13 Feb 2013
The 2013 Scottish Conservative Annual Conference will be held on the 7 & 8 June at the Albert Halls in Stirling.
This is the first time for many years that a major Scottish Political party has visited the City for a national conference and a significant vote of confidence in Stirling as a destination.
The Albert Halls in Stirling will be the main conference venue, with other venues around the city benefiting from visitors and exhibitors to the conference. The local economy will benefit by an estimated £140,000 mostly through hotel bookings and the general spending of the several hundred delegates.
Speakers at the event will include Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson, and a number of senior UK Cabinet Ministers. Alongside those events are a series of fringe events, boosting interest in the party’s activities north of the border.
Speaking about the event, Scottish Conservative Leader, Ruth Davidson said:
“I am delighted to be taking our annual conference to Stirling later this year. The city’s central location and historic backdrop make Stirling an ideal venue for us to hold our conference.
”As well as bringing hundreds of delegates from across Scotland and beyond, the media attention will help to highlight Stirling’s reputation as a great place to visit.”
Cllr Alistair Berrill, Conservative group leader and deputy leader of Stirling Council said:
“Our economy will feel the benefits of this significant event and business will welcome the trade. I’m sure Stirling will give its usual warm welcome to visitors from across the UK. This conference is a welcome boost and will show those who doubt Stirling’s ability to host major events, that we can do it.”
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