The next Denbighshire Tourism Forum takes place on Tuesday, 21st March at the Oriel House, St Asaph, 10.30am-1.30pm. The Forum is part of the Council’s March for Business campaign and provides a great opportunity for delegates to hear about the latest tourism developments and meet other like-minded businesses and share experiences.
Guest speakers include Robyn Lovelock, Programme Manager for the Agri-food and Tourism Programme, Ambition North Wales, who will be presenting on the progress and opportunities of the North Wales Growth Deal. Jenny and Tom Williams from The Laundry Retreat in Llanrhaeadr will be telling their story of this family business and how it’s grown.
This will be followed by the Stakeholder Manager for North Wales, Gail Jones, who will be providing an update on the work of Transport for Wales. Finally, Alice Kirwan, Employment Coordinator, will be discussing the Working Denbighshire and Work Start Programme.
Ian Lebbon, Chair of Denbighshire Destination Management Partnership, said: “The Forum is a great platform for everyone in the sector to get together and share their knowledge, ideas and plans to ensure sustained future tourism growth. It’s not only for tourism businesses, it’s a good opportunity for students and anyone with an interest in tourism to hear from industry experts.”
Tourism plays a vital part in Denbighshire’s economy, with a total economic impact in 2021 of over £432 million, and over 4 million visits made to the county.
A variety of information stands will be present including Visit Wales, Clwydian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Business Wales, North Wales Tourism, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Development Bank of Wales and Llangollen Railway.
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