Event Venue

Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)
The Exchange Edinburgh
150 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8EE
www.eicc.co.uk
T
: +44 (0) 131 300 3000

You can view the location map here.

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and a multi award-winning city with a strong reputation as one of the most attractive destinations in the world, with an ideal mix of culture, shopping, dining, music, heritage and leisure activities.

The city is one of the most exciting, vibrant and cultural places to visit in the UK. There is a thriving program of exciting festivals and events year round culminating in one of the greatest New Year celebration's around the world. The city also provides the perfect base from which to explore and discover Scotland, famous for its historic castles, traditional Highland Games, stunning lochs, magnificent munros and the home of haggis, golf and whisky.

Accommodation

Convention Edinburgh has negotiated rates for Onshore Wind Energy 2018 and is pleased to offer a free, online accommodation booking service to delegates attending this meeting. Credit card details are required to make a booking and confirmation shall be sent to your e-mail address. Payment should be made directly with the accommodation provider at the time of your stay. All bedrooms reserved through our link can be cancelled without penalty up to 10 am, 24 hours prior to arrival. Special rates are guaranteed up to Thursday 1 November. If you wish to make accommodation booking after this date, please contact Convention Edinburgh’s accommodation booking team at the following:

Email: bookings@conventionedinburgh.com
Telephone: +44 (0)131 473 3874
Office hours: Monday - Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Please follow this link to book your room with Convention Edinburgh at no additional cost!

Edinburgh Rewards - delegate benefit

The Edinburgh Rewards Passport entitles conference delegates to special offers and value added benefits from an invited group of bars, restaurants, retail outlets and tour operators around the city. Your passport can be used for the entirety of your stay whether you arrive to have a pre-conference short break or linger on in our fabulous city after the conference. It is not limited to your use only – if you are with family or friends they can use the Passport too while you are in sessions.

If you would like to view what is on offer please visit www.edinburghrewards.com and follow @delegaterewards on Twitter. 

Travel 

With excellent air links and rail and road network, getting to Edinburgh from overseas or within the UK has never been easier. 

Plane

Edinburgh has one of the UK's fastest growing airports. The journey from the airport to the city centre is only 8 miles (12km) with frequent connecting services by Airlink bus, tram or taxi and a journey time of approximately 30 minutes. Edinburgh Trams are environmentally friendly with zero on-street carbon emissions. They provide a smooth, fast service with easy access platforms and the low-floored trams are 100% wheelchair accessible. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). Visit www.edinburghairport.com.

For passengers who might need a little extra assistance, Edinburgh Airport has introduced a Travelling with Additional Needs toolkit to make the journey through the airport as easy and stress-free as possible.

From Edinburgh Airport by Taxi
There is an excellent taxi service from the airport to the city. You'll find official airport taxis at the taxi rank outside the terminal building (follow the signs within the airport). It costs approximately £15 to get a taxi from the airport to the city centre and the journey takes 20 minutes depending on the time of day.

From Edinburgh Airport by Tram
Edinburgh Trams run between the Airport and York Place, in central Edinburgh, every 8-10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 12-15 minutes on a Sunday. The closest tram stop to the EICC is at Haymarket Station.  The first tram from Edinburgh Airport departs at 06:15 and the last is 22:45. The journey on the tram takes roughly 20-25 minutes.

From Edinburgh Airport by Bus
The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route. The service starts at 04.30 and runs until 00.22 at night, with the journey taking 20 minutes. Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 return. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). See city centre map for directions.

Train

Edinburgh has two railway stations - Waverley and Haymarket. Waverley is the main station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures from London. Visit www.eastcoast.co.uk or www.nationalrail.co.uk.

London North Eastern Railway serve Edinburgh from cities including London, York and Newcastle. Virgin Trains West Coastserve Edinburgh from many cities on the West Coast including London, Birmingham, Preston and Carlisle.