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

   

Strathclyde-led research develops world’s highest gain high-power laser amplifier

The world’s highest gain high power laser amplifier - by many orders of magnitude – has been dev...

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Green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

Glasgow has unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials...

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Innovation Showcase call for high-growth Scottish companies

High-growth Scottish companies have an opportunity to get in front of an influential business audien...

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Blog

   

6 exciting vacancies in tech right now in the West of Scotland

Our partner, Enigma People Solutions round up some of the most interesting vacancies in electronics ...

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Storage Vault unlocks the secret of online branding

Mirroring your physical brand online can be a challenge for many businesses. Fraser Sutherland, Prop...

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Bringing Valley culture to Glasgow’s waterfront

As specialists in mobile and web technologies, SwarmOnline use cutting edge applications to deliver ...

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Events

   

Be Experimental Tots Science Labs

Parent and child preschool science club for ages 2-5, where kids can take part in experiments and in...

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How can Music and Technology Help People with Dementia

Sally Magnusson and Dr Caroline Holland discuss the importance of music in helping those living with...

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Society of Architectural Historians 70th Annual International Conference

The 70th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians....

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