November 18, 2020 at 1:00pm - 2pm

Aimed at everyone who has an interest in the health of their local visitor economy and a role in creating a better future for tourism - DMOs, local authorities and enterprise organisations, BIDs and City Regions, tourism businesses and organisations, local and national government, policymakers, community influencers, tourism students and academics

We will hear from four speakers from DMOs around Scotland – a mix of urban and rural, north and south - who will talk about the challenges, solutions, results and lessons learned.

Don't miss this chance to join in, be inspired and be part of the exchange of ideas and the sharing of good practice.

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A zoom link will be sent to all attendees 48 hours prior to the event


Clare Winskill

Owner of Coruisk House on Skye, Clare is a former nurse and lawyer and now a director of both SkyeConnect and The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers.

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Gillian Richardson

A project manager for Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Government's economic development agency, Gillian sits on the Steering Group of Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG) and recently led on the development of Edinburgh's 2030 Tourism Strategy.

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Jemma Reid

Jemma is project manager for both the South of Scotland Destination Alliance and Midlothian & Borders Tourism Action Group, and is also a Scottish Borders board member of Developing the Young Workforce. She has just been named one of Scotland’s Top 100 Women in Tourism.

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Mark Tate

Chief executive of the Cairngorms Business Partnership, which operates the VisitCairngorms DMO for the Cairngorms National Park, Mark is also vice chair of High Life Highland and a founding council member of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance.

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Event Chair

Benjamin Carey FTS

Previously on the boards of Co-operative Development Scotland, The Tourism Society and UNESCO Scotland, Benjamin has been consulting on destination management and tourism strategy since 2002.

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Tourism Society Scotland

The Tourism Society

November 18, 2020 at 1:00pm - 2pm
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