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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8 November  |  EICC, Edinburgh  |  #SCVOGathering

Plan your visit

The Gathering is the largest free voluntary sector event in the UK. This year the Gathering is taking place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 November 2023. On this page you'll find all the practical information you need to plan your visit. 

About the venue 

The Gathering is being held at EICC, situated in Edinburgh. Visit the EICC website where you can find lots of helpful information including how to get there and on-site facilities.

The venue also offers free WiFi to all visitors, helping you stay connected throughout your visit to the Gathering.

Venue accessibility 

The EICC is a fully-accessible events venue, designed to be inclusive to people of all abilities. 

You can find all of the EICC’s accessibility information here, including information about accessible travel options, access to lifts, toilet facilities, and their Autism Friendly Visitors Guide. You can also view venue layout maps and take a virtual tour ahead of your visit.  

If you need any other information or help at any stage, please get in touch and let us know - we're happy to help.  

Getting to the venue 

The EICC has excellent transport links and is located at: 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE. View location on Google Maps.  

We encourage delegates to use active travel or public transport options wherever possible, to help us achieve our aim of delivering a greener Gathering.

There are lots of different ways to get to the EICC, you'll find detailed travel information on their website. Further information on accessible parking is available on the EICC’s accessibility page.     

Staying in Edinburgh

More information coming soon!

Get in touch

Got a question about your visiting the Gathering? Contact our team at

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