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Lochaber Tourism Day with Cal Mac – Debate, Engage, Network

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is inviting tourism related businesses throughout Lochaber – The Outdoor Capital of the UK – and further afield, to attend ’Tourism Day’, in partnership with Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries, at The Moorings Hotel, Banavie, on Thursday 16 November, as part of Lochaber Ideas Week 2017. Sponsored by Nevis Range.

The Ideas Week Tourism Day will give delegates the exciting opportunity to join some of the most powerful voices in Scotland’s tourism industry and take part in a number of presentations, debates and discussions surrounding the future of tourism in Fort William and Lochaber – The Outdoor Capital of the UK.

One of the highlights of the morning session will be a panel discussion titled ‘The Future of Digital Tourism’, with representatives from CalMac Ferries, Expedia, Booking.com and VisitScotland and chaired by Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance.

There will be a lunchtime buffet that will include a session with Pixel Spirits who will be introducing their new range of Gins to a willing audience of testers!

The afternoon session will feature another panel discussion, this time supported by the Highland LEADER Programme, on how local businesses can better engage with the growing cruise market in the Outdoor Capital of the UK in order to maximise the potential of this market. Industry Leaders, and representatives from ports allover Scotland are set to feature!

At a special industry showcase delegates will also be able to network with our top tourism activity businesses based in Lochaber and find out more about the exciting adventures you can experience at the same time as finding top quality partnership opportunites.

And finishing off the day in style with an evening of Gin and Whisky tasting with The Moorings Hotel and No Fuss Events!

Chris O’Brien, Lochaber’s Destination Manager at Lochaber Chamber of Commerce, said: “Ideas Week is a fantastic opportunity for businesses from Lochaber and beyond to exchange thoughts, network and gain new business! Over the years a number of companies have formed extremely profitable relationships as well as presenting themselves to an engaged audience of keen Lochaber entrepeneurs!”

Lochaber Ideas Week is a catalyst to stimulate fresh initiatives and ventures, creating new connections and points of collaboration designed to enhance Fort William and Lochaber, The Outdoor Capital of the UK, as a fantastic place in which to live, work and visit.  Ideas Week 2017 is sponsored by Nevis Range, hosted by The Moorings Hotel and powered by No Fuss Events.

Book your place HERE!

…and don’t forget to book your ticket for the evening of Gin and Whisky Tasting HERE!

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