Glasgow is one of Europeâ€™s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities â€“ a friendly and safe place to visit where the people are proud of their heritage and delight in making visitors welcome to their wonderful city.
Glasgow is also widely recognised as one of the worldâ€™s most exciting cultural capitals. Following its reign as European City of Culture in 1990, youâ€™ll find that any year is just as exciting for the arts, entertainment and a host of other pursuits the city has to offer. Glasgowâ€™s extensive art collections are world famous from the Gallery of Modern Art to the Burrell Collection. The city is also renowned for its Victorian Architecture and for the work of its most famous architects Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander â€œGreekâ€ Thomson, examples of whose work can be seen throughout the city.
Glasgow means â€œdear green placeâ€ and you will find over 70 beautiful parks and gardens, all set in an area surrounded by some of the worldâ€™s most attractive scenery. Glasgow is also ideally situated for those who want to extend their stay in Scotland.
Congress and Exhibition Venue
The Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre (SECC) is one of Europeâ€™s largest and most modern self-contained conference and exhibition venues. Located on the banks of the River Clyde it is a few minutes from the City Centre by taxi, bus or train.
Glasgow is easily reached from all parts of the UK with excellent road links, frequent trains and Scotlandâ€™s major airport is just 15 minutes drive from the City Centre with frequent domestic services to London and other UK destinations. For those travelling from further afield there are direct, scheduled flights to over 30 international destinations within Europe, North America and beyond.