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Ever wondered what it's like to sell it all and go backpacking around the world? - that's just what we did..

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Top 4 Reasons To Book EICC as Your Conference Venue

26/07/2014 – 11:14 am |

Top 4 Reasons To Book EICC as Your Conference Venue

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre is a major conference centre in Edinburgh. The centre got the UFI Sustainable Development Award in 2014. UFI is the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The Edinburgh International Conference Centreor EICC won two prizes at the fifth Annual Scottish Event Awards.

EICC in Edinburgh hosted Scottish Business Awards with a record breaking presence of 19,000 Scottish business figures leading in their respective trades. Economic impact of £50.4m was delivered by EICC in its host city area.

All these news reports mark the tremendous success of EICC as its conference centre. According to Louis Andrew, Sales and Marketing head at EICC, “Destination is the first and last concern of delegates”. This is true for all the conferences. The quality of the venue matters a lot in making your business meeting a success.

The Edinburgh International Conference Centreis one of the well-equipped venues in United Kingdom. Professionals planning to hold a meeting in EICC can easily find accommodation in one of the top hotels in Edinburgh City Centre, like Piries Hotel Central Edinburgh. Some of these hotels are even equipped with a meeting room or conference room.


Reasons to Hold Your Conference in EICC

Did you know that nearly 200,000 delegates visit the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to attend a business meeting or conference every year? The centre was opened in 1995. Since then, its popularity as a conference venue has increased tremendously. Here are some of the major reasons why you should choose EICC as your conference venue.

  • Accommodation: Finding a suitable accommodation option near the centre should not be a problem. Hotels near EICC in Edinburgh are budget friendly and luxurious. They are an ideal spot for business travellers to stay. All the modern facilities are available in the hotels. Hair dryers, satellite TV, Wi-Fi facilities and all the necessary requirements are provided by these hotels. If you are on a budget, you can find several budget hotels near the Edinburgh City Centre.

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How to Hold a Conference in Victoria London

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Elisabeth Conference Centre has the largest space for holding conferences and exhibitions in Central London. It hosts 400 national events

5 Places worth Visiting in Central London

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Finding a suitable accommodation option is also easy. Top bed and breakfasts in London Victoria such as St. George’s Inn Victoria

48 Hours In Sydney

23/07/2014 – 4:00 pm |

To make it easy for you, we’ve broken Sydney down into a handy 48-hour itinerary, so you don’t miss out in the faux-capital.

Exploring the Balearic Islands

22/07/2014 – 8:00 am |

behind the regular tourist attractions, there are plenty of more unusual places to visit and things to do in the Balearic Islands while you are there.

Why Should You Hire An Event Organizer?

21/07/2014 – 10:35 pm |

Hiring a really good event planner can be the difference between a successful and a horrible event.

Reading hotels

21/07/2014 – 2:41 pm |

While in the city, choose to stay near the Reading Station in high quality budget hotels like the Rainbows Lodge Hotel.

Hotels near Kensington Palace

20/07/2014 – 2:35 pm |

The Kensington Palace holds great historical importance as it was the favourite residences of the successive sovereigns until 1760

Hotels near Heathrow Terminal 5 Cheap & Budget Hotels in Heathrow Airport

19/07/2014 – 11:21 am |

If you are visiting London on work or holiday, the best way to save money and time is to stay at a cheap & budget hotel in Heathrow Airport

Bed and Breakfasts Gatwick Airport

18/07/2014 – 1:10 pm |

It is not difficult for travellers to find good hotels with bed and breakfasts near Gatwick Airport like Holiday Inn Express Gatwick Crawley.