News & Events

Check out what ETAG has in store for you in the coming months. Whether you are looking for training sessions, networking opportunities with other tourism businesses or want to look into what’s happening in the tourism sector that can affect you, ETAG has it covered.

ETAG has planned a series of events with you, the tourism business in mind. We have developed events that will provide you with a unique platform to network, learn and grow. ETAG events run from September to June.

And remember, if you want to know more about any of our events before you book, the ETAG Team is on hand if you want to check anything before you book.

To find out about other B2B events and the dates of upcoming festivals and events in the city, check out our Industry Events Calendar.

Forthcoming Events

Scottish Tourism Month

Friday 1 March 2024 - Saturday 30 March 2024

Scottish Tourism Month (March) is a month-long series of industry events taking place across Scotland. Tourism Month is coordinated by the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA), the representative body of the Scottish tourism industry.

ScotHot25 (register your interest)

Monday 4 March 2024 - Tuesday 5 March 2024

ScotHot is Scotland’s leading showcase for food, drink, hospitality and tourism. The show offers an unmissable opportunity to meet with suppliers, network with others to share ideas and inspiration, and learn about the latest trends from across the industry. Find out more and register you interest for 2025 event:

ITB Berlin 2024

Tuesday 5 March 2024 - Thursday 7 March 2024

The largest trade fair in the world! Dates: Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 March 2024 Venue: Messe Berlin, Germany. Find out more at:

Scottish Tourism Month – Signature Conference 2024

Tuesday 12 March 2024 - Wednesday 13 March 2024

Delivered by the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) in partnership with The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) and The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC). This annual two-day industry conference brings together an exciting range of speakers to deliver important insights, advice and inspiration to navigate and flourish in this ever changing landscape and to embrace […]

British Tourism & Travel Show

Wednesday 20 March 2024 - Thursday 21 March 2024

The British Tourism and Travel Show is returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 20 – 21 March 2024. The Show attracts 250+ exhibitors showcasing the very best of Britain and Ireland to group tour & package planners. For information on exhibiting or attending visit: 

Scotland’s National Events Conference 2024

Assembly Rooms, Tuesday 26 March 2024

Scotland’s National Events Conference, the flagship conference for the events industry, will the place at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26 March 2024. The event attracts hundreds of delegates from the sports, cultural and business events across the country. Find out more and register your interest at:  

Edinburgh International Science Festival 2024

Saturday 30 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

The Edinburgh Science Festival is the world’s longest running public celebration of science and technology. Each year Edinburgh Science creates and curates the Edinburgh Science Festival – a diverse programme of events and experiences at public facing venues throughout Edinburgh, including: • Immersive workshops and activities for children and families • Vibrant discussions and hands-on […]

VisitScotland Connect 2024

Wednesday 17 April 2024 - Thursday 18 April 2024

VisitScotland Connect 2024 will be taking place at the P&J Live Aberdeen Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April 2024. The two-day event is designed to support tourism businesses reach new visitors in new markets, in turn increasing international demand for Scotland’s diverse tourism offering. Showcase your products and services, make connections with domestic and international […]

Sustainability & Marketing Workshop with Professor Xavier Font

Tuesday 30 April 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Taking place on Tuesday 30 April, this in-person workshop will be filled with practical advice, top tips and best practice case studies to help businesses make the most of their sustainability practices through more effective marketing and communications. You will also look at designing and marketing low season tourism experiences. 09:00 – 12:30 Part One: Business Benefits from Sustainable […]

Edinburgh International Festival

Friday 2 August 2024 - Sunday 25 August 2024

The Edinburgh International Festival exists to bring world-leading artists together with audiences. Discover the best artists from opera, music, theatre & dance on the world’s greatest stage. There is a bespoke programme of events each year. Find out more:

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh Castle, Friday 2 August 2024 - Saturday 24 August 2024

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual series (held every August) of military tattoos performed by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and international military bands, and artistic performance teams on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Dates: Friday 2 – Friday 24 August 2024. Find out more at:

Edinburgh International Fringe Festival

Various venues, Friday 2 August 2024, 8:00 am - Monday 26 August 2024, 5:00 pm

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest performance arts festival. Established in 1947, the festival takes place in Edinburgh every August, and usually runs for 3 weeks. Dates: Friday 2 – Monday 26 August 2024. Find out more at: 

World Tourism Day 2024

Friday 27 September 2024

World Tourism Day has been held on 27 September each year since 1980. Get involved on social by using #WorldTourismDay Date: Friday 27 September 2024 Find out more and view the events programme at:

Scottish Careers Week 2024

Monday 11 November 2024 - Friday 15 November 2024

Scottish Careers Week 2024 is back for its fourth year this November! A range of events and activities will take place to help shine a light on the services, resources and support that’s available, to help people explore and understand their career choices. Get involved and celebrate at celebrate #ScotCareersWeek24. Dates: Monday 11 – Friday […]

Purple Tuesday 2024

Tuesday 12 November 2024

Purple Tuesday is a global social movement and the #1 brand for improving the customer experience for disabled people and their families. To get involved in 2024, organisations must make one new commitment to improve their accessibility and practice, implement the improvement and join the global celebrations on Tuesday 12 November 2024. Please support this […]