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E2E #ScaleUp2Success Series, EDINBURGH with Alison Cooper, Founder of En Route International and Palm Grove Investments

  • Spaces, One Lochrin Square, 92 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA (map)

E2E are returning to Edinburgh due to popular demand for another #ScaleUp2Success event on 24 April and we would be delighted if you would like to join us.

We have teamed up with IWG (Regus and Spaces), the UK's largest serviced office provider with a network of 360 locations in every major town and city in the UK, to create the UK's largest ecosystem of SME business leaders and entrepreneurs. We are hosting joint events with Spaces which are designed to inspire, teach and collaborate in city centres all across the UK.


Our #SCALEUP2SUCCESS events are a mixture of networking where you get the opportunity to meet like-minded entrepreneurs, followed by short syndicate sessions designed to give you some pointers on a number of different help topics including Digital Marketing and HR. This is followed by a panel of the UK’s leading scale up entrepreneurs and motivational speakers to inspire you!

The event is all about:

  • Helping you to scale and grow your business

  • Connecting you with an entrepreneurial community of founders, CEOs, SMEs and C-Suites from Sheffield and the surrounding areas.

  • Encouraging you to facilitate growth by becoming an E2E member, where you will benefit from exclusive events, access to our £50m financing facility for SMEs and many more corporate services at discounted rates. Click here to learn more.

Alison Cooper, Founder of En Route International and Palm Grove Investments

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Alison Cooper is an award-winning entrepreneur and active investor, and Founder of global on-board food and service solutions experts, En Route International Ltd.

Alison’s proven success in taking En Route from its inception in 2002 to a global concern, led to the Emirates group (dnata) acquiring the majority share in May 2012 and obtaining full ownership in 2017.  Alison has recently completed her 5 year earn-out. In April 2018 Alison was awarded a Life Time achievement Award from The Onboard Hospitality publication for her contribution to the airline catering Industry.

Alison has since launched Palm Grove Investments, a privately-owned enterprise investing in property. She has also launched Boutique Holiday Lets, a brand of Palm Grove Investments which provides high end, short term rentals in City and Seaside locations. In addition to this, Alison is a director of Design’d Living Ltd, a visionary interior design company.

Alison has recently been appointed as an Ambassador for Thames Hospice in Windsor. She is voluntarily helping the fundraising team with their £6 Million Capital Raise for a new hospice.

Speakers and venue TBC.

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Disclaimer: Please note that event timings and dates are subject to change. Our event is designed for founders of growing businesses and business leaders. We try where possible to keep exclusivity. Should E2E deem your position as not suitable for our event, one of our team will remove you from our attendee list and you will be notified. Overt selling will be frowned upon.