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ETAG Conference 2022 – presentations & videos

We were delighted to welcome almost 200 delegates to the EICC on Thursday 31st March for our first ETAG Conference in over two years! 

From what you have told us you really welcomed the opportunity to come together face-to-face, to rebuild networks, make new connections as well as to hear the latest news and trends around Edinburgh’s visitor economy.

You can now view the full presentations and speaker videos below.

Speaker Presentations Available to Download

ETAG Update
Donald Emslie, Chair, ETAG

Edinburgh’s Visitor Economy: The Road Ahead
Cllr Adam McVey, Leader CEC
(Video only. No slide deck available)

The Economic Outlook: what does it mean for the Visitor Economy?
Philip Bartlett, Economist, RBS Natwest Group

Unpack China and ETAG China Ready
Alice He, ETAG China Ready Project Manager

Spotlight Sessions: New in 2022
> Virgin Hotels, Scott McArdle, General Manager
Leith Distillery, Ian Stirling, Founder
> Edinburgh’s Festivals, James McVeigh, Head of Marketing & Innovation

Connecting With the World: Edinburgh Airport 
Gordon Dewar, CEO, Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Market & Consumer Insights
Irene Roberts, Director of Market Management, UK & Ireland, Expedia  

Individual Speaker Videos

Couldn’t attend the conference in person?
Don’t worry, we captured it on film too. Visit our YouTube channel to see the individual speakers’ presentation videos.