Where the Enlightenment burns bright

With a rich history of medicine, finance, law, research and academia stretching back centuries, hosting large events is second nature to the city of Edinburgh. The city offers a first-class choice of venues, hotels and restaurants, an international airport, 112 public parks and excellent public transport links.

The city hosts hundreds of events every year. It is a global destination and one of the UK's most popular conference cities after London.


Getting here

  • Edinburgh Airport has flights from Europe, North America, China and the Middle East.
  • Edinburgh is 1 hour away from Glasgow by train.
  • Edinburgh is 1 hour 20 minutes from London Stanstead Airport by direct flight. 

Edinburgh International Convention Centre


The award-winning Edinburgh International Convention Centre is the city’s largest events venue. With more than 14 rooms, its largest suite accommodates up to 2,000 delegates in raked auditorium, arena and tiered-cabaret styles.

Edinburgh International Convention Centre

Surgeons Quarter


Surgeons Quarter is a collection of venues located on the campus of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, one of the oldest surgical corporations in the world. Its largest space, the Playfair Building is a magnificent room with a glass cupola ceiling and can accommodate up to 150 delegates theatre-style.

Surgeons Quarter

BT Murrayfield

The home of Scottish rugby, BT Murrayfield has 28 flexible spaces including Edinburgh’s largest banqueting capacity that can accommodate up to 1,500. Its conferencing facilities can accommodate up to 600 delegates theatre-style. With its own tram stop at Murrayfield station, BT Murrayfield is a well-connected venue.

BT Murrayfield
02 Jan 2020(last updated)

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