Local is the new advisory service for local food and drink marketing aimed at
entrepreneurs, micro-businesses and SMEs in Scotland, with a specific programme
focusing on seafood. This new service is funded by the Scottish Government and
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and is the successor to the highly
successful three year Think Local project.
Working closely with partners in the food and
drink sector, the purpose of Connect Local is to
provide a specialist advisory service for entrepreneurs,
micro-businesses and SMEs with limited experience of marketing food and drink from Scotland. Connect Local will complement
existing activity, and will work collaboratively to add value to the local food
and drink landscape by proactively advertising opportunities for support and
growth and responding to enquiries when approached.
Connect Local will contribute, in
part, to delivering continued economic growth and local food priorities through
its strategic aims:
Connect Local will provide both one-to-one and one-to-many
advice, within the context of Scottish Government policies, on:
For further information visit the Connect
Local website at www.connectlocal.scot.
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