Bubbles & Brunch with Marie Macklin CBE

Marie Macklin CBE today gave an inspirational speech to some of the country’s top business leaders over Bubbles & Brunch at Hutcheson’s City Grill in Glasgow.

Bubbles & Brunch brings together a community of thinkers and leaders to exact change, share ideas, connect and have a conversation. The idea of the event is to shift the networking experience from conference rooms to a more relaxed atmosphere.

Marie, Founder and Executive Chair of The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, was invited to speak at the event by RUSK & RUSK Co-Founder Louise Rusk and the event was compered by Tracey McNellan, Managing Director of Global Scotland (Heart Scotland).

The HALO brand is an imaginative, innovative and inspirational urban regeneration initiative to revitalise communities experiencing economic challenges.

Marie shared her remarkable story and gave a real insight into her career discussing the triumphs, challenges and the people that have impacted her journey and the power of entrepreneurship.

Commenting on the event, Marie said: “I’ve had a fantastic day at a fabulous event which truly is a unique way to network with the business community.

“I really enjoyed sharing my experiences and would like to thank all those that attended for making today such a memorable experience.

“Louise and Tracey have a hosted a wonderful event and I can’t wait to come along to the next Bubbles & Brunch event here at the Hutcheson’s City Grill.”

Marie is a prominent figure in the Scottish business community and throughout the UK who pushes the boundaries in both the public and private sectors to achieve incredible results.

In July, Marie accepted an Honorary Degree at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Graduation and Awards ceremony, making her a Doctor of Business Administration.

She was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2014 New Year’s Honours List for Services to Economic Regeneration and Entrepreneurship in Scotland.

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