Upgrading your boardroom dinners from boring to brilliant with ExecSpace!

ExecSpace get a lot of requests for private dining venues. Whether it’s a board meeting, senior leadership team gathering, or a departmental get-together, finding the right space that hits the spot in terms of décor, service and quality can make a big difference (for example see our blog on top tips for roundtable dinners here). […]

Christmas party crisis? Festive event planning ideas from bowl food to ballrooms.

As event and venue-finding experts, we’re big advocates for proper planning and preparation and a big event in the corporate calendar that requires forward thought is your work’s Christmas party! If you’ve ever had to plan a Christmas party, you’ll know there’s lots to consider if you’re going to make it a fun, memorable event […]

Six ways site visits secure the right venue

ExecSpace place a lot of importance on venue site visits with our client, we commit time and effort for the coordination of accompanied visits. The question is, why? Why do we do this and what value does it bring?   Here we share why we dedicate so much energy to the site visit process, and […]

Top tips for choosing graduate intake programme venues

Not all venue finding services are equal. We offer a high touch, expert, in-depth service and get to know everything important to our clients to deliver exactly the right venue every time. Because we work closely with clients, we’ve become particularly experienced in several types of events. We thought it would be helpful to share […]

Beyond the goody bag; are Industry events still relevant?

2023 is the year where ALL of the events Industry trade shows, networking events and forums are back in full force. Event professionals have flocked back to in-person events with organisations increasing the number they are holding this year. On the surface, it can look like all fun and no work (this is events after […]

Corporate cottages; will they suit your event?

We’ve seen a rise in requests for the team at ExecSpace to source corporate cottages, but some clients are not sure what they are and whether they are going to be suitable for their event.

Here we explore in what contexts they might work for you, and a few of our favourites.

ExecSpace among Judges for 2023 E Awards

Our founder, Emma, is looking forward to being one of the judges of the 2023 E Awards. The E Awards are designed to celebrate outstanding achievements of Scottish companies, event professionals and suppliers, as well as organisations who have delivered exceptional events within Scotland – we can’t think of a better candidate than Emma to […]

Environmental, Social and Governance; event venues changing sustainable behaviours

Environmental, social and governance (or ESG) is becoming an important factor in the policies, behaviours and investment of many companies. This is in turn impacting their event planning, but which venues have taken this on board and changed behaviours? What is ESG? Sometimes referred to as responsible investing, sustainable investing or socially responsible investing, Environmental, […]

Celebrating the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

As our home city we thought it would be remiss of us not to pay homage to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. One of the world’s largest cultural arts festivals taking place every August, it is set in the backdrop of the stunning architecture and history of our amazing city, and plays host to thousands of […]