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BUSINESS WEEK 2017: DGCHAMBER LUNCH

The annual DGChamber Business Lunch is THE networking event of the year. Taking place at the beautiful Easterbrook Hall, this event has over 250 of the region's most influencial business people in attendance.


This year our GUEST SPEAKER is the Chief Executive of STV - Rob Woodward. Rob has over seen the turn around at STV, the holder of the Channel 3 licence in Central and Northern Scotland.


In his time at the helm he has refocussed the group on its core business and launched new local stations for Ayr, Glasgow, Edinburgh with a focus on quality trusted news at the heart of the schedule.


Rob was Commercial Director of Channel 4 Television Corporation and on the main board. He achieved a dramatic turnaround of legacy businesses, 4 Ventures, and built a set of successful new media and digital businesses. He transformed the performance of Channel 4’s commercial businesses from heavily loss making to significant profitability and led a number of initiatives focused on building non-advertising-based revenue streams. Rob will be speaking about his career to date and the challenge of delivering trusted local news and information across an ever-expanding number of broadcast and digital platforms as well as his work as the Chair of the Scottish Governments Developing the Young Workforce project.

There will be oppertunities to network both before and after this event.
11.30 - Doors Open
12.15 - Call to Dinner
13.15 - DGChamber President Tom Armstrong
13.25 - Rob Woodward, STV Group
14.00 - Raffle Draw
14.30 - Close and Networking

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