Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Choosing to work with Marketing Edinburgh as a partner or member will create real opportunities for your business.

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Marketing Edinburgh is a membership organisation with over 200 members including hotels, serviced apartments, conference venues, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions and support services. Members pay an annual fee to access a number of different marketing benefits which can be found here.

We’re here to help your company directly benefit from and contribute to Edinburgh’s increasing profile as a place to visit, meet and do business and benefit from a wide range of business and marketing opportunities.

You can get involved in the work of Marketing Edinburgh by becoming either a Commercial Member or Commercial Partner and join the ranks of the city’s most committed and rewarded supporters.

"Our programmes are designed to help local businesses gain access to the markets, networks and profile opportunities they need to drive their business and Edinburgh's economy forward. 

"I look forward to working with you."

John Donnelly
Chief Executive - Marketing Edinburgh

Marketing Edinburgh Commercial Memberships

Become a Commercial Member and you’ll be joining more than 200 private and public sector organisations with a shared goal - to promote Edinburgh as a leading business and visitor destination.

Our Commercial membership programme is designed to help local companies to grow. Our work to promote the area’s leisure and business tourism offer, we can help your company build its profile, make connections and boost sales. From accommodation providers to visitor attractions, conference venues to sporting facilities; restaurants, bars, retail and transport operators – if a visitor might spend with you, then we can help them find out by involving you in our extensive marketing and PR activity.

The team at the Murrayfield Experience have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with Marketing Edinburgh for many years. We view them as one of our key strategic partners and for us brings together a raft of their industry knowledge & experience, combined with benefits that are paramount to our core activities within the industry”.

Lynne Geary, Director of Sales & Marketing, Murrayfield Experience

This is Edinburgh

Our consumer facing Official Guide to Edinburgh showcases the area’s offer to potential visitors and also aims to engage Edinburgh residents in what’s on offer. We work to highlight everything from our vibrant festival programme, to the diverse food scene and rich cultural heritage to sporting events and renowned retail experience. Last year a record 4 million visitors came to Edinburgh, spending more than £1.16billion.

Edinburgh the most visited city in the UK outside London for business tourism and the second most visited city beyond the capital for leisure visitors.

Find out more about promotional opportunities with This is Edinburgh here

Meeting and Conferences

On joining our membership programme, your business will have access to our Convention Bureau activity. We focus on communicating the city’s offer to event organisers, securing major conferences and helping our members access new business opportunities.

As a member, we will also work with you to boost your online and media profile, featuring your business on our dedicated online resource and publications and briefing target media on your latest news.

Join us as a Commercial Member and leverage our support and advice to help raise your business’ profile.

Hillary Bett
Head of Business Development
0131 473 3666 or

John Donnelly
Chief Executive
0131 473 3666