Accommodation, Travel, Glasgow Guide and Offers

For further information on visiting Glasgow, please click here

Book your accommodation online:

Working with the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB), we have secured a number of discounted rooms across a range of hotels, which are available to book here

Accommodation will be sold on a first come, first served basis and the published rates will be available until Monday 27th February 2017.

Please email the GCMB directly regarding any accommodation enquiries such as booking for additional nights. Please also be aware that the conference timings for panel sessions and plenaries are envisaged as follows:

Monday 10 April: 0930 - 1745

Tuesday 11 April: 0930 - 1700

Wednesday 12 April: 0900 - 1700

Travelling to Glasgow

For essential information on travelling to Glasgow please click here

Glasgow Taxis

Discounted travel is available for delegates for journeys between Glasgow Airport and the City Centre with Glasgow Taxis:

Pre-book your taxi by phoning +44 (0) 141 429 7070 using the following codes to get the discounted fare.

Code: CM7 (Glasgow Airport to City Centre)

           CM5 (City Centre to Glasgow Airport)

The set fare per journey is then £19, saving you approximately £3 on the standard fare.

Shuttle buses

Glasgow Airport Express service 500 is Glasgow Airport's official bus service connecting the airport and the city centre in just 15 minutes. We pick up and drop off at Hope Street near Central Station, George Square near Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station as well as stops close to popular hotels. Book your ticket in advance here.

Bars and Restaurants

A brief guide to bars and restaurants is available here and here

An alternative bar guide by Dr Neil McGarvey, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Strathclyde, is available here

To search restaurants by area or make a booking, visit:

Discounts and Offers

Glasgow Conventions Team have arranged a number of special offers for delegates including restaurants, tours and travel. The full list of offers are here

Tours / Sightseeing

For further details on the Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail please click here

If you would like to take a sightseeing tour, Glasgow Conventions Team have arranged special discounts for delegates as follows:

Rabbie’s Tours

Small group tours – full day or half-day, departing from Glasgow City Centre.

10% off tours for conference delegates using the code GCM1115

0131 226 3133;

Timberbush Tours

1,2 or 3 day tours of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, departing from Glasgow City Centre.

15% off tours for conference delegates using the code GCMB15

0141 226 8882;

Simply contact the tour company directly quoting the discount code above to book your trip.