Glasgow City Marketing Bureau has been named the UK's Best
Convention Bureau for an incredible fifth year in a row.
In a poll for the influential industry magazine Meetings &
Incentive Travel, Glasgow took the top title ahead of Conference
Leeds, The Staffordshire Stoke on Trent Conference Bureau and
Yorkshire South Tourism.
And, there was more good news when the Scottish Exhibition +
Conference Centre (SECC) took bronze in the Best UK Conference
The highly prestigious awards are voted for by more than 3,000
meetings industry professionals.
Over the past five years £626 million has been spent in Glasgow by
conference delegates, equating to 2.5 million delegate nights in
the city, helping its transformation into Scotland's
Scott Taylor, Chief Executive of Glasgow City Marketing Bureau,
"For GCMB to have won this award five years in a row clearly
demonstrates that Glasgow leads the way in the UK conference
market. In the last year we have secured conventions business
valued at more than £100 million in economic benefit for Glasgow