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Visit Somerset Spring Conference
Wed 3 May 2017, 09:30 – 14:30 BST
Join us for the Visit Somerset Spring Conference and discover how the exciting NEW advertising campaign that is working for the County can work for you. Also take the chance to meet more like-minded people and learn how to stay ahead with social media.
0930 Registration & Refreshments
1000 Morning Session
- Welcome & Membership Benefits - John Turner
- Hinkley Tourism Action Partnership update - Robert Downes
- The Wild West - RH Advertising
- HPC Update - Andrew Cockcroft, EDF Energy
1115 Coffee Break
1135 Speed Networking
1330 Social Media - What's the Point? Jenna Yhearm, Gumption
Limited paid for parking available at the venue and nearby.
Lunch will be provided.
RH Advertising are a full service communications agency. They have been commissioned to produce a regional marketing strategy for Somerset which is being funded by Hinkley Tourism Action Partnership (HTAP). The Wild West is the chosen branding strategy and will be both on and offline with the online offering sitting on the Visit Somerset digital platform. RH Advertising will update us on the journey so far and what is to come. Q&A
Andrew Cockcroft - EDF Energy
Andrew is the Hinkley Point C Community Relations Manager and is going to give us an update on the construction of HPC along with it's impact on the local surroundings. He will also make you aware of any opportunities which may be available to local businesses. Q&A
Jenna Yhearm - Gumption
Visit Somerset has just started to work with Gumption. They are in their words 'Superheroes of social media' and will be looking after the Facebook posts and Twitter feeds of Visit Somerset along with our platinum and gold members. Jenna will be explaining why social media is so important and how you can make it work for you. Q&A