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



We are pleased to confirm that footage from the morning plenary sessions at the 2019 National Events Conference is now available to view via the links below:


Fiona Hyslop MSP -Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs delivers the Welcome Address.


  Fiona Hyslop MSP | Welcome Address



Paul Bush OBE - VisitScotland’s Director of Events delivers the Opening Remarks.


  Paul Bush OBE | Opening Remarks



Bruce Dewar - President & CEO of Canada-based Lift Philanthropy Partners and Legacy Adviser to the International Olympics Committee (IOC) delivers his keynote address.


  Bruce Dewar | The Game is Changing: Policy Innovation & Social Impacts for Major Events



Dr Beatriz Garcia - Director of Impacts 18 | European Capital of Culture of Culture Research Programme and Cultural Adviser to the International Olympic Committee delivers her keynote address.


  Dr Beatriz Garcia | Liverpool as European Capital of Culture, ten years on



Nick Chamberlin - British Cycling’s Policy Manager delivers his keynote address.


  Nick Chamberlin | Change The Way We Move, Can Scotland Go Dutch?



Helen Marriage MBE - Director of Artichoke delivers her keynote address. 


  Helen Marriage MBE | Imagination Sets Us Free

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