Scotland House opens for 2012 Olympics

The Scottish Government has opened its 2012 Olympic venue, Scotland House, which occupies the Army and Navy Club, 26-29 Pall Mall.

Scotland House opens for 2012 Olympics
Scotland House opens for 2012 Olympics

The opening event, on 27 July, was hosted by Lord Puttnam and featured dignitaries and Scottish officials. The house, available daily for business meetings and events, will run until 12 August. It features Scottish sourced food and drink, entertainment and hospitality.

Lindsay Brown, UK marketing manager for the Visit Scotland Business Tourism Unit, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate the best in Scottish sport, business and culture at a unique London venue. Our Scotland House networking dinner is just one of a number of events we are hosting in London this year which allow us to share the very best of Scottish hospitality."

She added: "Business tourism is a lucrative sector and consequently we are operating on a fiercely competitive global stage."

Scotland House is a partnership between the Scottish Government, Visit Scotland, Event Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Creative Scotland, Sportscotland, with input from Glasgow 2014, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and Marketing Edinburgh.

Visit C&IT’s Scotland Destination Guide here.

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