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Oban Business Club

Join the Business Club for FREE and let's work together to help each other with business development and position Oban as a place of enterprise, culture, tourism and a University town.

The (virtual) club is inclusive, so it doesn't matter if you are a start-up, small-medium enterprise, social enterprise or a high-growth international business.

Join local experts, who can share experiences, specialist knowledge and skills to help overcome our common challenge in rapidly changing world.

Interested to find out more? Read on and sign-up.

We are all in the same boat in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty

G. K. Chesterton

Virtual Business Support and Networking

For the moment, the club will operate virtually and use our blog and various communication tools to provide updates and connections. Once the lockdown is relaxed, we will establish monthly breakfast meetings.

The monthly get together will take place in different venues between from 08:00 until 09:30 and will be opportunity to meet, learn and support each other in a practical way that you can immediately apply within your business.

Supported by BID4Oban and Oban's Women in Business


Oban FM broadcasts daily from 8am, through the afternoon and drive- time and into the evenings. Outwith programmed hours, the station carries Clyde 2 from Radio Clyde in Glasgow.

Networking Opportunities

We will organise a quarterly social event that will feature inspirational speakers and provide  networking opportunities for club members.

Each social event will host a round-table discussion to cover topical issues and allow participants to call upon each other to address specific challenge areas. We'll also enjoy a social drink afterwards.

Sponsored by ......

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Business Benefits

The benefits of clubbing together are many and varied;

  • It is good to talk and network in person
  • Share issues, interests and experiences
  • Meet and learn with like-minded people
  • Connect with other growth oriented companies
  • Exchange knowledge and expertise
  • Explore rapidly changing sectors and markets
  • Make valuable contacts and potential collaborations
  • Provides time-out and some fun

Learning and Development

Supported by

Google Garage is a free online marketing training to get the digital skills you need to grow your business.

Google Primer is a free mobile app that offers easy-to-understand lessons to help businesses and individuals grow skills and reach their goals.

Business Gateway provides free and impartial business advice plus courses to help anyone wanting to start or develop a business.

Business Book Club

Finally, we read some of the most thought-provoking business books and discuss concepts that could help our businesses.

Please get in touch with us to share your good reads.

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Club Cruises

Our non-landing cruises or sail will help raise the profile of Oban's connections with Scotland's west coast island communities with the aim of driving new business opportunities by working together together.

We will endeavour to work with a range of mainland and island speakers to talk about business success, barriers, opportunities or learnings.

Sponsored by: ........


We are proud to be supported by a range of partners, including;

"When you get on the boat that's saving you, don't pull up the ladder behind you"

Adrienne Clarkson

Get In Touch

For general enquiries or bookings.