Below is a list of some of the speakers so far.  

John Henderson (compère for the day)

    Vice-Chair of SBTP/Born in the Borders - Welcome and an overview of the tourism industry within the Scottish Borders and where SBTP sits.

Charles Smith

   Director of Marketing, Visit Scotland

Giles Ingram, Fergus Watson and Jemma Reid

   MBTAG (Midlothian and Borders Tourism Action Group) - How you can become involved in the two year project which extends across the Borders and Midlothian.

Tom Campbell

   Chief Executive North Highland Initiative and North Coast 500 - an overview of this exciting project, dubbed one of the world's top six road trips.

John Fordyce

  The Three Stills Distillery -working together to build a positive visitor product and experience.

Kim Proven

  Chair of LETi (Loch Earn Tourism Information) - an insight into the BLiSS Trail Art Installation initiative, Thistle Awards 2016/17 Regional Winner of the Working Together for Tourism Category.

Robert Kennedy

   Director and Founder of SuperControl - a view on the trends in the self-catering market, visitor booking behaviour and benefits of online booking.

Fiona Drane

  Director of Bright Light Marketing - Connecting via Social Media

 Will Haegeland

  Borders Winter Festival - An overview of last year's event, how it was established within just a few weeks and future plans

Jeremy Osborne

  Cringletie Hotel - A look at how to build packages which will encourage tour operators, cruise ships and tourists to the region


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