Businesses invited to Stirling’s Community Wealth Building event

Businesses are being invited to Stirling’s Community Wealth Building (CWB) event later this month.

Exterior of the Albert Halls
The event will take place at the Albert Halls on 21 June

Open to all, the Stirling: Supporting Business through Community Wealth Building event will take place at Stirling’s Albert Halls on 21 June, starting at 10am. Anyone wishing to attend should register in advance online.

A panel discussion on CWB and how organisations can take advantage of the wide range of available supports is part of a packed agenda. 

Representatives from the public sector, private contractors and business support providers will also be on hand to offer advice on and guidance on a range of topics.

Accessing local supply chains

Exhibitors taking part include Step/Business Gateway, Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise, Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce, The University of Stirling and the Supplier Development Programme (SDP).

Stirling Council procurement staff will also be in attendance, sharing guidance about future contracts and how to access local supply chains. 

Stirling Council Finance and Economy Convener, Cllr Margaret Brisley said: “Stirling is not only open for business but open to businesses, and this event is a wonderful opportunity for organisations across Forth Valley and beyond to raise their local profile, network and get valuable insight into upcoming tendering workshops through the Supplier Development Programme.

“This model of Community Wealth Building is mutually beneficial, providing a more diverse business base for the Council and other organisations to work with and delivering further employment opportunities.

“Keeping money circulating within Stirling through Community Wealth Building also helps to ensure that wealth is locally owned and benefits the people who live and work here.

“We want to support local organisations to become part of local supply chains – and no business is too small to get involved.  

“So please come along to the event to see how you can be part of this redesign of the local economy and help us build a better future.”

The event is free to attend and anyone wishing to attend should register their place in advance online.