The global conference and exhibition of cities and sports, business and cultural events is off to a flying start with 19 partners and sponsors already on board this year.

Launched in 2014, the annual Host City conference and exhibition is the first and largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events

EventScotland is Supporting Organiser for the 2017 event that is taking place in Glasgow on 28-29 November.

Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events, said: “EventScotland has a strong heritage with the Host City conference and exhibition and we are delighted to be supporting them to bring leading events professionals together for what promises to be an insightful and informative two days.

“Scotland is the perfect stage for events and Host City 2017 will really set the tone ahead of some amazing world-class events including the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the 2019 European Athletics indoor Championships and the 2019 Solheim Cup.”  

Host City is a unique event combining high-level panel discussions featuring renowned industry figures with an effective marketplace where cities of all sizes can meet with rights holders, event suppliers, event organisers and their procurement officials.

Host City 2017 is backed by

Supporting Organiser: EventScotland

Supporting Partners: Glasgow Convention Bureau and Glasgow 2018

Silver Sponsors: Aggreko, FarrPoint, Marsh and Red Bull Air Race

Branding Sponsors: Arena Group and De Boer

Host City 2017 also enjoys the support of Media Partners signed up so far, including: Exhibition World; fcbusiness; isportconnect; Major Events International; Orange Sports Forum

Sportcal; SportBusiness; World Academy of Sport; Yutang Sports.

“We are immensely grateful for the support of all the fantastic organisations that make Host City the great event it is today,” said Host City’s Editorial and Conference Director Ben Avison. “In particular we are delighted with the renewed support from Event Scotland as Supporting Organiser and Glasow Convention Bureau and Glasgow 2018 as Supporting Partners.” 

Many more sponsors and partners are set to join in the coming months.

To find out more about the opportunities visit or contact Adam Soroka on or +44(0) 203 675 9531.

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