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FutureScot Magazine Published quarterly - the only magazine for Scotland's Digital sector

Published quarterly - the only magazine for Scotland's Digital Sector

FutureScot magazine  reports on the digital technologies industry in Scotland, and the ways it is changing people’s lives, here and around the world. We distribute 32,000 copies with The Times Scotland and another 2,000 to key executives in Government, Education and the Public Sector.

The Spring issue will be published on Saturday 20th April 2019.
The Spring issue will be published on Saturday 20th April 2019

Magazine Content

Sectors & Portfolios

FutureScot features interviews with digital leaders and disrupters, policymakers and grassroots groups and is the go-to site for digital technologies leaders in Scotland. There is analysis of government initiatives and public sector transformation, as well as skills development and new business models.

Sectors: Government; Skills; Corporates; Health & Care; Education; Justice; FinTech; PropTech; Transport; Cities; Rural; Energy; Creative; and Leisure.

Portfolios: ; Cyber Security; Data; Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Internet of Things; Virtual/Augmented Reality; Robotics; Cloud; Policy; Industrial strategy; Computer Science; Skills; Recruitment; Investment; Advisory Services; Business transformation.

Click the button below to see a PDF of the most recent Winter 2018 issue.

Editorial Programme 2019

Editorial Programme - Spring 2019

Brexit: and the impact on Scotland’s digital industries will be a lead focus.

Cyber Security : making Scotland a world leading location, with a focus on skills and the impact on the economy. We will look ahead to the inaugural Cyber Scotland Week in April 2019 and the UK Government flagship cyber event CYBERUK being held in Glasgow at the SEC.

BIM & Built Environment: Living and working in the digital world how building design, construction, and operations are being transformed.

Digital Health:  12 months on from the launch of The Digital Health Strategy. Looking ahead to the FutureScot annual Digital Health Conference in Glasgow.

Digital Innovators: who are Scotland's SME mover and shakers.

Digital Cities: The spring issue looks at both The Tay Cities and Edinburgh & The South East.

World Mobile Congress: what Scots are doing WMC 19.

Summer Issue - published 29th June 2019

  • New Digital Scotland Strategy
  • Skills and Education plus a report on our EduTech 2019 Conference
  • EIE
  • Health
  • Focus on Ayrshire.

Autumn Issue - published 28 September

  • 2019 Fintech Fortnight
  • Blockchain
  • Health
  • Proptech & Asset Management
  • Focus on Highlands & Islands.

Winter Issue - published 14 December 2019

  • Annual Review
  • Justice
  • Further & Higher Education
  • Health
  • Focus on Aberdeen & Stirling
Our experienced team of journalists and designers can bring your story to life

Readership & Distribution

Scotland's No.1 National and Local title

  • PRIVATE SECTOR: 32,000 copies are distributed as a supplement to The Times Scotland newspaper outselling The Scotsman by 15,000 copies
  • BUSINESS SECTOR: The Times Scotland is the newspaper of choice for Scotland’s senior business players and influencers across the tech and digital sectors and has a readership of 60,000, evenly spread throughout Scotland (sources: PAMCo Oct 17-Sep 18 ).
  • PUBLIC SECTOR: Named senior executives in Central & Local Government (Digital Directorate and SOCITM), Universities & Colleges, Skills and other Agencies will also receive copies directly mailed to their desks - ensuring coverage of both public and private sectors.

Commercial Opportunities

  • FutureScot magazine is the perfect vehicle to communicate your message to the most influential business people, professional bodies, and academics who are working together to create a bold vision for Scotland's digital future.
  • Include either a traditional display advertisement or sponsored editorial. Published editorial can be supplied for publication or be written by our experienced national newspaper journalists in profile or interview format.

All packages include:

  • Your article published on FutureScot.com for 12 months
  • Social media support on Linkedin and Twitter pre and post publication
  • Inclusion within one FutureScot Newsletter.

Advertising & Sponsorship

  • Full Colour Full Page advertisement on a Cover Site - £2,700
  • Full Colour Half Page Article or advertisement - £1,350
  • Full Colour Page Article or advertisement - £2,350
  • Full Colour Half Page Article or advertisement on guaranteed position - £1,485
  • Full Colour Page Article or advertisement on guaranteed position - £2,550
  • Full Colour Double Page Spread advertisement - £4,200

Technical Specification:

Once you have booked, check that you have the correct ad sizes and shapes. *Please discuss the style of your Advertorial, and what images you want included with your Account Manager before confirming the amount of text and number of words.

  • Full page colour
  • Trim: w220mm x h 265mm
  • Bleed: w226mm x h271mm
  • *Advertorial: Max 500 words & images
  • Double Page Spread
  • Trim: w440mm x h265mm
  • Bleed: w446mm x h271mm
  • Advertorial: Max 1000 words & images
  • 1/2 page horizontal advertisement
  • Trim: w200mm x h120mm

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