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Paul McKerrow, front of house manager at Assembly Rooms

In this industry, we all strive to host high quality events which ultimately add value for our clients and the attendees. But how do the front of house team help make an event a success?

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We interview Amanda Ferguson, Convention Edinburgh discussing Edinburgh's business tourism industry, Make it Edinburgh and what's ahead for 2019.

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The Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG) has announced the focus of their 2019 annual conference will be ‘Facing the Future’.

The 2019 ETAG Conference takes place at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh, on Thursday 31 January, where a line-up of tourism’s leading experts will share their knowledge, expertise and insights with around 200 representatives from Edinburgh’s tourism sector.

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by Shona Clelland, cultural venues development manager for Assembly Rooms


The hospitality and tourism industry is one of the most successful sectors supported by a female-centric workforce.

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The City of Edinburgh Council is looking for your views on design proposals for the future of George Street.


After a hugely successful first year Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival returns to Assembly Rooms on 26th and 27th of January for another packed weekend of talks, classes and workshops to help us all lead healthier and happier lives.



Even period venues require modern production – from equipment, technology infrastructure and staff we have the best people and tech in place to ensure events look and sound their best.

Get to know a little more about our Production team as our production technician Martin Ross talks with us about the technical details and facilities that bring modern production value to our 231-year-old building. 


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Alternative indie rock band Fatherson has been announced as the headlining act for the Assembly Rooms’ Alternative Peers Ball on Saturday 3 November.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe is fast approaching and we at Assembly Rooms are delighted to have Assembly Festival back at our venue for 2018. Assembly Festival is the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe running five separate sites including Assembly Rooms. With an excellent programme of shows and performances and with excitement building we spoke to Sharon Burgess, Managing Director of Assembly Festival.

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Assembly Rooms Edinburgh officially opened in January 1787 and has since been at the heart of special occasions and celebrations in Scotland’s historic capital city, hosting royalty, celebrities and nobility. We’ve gathered a few of our favourite links and websites to help you discover more about the amazing history and heritage of our building and the city around us.