SMEs gain business insight at the STV Growth Academy

(L-R): Megan Reid, Audience Development Team Lead, STV; Katie Martin, Communications Executive, STV; Melinda O’Reilly, Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland; Danielle Kelly, Client Services Director, STV
(L-R): Megan Reid, Audience Development Team Lead, STV; Katie Martin, Communications Executive, STV; Melinda O’Reilly, Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland; Danielle Kelly, Client Services Director, STV

STV hosted the STV Growth Academy, the first in a series of events designed to provide small and medium sized enterprises with resources and insight which will support them as they take the next step on their business journey.

The first event featured speakers from Royal Bank of Scotland’s Accelerator Hub, as well as STV employees who shared valuable insights into scaling a business using social media, public relations and marketing.

Melinda O’Reilly, Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland said: “What a fantastic event! It was great to represent the Royal Bank Entrepreneur Accelerator and share our expertise on the importance of mindset in helping entrepreneurs to start, scale and succeed. STV delivered a really impactful Growth Academy with invaluable insights for start ups.”

STV Client Services Director Danielle Kellysaid: “STV works with a wide range of companies, to help build their brand and connect with their consumers.  Through the STV Growth Academy, we hope to reach out to the next generation of Scottish businesses and nurture their development by sharing practical assistance that will make a real difference to them whilst having a real, sustainable positive impact on our country’s economy.” 

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