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Article published 23/02/2024

With over 180 delegates already confirmed, Scotland’s National Events Conference 2024 has unveiled. The wide-ranging agenda promises a day filled with insightful discussions and valuable perspectives.

Taking place at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26 March, the conference entitled "Resetting the Perfect Stage for Events". It will delve into key themes, challenges, and opportunities central to the events industry.

Returning for the first time in over four years, Scotland's National Events Conference is produced for all those working to create, deliver, and support Scotland’s cultural, sporting, and business events.

Tickets for the conference are £80+VAT per person and include arrival snacks and refreshments, lunch, and a post-conference networking reception.

Go to to buy tickets or get more information.

Exterior of historic building

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (credit: Assembly Rooms)

What will the conference focus on?

Encompassing community-based activity to Mega events, there will be thought-provoking presentations and panel sessions with key industry leaders. They will cover themes including:

  • Scotland’s future events ambition and global status
  • international perspectives
  • responsible events
  • community engagement
  • workforce development
  • artificial intelligence
  • measuring impacts

The afternoon’s breakout sessions will offer attendees the chance to engage deeply with specific topics, exchange experiences and hear a range of views. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network with event industry colleagues and meet exhibitors throughout the day.

Further details on speakers and panel representatives will be announced in the coming weeks.

We have developed an exciting agenda for this year’s National Events Conference, filled with thought-provoking discussions and perspectives from across Scotland’s events industry and beyond.

Our vibrant industry is at a crossroads and Scotland’s National Events Conference presents a critical opportunity for us all to come together to discuss and share knowledge after a period of unprecedented change.

With just over five weeks to go make sure you grab your ticket now.

Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events

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