Tuesday, 19. March 2019, Hamilton Park Racecourse, Lanarkshire industry event | buzz, bookings and bottom line

from 19. March 2019 - 12:15 till 16:00

Hamilton Park Racecourse

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Buzz, bookings and bottom line | how to get a boost out of 2019
Book your free place for the first ever Lanarkshire tourism conference on Tuesday 19 March at Hamilton Park Racecourse, as part of this year’s Scottish Tourism Month.
VisitScotland has joined forces with Visit Lanarkshire to bring you an afternoon packed with inspirational speakers, one-to-one advice and marketing opportunities, which will help you grow your business in 2019 by creating a bigger online buzz and attracting more customers.
This free event is open to all tourism businesses across Lanarkshire – whether you have a small café, a gift shop, a visitor attraction or a large hotel – and we want this to be the date you look back on as the start of a successful year.

Neil Robertson, Travels with a Kilt blogger and digital consultant will share his recent experience of blogging about Lanarkshire to give you social media tips and practical steps you can take to build a buzz online.

You’ll get the chance to ask regional account manager Lynsey Burns about the opportunities of working with an online travel agent.

Lynsey Eckford, VisitScotland industry relationship manager will talk through the range of ways she can help you to attract new customers and grow your business.

We’ll introduce you to some local businesses who will talk through their own journeys towards making a success of trading online.

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Plus a marketplace offering one-to-one advice from a range of partners including Scotland Food & Drink, Lanarkshire Enterprise Services, Digital Tourism Scotland, EventScotland, Scottish Tourism Alliance and others, which you can browse while networking over a buffet lunch.

The event will be emceed by Thomas McGonigle of Lanarkshire Tourism Association, and chairman Mark Calpin will speak on local priorities for tourism growth in the area.

VisitScotland’s new Regional Leadership Director Jim Clarkson will update on national activity and introduce VisitScotland’s new team for Lanarkshire.

This event is part of Scottish Tourism Month, a month-long series of industry events taking place across the country. Unmissable highlights include ScotHot – the country’s premier showcase for food, hospitality and tourism – and the Signature Sessions on 14 March.

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