UK in 2024 Worldcon Bid Selects Glasgow Venue

The UK in 2024 Worldcon bid has announced that they have selected the
Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow (formerly known as the Scottish Exhibition & Convention Center) as the venue for their bid to host the 2024 Worldcon.

Under its previous name, the Glasgow SEC hosted the 1995 and 2005 Worldcons. According to the bid’s announcement, the venue “has seen considerable growth in the last few years, including new onsite hotels and reworking and expansion of the spaces inside the convention centre. The SEC has recently announced a further £200 million development plan to support the growth of conventions around the campus.”

The site of the 2024 Worldcon will be selected at the 2022 Worldcon. The formal launch of the bid will be at Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon, the 2019 Worldcon in Dublin, Ireland. For more information about the bid, see the Glasgow in 2024 website.