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The City: Edinburgh

Steeped in history, Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, seamlessly blends old and new, providing delegates with the perfect accessible destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city.

The city is renowned for inspiration and innovation. For centuries it has nurtured some of the greatest minds in philosophy, economics, finance, literature, law, medicine, engineering and architecture.

Visit the Marketing Edinburgh website

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The Venue: EICC

Located in the heart of Scotland’s beautiful and vibrant capital city, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) is a magnificent multi-purpose venue. Situated at the west end of the city the majority of attractions, hotels and venues can be reached on foot in under 15 minutes.

With over 20 years of operational experience, the EICC team has hosted thousands of high-profile events for organisations from around the globe, whilst welcoming over one million delegates.

The EICC is easy to reach on foot or by public transport from the city centre.

How to reach the venue

Visit the EICC website

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How to reach Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh airport is reachable via a direct flight from Paris, Dublin, London and Brussels, and is easily accessed from all major European cities. This map will help you to plan your flights.


  • You can reach Edinburgh by train from all over Scotland and the rest of the UK. Scotrail is Scotland’s key rail transport provider. Edinburgh has two main train stations: Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is in the city centre and Haymarket Train Station is located to the west of the city centre, close to the EICC (10min walk).


  • Edinburgh has good road connections to the rest of Great Britain, including a motorway link to London (A1).