Scottish Thistle Awards finalists: ASVA Members

We would like to say a huge congratulations to all of the ASVA members who have been crowned regional winners for the 2023 Scottish Thistle Awards. It is great to see so many ASVA members being recognised for their hard work within the industry and we wish them the best of [...]

ASVA Cultural Connections – Bookings Now Live!

It gives us great pleasure to announce that bookings are now live for the ASVA Cultural Connections Conference that will take place on the 14th of November at Perth Concert Hall!Cultural Connections will bring together visionary leaders and experts from all over the [...]

Changes to funding criteria for museums

Some members will want to be aware of the important update regarding funding distribution for museums in Scotland. Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) has recently announced a significant change in its funding policy, focusing on the implementation of the real Living Wage as a [...]

VisitScotland seeks industry input for future Themed Year

VisitScotland, in collaboration with the Scottish Government, is reaching out to the tourism, events, and related sectors to gather valuable insights for the next Themed Year. This industry consultation aims to shape the options and theme for the future, with recommendations[...]

ASVA Appoints Michael Golding as New CEO

ASVA is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Golding as its new CEO. Michael takes over the role from outgoing CEO Gordon Morrison.Michael brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. He has spent the last four years as CEO of Visit Inverness [...]

ASVA 2022 end of year Visitor Monitor Report is published

The ASVA Visitor Attractions Monitor 2022 End of Year Report, and additional annex, are both now available. These documents provide members with details of visitor figures for 2022, compared to both 2021 and 2019, as well as a wealth of additional data and insights for the [...]

Change at the top of ASVA

As we alerted members on Wednesday (31st May), ASVA has some significant news to share. Our CEO, Gordon Morrison, will be leaving ASVA in a few months’ time to join the [...]