Ahead of a busy year for towns, we are writing to highlight some exciting new events from STP and others. 

Funding Workshop | 23 February | Edinburgh

A comprehensive half day session that will give you the knowledge and inspiration to fund your project.  Join STP and partners to 'Meet the Funder', hear top tips from our funding expert, Michael McKernan and get insights from External Funding Officer, Ellen Archibald representing SLOG. Read more and book now.

Measuring Performance: Evidence to inform strategy | 9 March | Glasgow

Learn more about Understanding Scottish Places Toolkit and the Place Standard Tool in this practical half day workshop.  Experts will guide you to use and develop these tools for your own place and to build an evidence base to inform your towns strategy. Read more and book now.

PR and Communications: Connecting with your local audience | 23 March | Edinburgh

Looking for some practical advice and inspiration for your PR and Communications strategy?

This is an exciting new event from STP that will leave you feeling inspired to find your towns' USP, grab the headlines and make a cutting edge film. Check out STP's celebratory film, 'A Year in the Life of Scotland's Towns'. Read more and book now.

History, Heritage and Culture: The value of the assets around us 20 April | Edinburgh

STP is joined by Global Treasure Apps, Historic Environment Scotland, Museums Galleries Scotland and more to highlight the possibilities for towns when they use their culture, history and heritage to reinvigorate and promote their place.  Don't miss this opportunity to connect, one to one with our partners, learn about new opportunities, support and advice. Read more and book now.

World Towns Leadership Summit | 15 & 16 June | Edinburgh

The first World Towns Leadership Summit will take place in Edinburgh this summer. We are excited to announce programme information and open bookings for the World Towns Leadership Summit very soon! Keep an eye on this page.

The World Towns Leadership Summit 2016 will be a high level global event involving towns and urban leaders discussing the evolving nature of civic governance and the changing economic drivers for successful urban areas. This global conversation will result in a published agreement ‘A Public-Private-Social Vision for Urban Centres’.

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Events from our partners

Understanding and Communicating Climate Change | 5 February | Stirling

Purple Flag Workshop | 9 February | Paisley *Free to STP Members*

SCDI Forum 2016 | 17 March | St Andrews

Scottish Property Awards | 3 March | Edinburgh

Scotland's City Regions | 8 March | Edinburgh

Scotland's Local Environment Quality Conference | 15 March | Glasgow

BIDs Scotland Gathering | 30 March | Perth

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