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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UNESCO National Trail of Scotland Industry Webinar


Join VisitScotland to learn about the new UNESCO National Trail of Scotland and how your business can get involved pre-launch. VisitScotland would like to invite you to the UNESCO National Trail of Scotland industry webinar in partnership with Green Tourism on Wednesday 21 July from 2pm - 3.25pm. Paula Ward, Regional Leadership Director at VisitScotland,…
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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for tourism businesses – Part 2


As Google constantly updates the way it presents information in search results, it’s more vital than ever to understand how to get your tourism business showing in the right way at the exact time your visitor is looking for it.


How can TripAdvisor help your business


The SSDA are inviting tourism businesses in the South of Scotland to join us on a session with TripAdvisor to learn how to maximise working with them and what it can do for your business.

Free – £20

PR on a shoestring


Hosted by Business Gateway, this workshop looks at what PR is and how businesses can maximise their publicity with minimal spend.

Marketing Scotland Internationally


We’re aiming to make Scotland the first-choice destination when international travel is possible again – encouraging forward bookings for late 2021 through to 2022 and beyond – and delivering sustainable long-term growth.

Product Awareness Series 2 Webinar 1


Monthly Local Product Awareness Showcase Webinar (3rd Tuesday of the month). We will have fantastic panel of speakers lined up to give us insight into some outstanding businesses from across the South of Scotland Tourism community.

Health and Wellness Webinar


Join The Knowledge Bank and New Nutrition Business at the health and wellness webinar. Allene Bruce, Director at New Nutrition Business, will take us through the trends at play and highlight why it is important to consider this sector for developing new products or adapting existing products to capitalise on the opportunities.