ScottishPower has renewed its sponsorship of arts festival Celtic Connections by committing to a further year as principal sponsor. Attendances of the festival are now topping 100,000 for the third year running and gross ticket sales have exceeeded £1 million. The economic impact of the festival increased to £11.9 million in 2010.
ScottishPower Group Sponsorships Manager, Heather McDonald said; “ We are very keen to continue our relationship with Celtic Connections as part of the already substantial commitment ScottishPower has made to the arts in Scotland. Our association with the festival goes back to 2007 and we are happy to continue as principal sponsor in 2011. This grassroots festival has a large role in Scotland’s cultural calendar and ScottishPower is proud to be able to play a part in that.”