NABS in the Regions

NABS is a truly national charity, here to support all of the UK’s adland.

Our services are available nation-wide, with bespoke events and programmes available in our regional hubs of Manchester and Scotland, run by Kate Harris. You can find out which events are taking place in these areas by clicking on the calendar and selecting your region.


NABS runs a fantastic range of events across the UK including a sports quiz, music quiz , fashion show and Tuesday Club Talks in Manchester, and a golf day, music quiz and sports quiz in Scotland. Dates for some of these events are yet to be confirmed, so contact Kate if you would like more information or to register your interest.

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!

2016’s Scotland Advertising Golf Day, sponsored by JCDecaux Airport

This year’s Scottish Advertising Golf Day in support of NABS was the most successful yet, raising over £5,000 to enable us to continue our vital work supporting the UK’s advertising and media industry.

Huge thanks to the event sponsors JCDecaux Airport and to the nearest-the-pin sponsors, STV and City A.M.

A special mention goes to Giles Brooksbank for his tireless efforts to ensure the success of this event, thank you from all the team at NABS!

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Tait & McLay Trophy, Declan McKenna and David Croft.

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2016’s Scotland Music Quiz, sponsored by STV

This year was our 10th Scotland music quiz, in which time is has raised an incredible £45,000. This year’s quiz was won by Contagious and kindly sponsored by STV.


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The regional hubs are represented by a group of amazing young ad and media men and women; members of the yNABS committee. To find out more about the committee, or to become a member, contact Rubbi Bhogal-Wood.

100 Club and Senior Committees
We also have an impressive NABS 100 Club; made from a group of like-minded industry leaders, who have generously pledged 3-5 hours of their time to help and mentor the next generation. To see the full list of members, click here. You can also see our Senior Committees for Manchester and Scotland here.

Career Coaching
NABS offers 1:1 career coaching by Skype with our executive coaches. For more information and to book coaching sessions, email careers.

You can also see a list of partners, just click here.

For information on NABS’ regional activity, events and services, please contact Kate. To contact the Advice Line please call us on 0800 707 6607.

Watch a video of our North West ’14 Fashion Show, held at Artisan in Spinningfields, Manchester