CELEBRATING MODERN SCOTTISH
CULTURE & EXCELLENCE

April 15 – 23, 2021 ★ Los Angeles

Education, creativity and innovation in Scottish culture

ScotWeek is a festival that highlights both the proud history of Scottish culture as well as its special bond with the United States and its people moving forward into the future. ScotWeek will host events promoting Scottish heritage, contemporary culture and charity to provide opportunities for education and scholarship.

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SCOTTISH BUSINESS NETWORK

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| OUR MISSION |

We promote education, creativity and innovation as well as historical Scottish culture.

ScotWeek is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) pending started in Los Angeles in 2020 to educate the public about Scotland’s rich culture and its contributions.

Every April, ScotWeek will host a program of events to educate the public and promote Scottish culture and excellence as it is reflected in film & television, music, art, fashion, design, sport, philanthropy, innovation and more.

ScotWeek’s philanthropic contributions will include fundraising and charitable donations.

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| OUR CAUSES |

Giving Back

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As a 501(c)(3) pending non-profit, all proceeds go towards educational scholarships and charity. Our goal is to highlight modern Scottish culture and celebrate Scottish excellence.

| OUR EVENTS |

Heritage & Education

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ScotWeek hosts events promoting Scottish heritage, contemporary culture and charity to provide opportunities for education and scholarship.

| OUR BOARD |

Founders & Members

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Our board may come with various backgrounds and industry expertise, but we all have one thing in common: our for Scotland. Meet our board members and advisors!

| BOARD OF DIRECTORS |

Cindi McIntosh-Behr<br />FSA Scot

Cindi McIntosh-Behr
FSA Scot

ScotWeek Co-Founder | President
Kelsey Deanne<br />FSA Scot

Kelsey Deanne
FSA Scot

ScotWeek Co-Founder | Director
Jeff Garner<br />Fashion Designer | Prophetik Clothing

Jeff Garner
Fashion Designer | Prophetik Clothing

Board Member
Graham McTavish<BR><BR>

Graham McTavish

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Louis Fantasia<BR><BR>

Louis Fantasia

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Dr Kenneth Misch<BR><BR>

Dr Kenneth Misch

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Ian Wright<br />CBIOL, MRSB

Ian Wright
CBIOL, MRSB

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Steve Cooke<BR><BR>

Steve Cooke

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Sandra Cooke<BR><BR>

Sandra Cooke

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Gary Carr<BR>FSA Scot

Gary Carr
FSA Scot

ScotWeek Co-Founder
Pamela Lowry-Marbell<br /><BR>

Pamela Lowry-Marbell

Secretary

| ADVISORY BOARD |

Peter Morris<br />

Peter Morris

OBE
Russell Dalgleish<br />

Russell Dalgleish

Scottish Business Network
Fraser Grier<br />

Fraser Grier

Scottish Business Network
Sandy Donaldson<br />

Sandy Donaldson

Scottish Business Network
Jarvina Routt<br />

Jarvina Routt

Award-Winning Scottish Athlete

| HONORARY BOARD |

Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy

Actor

Sylvester McCoy is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989, and Radagast the Brown Wizard in Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit Series. McCoy played Sir Ian McKellen’s Fool in King Lear, had a small role in the 1979 film Dracula opposite Laurence Olivier and Donald Pleasence, and has sung with the Welsh National Opera.

Bob Peirce

Bob Peirce

Diplomat | Consultant

Bob Peirce served as British Consul-General in Los Angeles from 2005 to 2009, completing a 32 year diplomatic career. He was the secretary for external relations in the Hong Kong government in the 1990s, and a key negotiator with China on Hong Kong from the early 1980s through the handover in 1997. Bob is a co-founder and former chairman of BritWeek, an annual celebration of creativity and innovation in Los Angeles. He is now a consultant on international business and policing issues.

Sharon Harroun Peirce

Sharon Harroun Peirce

Philanthropist

Sharon has spent most of her adult life in philanthropy, focusing on post-conflict reconciliation and recovery, women’s issues and education. She currently serves on the international board of Cinemagic, a Belfast-based organization which exposes thousands of young people in the British Isles, Ireland and the United States to opportunities in the film and television industries. Sharon is also a co-founder of BritWeek. In 2019 she became an Ambassador for Visit Belfast.

Nina Myskow<BR><BR>

Nina Myskow

Broadcaster | Journalist

Born in St Andrews in Scotland, Nina started her career on the legendary Jackie magazine as the first female editor in the history of publishers D C Thomson of Dundee. An award-winning broadcaster and travel writer, she was both Queen of Pop and TV critic for top-selling UK newspapers, and judge on prime-time TV talent show New Faces. She writes celebrity profiles for The Times in London, appears as a commentator on TV, makes programmes for BBC Radio and has a podcast series Too Late to Die Young, a celebration of famous lives lived long and well.

Grant McCahon<BR><BR>

Grant McCahon

Aussie-Scot

Grant McCahon was raised in Australia with the help of his Scottish grandfather, Alexander Logan, from Hawick. Alexander was shot during the landing at Gallipoli and survived to become the family patriarch, instilling in Grant decent values that he has taken around the world throughout his life. Grant lives in London and travels the world mingling with the great and the good in media circles and normal life too. A mix of Champagne and porridge you could say.

Ray Weston<BR><BR>

Ray Weston

Drummer | Iron Butterfly

Ray Weston is a Scottish drummer, most noted for his work with Wishbone Ash. He has toured with many well-known acts including Tom Jones, Ultravox, Bay City Rollers and many others. He is now an official member of Iron Butterfly.

John Luessenhop<BR><BR>

John Luessenhop

Director | Writer | Producer

John Luessenhop is a two-time US #1 Box Office Director, Writer and Producer. His films have starred such notable actors as Idris Elba, Paul Walker, Zoe Zaldana, Matt Dillon, Hayden Christiansen, and Alexandra Daddario. He is very proud of his maternal Scottish McCrea roots and excited about ScotWeek.

Ducan Wardle<BR><BR>

Ducan Wardle

Head of Innovation and Creativity | Disney

As the former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan and his team helped Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar and Disney Parks to innovate, creating magical new storylines and experiences for consumers around the globe. “I’m absolutely delighted to serve as an Honorary Board member for Scot Week. Coming from the nation that gave the world Television, Penicillin, the Steam Engine, the Telephone etc, and one that continues to be a hot bed of innovation, I am thrilled to serve alongside so many great mentors and leaders from so many different industries.”

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| OUR SPONSORS |

 
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| GET INVOLVED |

Become a ScotWeek sponsor!

Our proposed packages offer different ideas for integration.  We are happy to discuss different events, combining packages and adding ScotWeek advertising opportunities in our ScotWeek social media, magazine, placement on the L.A. ScotWeek map and, most importantly, a timed platform segment on stage for our one-day event ScotCon.

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Virtual Tartan Day 2020 – A Resounding Success

A message from ScotWeek President Cindi McIntosh about the success of ScotWeek's day of live programming.