With a diverse membership base and outstanding reputation for delivering high-quality and relevant policy work, strategic engagement sessions, and an extensive and related events programme throughout the year across Scotland and also in London, SCDI provides a unique platform to work in Partnership with us to promote your organisation and have your brand benefit from significant profile through affiliation with our key thought-leadership network.

There are a variety of Partnership opportunities and levels of engagement available through our Surveys & Research policy work and our Events programme - such as Strategic Partnership and Associate Partnership - and we would be delighted to speak with you regarding these and how they can potentially match with and be of benefit to your organisation’s requirements.

In relation to our extensive Events Programme, SCDI delivers around 100 engagement events for our members throughout Scotland, and also some key sessions in London. Our programme is varied, ranging from policy-related engagement sessions, to knowledge sessions, networking opportunities and our key strategic highlight events each year. Our programme includes:

  • Meet the Politician and Political Challenge Series
  • Members’ Business Engagement & Networking Events
  • Influencers’ Series Dinners
  • Business Seminars & Breakfasts
  • SCDI Annual Lecture
  • Networking Lunches & Evenings
  • SCDI in London
  • YESC Celebration of Engineering & Science 
  • SCDI Forum
  • SCDI Highlands & Islands Dinner & Business Excellence Awards
  • SCDI Scotland's International Awards 
  • National Business Convention
  • and we also deliver unique events, such as Hydro Nation; and Oil & Gas Conferences; and Future Skills Summits, amongst others.

 You can find out more information about our extensive programme within the Events section of our website.

To discuss your requirements in relation to our programme, in the first instance, please contact our Director - Membership & Partnership Services at vince.mckeown@scdi.org.uk or T: 0141 243 2667.

There are also opportunities to work in Partnership with SCDI in relation to our policy-driven
Surveys & Research work. 

As part of our economic research portfolio, SCDI undertakes regular surveys, such as the Survey of Scottish Manufacturing Exports and the Survey of International Activity in Scotland’s Oil and Gas Sector.  SCDI also publishes occasional Papers, Economic Reports, Briefings and Studies which can be undertaken in Partnership with relevant members. SCDI also has the capability to undertake ad-hoc, commissioned Surveys on a range of economic and business issues. 

If this is of interest to you then please contact our Policy team to discuss the options available at gareth.williams@scdi.org.uk or yvonne.macarthur@scdi.org.uk or T: 0141 243 2667.


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