Northumberland Tourism

Northumberland's Destination Management Organisation

Northumberland Tourism Annual Conference 2018


Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Northumberland Tourism Annual Conference at Matfen Hall.

We hope you all found the day helpful and informative, with some important industry updates from subject experts.

If you didn’t manage to make the conference or would like to refresh your memory as to what was discussed throughout the day, then please take a look through the presentations from our guest speakers below: 


Welcome from David Hall, Chair of Northumberland Tourism

Sarah Stewart, Chief Executive at Newcastle Gateshead Initiative – Updates on Gateway Project, Great Exhibition of the North and Team North

Andy Woodward, Director of Tourism at Quality in Tourism  - Information on quality assessments and star ratings

Lauren Regan-Ingram, Senior Accounts Manager at O-PR – Advice on Social Media and Blogger Trends 

Cath Homer, County Councillor Hexham East, Portfolio holder for Culture, Arts & Leisure – Northumberland County Council future priorities and the implications of the North East devolution deal

Jude Leitch, Director of Northumberland Tourism – An update of the marketing activity and results from Northumberland Tourism

Nicola Devine, Contract and Performance Manager at Northumberland College – Opportunities for fully funded business growth
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If you have any questions about the conference or the presentations, then please give us a call on 01670 794 520.

Once again, thanks for joining us and for your continued support, here’s to a busy season ahead! 

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