Fireside Chat: Michael Bergson, Buck's Bar and Thundercat

Jun 20, 5:00 – 7:30 PM

Barclays Eagle Labs, BECO Building, 56-64 Kingston Street, Glasgow, G2 8BJ

Join us for an evening to talk through Michael's journey, the lesson's he's learnt building a hospitality business from scratch and surviving a global pandemic when everything in your industry changes with the flick of a switch.

In-person event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Fireside Chat with Michael Bergson, Buck's Bar and Thundercat

Thursday June 20th, 6.00 - 8.30pm

Join us for an evening to talk through Michael's journey, the lesson's he's learnt building a hospitality business from scratch and surviving a global pandemic when everything in your industry changes with the flick of a switch.


What to Expect:

🔥 Michael's Journey:

Hear firsthand about Michael's decades-long career in hospitality, from his early days working with major industry players to his bold decision to launch his own venture in 2008. Discover how he navigated the complexities of the hospitality industry to create one of Scotland's most iconic establishments.

🛠️ Lessons Learned:

Gain valuable insights as Michael recounts the lessons he's learned along the way. Learn about the challenges he faced, the strategies he employed, and the key decisions that helped him turn Buck's Bar into a household name.

🌍 Surviving a Global Pandemic:

Explore the resilience and adaptability required to survive and thrive during unprecedented times. Michael will share his experiences of steering his business through the global pandemic, offering practical advice on crisis management and innovation in the face of adversity.

💬 Interactive Q&A:

Engage directly with Michael during our interactive Q&A session. This is your chance to ask burning questions about entrepreneurship, scaling a business, and the future of the hospitality industry.

🤝 Networking Opportunities:

Connect with fellow entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and aspiring business owners. Share ideas, exchange experiences, and build valuable relationships within the Startup Grind community.


What you need to know!

Who: Fireside Chat: Michael Bergson, Buck's Bar and Thundercat

When: Thursday 20th June

Time: 6.00 - 8.30pm

Where: In-person at Barclays Eagle Labs

BECO Building

56-64 Kingston Street

Glasgow

G2 8BJ


Why attend?

Connect with peers in a casual setting

Hear an interesting founder's story

Catch up with friends and make new ones

Local pizzas and drinks courtesy of Barclays

Share an ask or a project you’re excited about with the community

Speaker

  • Michael Bergson

    Buck's Bar

    Founder

When

When

Thursday, June 20, 2024
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM UTC

Agenda

Networking, Drinks and Food
Fireside Chat with Michael Bergson
Drinks and Community Building

Host

  • Nick Cohen

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Team Member

Organizers

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Nick Cohen

    Startup Grind

    Team Member

  • Keshan Sharp

    Start Up Grind

    Team Member

Presenting

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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

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