Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and is renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people.
Why exhibit there?
Glasgow is the fastest growing major city economy in the UK with a diverse business and industry base and a highly skilled population. It is the centre of the only metropolitan area in Scotland.
Glasgow launched a new economic strategy in 2016 which aims to make it the most productive major city economy in the UK by 2023.
Take the Glasgow airport express bus to Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow city centre in just 15 mins, or take McGill’s 757 bus service to the nearest train station, Paisley Gilmour Street, and catch a train into Glasgow Queen Street.
Restrictions on what you can bring into the country
Fairly standard list: illegal drugs, offensive weapons, eg flick knives, self-defence sprays, eg pepper spray and CS gas, endangered animal and plant species, rough diamonds, indecent and obscene materials, personal imports of meat and dairy products from most non-EU countries.
Main exhibition venues
Exhibitions we have supported
Services we provide
- Booth Host/Hostess
- Lead Generator
- Crowd Gatherer
- Product Demonstrator
- Hospitality Staff
- Brand Ambassador
- Team Leaders
- Event Managers
Key tourist hotspots
Located on the River Clyde, Glasgow has been transformed from an industrial city to the country's cultural center. Its Gaelic name meaning "lovely green place" is apt, given its 70 parks and open spaces.
- Explore the city's most significant historic building, 12th-century Glasgow Cathedral.
- Built in 1873, Kibble Palace is one of the largest glasshouses in Britain.
- The National Piping Centre is an excellent resource for those with a passion for bagpipes and drumming.
- The Hanoi Bike Shop. Stand-out dishes include five-spice chilli prawns, served with an unusual soy salad cream, coconut and rice flour pancake and savoury spiced pork and minced prawns.
- Brel is an upmarket bar in the West End. Brel is most famous for its Moules Frites, Scottish steamed mussels served with homemade soda bread.
- Local currency is the pound.
- Language is English.
- You may need a visa to come to the UK. Check the list to see.
- Plug sockets are the three pin rectangular type.
- There are no obvious cultural sensitivities in the UK, however you might want to take note of any business peculiarities:
- In general, the British value time-keeping for business arrangements.
- Gift giving is not a usual part of British business etiquette.
- People are very private and like to break the ice with generalist topics such as the weather.