Acting as a Local Host and bringing an event to your region will bring both personal and professional benefits to you, your organisation and the region itself.


Organisational/Regional Benefits

  • Contributing to the overall knowledge base and economy of the region.
  • Putting the region on the map both nationally and internationally for its scientific excellence.
  • Creating prospects of funding and investment through collaboration and integrated international working.
  • Attracting key scientific global influencers to the region.
  • Promoting the region for its Brilliant Science!

Personal/Professional Benefits

  • Increasing your professional reputation amongst peers and becoming a recognised expert within your field of expertise.
  • Providing the opportunity to meet with and collaborate with like-minded people which can lead to joint funding, publications and research.
  • Being able to tailor the content of a relevant conference.
  • An opportunity to be part of sharing knowledge and best practice with professionals all across the world.


  • Becoming a local host you will be eligible for a whole range of support from the region’s destination marketing organisations at every step of the event process, from bidding to hosting. They will help you:
  • Explore the event particulars, finding out if the region can accommodate it.
  • Submit an expression of interest on your behalf (if required).
  • Develop and produce the bid, both in written and presentation format if required.
  • Source letters of support from influential agencies including government.
  • Connect to influential contacts in the region and nationally.
  • Provide financial support if costs are incurred during the bidding process e.g. printing, travel to present etc*
  • Finding the most suitable and cost-effective venue and accommodation for the event.
  • The organisation and funding of any site inspections that may be required for the decision makers*
  • Identify a suitable professional conference organiser (if required).
  • With regional marketing, PR and advertising material and support, including information regarding our bespoke Brilliant Science tours.
  • Supporting you with the development of the conference organising committee.
  • Development of the social (and spouse) programme
  • With advice on obtaining income through exhibition and sponsorship.

*subject to application

Host your conference at one of the many venues available in our three regions: