Members Toolkit

As a member of Convention Edinburgh, we can provide you with access or assist in directing you to the relevant bodies to obtain business tourism information, data or tools which will be of benefit to your business and Edinburgh as a conference destination.

Edinburgh Conference Calendar

This calendar lists conferences taking place in Edinburgh with the dates/duration, type of conference, conference venue and an indicative number of delegates expected.

Conferences taking place in Edinburgh in 2017 are available to view in the Public Calendar. Conferences beyond this period are only accessible to Convention Edinburgh members via the Membership Portal (login required).

Member Portal Access

Convention Edinburgh offers a range of portals to assist members with business development, research leads, enquiries and much more. Further details on access to these portals can be seen here

Conference Guide

Convention Edinburgh has a Conference Guide which has city information relevant for anyone considering bringing a meeting to the city. This presentation is available to our members for use in their own client presentations. If you would like a copy then please get in touch with us.

Incentive Guide

Edinburgh offers a variety of activities that can create an unforgettable incentive programme. Look at our Incentive Guide to give you some ideas of what to see and do for your clients. Further details on Edinburgh for incentives can be seen here.

Tourism in Edinburgh, published by the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG)

This guide pulls together a range of studies and reports undertaken by ETAG and its partners. It provides a summary of Edinburgh’s key statistics on visitor profiles, transport connectivity, accommodation, leisure and business tourism, for businesses directly or indirectly engaged with the sector; investors, entrepreneurs and anyone else with an interest in the city.

Download Tourism in Edinburgh – key figures.

Edinburgh by Numbers

Edinburgh by Numbers is an annual publication produced by the City of Edinburgh Council and highlights a range of information, statistics and data on Edinburgh and the city region.

Download Edinburgh by Numbers 2016

Marketing Edinburgh Business Plan

Like any business, Marketing Edinburgh produces a formal statement of its business goals, targets and methods in achieving these. Our business plan is reviewed on a regular basis with Marketing Edinburgh Board members and our main funding partner, City of Edinburgh Council. This is available on request.

National Reports

Further industry reports are available from VisitScotland Business Tourism, Scottish Enterprise and Business Visits and Events Partnership – charges may apply for some reports.

Hotel Research

Marketing Edinburgh has access to two reports on hotel research conducted by LJ Research that we distribute to our hotel members and others on request. 

LJ Research is an established provider of reliable insights for the hospitality industry. The LJ Forecaster and Hotel Benchmarking service enables hotels and tourism professionals to accurately monitor hotel occupancy and revenue performance – critical intelligence for driving growth.

Press & PR

There’s always something going on in Edinburgh! To keep up to date with the latest new developments subscribe to our newsletters, read our Press Pack or visit our Press & PR section. 


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Hillary Bett

Head of Partnership and Business Development

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