SCOTTISH TRANSPORT AWARDS

14 June 2018

Radisson Hotel, Glasgow

STA: Scottish Transport Awards

16 June

Radisson Blu Hotel: Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8DL

ABOUT THE AWARDS

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Now in its 16th year, the prestigious Scottish Transport Awards 2018 brings together the transport community to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland.

Supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, this year's ceremony will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on 14th June 2018.

Roy Brannen, Chief Executive, Transport Scotland on the Scottish Transport Awards:

 "These Awards are a great opportunity to recognise the contribution by our professionals in improving and enhancing Scotland's transport networks. Everyday Transport Scotland sees the effort, collaboration and results from everyone involved in providing a successful journey for Scotland's travelling public, and I am delighted to be asked to take on the task of helping to judge and identify these nominated schemes that showcase the best approach."

DRESS CODE: Lounge Suit

RUNNING ORDER:

18:15         Drinks Reception
19:00


Keynote:
Keith Brown
Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Scottish Government

19:20 Dinner
21:00


After Dinner Speaker:
Fred MacAulay

21:20 Awards
22:30 Close


Scottish Transport Summit 2018

We are running the Scottish Transport Summit on the day of 14th June at the Grand Central Hotel. For more information and to book places visit our website here.

Bookings for the Awards and Summit need to be made seperarately but organisations who have booked for the Awards can receive a 10% discount on delegate places.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Keith Brown MSP

Keith Brown MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work
Scottish Government

Keith Brown has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament since 2007 and is currently the constituency MSP for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane. Before his election he served for eleven years as a councillor in Clackmannanshire, and held the post of Council Leader from 1999 to 2003. He was appointed Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning in February 2009 and has since held a number of ministerial roles before becoming Minister for Transport and Veterans in September 2012. In November 2014 he became Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities and in May 2016 he became Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work. Throughout this time, he has still held responsibility for veteran affairs.

Mr Brown worked for 15 years as a local government professional in neighbouring Stirling, where he was also an active trade union representative with UNISON. He is a graduate of Dundee University and studied at the University of Prince Edward Island. Originally from Edinburgh, Keith now lives in Dollar with his three children.

HOST


Fred MacAulay

Fred MacAulay

Scottish Comedian & Radio Host

Fred ran away from accountancy before it was too late, turning into one of the most polished comedy talents in the country. Broadcast credits include QI, They Think It's All Over and Radio Scotland's long- running breakfast show, MacAulay & Co. He is now a regular on a raft of radio panel games.

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