The city's conference ambassadors outline the benefit of hosting a conference in Glasgow and describe the support received from the conventions team at Glasgow City Marketing Bureau.

Professor Anna Dominiczak

"It's fantastic that we've succeeded in bringing the joint ESH/ISH Meeting to Glasgow. It will be good for the city and will strengthen Glasgow's position as a major international centre of excellence in hypertension."

Professor Anna Dominiczak, Head of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow

ESH President and Glasgow Conference Ambassador, ESH/ISH 2020

Mr Ian Dunn

"Meetings like SIU drive standards and increase aspirations."

Mr Ian Dunn, Consultant Urological Surgeon, NHS Lanarkshire

Glasgow Conference Ambassador and Local Organising Committee member, Société Internationale D'Urologie 2014

Professor Graeme Burt

"There is no doubt that hosting conferences in Glasgow has consolidated our Institute's reputation as one of Europe's leading academic centres for electrical power engineering, providing an invaluable opportunity to showcase the University's researchers and facilities to our colleagues worldwide. The free conference support services provided by the conventions team at Glasgow City Marketing Bureau were invaluable."

Professor Graeme Burt, Advanced Electrical Systems, Institute for Energy & Environment, University of Strathclyde

Professor David Hutchinson

"Our conference activity overall has proved beneficial in raising the profile of the University as well as encouraging future developments"

Professor David Hutchinson, Visiting Professor in Media Policy at Caledonian Business School, Glasgow Caledonian University

Lauren Pascu

Email: Lauren Pascu

Ambassador Programme Executive

+44 (0) 141 566 0866

Ambassador Programme:
The Facts

  • Established in 1990, first of its kind in the UK
  • Over 1,700 ambassadors, from medical, scientific, academic & corporate backgrounds
  • 158 Ambassador-led conferences confirmed to Glasgow last financial year
  • £68m of conference business to Glasgow in the last financial year was Ambassador-led
  • Best UK Convention Bureau 2007 - 2016