2019 National Events Conference

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


Monday 9 September

The Gleneagles Hotel

Plenary Sessions from 2019 National Events Conference Can Now Be Viewed Online!


We are pleased to confirm that footage from the morning Plenary Sessions at the 2019 National Events Conference is now available to view online – HERE. We encourage you to share this with industry colleagues who were not in attendance on the day if you wish to do so. Click the hyperlinks below to start viewing:




Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs | Welcome Address – HERE.


Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events, VisitScotland | Opening Remarks - HERE.


Bruce Dewar, President & CEO, Lift Philanthropy Partnership | The Game is Changing: Policy Innovation & Social Impacts for Major Events – HERE.


Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director of Impacts 18 | European Capital of Culture of Culture Research Programme | Legacy from Major Cultural Events: Liverpool as European Capital of Culture, ten years on - HERE.


Nick Chamberlin, Policy Manager, British Cycling | Let’s Change the Way We Move – Can Scotland Go Dutch? HERE.


Helen Marriage, Director, Artichoke | Imagination Sets Us Free – HERE.


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