Media Release: Few spaces remain for transatlantic business event

JUST a few spaces remain available for a transatlantic business event taking place in Aberdeen and Houston on Tuesday, March 19th.

The event is being hosted by Granite PR simultaneously at the Hotel Granduca, Uptown Houston and the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa, Aberdeen with the two venues to be linked using the latest technology.

Granite PR managing director, Brett Jackson, will welcome an impressive line-up of speakers led by Rod Christie, CEO and VP for the Subsea Systems business at GE Oil & Gas. He will be joined by fellow speakers Tom Smith of ACSEF, Gordon McIntosh of Aberdeen City Council, Stephen Costello of the Houston Mayor’s Office, Her Majesty’s Consul General in Houston Andrew Millar, Tom Sneddon of United Airlines, Anne Beniston of Lufthansa, Jim Nixon of Varel International and Ian Kirk of Downhole Products

Knowledge sharing opportunities will be maximised thanks to hosts and panellists representing some of the leading organisations in Aberdeen and Houston.

The Aberdeen-Houston Gateway is sponsored by Downhole Products, Varel International, Galleria Virtual Office Solutions, United Airlines, the Energy Institute, GE Oil & Gas, the British School of Houston, Harris Caprock, Greenspoint, Extreme Business Solutions, Lighthouse, Skills at Work, UTEC, ThinJack, Centrifuges Un-Limited, PKF Texas, BoyarMiller, Advancial, Katy Area Economic Development Council, Hampco, Hotel Granduca, Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, BABC Houston, TradeMark Insurance Services, Technosphere, Aberdeen PA, Business Plus Scotland, Caber Coffee and Skene House.

The event is supported by the British Consulate-General Houston, UK Trade & Investment, Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, Aberdeen City Council, the Grampian-Houston Association, Scottish Development International, VisitAberdeen, the City of Houston, the Houston Business Journal and the Press and Journal.

To find out more visit To book a place call Business Plus Scotland on (01651) 891790 or email

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