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WAYS TO WOO YOUR CLIENTS


When the stakes are high in growing your business, sometimes you need to do something special to make the people dearest to your business feel special. Here are some ideas to give them experiences they’ll never forget...


Say “fore” to business growth


Geting your clients on the golf course may be one of the more established options for corporate hospitality, but it’s been done for years for a reason. No sooner than you say “fore” at the final hole, before sinking a refreshing beverage, then the next big deal may be par for the course. Given Scotland is the home of golf, with


some of the best facilities in the world, Glasgow’s surrounding area isn’t short of a course or two. One is the Hilton Park Golf


Club, based just outside Milngavie, ten miles from Glasgow city centre.


Think inside the box... at the footie


Ride the wave of collective euphoria as the ball hits the back of the net at a big football game. Tap into the feelgood vibe so your clients are more inclined to throw work your way. Alternatively, if the match doesn’t quite


go the right way, there’s always the bar. For Scotish Premier League action, head along to Celtic Park. Or check out Ibrox Stadium.


Fun on four wheels


Tere is something about four wheels and a growling engine which makes grown adults experience the type of joy usually reserved for small children who’ve indulged in a few too many “e” numbers. At the lower end of the torque spectrum,


there is karting. It gets you close to the ground for thrills and wipeouts around plenty of bends. Just remember not to get too caught up in racing fever and “take out” your client on the final stretch. You can also get into a low


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