Scottish Events Expo

Thursday 9th March 2017 - SECC, Glasgow

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2016 Highlights

“Your show was as good if not better than many similar shows I have seen in London, New York, Frankfurt and other major cities.”
Professor Joe Goldblatt, Ed.D., FRSA, Queen Margaret University (Visitor)

“Congratulations on a fantastic first Eventit! The event was superbly well-orchestrated, from start to finish. Well done to all the team for creating this truly unique show and bringing together top people in event industry.”
Ruben Brown, Marketing Manager, GES EMEA (Corporate Partner)

“It’s early May and we’ve already managed a positive Return on Investment on our costs for a stand at Eventit. The quality of enquiries we have received have been excellent and we have managed to win some new customers as well as catching up with some regulars.”
Nigel Shave, Director, Quality Rental Ltd (Exhibitor)

EventIt 2017

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EventIt 2017 will be the networking event of the year, connecting meeting, event and festival planners and suppliers from all over Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Face-to-face interaction, drinks receptions and dedicated meeting zones will offer the perfect platform to meet with buyers and suppliers, old and new.

Dovetailing of overseas and UK ‘familiarisation trips’ and hosted buyer programmes into the show by our key industry partners:

  • • VisitScotland
  • • Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
  • • Convention Edinburgh
  • • VisitAberdeenshire
  • • Conference Care
  • • EMA
  • • ILEA

Knowledge Exchange
EventIT Knowledge Exchange

Building on last year's success, EventIt 2017 will offer a variety of learning opportunities. Our knowledge exchanges allow you to hear from industry experts, discuss hot topic with peers and be inspired by event gurus.

Our programme of networking and learning events incorporate:

  • • PA networking reception
  • • ‘Camp fire’ learning sessions
  • • VIP hosted lounge
  • • Exhibitor drinks reception

We have FOUR main themes running throughout the day:

  • • Event Technology
  • • Connectivity
  • • Critical Services
  • • Education for the Future.

EventIT Exhibition

EventIt 2017 will provide the stage on which businesses and suppliers from across the globe can meet and make valuable new connections. Attracting companies from the whole festival and events supply chain, this show will inform, wow and inspire.

Come and experience state of the art technology, entertainment, theatre, culinary magic, innovative theming and vibrant graphics.

2017 also sees the introduction of dedicated zones within the main exhibition space including:

  • • Regional exhibition and meeting areas
  • • Technology Zone
  • • Outdoor Arena
  • • Networking and hospitality lounges
  • • Entertainer area
  • • Higher Education forum

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Media Support Package

The Times Scotland


The Times Scotland will publish a 32pp full colour supplement dedicated to the MICE market on 9 March 2017 to celebrate EVENTIT 2017. This will be a national and international showcase for the rich experiences our industries offer the world. All exhibitors and sponsors will receive a complimentary full colour listing reaching 54,000 influential business audience. Copies will also be distributed at the SECC.
EventsBase Magazine


Eventsbase is the only dedicated magazine for Events & Festivals Professionals involved in organising, staging and supporting events and festivals in Scotland. Published quarterly, with a shelf life of 3 months, EventsBase tells the story of Scotland’s £3.5b events industry through the eyes of the people behind it. All exhibitors and sponsors will receive a complimentary full colour advertisement reaching buyers in Scotland, the UK and farther afield.


All exhibitors and sponsors will receive a complimentary full colour listing in the venues and suppliers arena of our website ensuring continuity and taking you all the way to EVENTIT 2018. As soon as you sign up your involvement will be tweeted throughout our networks and you will have an ideal social media platform to support your marketing activities.

Exhibitors and Industry Partners 2017

Find out more

Request a media pack or contact Judith on 0131 561 7345.