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Banner featuring EventIt conference 2017 detailsEventit will be held at the SECC in Glasgow on 9 March 2017 and will bring together key individuals and companies from the events and festivals industry in Scotland, the UK and further afield.

Our exhibitors represent the whole of the supply chain from exhibition centres, hotels and facilities to caterers, AV companies, event technology providers through to outdoor event suppliers and transport and logistic organisations.

Our visitors incorporate buyers and decision-makers from every tier of the industry across public, private and third sector.

Our inaugural show in 2016 saw:

  • Over 1,000 delegate registrations representing associations, corporate in-house event planners, agency personnel, MICE Industry professionals, marketeers  and PAs.
  • 45% of our visitors were company managers or directors
  • 20% of attendees spend over £100,000+ /year on events

New for 2017:

  • Dovetailing of hosted buyer programmes and related industry events run by national organisations including marketing bureaux, EMA, VisitScotland and Conference Care
  • Introduction of international key note speaker
  • Hosting of a PA networking event within the show
  • Increase of number and scope of masterclasses
  • Creation of regional meeting and networking lounges
  • Pre event media coverage in The Times Scotland

EventIt will offer an unrivalled programme in Scotland of free to attend education and training sessions. Our four zones will cover Technology, Connectivity, Critical Services and Educating for the Future and are geared towards all levels and sectors of the industry.


clooneycoverEventsBase is the only magazine for professionals involved in organising, staging and supporting events and festivals in Scotland. Published quarterly, the magazine is rich in unique content that tells the story of Scotland’s £3.5b events industry through the eyes of the people behind it. It is a showcase, nationally and internationally, for the incredibly rich experiences that Scotland has to offer. EventsBase is independent and our team of professional journalists bring a wealth of experience to its pages – straight from the world of national press and magazines.

We have a distinctive and authoritative voice and the magazine is packed with news, views, thought-provoking features and interviews with the industry’s movers and shakers. We reflect the growing diversity of the sector, both in the size and the nature of events and festivals covered, and the multiplicity of the suppliers involved.

The industry now has the momentum to fulfil the ambition contained in the national events industry strategy – ‘Scotland The Perfect Stage’ – for the next 10 years.

Every issue has a programme of features on a key geographical region and regular topics include education, training, support and technology.


EventsBase reaches across the whole supply chain from exhibition centres, hotels and facilities to caterers, AV companies, event technology providers through to outdoor event suppliers and transport and logistic organisations.

Cover of EventsBase magazine featuring Ellie SimmondsIt is mailed directly to named individuals within the UK festivals and events industries within Scotland, throughout the UK and overseas. Additionally, it is distributed at all major industry events, by hand or from the VisitScotland stand. We publish over 5,000 copies each quarter.

Our distribution incorporates in-house event planners within the major financial, legal and corporate sectors, event management agencies and large and small festival organisers. It is also sent to major PCO’s, DMCs, MICE Industry professionals (both UK and abroad), key Associations, marketeers and PAs.

Our aim is to be the voice of the industry and distribute to individuals within all the relevant private, public and third sector organisations.

EventsBase is delivered to key events personnel in Scottish Government, VisitScotland, EventScotland, marketing and convention bureaux, SportScotland, the local authorities and Scottish Higher and Further Education institutions.

It is mailed to the relevant events professionals working within government agencies including Scottish Enterprise, Business Gateway, Transport Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, SEPA, Creative Scotland and the National Galleries and Libraries and the blue light organisations.

The distribution of EventsBase also extends to trustees and board members of SCDI, HIT Scotland, SITE, ICCA, ILEA, EMA, Business Tourism for Scotland, NOEA, Events and Festival Group Scotland and the Scottish Tourism Alliance.

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