2019 National Events Conference

The flagship industry conference for the Events & Festivals sector in Scotland

 

Monday 9 September

The Gleneagles Hotel

 

Programme

With the national events strategy, Scotland the Perfect Stage, at its core, the 2019 National Events Conference will consider innovation, change, future opportunities and challenges. The day will comprise a mix of inspiring keynote presentations and practical breakouts session, providing 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 surrounds of Gleneagles resort.

 

Delegates will spend the morning and lunch in Gleneagles Hotel and will then be transferred to the hospitality suites in the Moncrieffe Pavilion on the Solheim Cup event site for the afternoon breakout sessions and closing plenary.

 

TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

09:00

REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS

Glen Devon Room

10:00

Welcome Address

Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Ballroom

10:10

Opening Remarks

Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events, VisitScotland

Ballroom

10:20

The Game is Changing: Policy Innovation & Social Legacies for Major Events

Bruce Dewar, CEO & President, Lift Philanthropy Partners

Ballroom

11:00

REFRESHMENTS

Glen Devon Room

11:20

Impacts 18: Legacy from Major Cultural Events

Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director, Impacts 18 / European Capital of Culture Research Programme

Ballroom

12:00

Announcement to follow

 

12:30

Imagination Sets Us Free

Helen Marriage MBE, Director, Artichoke

Ballroom

13:00

LUNCH

Strathearn Room

13:50

Delegates transfer The Solheim Cup site

Moncrieffe Pavilion

14:00

Breakout Session 1

Announcement to follow

Moncrieffe Pavilion

15:00

Breakout Session 2

Announcement to follow

Moncrieffe Pavilion

16:00

Closing Remarks

Announcement to follow

Moncrieffe Pavilion

16:30

FINISH & REFRESHMENTS

Moncrieffe Pavilion

Programme subject to change

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