ICCN 2023

Hotel, Venue & City Information

About Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and situated in west central Scotland. Glasgow is renown for it’s culture, music, and people. It offers complimentary access to many fascinating museums and is home to provides countless opportunities to enjoy the local cuisine and musical talent. 


The Glasgow Convention Bureau has set up an exclusive booking website, offering reduced group rates at several hotels in close proximity to the conference venue to all ICCN2023 attendees. Should your arrival or departure dates not be available on the platform or if you require assistance with your booking, please contact the Glasgow Convention Bureau directly at accommodation@glasgowconventionbureau.com.

To take advantage of the discounted group rates, bookings must be made by August 16, 2023. 

Congress Venue

The Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) at the University of Strathclyde is a world-class research hub, revolutionizing collaboration between academia, industry and the public sector. It is within easy reach of hotels, transport networks, museums and restaurants.

Glasgow Tourism Information

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and a popular destination for tourists who want to explore its culture, history, and attractions. The city offers a great shopping and nightlife experience and is home to famous venues like SECC, Riverside Museum, and Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

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Delegate Offers

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Getting There

Glasgow is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and overseas by train, sea, road and air.

Glasgow is well connected by train from across the UK by 2 main stations:

  • Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow to the south
  • Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes main to Edinburgh and the north

To book tickets, visit scotrail.co.uk, tpexpress.co.uk, and avantiwestcoast.co.uk. To view all available routes from across the UK, visit thetrainline.com

You can travel to Scotland by ferry from the major ports of Belfast and Larne in Northern Ireland. Ferries dock at Cairnryan in the southwest of Scotland, with a bus service taking passengers to the city center in 2 hours 10 minutes.

You can also travel from mainland Europe. You can arrive in either:

  • Hull in the northeast of England where it’s around a 4 hour drive to the Scottish border.
  • Newcastle, which is around a 2 hour 40 minute drive from Glasgow.

Find out more information at stenaline.co.uk and dfds.com

Scotland has an extensive motorway road network. Glasgow is linked to the following places:

  • Edinburgh with the M8
  • England on the M74
  • Stirling with the M80
  • West coast of Scotland with the M77

For more information on Scotland’s road network, visit the Transport Scotland website.

Glasgow has 3 international airports nearby, with connections across the UK and the world:

  • Glasgow Airport is the closest airport to the city center. Catch the express bus service from outside the terminal and arrive in Glasgow in around 15 minutes. Visit glasgowairport.com for more information.
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 32 miles (51km) from Glasgow. It is very accessible with train and bus services to the city center. Find out more at glasgowprestwick.com
  • Edinburgh Airport is 39 miles (63km) from Glasgow. There is a direct bus service from the airport to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station which takes around 1 hour. Head to edinburghairport.com for more information.