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

   

ScotlandIS launches groundbreaking insight into public sector ICT expenditure

The public sector is one of the most important vertical markets for Scotland’s digital technologie...

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Shortlist announced for Scotland's Life Sciences Award 2018

Some of Scotland's most dynamic life sciences companies and business leaders have been shortlisted f...

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UK-wide chemistry award for Strathclyde student

A PhD student at the University of Strathclyde has won a UK-wide award, recognising her potential to...

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Blog

   

6 digital & software vacancies across Glasgow

Our partner, Enigma People Solutions has been working with some great clients on a host of different...

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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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Events

   

Stargazing at Mugdock

Learn some fascinating facts about space then search the January skies for winter constellations and...

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Get Into Coding

Free October holiday activity where kids can try their hand at coding with micro:bit....

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Ice Age Mammoth

Ann Ainsworth, Curator of Geology, explains how the Ice Age woolly mammoth survived life in the cold...

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