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The GlobalScot network

We can help put your Scottish business
on the international map.

What is GlobalScot?

GlobalScot is a diverse network of business leaders, entrepreneurs and executives with a connection to Scotland - and a strong desire to see Scottish businesses succeed locally and in the wider world.

Started by Scottish Enterprise in 2001, the network has helped transform the face of Scottish business, giving hundreds of emerging and growing companies in Scotland a head start to compete in a global marketplace. 

If you're interested in harnessing new business opportunities and developing your Scottish brand internationally, GlobalScot can provide the advice you need.

How GlobalScot can help you

Do you have ambitions to become a more focused, dynamic and profitable company? Find out how GlobalScot can help you achieve your goals.

Middle East Masterclass

Richard Thomson and Colin Crabbe talk about the opportunities for Scottish companies in the Middle East.

Nicholas Maclean - CBRE

Nicholas Maclean talks about some of the ways that GlobalScot can help your business to do business in the Middle East.

Leadership masterclass event

GlobalScot Helen Sayles, vice president of HR and administration at Liberty Mutual, delivers a leadership masterclass to Scottish companies where she explains how to get the most out of your staff.

Chris Rourke - Uservision

Chris Rourke shares some advice about the practicalities of doing business in the Middle East.

Our Services

Business support

  • Advice on entering new markets, finding customers and suppliers
  • Support for growth and international trade opportunities
  • Advice on planning, knowledge and skills 

GlobalScot events

  • Meet GlobalScots at events in Scotland and across the world
  • Make connections with global leaders in key sectors
  • Access the networks and contacts of GlobalScots 


  • Support to build a strong culture of leadership in your business
  • Share in GlobalScot expertise at masterclass events
  • Inspiration to achieve your full potential

Industry Insights

  • Insight into key sectors and global emerging opportunities
  • Support to identify the right opportunities for your business

How do you connect with GlobalScots?

Our worldwide network of senior business people can help you to identify new leads, develop your business and get into world markets that might otherwise be difficult to access.

If you are an established Scottish company and are ready to expand your business locally and globally, then we would like to help you to achieve your full potential.