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

   

Glasgow businesses asked to #SendPlasticPacking

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Glasgow Over Plastic are calling on businesses to #SendPlasticPackin...

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Scottish EDGE launches social enterprise category

Scottish EDGE, the UK's biggest business funding competition, will introduce a special category for ...

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SEC reveals plans for £150m expansion

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is holding funding talks and has applied for planning permission in ...

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Blog

   

What will you vote as 2018’s image of research?

As the culmination of the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of Research competition approach...

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Engage with Strathclyde 30th April – 4th May

The University of Strathclyde’s annual events programme, “Engage with Strathclyde” takes place...

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Tapping all our STEM Talents: An Educators Perspective

As the Royal Society of Edinburgh embarks on the first major review of 'Tapping all our Talents', Do...

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Events

   

NuVu Summer Tech Camp

World leading innovation school NuVu continues their partnership with Kelvinside Academy to offer a ...

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore....

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Kids Summer Computing Camp

Summer holiday course where kids can learn all about the world of computing. Separate classes for ag...

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