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Scottish Family Business Day 2019

Date: 6th February 2019 Price: £0

Take part in activities throughout the day to celebrate the contribution of family firms across Scotland.

Family Business United founder and champion of the family business sector, Paul Andrews, is delighted to announce Scottish Family Business Day 2019 which is taking place on February 6, 2019.

Family firms across Scotland are being asked to join the campaign to celebrate all that is great about the family business sector, something that is at the heart of what Family Business United is all about.

As Paul explains, “There are thousands of family firms across Scotland and not only do they employ significant numbers of people, generate significant tax revenues and support local communities, they are the backbone of the economy.  All too often the endeavours of the family business sector are dismissed in favour of their non-family counterparts and the aim of Scottish Family Business Day is to champion the sector, put family firms on the map and help to dispel the myths surrounding the Scottish family business sector.”

Family businesses the length and breadth of the country are taking part, sharing their pride and demonstrating their family ownership via a social media campaign using the hashtag #ScottishFamilyBizDay2019 and posting banners/pictures on social media stating their ‘pride in being a Scottish family firm today.'

As Paul concludes, “We have created a day for all family firms to be proud of and by providing them with the resources needed to get involved are looking forward to a day of celebration that will undoubtedly put family firms on the map.  2018 saw a phenomenal amount of pride being demonstrated by family firms across Scotland with a great volume of social media traffic and the plan is to make 2019 an even bigger celebration.”

“Family businesses deserve all the support and recognition they get and we are proud to be championing this initiative to put them on the map”

A participants marketing and media pack will be prepared and distributed in due course for family businesses and advisory firms who support the family business sector to get involved in the campaign including a press release, banners, twitter schedule and other ways to get involved.  Register to receive your pack and updates on how to get involved nearer the time. The first 100 family firms to register will receive the pack free of charge and after that date family firms are requested to support our endeavours to champion the family business sector by making a small donation.

Order your marketing pack here

For more information about the campaign and how you can get involved in 2019 please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Remember the hashtag #ScottishFamilyBizDay2019

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