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

   

Scottish EDGE awards record £1.8m to startups

Following a £1 million funding increase from Scottish Enterprise, Scottish EDGE has awarded 24 winn...

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Vietnamese officials learn about Scotland's social security system

Vietnamese government officials spent almost two weeks at City of Glasgow College as part of a train...

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Glasgow School of Art alumna wins Turner Prize

Glasgow School of Art alumna Charlotte Prodger has won the 2018 Turner Prize for a film shot entirel...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

Anna Devitt is using the power of comedy to help disadvantaged young people in Scotland. ...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Diversifier

Pheona Matovu spent years in immigration limbo and is now helping companies to innovate by fostering...

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Optimisation and Uncertainty Quantification: Two Questions for Teachers

In an expanding world with limited resources and increasing complexity, optimisation and computation...

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Events

   

The Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibi...

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Marvellous Meteors -- No Children Required!

A ranger-led event where interested adults can hear a short talk on the stars, before searching the ...

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Stargazing at Mugdock

Learn some fascinating facts about space. ...

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