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Edinburgh ICC sales team expands as large-scale events return

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has expanded its sales team as the Scottish venue welcomes the return of large-scale conferences and events. Nam Gowans-Brown and Julie Oliveira have recently been appointed as association sales executives, with Joey Mak and Katia Adams appointed as corporate sales executives. Gowans-Brown brings nearly a decade of experience working in the hosp...

EICC secures planning approval for sustainable hotel

The City of Edinburgh Council has rubber stamped plans for the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) to create one of Scotland’s most sustainable hotels. Marshall Dallas, CEO of EICC, said: “Not only is the hotel integral to the future of the EICC, but we also see it being a key component in the return of business tourism to Edinburgh. From the very outset, sustainability was near the t...

EICC secures string of UK and international conferences

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has secured a string of UK and international conference wins for 2022 and 2023. The 6th International Symposium on Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease will take place in September 2022, with around 600 delegates expected. In October 2022, the Society for Melanoma Research International Annual Congress will be held at the venue with approximate...

Edinburgh’s ICC welcomes the return of in-person conferences and events

The UK-based Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) will see the return of in-person conferences for the first time since the pandemic next week, with the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine’s fifth annual conference, BSLM2021, taking place at the venue between 2-4 September. The EICC has been Edinburgh’s primary vaccination centre since February and was also one of the Edinburgh Festi...

Edinburgh’s ICC becomes first venue to gain Green Meetings Standard certification by Green Tourism

Sustainable certification programme Green Tourism has launched its Green Meetings Standard, with the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) in Scotland becoming the first venue to gain the accreditation. Edinburgh-based Green Tourism said the initiative was introduced to highlight meetings and event venues with high environmental and sustainability standards and practices in place. Hotel...

Scotland’s EVENTIT to return in September at EICC

EVENTIT, Scotland’s annual showcase for business event professionals, is set to return following a disruptive year in which Covid-19 forced the organisers to postpone the event twice.  EVENTIT will return on 10 September at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and will mark the first major business event to be held in Scotland since Covid-19 restrictions were first introduced last ...

Edinburgh ICC secures major international healthcare conference for 2023

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), in the UK, has secured the 15th World Congress on Endometriosis (WCE2023), with the international healthcare conference set for the venue between 3-6 May 2023. The conference will take place in the UK for the first time since 2000, with 1,200 delegates expected to attend and an estimated economic impact for Edinburgh of £3m. The bid team was le...