Johnnie Walker Princes Street has announced that is will be the official whisky sponsor of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023.
The visitor attraction and venue will play host to an exclusive event for nominees as part of the partnership, as well as supporting the Awards evening that will take place on November 19 at Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow. The event is hosted by Edith Bowman, who also took part in Johnnie Walker Princes Street’s launch celebrations.
The sponsorship builds on Johnnie Walker Princes Street’s legacy of supporting Scotland’s arts and culture scene as official partner of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as well as Johnnie Walker’s previous support for the Edinburgh Film Festival.
Rob Maxwell, Head of Johnnie Walker Princes Street said, “We are proud to be part of Scotland’s thriving creative scene, both as a venue for cultural events and because we have hugely talented actors as part of our team at Johnnie Walker Princes Street, telling the story of our incredible brand.
“This is the perfect partnership for us to support Scottish arts and culture and to walk side-by-side with the fantastically talented people who take Scotland to the world through their creative endeavours.”
Jude MacLaverty, director of BAFTA Scotland, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with Johnnie Walker Princes Street and I know our nominees and special guests will be equally thrilled. It is great to be able to share our exciting BAFTA Scotland Awards weekend activity across two of Scotland’s great cultural cities with our prestigious Official Nominees’ Party taking place at Johnnie Walker Princes Street and our gold standard BAFTA Scotland Awards taking place in Glasgow. We look forward to partnering with such an iconic progressive brand –a local hero that has become a global icon.”
Picture: Rob Maxwell abd Jude MacLaverty