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Edinburgh Conference Centre


Edinburgh Conference Centre offers dedicated conference facilities for numbers of 6 to 600 throughout the year.


Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Lothians, EH14 4AS, United Kingdom

Room Summary

Maximum Capacity of Largest Room800
Minimum Capacity of Smallest Room2
Number of Halls2
Number of Meeting Room options11
Number of Guest Room options165/960

More room Information


The centres versatile facilities range from well appointed meeting rooms for up 90 delegates to a superb purpose built conference and exhibition venue comprising of two dynamic and distinctive interlinking conference centres under one roof:- James Watt Centre I accommodates a 600 seat auditorium with flexible breakout rooms whilst James Watt Centre 2 provides 1000sqm of exhibition space which can easily be adapted to house cabaret style meetings and functions.

For additional flexibility organisers can incorporate the vacation only facilities - 4 lecture theatres and 30 seminar rooms.

In addition Edinburgh Conference Centre offers the convenience of a range of highly skilled specialist support services including Conference coordination, audio-visual support and language interpretation.

Together with 165 all year round ensuite bedrooms which are complemented over 900 ensuite bedrooms in the vacation periods, Edinburgh Conference Centre provides fantastic value and flexibility all year round, whatever the size of your group or the objective of your event.

Set in beautiful parkland campus of Heriot-Watt University on the edge of Edinburgh, the centre is conveniently located for access to major road networks and air routes and there is ample on-site parking.



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