Tourism and Events

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Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s award-winning Convention Bureau provides a city-wide approach of engaging key agencies within the city and at a national level to bid for major events. It is now one of the world’s most exciting major events destinations, attracting 2.3 million visitors every year. Business tourism has been worth over £1bn to the city’s economy since 2005.

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Increasing the flow of tourism to Scotland's canals

The project: Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Scottish Canals are working on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop and implement a strategy for increasing tourism on the canals. Funding of £96,700 has been awarded for the new 18-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership between GCU and Scottish Canals.

The challenge: Last year, the Scottish Government unveiled its new policy for Scottish Canals and the organisation published its ten-year vision of ‘Safeguarding our heritage. Building our ...

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Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The project: Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The challenge: Raising Glasgow’s profile as a world-class business tourism destination with particular focus on attracting scientific conferences. ...

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News

   

Energy innovators clean-up at VentureJam 2017 final

The final of VentureJam, the official youth strand for Venturefest Scotland, has taken place with an...

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Former Cisco Scotland Director appointed as new chair of the Digital Technologies Skills Group

Skills Development Scotland announces the appointment of Donald McLaughlin as chair of the Digital T...

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Event: MoSSFest - Science fun for everyone

Join us for a FREE day of science fun when MoSSFest (the Middle of Scotland Science Festival) return...

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Blog

   

Explore the dark side of social media

How is social media changing people's lives and perception of themselves? Join the debate at Explora...

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Unlock local research whilst you shop

With under 2 weeks to go until Explorathon 2017 – Scotland’s European Researchers’ Night (29-3...

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Get exploring with Glasgow's researchers

Experience an incredible night at the Riverside Museum, and amongst the exhibits, explore some of th...

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Events

   

Gravitational Waves

Science showcase that displays and explains the materials science at the heart of the international ...

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KCD

This exhibition aims to create a deeper awareness of Glasgow's architecture by exploring the notion ...

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Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We...

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