Location | World News Media Congress 2019

World News Media Congress 2019

01 Jun 2019 to 03 Jun 2019
United Kingdom

26th World Editors Forum, 3rd Women in News Summit

Location | World News Media Congress 2019



This section will provide you with all the necessary information on the host city, the event venue and recommended hotels in Glasgow, Scotland.



Scotland, the U.K.’s northernmost country, is a land of mountain wildernesses such as the Cairngorms and Northwest Highlands, interspersed with glacial glens (valleys) and lochs (lakes). Its major cities are Edinburgh, the capital, with its iconic hilltop castle, and Glasgow, famed for its vibrant cultural scene. Scotland is also famous for golf, the game first played at the Old Course at St Andrews in the 1400s.



There are five hotels within short walking distance to our event venue, the Scottish Event Campus (SEC Centre, Congress Way, Glasgow, - G3 8YW, UK).

Recommended Hotels:

Crowne Plaza: directly next to the SEC and connected to the venue via a corridor

Premium Inn, Radisson Red, Hilton Garden Inn City Center and the Village Hotel: within five minutes walking distance

The Blythswood Square and the Dakota Deluxe Hotel: exclusive five star hotels in the city center, a taxi will take up to 10 minutes to the venue

The Glasgow Convention Bureau is our official accommodation provider and has negotiated specially discounted rates for you.

Please click here to choose and book your hotel!


Welcome to Glasgow

Glasgow is a vibrant and compact city with plenty to offer delegates outside of conference hours. The city has a range of cultural attractions including many museums and art galleries offering free entry, such as the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the award-winning Riverside Museum. Visitors can explore the works of artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, walk the city centre Art Mural Trail or take a stroll through one of the many parks and green spaces. Glasgow is a UNESCO City of Music with over 150 live music events per week, plus a full calendar of other exciting events and festivals throughout the year. The food and drink scene offers something for everyone, from traditional whisky pubs to fine dining, in a variety of lively neighbourhoods including Finnieston (SEC), the City Centre, the West End and Merchant City. You can look forward to a warm welcome in a city voted ‘world’s friendliest city’ by Rough Guides.


Scottish Event Campus (SEC)

The SEC is Scotland's largest exhibition centre, located in the district of Finnieston on the north bank of the River Clyde, Glasgow.

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