Exploring the value of membership organisations to your career

04 October 2018

Scotland N SCMI Scotland and the University of the Highlands and Islands jointly hosted on the 2nd October a very well attended Breakfast event and heard from Dawn McKaig, New Chair of the CMI Scotland board and Henry Blake, CEO of Woodblocx – a local business that has featured on BBC TV’s Dragons Den and now exports its products across the world. The university’s key account director Gary I Campbell, led a panel discussion with Dawn highlighting the benefits of CMI membership and how that can assist individual career progression at all levels and how CMI members and membership can benefit businesses.

Henry Blake spoke about his experience of Dragon' Den and of growing a business from a small venture to one that now exports its products across the world and the journey of employing staff and gaining contracts. A lively question and answer session followed.