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The British Tugowners Association is delighted to announce the Annual General Meeting, Conference and Dinner 2023 will take place at the Clayton Hotel in Glasgow on Wednesday 17 May.
The AGM, Conference and Dinner provides an ideal time for delegates to meet, exchange ideas and network.
The programme is being developed but will bring together leaders of the towage industry together with Governmental keynote speakers and thought leadership on key industry themes around environmental enhancement, future growth, and port ecosystems. Speakers include (with more to be announced):
- Kevin Stewart MSP - Scottish Transport Minister
- Maritime & Coastguard Agency- React Emergency Response
- Clydeport/Peel Ports
- Secretary of State Representative for Maritime Intervention & Salvage
- Damen Shipyards
- UK Chamber of ShippingAgenda Outline
Tuesday 16 May 2023
1200 – Welcome and lunch at Ralston Golf Club
1330 – Tee times for golf
1930 – Dinner for golfers sponsored by Sanmar
Wednesday 17 May 2023
0900 – BTA Executive Committee (members only)
1045 – BTA Annual General Meeting (members only)
1145 – Conference Opens
1300 – Lunch
1400 – Conference Reopens
1730 – Conference Closes
1845 – Drinks Reception
1945 – Dinner
As well as members of the BTA, members of UK Chamber of Shipping, are welcome and encouraged to attend. Non-members of the BTA or UK Chamber are also welcome and encouraged to get insight and access into leaders of the industry, with spaces available at a non-member rate.
The BTA’s Annual Golf Competition, the Sir William Crosthwaite Cup, will take place the afternoon before, on Tuesday 16 May at Ralston Golf Club overlooking the City.
Further requests for information should be directed to the BTA secretariat Robert Merrylees. firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker and sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Robert Merrylees
Sincere thanks go to the supporting Sponsors of Damen Shipyards (Gold), Schottel (Bronze), and Sanmar Shipyards (Golf)
Alternative Accommodation options: Please use the hotel map link provided for real live availability at nearby hotels.
Travel & Directions
Clayton Hotel Glasgow City is easily accessible by car or train and is just a short drive from Glasgow airport.
Glasgow International Airport is 8.4 miles from the hotel. There are various transport options available from the airport including a 13-minute taxi ride, or alternatively, you can get the 500-airport express bus from outside the arrivals door which will bring you to Buchanan Street Bus Station, which is a 7-minute walk to the hotel.
From Train Station
Glasgow Central Station
If you’re looking for hotels near Glasgow Central Station, you’ve got in the right place. Glasgow Central Station is 0.3 miles from the hotel and only a 6 min walk away. Exit the station onto Oswald Street and keeping walking straight for 0.14 miles until you reach Clyde Street. Take a left and walk 0.2 miles until you reach the hotel.
Glasgow Queen Street Station
Looking for hotels near Queen Street Station Glasgow? Glasgow Queen Street Station is 0.5 miles from the Clayton Hotel Glasgow and a 10 min walk away. Exit the station onto Buchanan Street and follow the path for 0.4 miles until you reach Clyde Street. Take a right and walk 0.01 miles until you reach the hotel.
From Bus Station
Buchanan Street Bus Station is 0.8 miles from the hotel and only a 15 min walk away. Exit the station onto West Nile Street and keeping walking straight for 0.1 miles. Then take a left on to Bath Street for another 0.18 miles. Take a left on to Wellington Street. Walk straight for another 0.52 miles until you reach Clyde Street. Take a left and walk 0.2 miles until you reach the hotel.
From Subway Station
St. Enoch’s Subway Station is 0.1 miles from the hotel and only a 2 min walk away. Exit the station onto St. Enoch’s Square and take a left. Keep walking for 0.02 miles until you reach Howard Street. Walk straight for 0.01 miles and then take a sharp right on to Dixon Street. Follow the path straight for 0.05 miles until you reach Clyde Street. Take a right and walk 0.01 miles until you reach the hotel.
Looking to park your car? The hotel offer a 40% discounted overnight parking at the nearby Q-Park St Enoch and Jamaica Street.
In Partnership with Q Park
Q-Park St EnochMaxwell StreetGlasgowG1 4EQ
Q-Park Jamaica Street15 Adams Ct LnGlasgowG1 4NL
Your confirmation email with us will detail how to make your parking reservation.