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Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire - Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy within Derbyshire

Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is delighted to be able to offer visitor economy and supply chain businesses within Derbyshire a wide range of fully funded business support workshops.  Our 'Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy within Derbyshire' Phase II project is funded by: the European Regional Development Fund, Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, Derbyshire County Council, University of Derby, Peak District National Park Authority, Derbyshire Dales District Council and High Peak Borough Council.


The wide range of business support workshops are aimed at helping you and your business achieve its full potential and introduce you to new markets and visitors, boosting your competitiveness and productivity.


Workshops will be themed under the following themes:

-       Working in international markets

-    Extending the season

-     Upskilling the workforce

-     Improved quality if the offer

-     Inspired by the Peak District

-       Promoting Derbyshire Products, including food and drink

-    Accessibility

-    Environmental sustainability

-       Supporting Market Towns

-       Delivery of new and emerging business support needs to boost competitiveness 


To qualify for funding your business must be:

A visitor economy business or part of its supply chain

Based in Derbyshire

An SME (less than 250 FTE employees, have a balance sheet of less than €43m and/or turnover of less than €50m and not be more than 25% owned by another business that is not an SME


12 hours of business support is available at no cost for qualifying businesses thanks to  the project funding. If you wish to attend more than 12 hours of workshops then you may be charged at the commercial rate, however, if you are a member of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, there is no limit to the number of workshops you can attend.


To find out more about the business support workshops or becoming a member of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, please call 01246 212924.