We were delighted to welcome almost 200 delegates to the John McIntyre Conference Centre, part of Edinburgh University Hospitality & Events Collection, for the 2023 ETAG Conference.
From what you have told us you really enjoyed the speaker presentations, topics covered and the opportunity to network with colleagues old and new.
You can now view the full presentations and speaker videos below.
Donald Emslie, Chair, ETAG
Edinburgh’s Visitor Economy: The Road Ahead
Cllr Cammy Day, Leader City of Edinburgh Council and Chair of Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG)
(Video only. No slide deck available)
Visitor Insights for 2023
Mike Ferguson, Director, Destinations & Hotels, Skyscanner
Edinburgh City Centre – Positive Change for the Future
Roddy Smith, Chief Executive, Essential Edinburgh
“Spotlight Sessions: Coming to the city soon…“
1. Trams to Newhaven
George Lowder, Chief Executive, Transport for Edinburgh and Lea Harrison, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Trams View presentation
2. Edinburgh St James Quarter
Nick Peel, Managing Director, St James Quarter View presentation
Ken Millar, General Manager, W Edinburgh View presentation
3. Scottish National Gallery Re-opening
Tricia Allerston, Co-Director, The Scottish National Gallery Project
Sustainable Tourism – Shaping Recovery and Future Resilience
Professor Xavier Font, University of Surrey
The Great British Visitor Economy
Patricia Yates, Chief Executive, VisitBritain/VisitEngland
Individual Speaker Videos
Never made it to this year’s conference? Don’t worry, we captured it on film too.
Visit our YouTube channel to see the individual speakers’ presentation videos.