People Make Glasgow
Welcome to Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city and the first UK destination to be named as the European Capital of Culture back in 1990.
A cultural and academic powerhouse which reflects the city’s strengths for hosting large conferences and conventions. Renowned for world-leading research in life sciences, engineering and technology, Glasgow hosts more international delegates than any other UK city outside of London.
This cultural powerhouse is also home to leading venues, including 24 museums, plus the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) - the UK’s largest integrated conference and exhibition centre, located on the banks of the River Clyde.
Glasgow is a conference city that works for clients and delivers for delegates.
Glasgow is an easy-to-reach destination and the perfect starting point for event attendees to discover everything that Scotland has to offer.
Since the 18th century, Glasgow has been a major contributor to medical innovation, being home to the UK’s first female medical professor, Dame Louise McIlroy, and the world’s first bone graft and successful removal of a brain tumour.
Glasgow is a world-leader in precision medicine, quantum technologies and advanced manufacturing. The city’s universities have long been a hub for driving innovation in this sector.
Glasgow is fast becoming a global digital technology hub, with Scotland boasting the UK’s fastest growing digital economy outside of London.
Where to stay
More than 10,000 bedrooms within walking distance of venues, restaurants and cultural attractions.
|5* hotels||700 bedrooms|
|4* hotels||4,000 bedrooms|
|3* and under properties||4,000 bedrooms|
|Other (student accommodation / home sharing)||1,500 bedrooms|
Glasgow has a range of flexible and reliable venues that are easily accessible, offer great customer service and can accommodate all types of meetings and events.
Bursting with energy, passion and personality, Glasgow is a vibrant cosmopolitan city, which offers so much more than tartan and bagpipes. Motivate, reward and inspire with a choice of unforgettable incentive experiences.