Events

SOUTH OF SCOTLAND SUPERCHARGED IS READY TO GO

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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Astro & Dark Sky Tourism Event

Zoom

SSDA's Dark Sky campaign is here to highlight our beautiful wideopen dark spaces and help you attract visitors in the Winter season. Learn more about what Astro & Dark sky tourism is and how it can increase spend in the region. Vanessa our marketing manager will be explaining easy ways to get involved in our…
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Free

Blogging for Tourism Businesses

Zoom

This 90 min webinar is designed to help you write & distribute great content for blogs and push your website up the page rankings on search engines. What to expect from this webinar Learn the fundamentals of cost-effectively preparing, writing, and distributing blogs that your visitors will read. Making sure that that your effort inspires…
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MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS.

GoToWebinar

You are invited to join D&G Chamber of Commerce for a live webinar in partnership with Armstrong Watson (Accountants, Business and Financial Advisers). The panel of business specialists will provide practical advice on how businesses can manage their way through the current cost of living crisis and related economic challenges. Douglas Russell, Lead Partner for…
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Free

The Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers Talks

Zoom

Talking Climate Action: benefiting your business and the environment
The ASSC are delighted to welcome Janie Neumann, Sustainable Tourism Manager at VisitScotland along to the session to share her wealth of knowledge and experience. The talk will be specific to the self-catering sector in Scotland and will include an update about the climate action journey that Scottish Tourism is on and how you can get started on your own.

£27.44

Cycle Tourism South of Scotland – Cycling Started Here

Zoom

The South of Scotland is set to be Scotland's leading cycling destination and we boast a hugely relevant USP (Unique Selling Point). In 1839 Kirkpatrick Macmillan invented the pedal cycle in the village of Keir Mill, Dumfries & Galloway. Communities and tourism businesses across the South of Scotland are collaborating to celebrate Kirkpatrick Macmillan and…
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Cycle Tourism South of Scotland – How to get on track for cycle tourism and effective marketing

Zoom

As the South of Scotland becomes the country's leading destination for cycle tourism, providing cycle friendly infrastructure will ensure your business is welcome to ready cyclists and benefit from a surge in bookings this summer and beyond. Find out how SSDA marketing is gearing up for the summer of cycling across ScotlandStartsHere.com. Hear from tourism…
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Get Involved – Seasonality Marketing Campaign

Zoom

The SSDA team will be sharing upcoming marketing plans for the South of Scotland for the shoulder season and beyond to promote the region as a year-round visitor destination of choice. We are committed to being as member-led as possible as we design and deliver our marketing campaigns. All SSDA Members are invited to get…
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Maximising your digital performance with GA4 and content marketing

Zoom

Join Creatomatic and the SSDA for a webinar on how to utilise Google Analytics 4 to take your tourism business to the next level. This webinar will use insights from Scotland Starts Here, the destination promotion campaign for the South of Scotland, to demonstrate how to set up key events and gather insights from these…
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A Year Round Destination

Zoom

The South of Scotland is a year-round destination. Whether visitors are considering winter, spring, summer or autumn for their trip, they will find a warm welcome as well as endless experiences and adventures. Hear the latest on the new Scotland Starts Here seasonality campaign and find out how the SSDA is representing your business input…
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Making the most of Scotland Starts Here

Zoom

Scotland Starts Here showcases the South of Scotland to the world - so how can you utilise it for your business? Join the SSDA team for a webinar diving into the functionalities and latest updates to the Scotland Starts Here website that you can use to showcase your offering and be included in marketing activity.…
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