will arrive at Stranraer in Scotland,
straight from Larne in Northern Ireland, on June 8. It will loop around
Scotland, traveling as far north as
Lerwick in the Shetland Islands,
before crossing into Berwick-upon-Tweed, England. Torchbearers will
carry the Olympic flame through six
Scottish cities: Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen,
Dundee, Stirling, and Edinburgh. According
to the London Organizing Committee of the
Olympic and Paralympic Games, the torch
will come within 10 miles of 95 percent of all
people in the United Kingdom. The publicity
will enable local communities to shine a light
on the best they have to offer.
London’s Wembley Stadium will host both the
men’s and women’s gold medal soccer matches
Pre- and Post-Olympic Programs Will Wow
Naturally, the Olympics will bring throngs of
people, making the planning of an incentive
program during this time extra challenging. A
program that immediately precedes or follows
will still wow participants, however, says Jodi
Swailes, senior buyer and geographic special-
ist for Western Europe for the purchasing and
product development unit at West
Des Moines, IA-based incentive
Attend a conference
where you can’t help
but gaze out of
Only in Scotland is the backdrop as
inspiring as your conference.
In Scotland you can be sure to find a range of
unusual venues set in breathtaking surroundings.
Where else can you hold a conference with a historic
castle as your backdrop? Or do business looking
over the famous Old Course? Or even meet on the
shores of Loch Lomond?
And it’s never been easier to get here. So to find out
more about hosting an event in Scotland, log onto
Or perhaps that should be unconventional Scotland.