Thu 31 Aug 17
Thursday 31 August 2017 | 10.00 - 16.00 | Edinburgh
With Brexit negotiations underway, Scotland's place on the international stage is in the public eye. But what will Brexit mean for Scotland's tourism industry?
We will consider this question and more at our event on the next steps for tourism in Scotland. Our panel discussion will examine some of the key challenges and opportunities ahead for the sector, with input from Stephen Balfour, Chair of SLAED's tourism group, Danny Cusick, Director of Sector and Strategy for Scottish Enterprise, and now David Richardson, Development Manager, Highlands and Islands for the Federation of Small Businesses and Lucy Casot, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland.
Book your place now to engage in depth with tourism policy and practice with great opportunities for networking with speakers and other delegates across the sectors.
Key issues to be addressed
• The delivery of the National Strategy Tourism 2020
• Priorities for advancing Scottish Tourism and investing in the future skills that the sector needs to grow
• The Tourism Development Framework
• Recognising and understanding local assets in your area and building experiences around them
• Understanding existing and potential markets and visitors
• Delivering consistent, quality and authentic experiences in urban and rural contexts
• Riddell Graham, Director of Partnerships, VisitScotland
• Caroline Warburton, National Strategy Delivery Co-ordinator, The Scottish Tourism Alliance
• David Richardson, Development Manager - Highlands and Islands, Federation of Small Businesses
• Lawrence Durden, Tourism Industry Manager, Skills Development Scotland
• Stephen Balfour, Chair, SLAED
• Danny Cusick, Director Sector & Strategy, Scottish Enterprise
• Lucy Casot, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland.