Exciting times ahead for PSP Media Group

09 Apr 2019

Exciting times ahead for PSP Media Group with new owners set to further grow the business

The directors of PSP Media Group are delighted to announce that the company has been purchased by Scotland’s biggest media conglomerate, DC Thomson Media.

The acquisition – which includes all print publications, events, digital and social media platforms and staff – is an extremely exciting time for PSP and all of its clients.

PSP Managing Director Paul Grant commented: “PSP has built up an excellent reputation over the last 24 years for delivering quality publications, events and digital strategies for its clients. To now be acquired by Scotland’s most respected media business is testament to the hard work that our team has done over the years on behalf of our clients.

“This marks a new and exciting chapter for PSP and its clients as DC Thomson Media is committed to growing the business and continuing to build on the excellent foundations that already exist here at PSP.”

Grant added that staff and management are excited and committed to the next stage of PSP’s journey.

“Operationally, everything will remain the same,” he added. “PSP will retain its name and continue to be based at its Glasgow HQ where, with the support of our new parent company, we will continue to deliver the quality and service that you, our valued clients, have experienced over the years.”

Mike Watson, Chief Executive Officer at DC Thomson Media, said, “I’m thrilled to have the PSP team join the business. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas and sectors that align brilliantly with DC Thomson Media, and I look forward to working with the team to make the most of the opportunities this brings.”

NOTES

• PSP Media Group publishes bunkered magazine, UK Club Golfer, the Definitive Guide To Society Golf, The Official Guide to Golf in Scotland, Walk in Scotland, Active in Scotland, Fish in Scotland, Caravan and Camping Parks Map, and the Fife Golf Guide.

• The company also organises the Scottish Golf Show, Girls’ Day Out Show, Scottish Golf Tourism Week, the Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show, and the Celtic FC Festival.

• It also hosts the following websites: bunkered.co.uk, ukclubgolfer.co.uk, scottishgolfcourses.com, englishgolf-courses.co.uk, welshgolfcourses.com, irishgolfcourses.co.uk, and golfsocieties.uk.net.

• PSP Media Group was formed in 1995 to launch bunkered magazine.

DC THOMSON MEDIA

DC Thomson Media is one of the leading media creators in the UK. The company’s headquarters is in Dundee, Scotland, with a London base in Fleet Street. DC Thomson Media publishes newspapers, magazines and comics, and has an extensive e-commerce and events portfolio alongside interests in gaming and radio.

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CELTIC FC FESTIVAL

03 Apr 2019
Posted in PSP Group

July 26 to 28 2019

The inaugural Celtic FC Festival is set to take place at the SEC in Glasgow from July 26-28 and is promising to turn Glasgow green and white.

A great day out for all the family, the first-of-its-kind event promises to raise the bar in fan engagement, taking up all 20,000sq/m of exhibition space that the Scottish Event Campus has to offer, and will be a great day out for all the family.

Highlights will lots of fantastic football activities, such as free-kick, penalty-kick and crossbar challenges, as well as the world’s biggest Celtic superstore, the exclusive launch of the new third kit for the 2019/20 season, as well as the chance for fans get up close to the famous trophies Celtic have won – including the European Cup.

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SCOTTISH GOLF TOURISM WEEK

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October 28th to November 1st 2019

Taking place at the Fairmont St Andrews resort in Fife once again in 2019, Scottish Golf Tourism Week is a unique, business-to-business golf forum.

Launched in 2016, it directly connects Scotland’s leading golf businesses directly with some of the world’s leading tour operators, creating more than 4,000 meetings in the process.

There is also the chance for familiarisation trips across the country, giving visiting tour operators the opportunity to experience the very best that Scotland’s internationally recognised golf and hospitality sectors have to offer.

The week concludes with the annual Scottish Golf Tourism Awards gala dinner.

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The Girls Day Out Show

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November 30th & December 1st 2019

The next Girls day our show will be held at the SEC on Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st

Tickets for this year show will go on sale at the end of August

Watch the show website for detail www.girlsdayoutshow.co.uk

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14th Annual Scottish Golf Show

Posted in PSP Group

March 22nd -24th 2019

The 14th staging of the Scottish Golf Show at the SEC in Glasgow on the 22nd -24th March was again a huge success for both exhibitors and visitors alike.

We are already working on the our 2020 show which will be our 15th year in succession and promise to be our best yet.

Watch the show website www.thescottishgolfshow.co.ukfor more details

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Scottish Cycling Running Outdoor Pursuits Show

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March 2nd 3rd 2019

After the cancellation of the 2018 show due to the dreaded beast from the east, the third staging of our Scottish Cycling Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show was hailed a huge success by all those who attended.

From indoor zip lines, running travelators and hydro pools to mountain bike, the running track and marathon challenges it really was a fun weekend for everyone and we promise 2020 will be even bigger and better.

See the show website www.scottishcyclingrunningoutdoorpursuitsshow.co.uk   for tickets going sale before Christmas for this year

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13th annual Scottish Golf Show dates announced

06 Sep 2016
Posted in PSP Group

Organisers have today confirmed the dates for the 13th annual Scottish Golf Show.

Widely acknowledged as Europe’s No.1 consumer golf show, the three-day event will be held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SEC) in Glasgow from March 23-25, 2018.

It will also come with a fresh new look, as well as numerous new interactive features and attractions, as organisers look to take the event to the next level.

Event director Tom Lovering explained: “Every year, we look to make improvements to our show to benefit both exhibitors and consumers and 2018 will be no different.

“We intend to bring a new and exciting feel to the show, with the ultimate aim of cementing its position as the leading event of its kind in Europe.

“In addition to a new floor-plan, we will also be introducing a host of fun new additions to the show. We are confident these will help to deliver an even better return on investment for our exhibitors, whilst also delivering an even more enjoyable experience for the many thousands of keen golfers who descend upon the show over the three days.”

For more information on the 2018 Scottish Golf Show – including how you can exhibit at it – call Ross Williamson or Louise Anderson on 0141 353 2222.

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SCOTTISH CYCLING, RUNNING & OUTDOOR PURSUITS

02 Sep 2016
Posted in PSP Group
We are delighted to announce the third year of our Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show at the SEC Glasgow will be held on March 3rd-4th, 2018. The show will feature the latest kit and accessories, free coaching, and with a climbing wall, triathlon challenge and cycling track there’s the opportunity to try a new sport.

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Girls’ day out shows 2017

12 Aug 2016
Posted in PSP Group
Girls’ Day Out Show 2017 will be held at the SEC on December 1st-3rd. Tickets for the December event will go on sale towards the end of August. We are confident that this shows will be our best yet. With live performances, catwalk shows, cocktail bars and the latest beauty products, there is something for everyone.

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