Driving Growth Through a Connected Scotland – Seminar supported by Arrowdawn and Cisco

Arrowdawn and Cisco have teamed up to support an event to highlight the economic importance of a creating a world-class communications infrastructure.

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) event – part of North East Business Week – will feature a presentation by Donald McLaughlin, Scottish Director of global technology company Cisco.

The seminar – entitled Driving Growth Through a Connected Scotland – is being held at the Hilton Treetops Hotel, Springfield Road, at 7pm on Monday, April 18 (2011).

Gordon Adie, Managing Director of Aberdeen-based Arrowdawn, said: “We’re delighted to be supporting a seminar that puts one of the big strategic business issues of the day centre stage.

“The message at the heart of the seminar is that a competitive ICT infrastructure, both in terms of capacity and coverage, is crucially important to sustainable economic recovery and growth.”

The seminar will also feature a question-and-answer session, while the Cisco Network on Wheels bus will be at the venue to provide hands-on demonstrations of the latest technologies.

The SCDI is one of several organisations involved in North East Business Week (April 18-22), an initiative designed to highlight the key role the area plays in the national economy.

Arrowdawn, which was named Cisco Scottish Commercial Partner of the Year 2010 and is a Cisco Premier Partner, provides and supports a portfolio of communications products, from voice over IP telephony to data network infrastructure and security.

For further information about the North East Business Week event at the Hilton Treetops please contact Fiona Downie, fiona.downie@scdi.org.uk, or Arrowdawn Business Development Director Gordon Charlton, gordon.charlton@arrowdawn.com