2019 National Events Conference

Embracing Innovation, Delivering Change
The flagship industry conference for the Events & Festivals sector in Scotland

 

Monday 9 September

The Gleneagles Hotel

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Full Delegate

Full Delegate rate will applies once Early Bird places have sold out

Early Bird Delegate

 

SOLD OUT

Student Delegate

 

SOLD OUT

The National Events Conference is for all those working to create, deliver and support Scotland’s cultural and sporting events. The Conference is organised and delivered on behalf of Scotland’s Events & Festivals sector by VisitScotland's Events Directorate, which includes EventScotland and Events Industry Development.

 

Scotland’s 6th National Events Conference will take place at the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel, alongside one of the world’s greatest women’s sporting events. Under the title Embracing Innovation, Delivering Change the 2019 Conference will consider innovation, change, future opportunities and challenges across the sector. The day will comprise of inspiring keynote presentations and practical breakout sessions. It will provide delegates with a first-class opportunity to hear from industry experts and share experiences, plus plenty time to meet industry colleagues and enjoy the fabulous surroundings of Gleneagles resort.

 

As in previous years, we anticipate the Conference will sell out so don’t miss this chance to secure your delegate place now.

 

Also hosted at the Gleneagles Hotel that week is the 2019 Solheim Cup (12 – 15 September) - the pinnacle of women’s golf. The Solheim Cup will see the best golfers from Europe and the USA go head-to-head over four days of competition, attracting tens of thousands of spectators and reaching a global broadcast audience in the millions.  Should they choose, conference delegates will have the unique opportunity to see behind the scenes at one of this year’s biggest sporting events.

 

It’s an essential conference for those working in Scotland’s Events & Festivals sector and an important part of working in partnership to deliver the National Events Strategy: Scotland the Perfect Stage.

Latest News

New speaker added to stellar line-up for National Events Conference

New speaker added to stellar line-up for National Events Conference

14/08/2019

Can Scotland go Dutch? That’s the question British Cycling Policy Manager, Nick Chamberlin, will put to delegates when he speaks at this year’s National Events Conference on 9 September at Gleneagles Hotel.

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Emma Dodds to Host 2019 National Events Conference

Emma Dodds to Host 2019 National Events Conference

02/08/2019

BT Sport and Premier Sports presenter, Emma Dodds, is set to host this year’s National Events Conference at Gleneagles Hotel on Monday 9 September, joining a stellar line-up of confirmed speakers and presenters, including Bruce Dewar, Dr Beatriz Garcia and Helen Marriage MBE.

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Breakout Sessions And Speakers Confirmed For 2019 National Events Conference

Breakout Sessions And Speakers Confirmed For 2019 National Events Conference

18/07/2019

To complement our inspiring line-up of world-leading Keynote speakers, we are now delighted to confirm an outstanding programme of Breakout sessions and speakers

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2019 National Events Conference Partners & Partnership Opportunities

2019 National Events Conference Partners & Partnership Opportunities

28/06/2019

We are delighted to confirm The Solheim Cup 2019, Event Connect and Eventsbase Magazine as Partners to the 2019 National Events Conference..

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