Bournemouth BIDs Conference
The Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (Coastal BID) and Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District seek to bring together stakeholders, businesses and your place managers to discuss best practice, interesting ideas, to learn from each other and to agree the outline proposals for the next BID terms (2017 -2022) based on the business survey and consultations:
Bournemouth BIDs Conference
Wednesday, 05 October 2016
Kimmeridge House, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1:15pm: Doors open for networking
1:45pm: Conference starts
5:00pm: Conference closes for networking
Facilitator - Paul Kinvig
Facilitator & Coach with Aspirin Business Solutions, Paul has nearly 25 years’ experience in working with public, private & not for profit organisations through his various executive roles in media, economic development & growth and business coaching. Paul spent over 16 years working at a senior level within regional press, including 8 years at Managing Director level.
Dr Julie Grail
Managing Director of The BIDs Business
Passionate about Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and City Leadership & Governance,Julie has spent 25 years working in, researching on and consulting on all aspects of City Management and Leadership locally, nationally and internationally. Despite the specific local circumstances and needs differing, the same broad principles apply the world over.
Founder & Director of Mosaic Partnership
Mosaic Partnership provide diverse services to develop people, organisations and partnerships to manage town centres, business parks, industrial estates and communities, and we develop sustainable plans, projects and funding sources to implement change.
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis
Head of Department of Tourism and Hospitality – Bournemouth University
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is Head of Department Tourism and Hospitality, Director of the eTourism Lab and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, at Bournemouth University in England.He is a Strategic Management and Marketing expert with specialisation in Information Communication Technology applications in the Tourism, Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industries. His research area is cutting across a number of disciplines and is looking into adoption of innovations for creating value for both consumers and organisations. Current research focus includes Smart Tourism, SoCoMo Marketing (Social media Context and Mobile Marketing), Augmented Reality, Experience management and Personalisation, Reputation and Social Media Strategies, Accessible and Special Diet (Alergens) Tourism.
Chief Executive – British Hospitality Association
Ufi Ibrahim is the chief Executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA), the national trade association for the hospitality and tourism industry, representing more than 40,000 businesses across the UK. Since joining the BHA, she has helped to spearhead groundbreaking initiatives including; the establishment of the Tourism Industry Council – a joint government and industry working coalition where she serves as a member and is chaired by the UK Minister for Tourism.
Diane Wehrle – Marketing & Insights Director – Springboard
Diane is regarded as one of the leading experts on the high street and retail intelligence and insights. She is frequently called upon to comment on the performance of retail destinations across the national media such as BBC, Sky News and The Times. With 26 years of experience in the retail and property industries, Diane has significant experience in understanding trends and events on locational performance and is experienced in network and location planning. Diane holds an MSc in Property Investment, she sits on the Advisory Council of the ATCM (Association of Town Centre Management) and is a fellow of the Institute of Place Management.
For more informationation about the event including further details, speaker info, times etc. please visit: http://coastalbid.co.uk/bournemouth-bids-conference-october-2016/
For a map and directions on how to get to the venue, please visit: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/directions/directions-our-talbot-campus