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Olympian and Terry Butcher share winning formula with Inverness
More than 60 Highland business people gathered at the Glenmoriston Town House Hotel,
The event was fittingly held on Commonwealth Day and many of the delegates wore their trainers in support of Glasgow 2014’s ‘Sport Your Trainers’ campaign.
During the event, Terry passed round the official green crushed velvet cap he received after playing for the English national football team. There was also guidance on how businesses can benefit from the Games by registering on the Glasgow Business Portal for alerts on potential business opportunities and Glasgow 2014-related contracts.
Kathryn Evans said: “I thought the night was a great success for me as an athlete and for the businesses involved, to see how each other works. The parallel between business and sport is very much on par. Set your goals and hopefully reach your targets! I found the whole evening an absolute pleasure to be a part of.”
Delegate, George Fraser, Chief Executive of Tulloch Homes commented: “I thought the event worked very well with Harper Macleod’s support of the Commonwealth Games. I see the Games both from a sporting excellence point of view but with the obvious spin off for the wider business community. Hopefully, going forward, we in
Harper Macleod was the first central belt law firm to open an office in the Highlands and has advised on some of the most recognisable developments in the area such as Scrabster Harbour, one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the north. The firm also organises the country’s leading renewables event, the Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference which will next take place on 26th April in the Drumossie Hotel,