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Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire's Annual Tourism Conference 2018

Host: Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire
Venue: Thornbridge Hall The Carriage House Ashford in the Water DE45 1QA
Date: Tuesday 9th October, 2018
Time: 4.30pm - 9pm
Cost: Free


Join us for our Annual Tourism Conference on Tuesday 9th October, 4.30-9.00pm at Thornbridge Hall.

An unmissable evening of updates, presentations, inspiration and networking that we are pleased to offer to visitor economy businesses free of charge, funded by our ‘Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy in Derbyshire’ project.

This year we are delighted to announce Julia Bradbury as our keynote speaker!

Raised in the Peak District and a great advocate for the area, Julia is famed for being 'The Nation's Favourite Walker' and has presented many programme's on the BBC and ITV promoting the big outdoors. She cofounded The Outdoor Guide which has been set up as a walking resource to make walking more accessible for everyone. She is proud to be the first female president of the Camping and Caravanning Club.

Hear updates on our activities and achievements over the last year and our exciting plans for the year to come, including a number of international and domestic campaigns.

Look out for news on our other speakers as they are announced!

Tickets are limited to 2 per business.

This event is free for visitor economy businesses based in Derbyshire to attend as it is funded by the European Regional Development Fund through our Developing and Growing the Visitor Economy within Derbyshire project. Attendance will require you to compete an eligibility application form prior to attendance.

For businesses yet to complete an SME enrolment form, bookings will be confirmed on completion and return of the form.

The approved business support programme is receiving up to £1.49 million of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit

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