Marketing Edinburgh Ltd
Marketing Edinburgh is the official
Destination Marketing organisation dedicated to promoting Edinburgh
to the world. The company is headed by Chief Executive, Lucy
Bird, along with her colleagues from the previously independent
Convention Bureau, Film Focus and those who have been custodians of
Edinburgh Inspiring Capital.
Marketing Edinburgh promotes Scotland’s inspiring and
creative capital as the city in which to visit, invest, live, work
Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau promotes Edinburgh as a
premier conference, incentive and event destination. With
high levels of product knowledge, specialist skills and effective
coordination of venues and support services, the Bureau works
with its partners and members to maintain the profile of Edinburgh
as a world-class business tourism destination.
The Bureau offer professional and tailor-made support
at every stage of the conference business process – from promoting
the city as a conference destination to both the association and
corporate markets, preparing bids and winning conferences through
to site visits, press and PR, accommodation and social programmes
Driven by integrity, professionalism and
innovation, the Convention Bureau works closely with its main
funding partners to ensure a co-ordinated and focused approach
to the marketing of the city as a conference destination.
With such a unique blend of traditional and
modern it is not surprising that recent delegate research found
that over 60% of delegates who visit the city on business intend to
return as a leisure visitor within three years.
Read more about business tourism and
conferencing in Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Ambassador Programme
Edinburgh Ambassadors are professional people
who have a major influence over their associations' choice of
conference destination. Their leadership and expertise are
essential when making a successful bid for a conference.
Working together, the Edinburgh Ambassador
Programme and the Convention Bureau have attracted over 210 major
conferences generating more than £100 million in economic benefit
to Edinburgh since 1996.
The Programme provides bespoke support and
services - all free, impartial and dedicated to successfully
bidding for conferences.
Marketing Edinburgh Convention
Bureau continue to develop a network of over 600 ambassadors
to help identify and win events for the city.
Read more about the
Edinburgh Ambassador Programme