Tourism and Events

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Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s award-winning Convention Bureau provides a city-wide approach of engaging key agencies within the city and at a national level to bid for major events. It is now one of the world’s most exciting major events destinations, attracting 2.3 million visitors every year. Business tourism has been worth over £1bn to the city’s economy since 2005.

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Increasing the flow of tourism to Scotland's canals

The project: Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Scottish Canals are working on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop and implement a strategy for increasing tourism on the canals. Funding of £96,700 has been awarded for the new 18-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership between GCU and Scottish Canals.

The challenge: Last year, the Scottish Government unveiled its new policy for Scottish Canals and the organisation published its ten-year vision of ‘Safeguarding our heritage. Building our ...

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Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The project: Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The challenge: Raising Glasgow’s profile as a world-class business tourism destination with particular focus on attracting scientific conferences. ...

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News

   

World-leading entrepreneurs congregate in Scotland for CAN DO Fest

This week sees entrepreneurial icons flock to Scotland as the second edition of CAN DO Fest, Scotlan...

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Evidence of heart injury in ‘healthy’ people could lead to more effective treatment

New evidence of heart injury found in apparently healthy people could help pave the way for better l...

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Glasgow Science Festival programme launched

The programme for Glasgow Science Festival 2019 has been officially launched today. ...

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Blog

   

Your guide to all the STEM events at Aye Write! 2019

Explore what’s on offer at Glasgow’s book festival this March. ...

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You might not know it yet, but industrial biotechnology is vital to our future

Roger Kilburn, CEO of the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains how IB is changing th...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

Anna Devitt is using the power of comedy to help disadvantaged young people in Scotland. ...

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Events

   

Workplace Innovation ? Applying flexible and productive practices

Business workshops. ...

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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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T. rex in Town

Step back in time to the Cretaceous period and meet Trix, the first Tyrannosaurus Rex to go on displ...

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