The world’s most innovative event owners, organisers and hosts continue to join the speaker line-up for Host City 2017 in Glasgow on 28 and 29 November.


New speakers at Host City include leaders of IOC; Tokyo 2020; Pyeongchang 2018; new Olympic sports; Cirque du Soleil; Glasgow 2018, a major festival organiser and leading experts in event infrastructure and technology.


They will be discussing who benefits from investments in major events and the big issues influencing hosting decisions, alongside an assembly of global cities preparing to bid and host for events, including VisitScotland, Glasgow Life, New Zealand Major Events, Bern Welcome, London & Partners, Sport Event Denmark, City of Berlin, Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Chinese Olympic Committee.


Ben Avison, Host City Conference Director said: “Every year we are immensely honoured by the level of speakers who choose to participate in Host City and 2017 has already surpassed all expectations. With senior representation from the owners, organisers and hosts of the world’s greatest events, Host City 2017 is set to be the best Host City ever”.


Host City conference and exhibition is now firmly established as the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events, renowned for the highest level of speakers, content and networking.


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