Scotland’s economic forum.

Since 1931, we’ve connected businesses, government and civil society to shape policy and drive growth.

Our thinking extends beyond economic success.

From charities to local authorities and micro businesses to multi-nationals – our members work to deliver better social and environmental outcomes.

Prosper (formerly the Scottish Council for Development and Industry) always considers the big picture and longer term when it comes to Scotland’s future.

Purpose-led growth

Businesses in Scotland can best weather current economic storms and seize future market opportunities by becoming purpose-driven.

Our Business Purpose Commission report shows businesses that find profitable solutions to the problems of people and the planet, are more successful in the longer-term.

Our member benefits

Our members get the ultimate Scottish business network and competitive advantage. We connect with organisations from all walks of life to drive and influence, making positive change to create a prosperous and healthy Scotland.


Connect with over 500 members, including Fortune 500s and local authorities.


Over 50 FREE events annually, from Meet the Politician to awards dinners.


Get unrivalled business insights and learn from different sectors and industries.


By joining Prosper you will enjoy an unparalleled range of benefits.

Judith Cruickshank, RBS

It has never been more important for the private, public and voluntary sectors to work in partnership to achieve a more prosperous country for the people and businesses who call Scotland their home.

Judith Cruickshank

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

Bob Sanguinetti, Port of Aberdeen

Supporting members to achieve

Prosper play an important role in connecting the private and public sector, influencing policy, and supporting members to achieve their business objectives.

Bob Sanguinetti

Chief Executive
Port of Aberdeen

A great way to engage

Being a member of Prosper is a great way to engage with colleagues across the private and public sector in the Highlands and Islands and beyond.

The regional committee includes key industry leaders and provides excellent feedback on initiatives and policies which HIE is developing.

Prosper’s programme of conferences and events is another strength of the organisation, along with valued projects like its Young Engineers and Science clubs and Productivity Clubs.

Stuart Black

Chief Executive
Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Local focus, global influence

Prosper membership is geared for organisations of all sizes. You will be joining in with important conversations and have access to government, councils and industry.


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18 Jun 2024


Unlock Seamless Collaboration with Cloud-Based Communications


Members Only

From remote work to global connectivity, learn how UCaaS empowers businesses of all sizes to stay agile and competitive in today's dynamic landscape.


18 Jun 2024

Peer Works

Workforce Wellbeing

Edinburgh Leisure, Meadowbank Sports Centre

Open to All

Join us for a presentation by Helen Macfarlane Director of Wellbeing at Edinburgh Leisure as she discusses the ways to help improve and maintain staff health and wellbeing


20 Jun 2024

Skills & People

Behind the Curtain: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Members Only

Join us for a behind the scenes look at one of the world's top performing arts institutions.


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12 June 2024 | Stemovators

Future STEM workforce in Fife inspired by schools outreach programme

11 June 2024 | Stemovators

New brand unveiled for long-running STEM education programme

7 June 2024 | YESC

Schools outreach programme provides vital STEM skills to young people in Highlands