VisitScotland

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Why Choose Our Destination?

The VisitScotland Business Events team works with Scottish partners to promote Scotland, to develop and support events and to maximise legacy. We are also a key point of contact for anyone considering Scotland, offering free and impartial advice. We can help with: • Hotel Sourcing (making sure hoteliers submit RFPs on time with the right information!) • DMC Recommendations (we want to ensure your in great hands with planning a program) • Client Presentations (we will build the whole presentation for you!) • Scotland 101 (Not sure where to start? Ask us!) • Highland Cow and Shetland Pony Advice (They are cute and uniquely Scottish, so obviously we love to talk about them!) We are government funded, which means our services won’t cost you a thing, and since we do not collect fees from suppliers, our opinions are honest and fair. Ask us anything!

Need dates

  • 06/17/202405/02/2025

Awards

Venue Highlights

Cvent's 2023 Top Meeting Destinations

See Cvent's full list of 2023 Top Meeting Destinations.

Distance from airport

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

    9 mi. from city center

  • Glasgow Airport (GLA)

    8 mi. from city center

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK)

    9 mi. from city center


Local Attractions

Edinburgh Castle

Historical landmark
Edinburgh Castle is a world famous icon of Scotland and part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site. It was recently voted top UK Heritage Attraction in the British Travel Awards and is Scotland’s number one paid-for tourist attraction.
Castle Hill
Edinburgh, EDH, GB2 EH1 2NG

The Royal Yacht Britannia

Historical landmark
The Royal Yacht Britannia played host to some of the world’s most famous people, but above all was home for the British Royal Family for over 40 years. Now berthed in Leith, Edinburgh, you can discover the heart and soul of this most special of Royal residences. Available to private events and group dinners.
Ocean Terminal
Leith
Edinburgh, MLN, GB2 EH6 6JJ

Old Course

Recreation
The oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised across the globe, yet the greatest feature of the Old Course is that despite its grand status it remains a public golf course, open to all.
St Andrews Links Clubhouse
West Sands
St Andrews, FIF, GB2 KY16 9XL

The Lighthouse

Historical landmark
The Lighthouse is a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue in the heart of Glasgow. The Lighthouse acts as a beacon for the creative industries in Scotland and promotes design and architecture through a creative programme of exhibitions and events.
11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, GLG, GB2 G1 3NU

Convention Centers

  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre

    The specialists in meetings & events with private rooms from 16 boardroom to 2000 theatre style, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre offers an abundance of distinctive meeting options.

  • Scottish Event Campus

    Scottish Event Campus is the perfect location for any event. It's superbly situated in Glasgow, Scotland's largest and most exciting city. The Centre provides a wide range of conference and exhibition facilities.

  • P&J Live at TECA

    P&J Live is the largest event complex in the North of Scotland, boasting world-class conference and exhibition facilities for organisers and delegates across the globe, all sustainably powered by local, renewable energy sources.

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High season
Jun 1 – Sep 30
Shoulder season
Oct 1 – Oct 31
Apr 1 – May 31
Low season
Jan 1 – Mar 31
Nov 1 – Dec 31

Additional Information

If you would like to get in contact with VisitScotland you are welcome to contact: Richard Knight Senior Marketing Manager - the Americas Email: richard.knight@visitscotland.com

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