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Destination Dales Tourism Forum 2018

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Dales Countryside Museum

Burtersett Road

National Park Centre

Hawes

DL8 3NT

United Kingdom

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This year's Destination Dales Tourism Forum promises to be an informative and engaging event with inspiring speakers including Gordon Seabright CEO of the Eden Project, time to network and an opportunity to discuss ideas with other businesses. Suitable for any business who has an interest in tourism such as providers of outdoor activities, accommodation, food, attractions and events.

We are able to offer 1 free place per business with additional places available at a cost of £20 per delegate, just book as many places as you need and we will invoice you if required.

Registration and networking from 9.30am with the main event starting at 10.00am.

A full agenda can be seen at http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/forum18

Below is a little bit more about this year's fantastic speakers.



Gordon Seabright - CEO of the Eden Project and Visit Cornwall Board Member

Gordon has also been Chief Executive of CTC (cycle charity), Director General of the RHS and Commercial Director of English Heritage. His focus at the Eden Project is on growth in the business, diversification to reach new audiences and extend the impact of Eden’s community initiatives, the growth of Eden’s educational work, an improved digital presence, and making best use of Eden’s site and other assets. He is driven by Eden’s purpose – ordinary people trying to change the world.


David Hartley - Managing Director of The Wensleydale Creamery

David had been MD since the management buy out from Dairy Crest in 1992. Operating off two sites - Hawes and Kirkby Malzeard with 200 employees and a board of 6 including Chairman. The business is built on close relationships with 50 direct supplying farmers in Wensleydale and focussed on developing the brand of Real Yorkshire Wensleydale.


Ross Calladine - Head of Business Support at Visit England

Ross Calladine's role includes making tourism venues and products more accessible for disabled and older people. He manages a wide range of business support resources such as production of Visit England's biannual magazine, Quality Edge and delivering case studies and toolkits that make up the Business Advice Hub.


Tom Barnes - Film Location Manager

Tom Barnes finds and manages locations for film's many of which are located in Yorkshire. He will share his experiences and might even be on the lookout for future sites.


Places are limited so we reserve the right to turn away businesses who we think might not benefit. ​Our events are generally not open to consultants, design and other agencies.

Alongside the Forum, there will be an informal 'leaflet exchange' in operation so please bring along supplies of your own promotional leaflets and take leaflets away from other businesses.

We'd love to see as many of you as possible so please feel free to share this invite with any other tourism and outdoor providers you think would like to attend!

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Dales Countryside Museum

Burtersett Road

National Park Centre

Hawes

DL8 3NT

United Kingdom

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