If you are tired of regular employment and are wondering what it would be like to start your own business, you should book a spot for FREE at the New Start Scotland Exhibition on November 12th and 13th. This annual event attracts the top entrepreneurial minds across Scotland and its aim is for them to share their experiences with others who want aspire to emulate their success. This is the 12th year that the exhibition will be hosted and there will be a variety of seminars and workshops where attendees can learn for free from professionals from a wide number of industries.

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According to Ceri Rogers, the exhibition’s director, the aim of the event is to give regular people an insight of what it takes to start and succeed in a business. The speakers aim to inspire and advice those young business people and also people who want to start their own businesses. He explained that they want only the top minds in entrepreneurship because their aim is to give the best guidance.

The event doesn’t just feature Scotland’s finest. Event planners know that in order to get the best they have to look beyond Scotland’s borders and every year there are a number of international figures, all of them successful and well known, invited to speak at the event. They impart the kind of advice and guidance that money cannot buy.

sir-tom-farmerOne of the Scottish guests who will be hosting a seminar is Sir Tom Farmer of the Kwik-Fit fame. He started his company in 1971 and steadily grew it into a chain of garages. Today, he has branches in countries all over the world and he was named Scottish Businessman of the Year in 1989. In addition to that, he has been awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Philanthropy. These credentials alone will attract many to the event.

Other speakers are equally impressive. One of them is Jason Richelson who co-founded ShopKeep, an international software company that has hundreds of thousands of clients across the globe. He will be sharing with attendees the tools that he personally used to grow his own business, so this is definitely a session not to be missed.

Other seminar hosts include Ajmal Mushtaq, a leading Scottish restaurateur, and Ruaridh Macdonald, the Deputy Chief Executive of Macdonald Hotels and Resorts who are just as successful and who have much to share with attendees.

During the event attendees will also get a chance to interview some of the top minds in business and they will mingle with industry insiders who are also show partners.