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Future proofing tourism with innovative thinking #Scotspirit

25 May 2016 at 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Tourism Society Scotland present: Future proofing tourism with innovative thinking #Scotspirit

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, innovation and creativity are the engine room of the future of tourism in Scotland. Inspired by VisitScotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016, our speakers share fresh and ambitious thinking on inclusive tourism apps/technology, communication and engaging visitor experiences. Join us at 16.30 on the 25th of May at the Royal Botanic Gardens for a presentation and panel discussion about innovative approaches to inclusivity and accessibility in tourism. Prior to the planned event, Tourism Society Scotland will host their Annual General Meeting – both members and non-members are welcome to attend.

The schedule will be as follows:-
15.30 – Tourism Society Scotland AGM – all welcome.
16.00 – Break  16.30 – Future Proofing Tourism with Innovative Thinking” #ScotSpirit – Arrival and Networking
17.00 – Presentations
17.50 – Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
18.15 – Networking – Wine and Canapés Served
19.00 – Close Speakers

  • Chris McCoy MBE  – Equality & Diversity Manager & Head of the Accessible Tourism Project, VisitScotland
  • Lucy Richards – Founder & Creative Director, StudioLR
  • Gavin Neate – CEO, Neatebox

For more information on the speakers and to purchase tickets, please click here. After the event, there will be an opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine and network.

Where ?

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ