News and past events

Scotland Music Quiz 2018

This year’s annual Music Quiz in Scotland was once again a symphony of success and raised an incredible £4,200! Congratulations to our winners from Contagious and to all the other teams who took part.

Huge thanks to our friends at STV for sponsoring the event.


NABS 2017 Manchester Sports Quiz

Last year’s Sports Quiz took place on 9th November at The Green in Manchester.

We would like to say a huge congratulations to our new League Champions; Mediacom, and to our Cup Winners; Republic of Media.

We raised a fantastic £4,000, which all goes towards helping us support our advertising community across the UK.

Thank you so much to everyone for your support, great prizes, raffle ticket buying..etc. You all helped make it such a good night!

Visit our Facebook page for more images of the event.


NABS Art Auction 2017

The annual NABS Art Auction returned to Whitespace in Edinburgh on the 26th October for an evening of drinks and networking, whilst seeing the fantastic artworks created by our industry.

Thanks to all 101 of our contributors. We ended up selling every single piece and made a fantastic £2,600. We hope to see you all again next year!

See more images from the auction here.

We announced the stepping down of David Roberts as NABS Scotland Chairman (big thanks for the last two and a bit years) and the appointment of Mark Gorman (also our Auctioneer) as the new Chairman. Mark has worked on the NABS Scotland Committee since the very beginning. He created and continues to head up the very successful and much-loved annual Music Quiz. Since its inception this event has raised over £45k. Mark has always been a constant source of ideas, contacts and general support for the work we do across the border.


Scottish Advertising Golf Day 2017

This year’s Scottish Advertising Golf Day was yet another huge success raising over £4,300 for NABS!

Congratulations to the winners, Team Ambergreen, thank you to everyone who took part and to our sponsors: Lawson Muncaster from City A.M., Chris Graham from Magnum Restaurant and Bar and Richard Bogie from News UK.


NABS 2017 Scotland Music Quiz

This year’s Music Quiz took place on 26th May and was kindly sponsored by STV.

The Winners for the second year running were Contagious, congratulations to them and to all the teams that took part!

We raised an amazing £4,500, which all goes towards helping us support our advertising community across the UK.

Thanks to Mark “The Nightfly” Gorman for yet another brilliant quiz.


2016’s NABS North West Fashion Show

Yet another fabulous NABS Fashion Show took place at Gusto in Manchester on Tuesday 11th October. Raising a record-breaking £9.5k and with the biggest attendance ever, the event is now unofficially one of the most successful in the industry calendar in the city!

Particular thanks to Jill Thomas and Cherry Booth for all their efforts in making this happen. You can see the photos from this fabulous event on our Facebook page.
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2016’s NABS North West Music Quiz, sponsored by Smooth

This year’s music quiz was won (for the third time!) by the mighty TBWA!

Congratulations to them and a huge thank you to all the teams that took part, our host Mark “The Nightfly” Gorman and our generous sponsors Smooth. You all helped us to raise a fantastic £3,000 for NABS!