The Gathering 2017


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The Gathering 2017

Playbase at the SCVO Gathering 2017

SCVO’s upbeat annual Gathering was held at the Scottish Exhibition and
Conference Centre in Glasgow on 22 and 23 February 2017. There were over 100
exhibitors and a great atmosphere with about 3000 people visiting over the two

The Playbase stall was the focus of constant interest throughout the two days
with considerable curiosity about the new Digital Play course that we featured.
Many of those who engaged us in conversation combined an organisational
interest with one that grew out of their personal roles, for example as parents or
grandparents, wondering how to help their children deal with the online world.
This is clearly an issue for our times.

Many people were keen to give us their contact details and explored how their
organisation could link up with Playbase to provide training either to their staff
or to service users. These connections are being followed up now that the
Playbase courses are online and Digital Play has been positively evaluated.