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About Corporate Partnership

Become a Partner with one of the world’s finest cities.

Become a Partner with one of the world’s finest cities.

As Edinburgh’s promotional company, Marketing Edinburgh can help you to boost your business and benefit directly from, while contributing to, Edinburgh’s ever increasing profile and growing reputation as a leading business location.

Marketing Edinburgh actively seeks Corporate Partnerships with exemplar organisations across a range of business sectors to amplify city messaging and to create demonstrable benefits for all parties. Our Partnership programme is designed to create real opportunities for forward thinking companies and to encourage private sector investment in the city’s promotion.

We exist in order to promote Edinburgh globally as a world class destination in which to LiveWorkStudyInvest and Visit and to drive economic benefit to the city.

Working Together

Your emotional and financial investment gives you a seat at the top table enabling you to be involved in decisions that can influence the strategic direction of the city and will be pivotal in developing promotional campaigns, leveraging the city’s assets, that answer your objectives - it’s about doing more, shoulder to shoulder, more efficiently, to reach a wider audience.

Working closely with our partners, who include Kitchin Group, The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Hotels Association, we get to understand their business, their priorities and what a successful partnership entails. This means that together, we can create successful, joint campaigns that ensure a valuable return on investment.

“It is imperative that Edinburgh doesn’t rest on its laurels. Private companies benefit from being based in a city that has a strong international reputation and is attractive to a skilled workforce. So, their role is pivotal in continuing to make that the case. Partners will benefit from campaigns which will help attract and retain their staff.” - John Donnelly, Chief Executive.

Scotland’s Capital City

Edinburgh is a unique, authentic and high performing city and is established as a resilient and successful city for business.

In 2014, Edinburgh attracted 36 foreign direct investments, second only to London, creating 1,860 jobs. Average gross annual earnings last year were the second highest in the UK at £27,800 per annum with an average disposable income of £19,107. Edinburgh also boasts:

UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995

Best place to live in the UK – YouGov

Over £500 billion of funds under management

Join us as a Corporate Partner and leverage our support, advice and the city’s assets to help raise your business’ profile.

Download and save the Corporate Partnership presentation to see the rights and benefits afforded to our Corporate Partners and to see examples of what we have achieved with some of our existing Partners. For the best experience, please view in Adobe Acrobat reader. 

If you would like to know more about how you can become a Corporate Partner with Marketing Edinburgh and to arrange a meeting, please contact:

Paul Wakefield
Head of Marketing & Commercial
+44 (0)131 473 3666 paul.wakefield@marketingedinburgh.org

Our Corporate Partners

 Edinburgh World Heritage  Heriot Watt Etihad Bronze
Queen Margaret University Virgin Money   The University Of Edinburgh
Scotrail  Edinburgh Airport  Edinburgh Napier University
ETAG Logo   VTEC Logo 640X640  The Kitchin 2