Thornbridge Hall 2

Event

20th March 2024

Season Opener and Leaflet Swap

This business to business event is an opportunity to network with other tourism businesses in the area, and to gather tips and information as well as one another’s leaflets. Come along, bring your tourism business ambitions, tips, ideas and questions



About

20th March 2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event details:

Our 2024 Season opener is the perfect place to gather and share all of the information, advice and printed collateral you need for the busy season ahead.

This business to business event is an opportunity to network with other tourism businesses in the area, and to gather tips and information as well as one another’s leaflets. Come along, bring your local tourism business ambitions, tips, ideas and questions. Arrive and depart when it suits you.

This new format event has four elements for you to take part in:

Leaflet Swap
The ever popular leaflet swap where you will be able to collect all of the leaflets you require for the 2024 season ahead, throughout the day.

Key tourism businesses will each have a display table where you can chat with their representatives, exchange print, and in some cases enjoy samples.

Workshop shorts
Popular in 2023 our workshop shorts and advice surgeries are back!

Workshops and surgeries will include;

  • Accessibility for those with additional needs and disabilities
  • How to make the most of your VPDD listing
  • Social media tips and tricks
  • With many more to be announced.

Advice Surgeries
The advice surgeries are informal 10-to-15-minute sessions to spend some valuable one to one time with your VPDD (Visit Peak District Derbyshire) team. Surgeries will include:

  • Make the most of your membership and your VPDD listing
  • Social media drop-in surgery
  • VPDD membership options and opportunities

Café Exchange

Light refreshments will be available free of charge throughout the day at our "Café Exchange" area on a help yourself basis to encourage informal chats, opportunities to collaborate, and keep you fuelled up for a really useful, practical exchange of ideas, mutual support, and more.

We look forward to welcoming you to our 2024 Season Information Exchange, please book to secure your free place, and why not bring a colleague along. Free Wi-Fi and parking on site.

Exhibitor stands
Limited stands are available for our members to exhibit, if you wish to apply for one, please complete the form below with your details. In the event that stalls are fully booked, you can still participate by placing your promotional materials in our leaflet rack and joining us for networking. Don't forget to also confirm your attendance through the Eventbrite link.

Want to exhibit at this event?

Limited stalls are available for our members, and if you wish to apply for one, please click the link below.

Apply for an exhibitor stand

In the event that stalls are fully booked, you can still participate by placing your promotional materials in our leaflet rack and joining us for networking.
Don't forget to also confirm your attendance through the book now button on this page.


This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and is delivered by East Midlands Chamber. To be eligible to attend this event you must be a business based in one of the following districts: Amber Valley; Ashfield; Bassetlaw; Broxtowe; Chesterfield; Derby; Derbyshire Dales; Erewash; Gedling; High Peak; Leicester City; Mansfield; Newark & Sherwood; North East Derbyshire; Nottingham; Rushcliffe; or South Derbyshire.

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