The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2021 About the Event

Accommodation
Conference Care have secured discounted rates at local city centre hotels for guests of SGEA21. FULLY BOOKED. 

Attendee List
An attendee list can be found here closer to the event date.  

Charity Partner
Scottish Renewables is once again proud to support the work of Renewable World through raffle proceeds at The Scottish Green Energy Awards. A list of prizes and details on how to donate can be found here closer to the event date. Read more about Renewable World.

Contact Us
General Enquiries: Niamh O’Neill, Administration and Events Officer
Table Enquiries: Rachel Dickie, Events Manager
Sponsorship Enquiries: Lisa Russell, Senior Events Manager
Press and Media Enquiries: Laura Russell, Communications Officer

COVID-19
Scottish Renewables and the EICC place the health, safety and wellbeing of guests as our top priority. Pandemic guidelines are changing frequently and we are working closely with the venue and our suppliers to comply with the most up-to-date government regulations. We will continue to review these guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our guests is at the heart of our planning and decision-making.

Guests of this event must be able to show they have been fully vaccinated (unless exempt) to gain entry. This is a venue requirement and vaccine passports will be checked upon arrival. Guests unable to show their vaccine passport will not be granted access to the venue.

You can access your COVID-19 vaccine status through the free NHS Scotland Covid Check app on a mobile device, for example, a smartphone. If you were vaccinated in England or internationally, please visit The Scottish Government website. 

If you are exempt, please bring proof of exemption as this will be asked for.
 
Please note a negative lateral flow test is not an accepted substitute for a vaccine passport, but we do strongly encourage all guests to undertake a lateral flow test before attending the event. 

Face masks are required to be worn throughout the venue, unless you are drinking or eating, and of course, if you are exempt. 

Our Chief Executive, Claire Mack, recently caught up with Marshall Dallas, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, to hear more about the safety measures implemented at this year’s Scottish Green Energy Awards to keep guests safe. Watch the video on the homepage

Dress code
Black tie

e-Ticket
e-Tickets were issued to table hosts w/c 15 November. Please get in touch as soon as possible if you did not receive yours, although please contact your table host in the first instance. All guests of your table must present the official event e-ticket on a mobile device or in print in order to gain access to the EICC. Guests without an official e-ticket will have to be verified by the table host before being granted entry. Failure to do so may result in no entry for security reasons.

Host
Scottish Renewables is delighted to welcome Jo Caulfield to host the awards for a third year. 

Jo is one of the most successful and instantly recognisable comedians in the UK. Nominated as "Funniest Woman" (LAFTA Awards), "Best Female Stand-Up" (Chortle Awards) and one of "The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups" (Channel 4).

The Guardian calls her “Scathing and intelligent with masses of attitude", The Observer advocates "Jo Caulfield is an inspiration to all would-be female comedians". A regular on "Mock The Week" and “Have I Got News For You”, Jo is star of her own critically acclaimed Radio 4 comedy show “It’s That Jo Caulfield Again”. 

Menu
A sustainable, locally-sourced three-course menu designed by Leith’s at the EICC is as follows:

Spiced Roast Pumpkin, Hummus, Pickled Grapes, Burnt Leek Oil and Rocket (VG, GF, NF)
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Braised Breast of Scottish Chicken, Potato Terrine, Artichoke Creamed Barley with Arran Mustard, Root Vegetables with Jura Peppercorn Sauce (NF), or

Vegetarian / Vegan option: Roast Cauliflower Steak, Wild Rice with a Spicy Coconut Sauce (VG, GF)
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Chocolate & Orange Blossom Posset with a Raisin and Oat Cookie (VG, NF)
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Fairtrade Teas and Coffees with Scottish Tablet

Travel
We encourage everyone travelling to the event to do so using the most sustainable method of transport available. The EICC is very well served by a range of public, sustainable travel options. Review a list of informed sustainable travel recommendations that we hope will assist you in planning your journey to Edinburgh and the EICC.  

Timings
Please note timings are subject to minor change:
1800 Drinks reception
1845 Guests seated, entertainment by Grass Gumbo
1915 Welcome & speeches:
Marshall Dallas, Chief Executive, EICC
Jo Caulfield, Host
Morag Watson, Director of Policy, Scottish Renewables
Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport

1940 The Scottish Green Energy Awards Part I
2015 Headline Sponsor speech:
Matthieu Hue, Chief Executive Officer, EDF Renewables
2020 Dinner & Raffle
2230 The Scottish Green Energy Awards Part II
2300 Closing Remarks:
Claire Mack, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables
0115 Last Orders
0200 Carriages

Venue
We are proud to hold this year’s event once again at the EICC – a venue placing sustainability at the heart of every event through their sustainability programme, Step Change. Read about the initiatives to address environmental, societal and economic impacts of events.

The EICC recently met VisitScotland's "We're Good To Go" industry standard, confirming the necessary processes are in place and the venue is adhering to official Government and sectoral guidance in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), The Exchange, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE. T: +44 (0) 131 300 3000

Sponsors & Supporters

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