Digital Tourism Conference 2015

Date: Friday 20th November 2015, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Location: Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

The Digital Tourism Conference is a one day event brought to you by Digital Tourism Scotland (DTS) & Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG) to explore how digital tourism products and services can help tourism businesses attract more visitors to Scotland and enhance the visitors’ overall experience.

 

What to expect

We will be connecting you with tourism businesses, digital technology and tourism experts from  across Europe via a live webstream from the Digital Tourism Think Tank Innovation Campus who will share their digital tourism experiences and help inspire you to consider how digital could change the way you engage with visitors and run your business.This will be intermingled with local expertise where you will learn from tourism businesses from across Scotland who are using digital tourism solutions to attract more visitors and creating the best overall visitor experience. 

You will also hear from our keynote speakers including:

  • Kevin Bain, Assistant Director of Digital Media at The R&A
  • Thomas Høyrup Christensen, Senior Art Director, Wonderful Copenhagen
  • Charlie Smith, Head of Marketing, VisitScotland
  • Chris Chambers, Director of Digital Marketing, Tourism and Events, Queensland

The conference will also include a digital exhibition on the day where you can find out about all the latest digital solutions and services being developed across Scotland for the tourism sector.  

Who should attend?

Early bird tickets are now on sale to all tourism businesses across Scotland.  Spaces are limited at this event to 2 places per company so book your place early to avoid disappointment. 

DTS events are aimed at tourism businesses across Scotland who operate on a B2C (Business to Consumer) basis – unfortunately we can’t offer place to intermediaries, consultants or suppliers of services.

If you are unable to pay by credit card or paypal please email us directly for invoice digitaltourism@innovationcentre.org stating contact name and organisation details for invoice.

 

Digital Tourism Scotland Programme

As well as the exciting speakers and live webstream, we are also launching the Digital Tourism Scotland Programme at the conference.The Digital Tourism Scotland programme is a co-ordinated, digital support programme, developed to support tourism businesses in Scotland to improve their digital skills and capabilities.The programme is a partnership, led by Scottish Enterprise and supported by VisitScotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Business Gateway, Scottish Tourism Alliance, Scottish Government, and Skills Development Scotland. 

 

The Digital Tourism Conference has been developed as part of the Digital Tourism Scotland Programme in partnership with ETAG.

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