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Upcoming Membership Activity:                                       


Annual Conference - Tuesday 6 November

Convention Edinburgh’s annual conference will take place on Tuesday 6 November from 8:30 to 12:30 at BT Murrayfield. The conference will consist of Marketing/Convention Edinburgh and Film Edinburgh department updates followed by our key note speaker and panel discussion on ‘The Second M in DMMO’. Morning refreshments will also be available upon arrival. To book your place at the event, please email events@marketingedinburgh.org confirming your full name, contact details and job title by Friday 27th October.


Portal Training – Thursday 18 October

We encourage new members, those new to their roles, or those to wish to refresh their knowledge of the Marketing Edinburgh platforms to attend our Portal Training. We will provide training and answer any queries with regards to Meeting Edinburgh, the Member Extranet and Edinburgh Rewards.


Making the Most of Membership – Wednesday 31 October

Pop along to our next ‘Making the Most of Membership’ event at Crowne Plaza to ensure you are reaping all the benefits of your Marketing Edinburgh membership.


Accommodation Booking Service – Friday 30 November

This is a brand new event which is applicable to our bedroom allocation members. We encourage all accommodation contacts to attend for an update on current contracts as well as up and coming bids.



Please note: all up-coming events are available for download at any time from the Extranet. Members are encouraged to note their interest in these events, however, we will send out reminders closer to the time for you to participate and get involved.


Upcoming Sales Activity:


IMEX America – 16-18 October

Amanda Ferguson, Head of Business Tourism at Marketing Edinburgh is attending IMEX America in Las Vegas on the Scotland stand from 16-18 October. If you have any clients attending the show, please feel free to tell them to pop along to the Scotland party at 16:30 on Wednesday 17 October on stand C3027. 


BestCities Global Forum – 9-14 December

Edinburgh is a founding member of BestCities; a group representing 12 of the world’s leading meeting destinations. This year, Amanda is attending the annual BestCities Global Forum in Bogota from 9-14 December. Amanda will meet with 30 international association clients as well as sharing leads with other attending cities.


FAM Trip – 24-26 January

We are arranging our next Edinburgh Educational Visit for approximately 10-12 National & European Association buyers from Thursday 24th – Saturday 26th January 2019.We will beshowcasing the variety of wonderful venues, hotels and services available in Edinburgh for their conferencing and/or social programme needs.

If you would like to get involved by sponsoring an element of the programme and meet these qualified buyers, please register your interest via email to events@marketingedinburgh.org.


Destination Edinburgh – 7-8 March

Our annual Destination Edinburgh workshop and FAM trip is taking place in March next year. We will bring MICE buyers to the city so they can discover why Edinburgh is the perfect destination for inspiring meetings and events.

Destination Edinburgh is a one day appointment-driven workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to meet on a one-to-one basis with a niche group of qualified buyers from across Europe and UK to discuss future MICE business. This programme is suitable for members seeking to enter this market, expand their contact base and explore future business possibilites.

For more information, please email events@marketingedinburgh.org


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