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Event: YOYP Tourism Conference 2018

Monday 19 November 2018, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us at the inaugural ‘Year of Young People Tourism Conference 2018’. The half day conference, at the Technology & Innovation Centre at Strathclyde Uni, is a fantastic opporuntity for young people from across the tourism sector, to learn, motivate and inspire each other.

We’ve got a half-day agenda packed full of inspiring speakers, an ‘Ask the CEO’ Q&A panel and much more.┬áDelegates will also have the opportunity to attend two of three workshops on the day, covering the themes of Leadership, Mentoring and Social Media. Draft agenda includes:

  • 12 pm Light lunch & Networking
  • 12.45 pm Welcome from Julia MacGregor, YOYP2018 WIT Board Member
  • 1 pm Keynote speaker
  • 1.20 pm ‘Ask the CEO’ session with Marc Crothall (Scottish Tourism Alliance), Sheila Gilmore (VisitArran) and Angela Vickers (Apex Hotels)
  • 2.10 pm Workshop I (delegates choose from the above)
  • 3.10 pm Break & Networking
  • 3.30 pm Workshop II
  • 4.40 pm Recap and closing remarks
  • 4.50 pm Address from Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Relations
  • 5 pm Drinks & Networking
  • 6 pm Close

The Women in Tourism Conference is open to everyone working within the tourism industry, and for those looking to make tracks into the sector. Discounted tickets are available for YOYPs (those aged 30 and under), WIT Members and Non-Members.

It’s *the* tourism conference of the year – and not to missed!

Where ?

The Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde

99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD