Welcome to Glasgow

Welcome to Glasgow, one of Europe’s most vibrant and dynamic cities! The city is a cultural powerhouse of music, creative arts, theatre and design, and a leading digital technology cluster.

Glasgow is famous for hosting Commonwealth Games and European Championship and is a European City of Culture. It also hosted the JCI World Congress in 1995 welcoming thousands of JCI members to the city from all across the world. Glasgow has been voted the world’s friendliest city so you are guaranteed a warm welcome- and even warmer when you get to the conference.

Conference Location

Located at the Mercure Glasgow City Hotel on 201 Ingram Street. This is a beautiful city centre location overlooking George Square, within a 5 minute walk from Glasgow Queen Street railway station. The Conference Opening Ceremony will be hosted in the atmospheric Glasgow City Chambers, just a short walk from the conference venue.

How to Get There

Glasgow is served by 3 international airports: Glasgow Airport; Glasgow Prestwick Airport; and Edinburgh Airport with regular transfers to the city centre.

Glasgow is easily accessible by Scotland’s road network with the M8 from the East, the M80 from the North and the M74 from the South. The city is also well-connected by train with regular services from across Scotland and the rest of the UK, and a good coach network into Buchanan Bus Station in the city centre.

Where to Stay

Glasgow has an assortment of city hotels to suit every budget, as well as rooms available at the conference centre. Visit People Make Glasgow for hotel information.

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