We have a wide range of Additional Services on offer to ensure you have everything you need to make your event a complete success. Check out details below and be sure to enquire further next time you’re booking an event with us.

Additional Service What? Who? How much?
Event Marketing Promote your event through our networks – scroll down for more information TMP Venue Hire Clients £30 (ex VAT)
Printing and Scanning Our Events Hosts are on hand if you need anything printed or scanned during your event Venue Hire Clients 10p per side black and white, 20p per side colour, 50p for scanning (ex VAT)
Self Catering Provide your own food and drinks at your events using our kitchen equipment, crockery and cutlery TMP Venue Hire Clients £1 per person (ex VAT)
Bring your own bottle Provide alcohol at your event – includes the use of our glasses and fridges TMP Venue Hire Clients £1 per person (ex VAT)
Interview Hosting We’ll take the stress out of interviews so you can focus on the candidates – scroll down for more information TMP Venue Hire Clients holding interviews £20 per day (ex VAT)
Professional Video Conferencing High quality single or multi-link connections to anywhere around the world, includes a call in advance of your event to test connections TMP Venue Hire Clients £25 per hour (ex VAT) + room hire
Talk and Tours by The Melting Pot A unique and affordable insight into social innovation in Scotland – scroll down for more information Anyone! Various – scroll down for more information

If you are interested in more information on any of our Additional Services scroll down or get in touch.

Event Marketing

We can help market the events you’re holding at The Melting Pot. We’ll spread the word about the event throughout our networks: a diverse audience of people that have connected with The Melting Pot over the last decade.

We will raise the profile of your event and organisation by including your event on as many of our marketing platforms as possible:

Platform Reach Frequency Content Deadline
Members’ Bulletin TMP Members (170+ people) Monthly Mid month
The Melting Post – public bulletin Mailing list of 3000+ Quarterly – Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct Last week of Dec, Mar, Jun & Sep
Monthly events mailing Mailing list of 3000+ Monthly Last week of every month
The Melting Pot Facebook page 850+ likes Weekly Anytime!
The Melting Pot on Twitter @TheMeltingPotEd 5500+ followers Daily Anytime!

Our Event Marketing Service is just £30 (excluding VAT). Request the service when you confirm your booking and we’ll promote your event right up until the day it happens! If you’re interested or have any further questions contact one of our Events Hosts.

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    What you say

    The Melting Pot have really helped kick start my business. All the staff are helpful and accommodating and the location is excellent.

    Tanya Salitura - Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

Interview Hosting

Interviews are stressful, even if you’re the one asking the questions. Interviewers can feel the pressure of the day knowing that hiring the right staff is vital to every organisation.

Our interview hosting service has been developed with this in mind. We handle everything except assessing the candidates, allowing you to focus on hiring the perfect new member of staff!

For just £20 per day (excluding VAT) our Interview Hosting Service ensures:

  • candidates have a warm welcome, complimentary refreshment and comfortable place to wait for their interview
  • you are informed of the arrival time of candidates (early or late!)
  • interview tasks, exercises or organisational materials are supplied to and collected from candidates
  • you only need your staff working on the recruitment process involved on the day
  • there are no distractions from the interview in progress
  • we project a professional, friendly image on behalf of your organisation
  • interviewers have tea, coffee and water throughout the process
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    What you say

    Living Streets Scotland has used The Melting Pot interview hosting service on a few occasions now. We’ve found the service to be very useful, allowing us to focus on the interview, rather than the admin. Having someone check candidates in and ensure they are settled works well for the candidate also. The Melting Pot staff are professional and the service is faultless.

    Penny Morriss - Living Streets

Talk and Tours by The Melting Pot – Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation

The Melting Pot is Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation and, over a decade ago, pioneered coworking in Scotland. As part of our mission to stimulate and support social innovation we offer bespoke presentations and hosting of delegations at our coworking space in Scotland’s capital.

We personally receives and hosts groups from around the world who want to learn more about our areas of expertise: coworking, social enterprise, social innovation, TMP’s business model and impact, the ecosystem and more.

Talk and Tours are a unique and affordable insight into the social innovation sector, delivered by Founder and Managing Director of The Melting Pot, Claire Carpenter, and Operations and Communications Manager, Sam Hulls.

For more information get in touch.

Talk & Tour by Content Refreshments Duration Group size Price
1 Engagement and Events Coordinator Tour of the space and Q&A N/A 15 mins Max 4 people Free
2a Sam Hulls – Operations and Communications Manager Our operating activities, community, programme activities and Q&A Tea, coffee and biscuits 30 – 40 mins Min 5 people* £15 per person (excluding VAT)
2b Claire Carpenter – Founder and Managing Director + 2a The journey and history of ‘TMP’, our strategy, outcomes, national context, Q&A + 2a Tea, coffee and biscuits 1 – 1.5 hours Min 10 people* £20 per person (excluding VAT)

*Groups can be smaller than the minimum group size but the minimum fee is based on this number

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    What you say

    Just wanted to say thank you so much for hosting us at The Melting Pot, it was inspiring to see a coworking space with such a community spirit. Two members of the group were so inspired they are hoping to work with SEA to develop a hub space in Kenya for social entrepreneurs!

    Isabel Eames-Matthews - British Council

Bringing together interesting people doing amazing things

Central, affordable and accessible office space and venue hire in Edinburgh, The Melting Pot – Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation - is here to help.

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