Appleton Tower is plenary room.

Breakouts in 50 George Square and George Square Lecture Theatre

Dinner in Playfair Library Hall located in Old College

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    John McIntyre Conference Centre

    Edinburgh First's extended conference and meeting venue features a 330-seat plenary room that can be configured to suit your needs, plus four large meeting rooms, two executive boardrooms and a stylish bar.

    John McIntyre Conference Centre rooms can be configured to accommodate between 16 and 330 delegates, is fully accessible, and comes fully equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual kit.

    Conference delegates can take five on the open-air terrace overlooking Arthur's Seat, whilst Centro bar can host your informal, post-meeting discussions.

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    Pollock Halls

    Pollock Halls offers affordable campus accommodation in Edinburgh City whether you’re an independent traveller or looking to accommodate large numbers of conference delegates or groups.

    Located at the foot of the royal Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat, the Pollock Halls campus offers bed and breakfast accommodation during the University of Edinburgh’s summer vacation.

    Each room on the campus features a telephone, free Wi-Fi, in-room tea/coffee and shared laundry and pantry facilities. Some rooms also offer a TV and a safety deposit box. All rooms are serviced daily and all linen and towels are provided.

    In the mornings, an extensive breakfast is offered in the self-service restaurant at John McIntyre Conference Centre. We can also offer additional meal options such as lunch and dinner. This is just 5 minutes’ walk from the rooms. Further local amenities include an ATM, a general shop, and a dedicated 24-hour reception centre. The limited free parking is available on a first come, first served basis only.

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    Signet Library

    The Signet Library is one of Edinburgh's finest Georgian buildings. Supremely elegant and historic surroundings set in the heart of Edinburgh, making the reception a truly memorable experience.

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    South Hall

    South Hall is found in the grounds of Pollock Halls, with Arthur's Seat its stunning backdrop. This Edinburgh First venue provides both a central location and a memorable setting for your conference dinner. It has a large oak spring dance floor, with plenty of space for dining and ceilidh dancing.