The future success of our activity, campaigns and developing the South of Scotland into a leading first class destination relies on your business getting the absolute most from us as your DMMO for the South of Scotland.

Below you will see events that are currently in the calendar with more coming soon. Please note our events will be a combination of virtual webinars/workshops and where possible face to face due to the current circumstances.

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Local Destination Development Meetings – Annandale

The Ash Room, Lockerbie Town Hall High St, Lockerbie

The SSDA continues to be committed to a locally-led approach to destination development, with meetings every six months across the region, bringing together all the local businesses and communities to listen to local priorities, build collaborations, plan delivery and help power the visitor economy.   Following our successful series of meetings around the South of…
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Scottish Thistle Awards – how to write that winning application!


The Scottish Thistle Awards programme is designed to celebrate excellence and innovation across the Scottish tourism industry-reaching, and being chosen as a Regional Final is that important first step. But how to write that winning application?!  What should you include, what do you need to say?  How do you create that eye-catching application that will…
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Women in Tourism – Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024

Moffat Distillery Moffat, United Kingdom

Celebrating International Women's Day 2024: Moffat Join the Women in Tourism community from 5pm on Thursday 7 March 2024 at the Moffat Distillery, Moffat, to celebrate International Women's Day. Meet with industry colleagues and get to know new ones in relaxed, informal networking, enjoy refreshments and hear from our keynote speaker, Louise MacLean, Director of…
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