Local hosts

The conference is being organised in collaboration with the University of the West of Scotland and Laggan Outdoor.

UWS undertakes career-focused teaching, world-leading research with an international outlook equipping students with an innovative outlook and ambition. UWS has four campuses across Scotland including Dumfries.  The University offers undergraduate degree course in Tourism Management and Sports Coaching and Development.  These faculties along with tourism and event management students are supporting the organisation of IAC 2019.

Laggan Outdoor is an award-winning activity centre set on the stunning Solway Coast.  In 2007, Duncan diversified part of the family farm to create the facilities which have developed in 10 years into an extensive centre which offers adventure activities for individuals, families and corporate groups of all ages and abilities.

The Centre has continued to develop and boasts Europe’s longest zip wire spanning 820 metres. November 2017 saw the opening GG’s Yard, a purpose-built event space, the venue for IAC 2019  (https://ggsyard.co.uk/).

If you would like to learn more, please contact 2019iac@gmail.com for event information.