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Major events

Major events play a vital role in Scottish tourism by attracting people to Scotland and enhancing the country's international profile.

We are delivering a series of initiatives and major events as part of Scotland's National Events Strategy. These include: 

We are also responsible for planning and delivering a portfolio of major international events, as well as ensuring a strategic approach to bidding for these events – whether leading or supporting the bid.

Major events we have secured include:

In 2019:

  • Solheim Cup
  • Mixed World Wheelchair Curling Championships
  • European Indoor Athletics Championships
  • Ricoh Women's British Open

In 2020:

  • World Men's Curling Championships
  • UEFA Euro 2020

In 2021: 

  • 150th Open Championship at St Andrews

In 2023:

  • UCI 2023 Cycling World Championships