Practical Info

A welcome drinks and civic reception followed the next day by a Gala Dinner is an opportunity to meet and network with key contacts in the NewSpace industry in a relaxed and informal environment.


The conference takes place in the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) in Glasgow.

Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC)
99 George Street
Glasgow G1 1RD

Civic Reception

Date: 31st January 2018
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Venue: City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU

The conference begins with a civic reception hosted by The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of Glasgow in the City Chambers.  Join us on the evening prior to the conference to meet with other delegates, speakers, entrepreneurs and investors and start to discuss the future opportunities for your business.  Dress code is business casual.

Gala Dinner

Date: 1st February 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 11pm
Venue: House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow G41 5BW

Transport to the dinner venue is provided from the conference venue.  Dress code is formal.

Travel & Accommodation

Getting to Glasgow couldn’t be easier, the city is served by three international airports, Glasgow International, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Prestwick. The city is well connected by train from across the UK, and is easily accessible by major motorways.  Get in touch with our team if you need any information about getting to Glasgow.

Glasgow has a fantastic range of hotels to suit all requirements and tastes. Listed below are a range of hotels located close to the conference venue.


***** (5 Star)

Hotel: Radisson Blu Hotel
(Rate of £135 single occupancy with breakfast – available until 20th December)
Tel: 0141 204 3333

Hotel: Blythswood Square Hotel
Tel: 0141 248 8888 Option1

Hotel: Hilton Hotel
Tel: 0141 204 5555

**** (4 Star)

Hotel: Carlton George Hotel
Tel: 0141 353 6373
For a corporate rate of £108 single occupancy with breakfast, please quote ‘University of Strathclyde’ when booking.

Hotel: Grand Central Hotel
Tel: 0141 240 3700

*** (3 star)

Hotel: Premier Inn George Street
Tel: 0871 527 8440

Hotel: Mercure Hotel
Tel: 0844 815 9103 Option 1

Hotel: Z Hotel (not yet * rated – 4.5/5 on Trip Advisor)
Tel: 0141 212 4550

Please note that Glasgow has very high occupancy levels for hotel rooms, due to the large number of events in the city. The world-renowned Celtic Connections takes place in Glasgow in January/February each year, and celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018. Delegates are advised to book early to ensure availability and a better price.

If you have any queries regarding travel or hotel accommodation, please call Sarah Burns on: +44 (0) 141 548 4374