Buxton to host Peak tourist board’s annual conference

Key digital trends and their potential to boost business growth will come under the spotlight at tourist board Visit Peak District & Derbyshire’s annual tourism conference and exhibition.

Tuesday, 11th February 2014, 8:00 am
Jem Lloyd-Williams, Head of Digital Strategy at Media Com. Photo: David Vintiner.

Jem Lloyd-Williams, Head of Digital Strategy at leading UK media agency Media Com, will be the keynote speaker at the event, on Thursday March 13 in Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre and Octagon.

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James Berresford, chief executive of VisitEngland, will focus on tourism and the importance of the national visitor economy. Other speakers include Chris Sellors, Managing Director of CW Sellors Fine Jewellers; Jim Harrison, Managing Director of Thornbridge Brewery, and Gillian Scotforth, of Accessible Derbyshire.

“Our annual conference and exhibition offers the ideal platform for tourism businesses to find out what’s happening in the industry, both locally and nationally, and to do some invaluable networking,” said David James, Chief Executive of Visit Peak District & Derbyshire.

Applications for conference tickets and exhibition stands are invited from both members and non-members of the Peak tourist board. Call 01246 212924 for details.