Annual Conference Report 5/6 October 2015

 The British Destinations’ annual conference entitled Tourism & the Visitor Economy in the Age Austerity was held in the Imperial Hotel Blackpool 5th/6th October 2015.  The event majored on funding and management threats and opportunities in this a period of unprecedented public and private sector austerity.

A total of 35 delegates from 24 organisations attended and 7 major and 2 shorter update presentation were made. Of the 9 presentations 8 are reproduced as below.  Detail of the 9th, a verbal update on the plans for the British Destinations annual destination intelligence survey 2015, will be communicated to member organisations shortly:

Conference programme 2015

Presentations in the order presented:

Blackpool Introduction Alan Cavill   (Powerpoint version: Blackpool Introduction Alan Cavill)

Visit England James Berresford Oct 15

ALVA – Tourism Alliance Bernard Donoghue Oct 15

People 1st Anita Duffy Oct 15

NCTA – Jason Freezer 0ct 15

Funding Peter Hampson Oct 15

Business rate review Peter Hampson Oct 15

Southport BID Mark Catherall Oct 15

Southend BID Scott Dolling Oct 15

Supported by:

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