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The Whisky Leaders Event 2024

19-06-2024 - 20-06-2024
Sponsored by Workiro
Welcome to the Whisky Leaders Event 2024! Join us for two days of golf, networking, and unparalleled whisky experiences. 

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With the Whisky market set to grow at a CAGR rate of 4.3% in 2024, having a distillery specific ERP in place that integrates all the business processes, from production to financial management, sales, purchases, inventory, and human resources has never been more important.

Welcome to a prestigious gathering of whisky aficionados and industry leaders! The Whisky Leaders Event 2024, proudly sponsored by Workiro, promises two days filled with exclusive experiences, networking opportunities, and a celebration of the rich culture of whisky.

Registration Options
  • Day 1: Golf at Dalmahoy
    Tee off the event with a round of golf at the renowned Dalmahoy Golf Course. Perfect for unwinding and making new connections.
  • Day 2: Whisky Leaders Networking Event
    Hosted at the Scottish Whisky Experience, day 2 is filled with insightful talks and demos, and the exclusive Ardgowan Case Study.
  • Both Days: Don't miss a moment of the action. Register for both days and enjoy a complete Whisky Leaders experience.
The Whisky Leaders Event


  • Day 1 - Golf Day
  • Day 2 - Whisky Leaders Event


Arrival and registration in the Boardroom


Full Scottish Breakfast will be served

10.27am – 11.03am

Tee off on the East course, 18 holes


Post golf drinks and presentation


Event closes guests to depart at leisure


Arrival / Registration 


Welcome to the day

Open and introduction to the day


Guest Speaker: Ruaridh Jackson

Ruaridh James Howard Jackson is a former Scotland international rugby union player. He previously played for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14. Jackson started his career playing at fly-half, but soon transitioned to playing at full-back, where he usually remained on his return to Glasgow Warriors in 2017.

He now co-owns his own organic gin production company The Garden Shed Drinks Company which he runs with fellow ex-Glasgow Warrior Ryan Grant.

After his rugby union retirement, Ruaridh now works as a Private Client Manager at The Glenturret single malt Scotch whisky.
Ruaridh will be sharing his story of his Rugby career and his move into the world of Whisky.


Guest Speaker: Alan Hamilton

Having helped numerous distilleries gain funding for expansion, Alan will provide insight into the different options for how to gain funding for your distillery. A talk not to be missed!!


Product Demo

Bottle ERP and Workiro Demo


Lunch and Refreshments


Case Study: Jessica Skelton, Ardgowan

Jessica will unveil key insights from the pioneering Bottle ERP Implementation Project at Ardgowan. This ambitious initiative is steering the distillery towards achieving groundbreaking sustainability goals: to become net-zero across all operations and net-negative in direct production emissions. Through the innovative use of Bottle ERP technology, built on robust existing platforms, Ardgowan is making significant strides in environmental leadership.




Event closes

The Line Up

Whisky Leaders Event Speakers

Check out the fantastic line up of speakers for the Whisky Leaders Event 2024

ruaridh jackson
Ruaridh Jackson The Glenturret
Jessica Skelton Ardgowan Distillery
Alan Hamilton
Alan Hamilton Johnston Carmichael
Stephen Saunders Catalyst ERP
Imad Malik Catalyst ERP
Jason Ross Workio
Date: June 19th 2024 / 08:30 - 18:00

Day 1: Golf Day at Dalmahoy

Kick off the event with a day on the greens at Dalmahoy. This isn't just about golf; it's about forging connections in an environment that's both competitive and congenial. Network with fellow industry leaders while enjoying the serene landscape and top-notch facilities of one of Scotland's most esteemed golf courses.

  • 18 Holes at Dalmahoy, famous for the first Solheim Cup win for the European Ladies
  • Breakfast on arrival
  • 2 course post match meal
  • Gift Pack on arrival

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Date: June 20th 2024 / 09:15 - 14:00

Day 2: Whisky Leaders Networking Event

Day two invites you to the heart of Edinburgh for an enriching time at the 'Scottish Whisky Experience'.

This day features:

  • Celebrity Guest Speaker: Gain valuable insights from a prominent figure in the whisky industry.
  • Ardgowan Case Study: Explore a comprehensive case study from Ardgowan, showcasing the intricacies of whisky production.
  • Technology Workshop: See the power of Bottle ERP and Workiro in action, the technology behind the recent successes at Ardgowan.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry leaders and peers in the unique and inspiring setting of the 'Scottish Whisky Experience'.

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