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Tourism Society December Think Tank Programme: Andy Burnham

2 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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£11.37 – £49.10

2020 has been a devastating year for our industry – will 2021 be better and, if so, how?

Throughout the year the Tourism Society has been running a series of Think Tanks featuring leading industry figures. To end the year, we have put together a programme which we hope will be both provocative and informative. The Think Tanks will kick off with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, followed by Nick De Bois, Chair of Visit England, and finally Lord John Thurso, President of the Tourism Society.

On Wednesday 2 December Tourism Society kicks off their December Think Tank programme by welcoming Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester since 2017. He was previously Labour MP for Leigh and has held a number of government positions including Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Secretary of State for Health in Gordon Brown’s cabinet.

Over the course of 2020, he has challenged aspects of the Government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and in particular has highlighted the lack of Government support for Greater Manchester’s substantial hospitality and tourism industry.

Andy will be speaking to us the day before England is due to be released from lockdown so there will definitely be lots to discuss!

Please sign up HERE!

You can buy a ticket to just this event, or a combined ticket for the full programme. We would love to hear any questions you have for Andy Burnham so please send them to us at membership@tourismsociety.org!

As it is the festive season we are asking for a charitable donation of £25 for all three events or £10 for one event for members, and £45 for all three events and £25 for one event for non-members. If you are not a Tourism Society member and sign up to the Tourism Society now you will save £20 on tickets and get the month of December for free in your membership as our festive gift! Please email us at membership@tourismsociety.org for more details or visit our website https://www.thetourismsociety.com/

The money we raise will be shared between the Tourism Society, the Tourism Society Benevolent Fund, and The Mayor’s Charity which helps the homeless in Greater Manchester. So please be generous and support these events. Maybe even gift them to someone else who might enjoy them!


2 December 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
£11.37 – £49.10
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