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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.

The 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. The 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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Canongate publish CABLEtalk, the official monthly magazine for the Scottish electrotechnical industry and manage the SELECT Industry Awards.


CABLEtalk magazine is the magazine of SELECT, Scotland’s trade association for the electrotechnical industries.
cover of cabletalk magazineCABLEtalk’s purpose is to ensure regular communication SELECT and their members and to promote SELECT to the wider industry. Every issue contains SELECT, Industry, Government and Parliamentary news and a regular local forum of profiles and views from around Scotland. Also, news, updates and leading industry opinion on health & safety, insurance, employment, training and business information.

The magazine is written by our in-house editorial team in conjunction with SELECT, offering forward-looking analysis on topics of industry importance.

CABLEtalk has the largest circulation of any Electrical trade magazine in Scotland – more than 2,000 named individuals each month delivering complete coverage of all key industry players.

CABLEtalk is distributed to SELECT Members free of charge and to the following decision makers and selected industry related professionals: Public sector partner organisations,  Local Authority Directors of Technical and Electrical Services, Housing, Technical Services, Transport and regeneration and Building Standards teams, Local, Regional and Westminster elected Members and their offices in Central Government and their agencies including training bodies.

Appropriate departments within Higher and Further Education institutes, NHS Trusts and Boards, Public Utilities such as Scottish Water, HSE Inspectors Private sector organisations,  Trade and Professional Bodies – including RICS, RIAS, SJIB, Scottish Building and Specialist Engineering Contractors Group, Housing Associations n Major construction and housebuilding companies, Harbour Boards, Unions, Architects/Surveyors/Specifiers, Electrical Wholesalers and distributors.

Our media partnership with Voltimum ensures that the e-magazine and CABLEtalk website is accessed worldwide. Copies are also available at the RIAS bookshop in Edinburgh.


Organised by CABLEtalk magazine since 2005 the black tie SELECT Awards are the most prestigious on the Scottish electro technical calendar. This years SELECT Awards are again dedicated to upholding and celebrating the highest standards in the industry with categories covering a wide range of disciplines and services. They celebrate innovation and reward individuals across the industry in Scotland.


GovNet Communications

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Canongate Communications write, edit and design MyAcademy magazine – the only education title for the Academy sector in England – and edit and design ModernGov magazine, the UK’s highest circulating professional political magazine.

My Academy

MA Aut&Win 2015 CoverMy Academy is published by GovNet, organiser of the UK’s largest event in the academies sector, The Academies Show.

Whether your interest lies primarily within Academy Finance and Procurement, HR and Payroll, Sustainability, Facilities and Estates, SEN, Governance, Leadership, or Nutrition, MyAcademy is a vital source of information for both existing and converting academies.

Its readership includes a range of professionals working in the educational sector covering: the Department for Education, the Education Funding Agency, primary and secondary schools, established academies, local authorities, and academy sponsors to name a few.




mg Sept 2015 Conservative coverAccessing unique information and the latest opinions from key spokespersons, ModernGov goes to the heart of central government. Covering policy, business practice, careers and lifestyles, ModernGov is regarded by many senior public servants as absolutely essential reading.

ModernGov is the only magazine targeting director-level decision-makers across Government and the public sector. It analyses legislation, current affairs and the process of government and has become an invaluable data source for all those who demand uncluttered, incisive information.

ModernGov is a bi-annual publication, with an ABC audited circulation of 3,500. Its readership incorporates a rich mix of top public sector officials from key decision makers to budget holders. The publication also enjoys a widespread circulation in various departments, agencies and organisations. This ensures that advertiser’s viewpoints penetrate throughout the public service.