Executive Certificate in Event Management – Edinburgh

16 February 2015 - 18 February 2015

This is a three day intensive programme designed to capitalise on the expertise and provide the key skills and knowledge associated with the design and delivery of corporate, private and public events. Delivered by the Edinburgh Institute: Festivals, Events and Tourism, the programme outlines industry best practice in the marketing, planning, conduct and evaluation of […]

Article: VisitBritain Edinburgh Film

Posted on 20 October 2014

Have a look at the new VisitBritain film focused on Edinburgh! The film went live went live over the weekend and is part of the Show Me BRITAIN range of films made by VisitBritain. The film features the Edinburgh Fringe, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Yacht Britannia and the Scotch Whisky […]

ETAG Conference 2015

30 January 2015, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Building on Success #ETAG2015  CONFERENCE PROGRAMME 8.30 Registration and Networking Breakfast 9.15 Introduction – Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager, Edinburgh Castle 9.25 ETAG – Welcome – Robin Worsnop, Chair of ETAG 9.35 Towards 2020 –  Marc Crothall, Chief Executive, Scottish Tourism Alliance 10.00 Edinburgh Airport – Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Airport 10.30 Break – Refreshments and Networking 11.15 Ten Minute Talks […]

ETAG #Blogmanay Workshop

21 November 2014, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join the fantastically success #Blogmanay campaign! It reached over 4.6million people last year! Get inspiration from  social media experts Sebastian Canaves  and Olly Lang two of the travel bloggers  behind the award winning Edinburgh’s Hogmanay ‘#Blogmanay’ campaign who have more than 300,000 between them! They will share with you how to create blog articles and photos on Instagram for business success!  Why […]

Tourism Innovation Workshop: World Heritage

25 November 2014, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Come along to this workshop to help identify and develop your World Heritage product! This workshop is aimed at helping you harness the opportunity to develop, deliver and promote new visitor experiences focused on Edinburgh’s World Heritage status! It will help you with ideas on how to grow your market and increase your bottom line! […]

Tourism Innovation Workshop: Winter Product

28 October 2014, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come along to these two half day workshops to help with your Winter product! This workshop is aimed at helping you harness the opportunity to develop, deliver and promote new visitor experiences for the winter! It will help you with ideas on how to grow your winter market and increase your bottom line! For those […]

Article: Edinburgh’s Christmas – 3 Great Ways to Get Involved!

Posted on 30 September 2014

With the official launch of Edinburgh’s Christmas, the countdown is now underway to one of the busiest times of the year!   And following the huge success of  2013, this year looks set to be even bigger and better. The good news for tourism businesses is there are 3 great, cost effective ways to get involved […]

Festival and Event Blogging

29 September 2014, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

How to Create an Effective and Successful Blog for your Event The School of Marketing, Tourism and Languages, Edinburgh Napier University are running a workshop on the use and effectiveness of blogs in the Scottish Festival and Events Industry. The increased use of blogs has not only affected communication channels but also the way that […]

Article: #Blogmanay – Get Involved!!!!

Posted on 1 August 2014

We know you are all in the midst of a very busy seasons now with summer visitors here for both the Commonwealth Games and the Edinburgh Festivals but we would like to bring your mind forward to another hugely busy time for the city – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay! Returning is the award-winning #blogmanay! We are working towards creating […]