Marketing and event opportunities

Increase overseas visitors to your region. Build relationships in key markets. Grow your business. Our range of marketing opportunities can help you attract international visitors.

From meet the press events to advertising opportunities, trade missions to PR exposure, we offer a wide range of activities – often at low or no cost – to help you promote your business and draw more overseas visitors to your region. Click on the title of each opportunity to find out more including booking information, request a call back from one of our team, or contact us for further advice.

 

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Business
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Our new flagship MICE event taking place in London 19-20 April 2018, where you can meet and do business with 100+ hand-picked MICE buyers from North America and Europe.
Date:
19 Apr 2018 to 20 Apr 2018
Price £: from £1,500
County/ City
London
Status: Fully booked
Trade
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Do you want to boost your trade business from key inbound tourism markets from across the world? Sign up to ExploreGB and you’ll have the opportunity to meet with up to 330 international buyers.
Date:
1 Mar 2018 to 2 Mar 2018
Price £: From £925
County/ City
Newcastle-Gateshead
Status: Fully booked
Destination Britain China 2017
Trade
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Looking to showcase your product to key Chinese travel trade? Join us on our fully hosted China sales mission in Guangzhou.
Date:
21 Nov 2017 to 24 Nov 2017
Price £: £3,250 + VAT
County/ City
Guangzhou, China
Status: Fully booked
The VisitBritain Stand at ITB Berlin 2016
Trade
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Exhibit with us at the world's leading travel trade exhibition. Join 10,000 exhibitors from all over the world to meet and do business with top travel buyers.
Date:
7 Mar 2018 to 11 Mar 2018
Price £: TBC
County/ City
Germany
Status: Register interest
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Business
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Want to build your meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) business on an international scale? Meet with 3,000 quality buyers from 54 countries worldwide.
Date:
16 Oct 2018 to 18 Oct 2018
County/ City
Las Vegas, America
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Business
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Want to build your meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) business on an international scale? Meet with 4,000 quality hosted buyers from 84 countries.
Date:
15 May 2018 to 17 May 2018
County/ City
Frankfurt, Germany
Status: Registration open
Consumer
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Is your business ‘China-ready’? We can help Chinese visitors find your business more easily.
Price £: Free
Status: Registration open
man surfing
Consumer
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Promote your business and your content and engage directly with 18-34 year old potential visitors by sharing your content with us and using the #Lovegreatbritain and #LoveUk
Price £: Free
Collage of English literary heroes: Harry Potter; Tennyson; Famous Five; Jane Austen; Arthur Ransome; Arnold Bennett; Edward Thomas; Sherlock Holmes
Business
Trade
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2017 is VisitEngland's Year of Literary Heroes. Send us your literary "claims to fame" for possible inclusion in our media activity for next year.
County/ City
England
Status: Registration open
Consumer
Digital
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Promote your business and engage directly with potential visitors by sharing content with the hashtag #OMGB
Price £: Free of charge
Consumer
Digital
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Do you want to expand your international consumer reach? Share your information through our blog, www.visitbritain.com website and social channels.
Price £: Free of charge
Trade
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Would you like to boost your revenue? Start selling the London Visitor Oyster Card and improve your customer offer.
Price £: Free of charge
Arabian Travel Market logo
Business
Trade
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Do you want to target the discerning Middle Eastern market? Meet key buyers from the region at ATM 2018
Date:
22 Apr 2018 to 25 Apr 2018
Price £: TBC
Status: Register interest
Digital
Press
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Keen to get your content noticed by international journalists around the world? Submit images, videos, b-rolls and content to our online media centre.
Price £: Free of charge
Trade
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Want to boost your revenue online in a quick and easy way? Generate commission using affiliate links to the TfL Visitor Shop
Consumer
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Want to gain international exposure for your brand, increase visits & spend to your business? Join our free scheme & submit an offer available to every visitor with a Visitor Oyster card.
Price £: Free of charge
Status: Registration open
Consumer
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Want to get your tourism business seen by 125,000 readers and 29,000 online users spanning 50 countries? Advertise in the Britain Magazine.
Price £: Starting from £500
Consumer
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Would you like to run joint trade marketing activities to promote Great Britain in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa?
Price £: £25,000
Status: Registration open
UK Visa Application Centre
Consumer
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Are good-quality, high-net worth visitors part of your marketing strategy? Showcase your product and services to guaranteed travellers to Britain before they travel in UK Visa Application Centres.
Price £: Starting from £616
Screenshot of the VisitBritain/VisitEngland media centre
Digital
Press
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Do you have a new product or event which you'd like to get under the international spotlight? Submit your news story to Britain Calling to be considered for inclusion on our online media centre.
Price £: Free of charge
VisitBritain Shop logo
Consumer
Digital
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Want to boost your revenue online in a quick and easy way? Generate commission using affiliate links to over 200 products on the VisitBritain Shop.
Price £: Free of charge
Red Pintrest logo
Consumer
Digital
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Do you have inspirational images which you’d like to share with international visitors? Follow our Love GREAT Britain Pinterest account and we’ll re pin your pins on our board where applicable.
Price £: Free of charge
Cover of the London Planner brochure, featuring the British Museum, we created with London & Partners
Consumer
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Are you looking to reach visitors whilst they are in London? Advertise your products and services in VisitBritain and London & Partners’ official visitor guide, ‘London Planner’.
Price £: Starting from £675
Screenshot of the VisitBritain shop
Consumer
Digital
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Would you like to grow your sales? Sell your attraction, sightseeing tour and transport tickets in local language and currency via our online shop.
Price £: Free of charge – just an agreed commission rate
IBTM World 2017 logo
Business
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Are you looking to expand your international reach? Meet with 4,000 top-level buyers from over 73 countries.
Date:
28 Nov 2017 09:00 to 30 Nov 2017 17:00
County/ City
Barcelona, Spain
Status: Fully booked
Screenshot of the VisitBritain media centre
Press
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Is there an exciting event, opening or trend in your region? We can help spread the word to international journalists.
Price £: Free of charge
Shot of a beach with a lighthouse in the background
Consumer
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Would you like to leverage your marketing spend to reach more consumers, across multiple channels in multiple markets? Enquire about a partnership with us.
Price £: Minimum investment is £100,000.
Status: Registration open
Join the world screen grab
Business
Trade
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Would you like to leverage your marketing spend to reach more UK millennials? Enquire about a domestic partnership with us.
Price £: Minimum investment of £100,000
Status: Registration open
One-to-one meeting at VIBE
Trade
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Do you want to grow your tourism product in a range of international markets? Meet all of our in-market specialists in one day and find out how to maximise your exposure globally.
Date:
1 Oct 2018
Status: Register interest
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Are you looking to expand your international reach? Meet with 4,000 top-level buyers from over 73 countries.
Date:
29 Nov 2018
Price £: TBC
Man presenting to a table of people
Trade
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Do you want to target buyers from the APMEA region?
Date:
1 May 2018
Price £: TBC
County/ City
TBC
Status: Register interest
Paddington 2 movie poster
Business
Celebrate the return of Paddington Bear to the big screen this winter by sending us your marmalade-themed events and experiences.
Price £: Free
Man walking with a surfboard on the beach
Business
Do you run a tourism business in a coastal area? Sign up for a free digital skills training session with Google and boost your business's online presence.
Price £: Free
Meetings being held at Destination Britain Americas
Trade
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Meet and do business with trade buyers from the USA and Canada by attending Destination Britain North America 2018.
Date:
14 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018
Price £: TBC
County/ City
USA
Status: Register interest
WTM logo
Trade
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World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals.
Date:
5 Nov 2018 to 7 Nov 2018
County/ City
London
Norwich
Business
Digital
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Sign up for a free workshop on 15 November 2017 to improve your digital skills for your business.
Date:
15 Nov 2017 10:45 to 13:00
County/ City
Norwich, UK
Status: Registration open
WTM logo 2017
Business
Digital
Trade
both
World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals.
Date:
6 Nov 2017 to 8 Nov 2017
County/ City
London, UK
Status: Fully booked
business people in a classroom
Business
Digital
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Sign up for a free workshop on 27 November 2017 to improve your digital skills for your business.
Date:
27 Nov 2017 10:30 to 13:30
County/ City
Ettington (Near Stratford-upon-Avon)
Status: Registration open
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Business
Sponsorship opportunities available for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018
County/ City
England
Status: Registration open