dragons’ Glen as part of Ideas Week 2017 in association with Foundation Scotland, with £10,000 prize money available for the daring winner!

Ideas Week 2017 is sponsored by Nevis Range and hosted by The Moorings Hotel

DRAGONS GLEN IS NO MYTH! Come along and watch the contestants present to the Dragons!

Dragons Angus MacDonald, Anja Baak, Steve Ham and Emma Parton ready to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs right here in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Lochaber!

We are also delighted to have Pixel Spirits, finalists in Dragons’ Glen 2016, joining us on the evening to introduce us to their new range of Gins!

BUDDING entrepreneurs in Lochaber are being invited to enter the “Dragons’ Glen” in a bid to win £10,000 cash from West Coast Communities Growth Trust administered by Foundation Scotland for their business idea.

This is the fourth year of the Dragons Glen competition – inspired by the popular TV show!

The competition is open to all Lochaber residents, aged 16 or over, who have a business idea, and businesses wishing to diversify or introduce an innovative new concept.

Dragons’ Glen applicants are asked to produce a 90 second video pitch along with a written application explaining why their venture is of “important to the area”.

The competition forms part of Lochaber Ideas Week, which is aimed at actively inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship in Lochaber. Tickets cost £5 plus booking fee. To book click HERE!

Anyone who dares to enter the Dragons’ Glen should email chris.obrien@lochaberchamber.co.uk

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Angus MacDonald wins ‘UK Enterpreneur of the Year’ Award

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New hydro scheme powers Nevis Range mountain resort

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Employment Law Seminar – Member Event The fast changing world of employment law remains a challenge for us all and we are therefore delighted to welcome back Kirk Tudhope of Ledingham Chalmers Employment Team to provide clear and pragmatic guidance in their latest update for Lochaber Chamber members. The event will include a presentation and […]
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