- Published: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 09:27
- Written by Sharon Aitken
Assembly Rooms Edinburgh has appointed Anna Murricane as Business Development Manager. The Edinburgh Cultural Venues position also covers city landmarks the Usher Hall, Ross Bandstand and Church Hill Theatre.
The role will focus on driving conference and events bookings at four of the capital’s most high profile venues. The diverse portfolio caters for a broad range of functions, for anywhere from ten to 2,300 delegates, and is at the heart of the Fringe Festival each year.
Formerly Groups, Conference and Events Sales Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Anna brings with her over ten years’ experience in the hospitality and events sector. She worked for the Hilton Group for nine years, latterly at The Caledonian, and also at events agency DADA.
A History graduate from the University of Glasgow, Anna was attracted to join the hospitality industry after working in the sector while studying. She has been the recipient of two Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland scholarships.
Shona Clelland, Cultural Venues Development Manager, City of Edinburgh Council comments: “Anna is a seasoned events professional and will play a key role in driving revenue generation, attracting new customers and securing repeat business. While the market in Edinburgh is as competitive as ever, our collection of four iconic Edinburgh venues, each with their own unique offering, means we are ideally placed for growth.”