English Tourism Week Conference and Parliamentary Reception

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English Tourism Week Conference and Parliamentary Reception
Event Organiser: Tourism Alliance

Date(s): 01/04/2019
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue Address:
The Royal Air Force Club
128 Piccadilly
United Kingdom

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The Tourism Alliance, the Tourism Society and British Destinations are hosting the second ETW Conference on 1st April 2019 at the RAF club in London. This timely conference, being held on the first working day after the UK leaves the EU, features a keynote speech from the Tourism Minister, Michael Ellis MP, alongside a range political and industry experts highlighting the key challenges and opportunities facing the UK tourism industry at this crucial juncture.

The Tourism Alliance will also using the Conference to launch a new forward-looking publication that highlights five big ideas that the Government can adopt that will significantly boost tourism revenue and employment in a post-Brexit environment.

Key Speakers at the Conference include:

  • Michael Ellis MP, Minister for Tourism
  • Lucy Anderson MEP, Member of the Transport and Tourism Committee
  • Baroness Doocey, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Tourism
  • Mark Tanzer, CEO of ABTA
  • Craig Beaumont, Director of External Affairs and Advocacy, Federation for Small Businesses

All delegates attending the Conference will be invited to attend the Tourism Alliance Annual Parliamentary Reception in the Members Dining Room at the House of Commons from 4-6pm the same day. This Reception, which is being hosted by Gordon Marsden MP and sponsored by the Caravan and Motorhome Club and ETOA, will feature a speech by the Culture Secretary, The Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP.