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Events Industry Support Fund – Monday September 14

A £6 million fund to help the events sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic will accept applications from Monday.

The Events Industry Support Fund will comprise of a one-off grant of £10,000 to support businesses in the events industry, particularly those in the supply chain that are facing hardship and will be awarded as they are received.

The fund is administered via VisitScotland on behalf of the Scottish Government, with development input from the newly formed Event Industry Advisory Group.

It will support businesses, which have not received Scottish Government sponsored COVID-related funding from other schemes, and which meet the eligibility criteria.

This includes suppliers working to organise, stage and deliver business and meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions (MICE) events and/or cultural and sporting events and festivals in Scotland,, which are open to the public.

Applications for the fund will open from noon on Monday until noon on Monday September 14.

For guidance on the fund, click here: Events Industry Support Fund