24 SEP
Crowne Plaza, Congress Road,
Glasgow, G3 8QT

ABOUT THE AWARDS

DUE TO COVID-19 THE SCOTTISH TRANSPORT AWARDS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 24 SEPTEMBER

Now in its 18th year, the prestigious Scottish Transport Awards 2020 brings together the transport community to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland.

Supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, next year's ceremony will be held in Glasgow on 11th June 2020.

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: NOT Blacktie - lounge suit / evening attire

Key Dates

ENTRY SUBMISSION PAGE OPENS: 1 Nov 2019
ENTRY DEADLINE (EXTENDED): 21 Feb 2020
SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED: April 2020
AWARDS CEREMONY: 24 September 2020

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RUNNING ORDER:

18:15 Drinks Reception
19:00 Keynote: 
19:20 Dinner
21:00 After Dinner Speaker: 
21:20 Scottish Transport Awards Presentation
22:20 Close

KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Michael Matheson MSP

Michael Matheson MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity

Michael Matheson was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity in June 2018.

Prior to becoming an MSP, Mr Matheson practised as a Community Occupational Therapist with Stirling Council, Central Regional Council, and Highland Regional Council.

He was elected as the MSP for Falkirk West following the May 2007 elections. Previous to that he was a Regional MSP for Central Scotland from 1999 to 2007. Before being appointed Minister for Public Health and Sport, Mr Matheson was Vice Convenor of the European and External Relations Committee. He also sat on the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee, and previously served on the Justice and Enterprise and Culture Committees. Michael Matheson was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Justice in November 2014 and reappointed in May 2016.

He was re-elected in May 2011 and thereafter appointed as Minister for Public Health.

HOST


Jo Caulfield

Jo Caulfield
Stand-up comedian, host, and comedy writer

Jo Caulfield is a stand-up comedian, host, and comedy writer. She has worked on some of the biggest shows, and with some of the biggest names, in British comedy.

Not only has Jo been the regular warm-up performer for Have I Got News For You for many years, she has appeared as a guest on the show, as well as on Mock The Week and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Jo has also appeared on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.

On Radio 4, Jo has her own acclaimed shows, It's That Jo Caulfield Again and Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up, as well as regularly appearing on shows including The News Quiz, The Now Show, and The Unbelievable Truth. She has written for Ruby Wax, Joan Rivers, Ant and Dec, and Graham Norton, who said of Jo, 'I never knew I could like a woman so much'.

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