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Summer Eventia 2010

SECC, Glasgow - 4-6 July

2 days and nights of the best networking and education of the year

Our headline sponsor is drpgroup, click their logo below for more information about them.DRP Group

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The countdown… yes – once again the clock is ticking, we’re counting down the weeks to Eventia’s 2010 summer event. Bigger, bolder and even more thought-provoking than last year’s highly acclaimed event, The Summer Eventia will provide a mix of educational, networking and social activities designed to inspire, inform and entertain event professionals at every level within your organisation.

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and the SECC

Our illustrious hosts this year are the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and the SECC.  They have joined forces and will be showcasing some of the most breathtaking facilities and Glaswegian highlights on offer.  If you have visited Glasgow before you will understand why we are delighted to be taking The Summer Eventia there in 2010.  If you have not, come and find out why! 

The Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have joined forces with two fabulous properties in the Glasgow city area to offer a prize draw for all buyers who attend the event.  Gleneagles hotel are offering two nights, dinner, bed and breakfast in an Estate Suite as well as a ound of golf or spa treatment per guest.  While Cameraon House are offering two nights bed and breakfast in a Whiskey Suite, a 90 minute boat cruise and a round of golf or spa treatment per guest.  To be entered into the draw, buyers must attend the Summer Eventia.

The Headquarters hotel will be the Crowne Plaza located right next door to the SECC.  In addition, we have secured excellent rates at both the Campanile and City Inn both within easy walking distance of the SECC which is where the event action takes place.

In order to book accommodation, please click on the link to accommodation booking on this page and you will be directed to the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s accommodation website where you can select your hotel and make your booking. 

Click here to book your accommodation

Travel Options

We have been working with travel partners to arrange preferential rates both by air and rail to Glasgow. These rates have now been arranged and you are able to book your travel by clicking on the link below.

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What’s the event all about?

The event will feature an exciting mix of keynote presentations, topical discussions and interactive workshops, along with a number of excellent motivational and networking activities.

The Programme Committee is made up of some of the most influential individuals from across all sectors of the event industry and they are working hard on the programme during the first quarter of this year.  Each year the programme at The Summer Eventia is fresh, up-to-date and appropriate to the varied audience that attends the event.  2010 will be no different and we are excited to be speaking to a number of key speakers with a view to adding new topics to the agenda in addition to the well-established workshops that feature and are so well-received each year. 

Click here to view the Summer Eventia 2010 - Event Programme

Dress Code

The dress code for the entire conference is totally casual, no business attire is allowed, so however you feel comfortable.  This is our chance to relax as an industry together, learn from each other and exchange ideas, debate hot issues, have some fun and make new friends in a relaxed comfortable environment. 

Booking Information

To ensure that the conference community contains a balanced cross section of buyers and suppliers this year, each attendee category has a set limit.

Once that limit has been reached, sorry you may need to be placed on the reserve list if you want to attend – so to ensure that you don’t miss out book early.

Registration fees include all conference material, dinner on Sunday and Monday evening, lunch on Monday and Tuesday, all coffee breaks on Monday and Tuesday and access to all conference sessions.

Note – accommodation is not included in any of the conference packages.

Should you wish to cancel your booking before the 31 May 2010 an administration fee of £50.00 will be charged. Any cancellations made between 1 - 15 June 2010 will incur a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be honoured after the 15 June 2010.

Hosted Guest Programme

New for 2010, Eventia are delighted to introduce the Hosted Guest Programme.  This offers sponsors the opportunity to host a small group of buyers to the event. 

How to register your interest?  We are running a list of buyers who are interested in being a Hosted Guest so simply contact us on events@eventia.org.uk and register your interest.  We will contact you as soon as we have a suitable match.

Want to sponsor a Hosted Guest group? Contact one of the sponsorship team on 01420 593 614 or email Julia Phillips on julia.phillips@eventia.org.uk  

Please note:

  • all Hosted Guests and their Hosts must attend the conference from Sunday 4 July for afternoon tea and stay for the duration of the conference
  • a maximum of two buyers per organisation may be part of the Hosted Guest programme
  • all Hosted Guests will be accommodated free of charge at the Crowne Plaza Hotel adjacent to the SECC
  • all Hosted Guests will be offered complimentary flights to and from London Heathrow courtesy of BMI
  • each Hosted Guest package comprises five buyer guests and one host

Registration Categories:

To assist you to identify which category you need to book under, we have a guide to each category.  Note - the member category refers to Eventia membership.

Buyers: i.e. corporate, association or public sector event organisers, conference or event agency employees and freelance event managers.

Hosted Guest (buyer): Registration complimentary

Buyers have the opportunity to be included as a Hosted Guest.  To register interest in being part of this programme, please contact events@eventia.org.uk

Buyer Member: £275.00 + vat (if you are unsure if you are a member of Eventia click here to see the membership list)

Buyer Non-Member: £425.00 + vat

Scottish Buyer: £300.00 + vat (any corporate, association, public sector, conference or event agency employees whose Head Office is located in Scotland)

Freelance Buyers: £275.00 +vat

Student/Academic Institutions: £250.00 + vat

Partner/Suppliers: i.e. supplier company employees to the event industry; hoteliers, DMC's, airlines, technical suppliers etc

Partner Member: £550.00 + vat (if you are unsure if you are a member of Eventia please click here to see the membership list)

British DMO Member: £300.00 + vat (this rate includes the opportunity to bring a pop-up stand to be displayed in the exhibition area)

Partner Non-Member: £1,000.00 + vat

Other Associations: for members of the following associations: SITE, ITM, MPI, ISES and ICCA, Eventia are delighted to offer you a preferential rate to attend the event.  For buyers (see above definition) the rate for the event will be £375 + vat and for partners (see above definition) the rate will be £750 + vat for the event. 

Monday evening only: For those that just wish to attend the evening on Monday 5 July.

Member: £150.00 + vat

Non-Member: £300.00 + vat

Other Registration Categories: If you fall under another category and are unsure how to register, please contact events@eventia.org.uk for further information and assistance.

Become a high profile sponsor:

In addition to being a great learning and networking experience, The Summer Eventia provides it's sponsors with a fantastic opportunity to reach a host of key customer targets and really make an impression over the two days of the conference.  The sponsorship opportunities are now available. 

Click here to view Sponsorship Opportunities

Suppliers who are interested in sponsoring an element of this event: Please contact Rachel Ley or Julia Phillips on +44 (0)1420 593 614 or events@eventia.org.uk

Your Carbon Footprint

As a part of Eventia's commitment to promote reduced carbon emissions from event management we will be asking everyone who registers for the conference to enter their plans for travelling to Glasgow.

This will be passed onto The Carbon Consultancy, Eventia's carbon partner, who will undertake a full carbon impact assessment of the event. We will share the overall results with all delegates to help inform your own understanding of lower carbon events and our undertaking of this exercise.

For those using car and plane online calculators and a personal carbon account are available at www.carbonresponsible.com

Download attached files below

Headline Sponsor

Host Sponsor


  • IGH


  • Imex


  • Spanish Tourist Board
  • Star Alliance


  • BMI
  • Crystal Interactive
  • Event Assured
  • Millenium Gloucester Hotel

Media Partner

  • C & I T Travel
  • Event Magazine
  • Stand Out
  • CAT Publications
  • The Drum
  • Meetings Review