September Meeting – Stuart Patrick, CEO Glasgow Chamber

Tuesday 23rd September

Stuart Patrick

Chief Exec, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Stuart Patrick & Glasgow Business Club President, John Stevenson

Stuart Patrick with Glasgow Business Club President, John Stevenson


“10 reasons why Glasgow is an economic powerhouse”

75 club members and their guests listened intently to Stuart Patrick as he spoke about the City of Glasgow no longer being in the throws of regeneration. On the contrary the City is thriving. In an inspiring presentation he spoke to his audience in a bid to convince them that Glasgow is now an economic power house stating his 10 main reasons why he believes this.

1. Glasgow has economic size and size matters

2. Glasgow is a bright city second only to London in the top ten large UK cities for the people’s skills

3. Glasgow has a strong track record of co-ordinated, ambitious leadership

4. Glasgow has a diverse economy

5. Glasgow is the renewables capital of Scotland

6. Glasgow is a thriving financial and business services centre

7. Glasgow has a large and distinctive life sciences industry

8. Our engineering sector is right back at the heart of Glasgow’s economy

9. We have a world class education business

10. Our tourism industry is robust and with great growth potential