EventScotland is working to enhance Scotland’s international reputation as ‘The Perfect Stage’ for events. In partnership, EventScotland attracts and secures high-profile sporting events for the country.
Scotland’s continued success in securing and developing events is driven by its strong National Events Strategy ‘Scotland, The Perfect Stage’. It has helped build and maintain a diverse portfolio of events that bring incredible value to Scotland’s economy, creating jobs and attracting visitors from across the globe, while also generating significant media profile as well as culture and social impacts for the whole country.
Since its inception in 2003, EventScotland has helped secure some of the world’s biggest sport event properties to the country including The 2014 Ryder Cup, XX Commonwealth Games, 2018 European Championships, The 2019 Solheim Cup and UEFA EURO 2020. Scotland’s reputation as ‘The Perfect Stage’ was further reaffirmed when the nation secured the biggest ever cycling event in history – 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships and the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships.
Through the work of EventScotland and partners, Scotland will continue to underline its strong track record as a world-leading host for major events. Below is a flavour of sporting spectacles which will take place over the course of 2022 and beyond.
- UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup, Glasgow 2022
- The 150th Open 2022, St Andrews
- AIG Women’s Open, East Lothian 2022
- 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, Glasgow and across Scotland
- Shetland Tall Ships 2023
- 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships, Glasgow
- World Orienteering Championships 2024, Edinburgh
- Orkney 2025 Island Games