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Scottish Hydro

Leading UK energy supplier Scottish Hydro is the naming rights partner of our new, iconic world-class purpose built entertainment arena.

The Scottish company, part of SSE plc, has been supplying energy to the nation's homes and businesses since 1947. Scottish Hydro is proud to be investing in Scotland's cultural heritage, providing a high profile association  with live entertainment which will bring real benefits for customers.

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Clydesdale Bank

Clydesdale Bank believes that a genuine difference can be made through supporting customers in a way that is meaningful to its communities, creating long-term value and supporting sustainable change.

With roots back to its establishment in Glasgow in 1838, Clydesdale Bank has a proud history of innovation and support for local industry and communities. The banks are members of the National Australia Group, which has over 7.7 million customers internationally.

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Levy Restaurants

We are the onsite catering partners to the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Part of the Compass Group we have been working with the SECC since it opened in 1985 and have recently entered into a joint venture with the venue that will see us provide world class catering services for the diverse range of conferences, concerts, exhibitions and events taking place at the SECC and The SSE Hydro. We are committed to working in partnership with our clients to deliver catering solutions which enhance the event and exceed visitor expectations.

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Abellio ScotRail operates more than 90% of passenger services in Scotland and is the country’s largest transport operator - with the figure of 92.5 million passenger journeys in 2014/15.

Providing our customers with quicker, more comfortable and better value journeys from door to door is at the top of our agenda.

So whether it’s music, comedy or a show, a great day and night out at The SSE Hydro begins and ends with ScotRail.

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HEINEKEN is the UK’s leading long alcoholic drinks producer with an unrivalled portfolio of beer and cider brands. The Company is the UK operating division of Heineken NV, Europe’s biggest brewer.

HEINEKEN’s UK business is headquartered in Edinburgh, with a number of regional manufacturing sites across the UK.including the Caledonian Brewery in Edinburgh.The company has a rich history spanning  
over 250 years and some of the most famous names in British brewing & cider making including William Younger, Courage and HP Bulmer.

In addition to its six key brands – Heineken®, Foster’s, Strongbow, John Smith’s, Kronenbourg 1664 and Bulmers - HEINEKEN offers a wide range of niche and speciality beers including Amstel, Tiger, Sol, Dos Equis, Desperados, Newcastle Brown Ale, Deuchars IPA and Birra Moretti.



A.G. Barr has been announced as the Official Soft Drink Partner of the SSE Hydro, which will see a range of A.G. Barr brands - including IRN-BRU, Scotland’s favourite soft drink, Strathmore Water, Rockstar, Rubicon and Barr Flavours - support Scotland’s busiest and favourite entertainment venue.

Made from a secret recipe that gives it a unique mix of 32 ingredients, IRN-BRU is a carbonated mixed fruit soft drink BRU’d in Scotland for over 100 years.  IRN-BRU is sold across the UK and continues to grow in popularity.

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Sony is the leading supplier of AV/IT solutions to businesses across a wide variety of sectors including, Media and Broadcast, Video Security and Retail, Transport & Large Venue markets. It delivers products, systems and applications to enable the creation, manipulation and distribution of digital audio-visual content that add value to businesses and their customers.

With over 25 years’ experience in delivering innovative market-leading products, Sony is ideally placed to deliver exceptional quality and value to its customers.

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Raymond Weil

Founded in 1976 in Geneva, Raymond Weil is a luxury Swiss watchmaker which has stood the test of time as one of the last remaining Swiss independent family-owned companies. Switzerland is well known as the home of prestigious watchmakers and by staying true to its horological heritage, Raymond Weil has channelled centuries of carefully handed down Swiss watchmaking skills into their elegant, classic and timeless designs. From inception to completion, music and luxury watchmaking have much in common. Starting with the inspiration of the artist – musician, composer, designer, and watchmaker - and most importantly the precision needed to achieve the highest performance. Often influenced by the arts and music, the family chose collection names such as Parsifal, Maestro, Nabucco and Jasmine to reflect the impassioned stories and brilliant melodies of their musical inspiration. In addition to providing overall exceptional quality, Raymond Weil delivers watchmaking excellence, affordable luxury and true elegance.

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Nordoff Robbins

Nordoff Robbins Scotland is the only music therapy charity in Scotland. Its music therapists help over 400 children, young people and adults every week using the power of music to improve their health and wellbeing. Nordoff Robbins Scotland has been chosen as the first charitable partnership to be announced by the venue.

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Park's Motor Group

Park’s Motor Group is a private family-owned business which takes great pride in being Scotland’s leading independent motor group.  It boasts a diverse portfolio of luxury, niche and volume new car franchises from locations throughout Scotland including; Glasgow, Hillington, Ayr, Irvine, Hamilton, Coatbridge, Motherwell, East Kilbride, Bathgate and Dunfermline.  Douglas Park Ltd, Bentley Glasgow and McLaren Glasgow form part of Park’s Motor Group.

In addition to vehicle retailing, Park’s operates four petrol forecourts, two large body repair centres in Hillington and East Kilbride and a fast-fit outlet as well as one of the largest trade parts wholesaling operations in Scotland. The business was founded by Douglas Park in 1971 in the coach sector and has an excess of 120 luxury coaches, catering for both business and leisure travel throughout Britain and Europe.

With an impressive range of vehicles and services, there is simply no comparison to Park’s Motor Group in the Scottish motoring industry.

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Capital FM

Capital is the UK’s number one hit music station, playing the biggest hits from the hottest hit music artists of the moment, 24/7. Targeting a 15-34 audience, Capital is one of the UK’s largest commercial radio brands, reaching 7.2 million weekly listeners across the UK. Capital is home to radio presenters including Dave Berry & Lisa Snowdon, former JLS singer Marvin Humes, Pandora, Max and The Bassman. Capital is available on 95-106 FM, DAB digital radio, at capitalfm.com, on the app, on Sky channel 388 and Freesat channel 517. 

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Enjoy Life By The Glass

At 'Enjoy Life By The Glass' (ELBTG) we are passionate about changing how and when wine is enjoyed. Our goal is simple – to give consumers accessibility to great wines in a convenient manner at live events, festivals and arenas.

Our glasses are pre-filled with select wines for any occasion and the product structure itself offers many advantages: it is glass-free, stylish, quick to transact and significantly reduces wastage. In summary, our wines and product structure create a unique wine offering, delivering an improved consumer experience as well as many benefits to bar operators.

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Mackie’s at Taypack, manufacturer of Mackie’s Potato Crisps, is the Official Crisps Partner for the SSE Hydro and SECC.

Mackie’s Crisps are made in Scotland with the best varieties of crisping potatoes and carefully selected seasonings. The family business takes great pride in its unique gentle cooking method, which ensures a great crunch, dry texture and fresh potato taste.

Mackie’s Crisp flavours include standard seasonings such as Sea Salt and Mature Cheddar and Onion, as well as distinctive Scottish varieties, including Haggis & Cracked Black Pepper and Flamegrilled Aberdeen Angus – both of which are available to purchase at the SSE Hydro and SECC.

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