Edinburgh is one of the most beautifully sited cities, rising from the Firth of Forth to a high, rocky pinnacle crowned by Edinburgh Castle.
The Scottish capital is also a center of culture, arts and is especially known for its festivals.
Why exhibit there?
Edinburgh is one of the fastest growing and most productive cities in the UK. Across all business sectors, Edinburgh is a magnet for young companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Edinburgh’s global financial services sector is well established and extremely diverse, also Edinburgh was named Europe’s most attractive destination for technology businesses to locate to.
Once you’ve landed at Edinburgh airport, trams offer a frequent and reliable service linking the airport and the city centre. Interchange with rail services is available at Edinburgh Park and Haymarket stations.
Restrictions on what you can bring into the country
Fairly standard list: illegal drugs, offensive weapons, eg flick knives, self-defence sprays, eg pepper spray and CS gas, endangered animal and plant species, rough diamonds, indecent and obscene materials, personal imports of meat and dairy products from most non-EU countries.
Main exhibition venues
Exhibitions we have supported
Services we provide
- Booth Host/Hostess
- Lead Generator
- Crowd Gatherer
- Product Demonstrator
- Hospitality Staff
- Brand Ambassador
- Team Leaders
- Event Managers
Key tourist hotspots
- Edinburgh is a tale of two cities: the 18th-century New Town's elegant Georgian neighborhoods of stately terraces, and the Old Town's narrow winding lanes, steep staircases, and hidden passageways. Explore both.
- Edinburgh Castle, Scotland's most famous landmark, is one of Britain's most visited tourist attractions.
- Meander The Royal Mile, lined with charming townhouses, churches, and historic landmarks, this is the street linking Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
- Wedgwood delights customers with an eclectic menu, such as pigeon served with haggis, neeps and tatties, and a silky squash veloute and leek bread pudding with fennel ice cream.
- The Ship on the Shore is well worth a voyage. The focus here is seafood.
- Local currency is the pound.
- Language is English.
- You may need a visa to come to the UK. Check the list to see.
- Plug sockets are the three pin rectangular type.
- There are no obvious cultural sensitivities in the UK, however you might want to take note of any business peculiarities:
- In general, the British value time-keeping for business arrangements.
- Gift giving is not a usual part of British business etiquette.
- People are very private and like to break the ice with generalist topics such as the weather.