Visit York Tourism Conference

Themed 'Only in York' this conference will focus on how we can inspire new audiences to visit York to explore all of the city’s experiences.

What do I get?

  • A full programme of speakers from across the industry
  • Several networking opportunities throughout the day
  • A chance to see what is on offer from York’s tourism sector from the events exhibitors

What is it?

Visit York Tourism Conference (VYCON) 2019 is themed ‘Only in York’ and will focus on how we can inspire new audiences to visit York to explore the city’s unique experiences.

Speakers include:

  • Signe Jungersted, Director of Development at Wonderful Copenhagen, is the Key note speaker. She will discuss why we’ve come to the end of tourism as we know it and share how Wonderful Copenhagen is welcoming new travellers who are looking for the shared experience of ‘localhood’.
  • Simon Eyles, Managing Director of Bettys, telling the story of the Yorkshire brand in their centenary year
  • Emma Mead, Head of Global PR at VisitBritain, who will be tackling the hot topic of influencer marketing.
  • Scott Giles the UK Marketing Director of HomeAway
  • Paul Whiting, Head of Visit York.
  • Date:
    24 Jan 2019 09:30 to 14:30
  • Price:
    £50+VAT
  • Location:
    York Racecourse

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