SFE Young Professionals Annual Reception

Date:     Thursday 26 April 2018

Time:     5.30pm arrival, 6pm start, 7.30pm close

Venue:  The Garden Lobby, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

RSVP:  Please email dhedley@sfe.org.uk by 18 April

Scottish Financial Enterprise Young Professionals invite you to our inaugural Annual Reception on Thursday 26 April in the Scottish Parliament’s Garden Lobby.

Ben Macpherson, MSP for Edinburgh Northern & Leith, has kindly offered to host the reception and we are delighted to have secured the attendance of the First Minister who will address the event to mark the occasion.

The reception, sponsored by Standard Life Aberdeen, will provide a valuable opportunity for our young professionals to network with politicians of all parties as we reinforce the importance of young people to Scotland’s financial services sector.



5.30pm - Registration at Scottish Parliament visitor’s entrance
6.00pm - Welcome from Ben Macpherson MSP
6.05pm - Remarks from CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise, Graeme Jones
6.10pm - Remarks from the Rt. Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
6.15pm - Keynote speech from Scottish Financial Enterprise Young Professional
6.25pm - Networking
7.30pm - Event closes

This is an event for SFE Young Professionals, please pass on to any interested colleagues within your organisation, and RSVP to dhedley@sfe.org.uk by 18 April indicating whether you can attend.

Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016
On 12 March 2018, the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force. You may wish to make yourself aware of what this means for your organisation and any interactions you may have with Members of the Scottish Parliament and members of the Scottish Government, amongst others, at the event. This Information Leaflet provides a brief overview of the requirements of the Act. Further information can be found in the Parliamentary Guidance produced to accompany the Act: this contains specific information to assist organisers of events.