July 3, 2022


STIRLING’S landmark occasions location, Stirling Castle, has appointed Carla Cumming as gatherings supervisor, with a remit to supply company and private activities for attendees across the planet.

Carla provides 13 yrs of encounter in location functions, gatherings, and hospitality- as perfectly as a track record in finance.

In the new position, Carla will lead the workforce to boost Stirling Castle as one particular of Scotland’s most iconic historical houses for location gatherings.

She will establish on the castle’s popularity for provider for delegates and visitors publish-pandemic.

Carla Cumming new Events Manager at Stirling Castle
Carla Cumming new Activities Manager at Stirling Castle.

Stirling Castle, established on a volcanic crag, is available for non-public retain the services of in the night for a vast assortment of corporate and non-public activities such as products launches, incentive dinners, official banquets, gala dinners and wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Talking about her appointment, Carla said: “It’s not each individual working day the opportunity arises to perform in these a historic and legendary location and now I’m here I consider it is the most distinctive location I have ever experienced the satisfaction of performing in.

“Some occasions cry out for a wonderful venue, and few spots in the environment can rival the drama and majesty of Stirling Castle.

“All our spaces – these as the spectacular 16th century Fantastic Corridor or the superb Chapel Royal – are so adaptable, and we give wonderful dining and enjoyment that guests will adore.

“Our staff is centered on delivering support excellence for shoppers traveling to from all over the globe and I’m genuinely enthusiastic to see some of these visions come to everyday living.”

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Carla began her career in finance in Edinburgh. Right after eight a long time, she opted for a profession change into hospitality and events and went again to college.

With a BA in competition and event administration from Edinburgh Napier College Carla joined Edinburgh Very first for her 1st position in activities management.

Immediately after 10 yrs, she then moved to Speakeasy Productions Ltd the place she targeted on content material generation and speaker management.

Most a short while ago right before joining Stirling Castle, Carla put in two several years with the College of Stirling where by she was responsible for handling different departments all over the college for the duration of the pandemic.

The historic residence of Scottish kings and queens Stirling Castle dates back to the 12th century and has been home to many of Scotland’s royalty, internet hosting historic and glamorous gatherings such as the christening of James VI in the Chapel Royal.