WIT Conf 2018
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Women in Tourism Conference November 2018

The inaugural Women in Tourism Conference took place on Monday 19 November 2018 at the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.  Read more

WIT YOYP Industry Conference
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Women in Tourism: Shining a Light on Future Tourism Leaders

Established to inspire and support women within the Scottish tourism sector, Women In Tourism (WIT) is hosting its first conference at the Technology & Innovation Centre at Strathclyde University in Glasgow on Monday 19 November 2018. Read more

WIT Tourism Conference
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Women in Tourism Conference: 5 Reasons to Attend

The Women in Tourism inaugural YOYP conference on Monday 19 November 2018 will bring together tourism professionals across ages and sectors, with valuable opportunities for learning, for sharing knowledge, insights and expertise; and for networking. Read on for five good reasons to attend. Read more

WIT Evening Event 19 November
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Celebrating Women in Tourism: Join us on the 19 November

Join the WIT community on the evening of Monday 19 November at the Corinthian Club, Glasgow, to celebrate all women in tourism and look back at the year’s achievements. Find out more and book tickets. Read more

Chloe Milligan, MUD Urban Flowers
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WIT Tourism Conference – Guest Speaker, Chloe Milligan MUD Urban Flowers

The countdown is officially on with less than 2 weeks to go until our WIT Tourism Conference in Glasgow on the 19th Nov. We’ve got a jam-packed filled event with industry speakers, interesting workshops and panel experts. It’s set to be an insightful day for those working across the Tourism sector.

The conference which has been inspired by the Year of Young People and has attracted an amazing line-up of industry professional. We’re delighted to welcome Fiona Hyslop, MSP Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Culture and External Relations.  Also joining the panel are Angela Vickers, CEO of Apex Hotels, Sheila Gilmore, Executive Director of VisitArran, Dale MacPhee, GM of Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian and Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance.

The planned workshops will focus on developing leadership skills, mentoring and social media engagement with each group joined by a young person who will be instrumental in curating the content and delivery of each.

Our latest conference contributor is Chloe Milligan who will be sharing her insight and knowledge of Social Media, and how this platform has supported the growth of her business.

Chloe Milligan established MUD Urban Flowers in early 2017. Unlike a traditional florist, MUD operates solely online and this innovative, contemporary take on the trade soon became a great success. MUD Urban Flowers has now expanded into Edinburgh and has plans to continue growing UK wide via franchises from early 2019.

The conference kicks off at 12 noon and runs until 6pm. Lunch is provided.  Tickets can be bought here

We’re also celebrating the WIT TOP 100 at an evening event following the conference at the Corinthian Club, Glasgow. Join us for drinks and networking. Tickets here

Make use of our promo code WITCONF for £5 discount if you are attending both WIT events. (Discount is applied to the evening event, use code at checkout). 

 

 

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YOYP Tourism Conference – Guest Speaker – Dale MacPhee, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

Women in Tourism are delighted to announce that Dale MacPhee, General Manager of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, will be hosting the Leadership workshop at our November YOYP Tourism Conference.  Read more

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YOYP Tourism Conference – Guest Speaker – Marc Crothall

As part of our YOYP Tourism Conference, we’ll be hosting an ‘Ask the CEO’ panel session with those at the top of their game. Marc Crothall, CEO of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, is the latest name to join the panel.

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YOYP Tourism Conference Guest Speaker – Sheila Gilmore, VisitArran

Amidst an exciting programme of leadership, mentoring and social media workshops, we are delighted to have Sheila Gilmore, Executive Director at VisitArran, sitting on our ‘Ask the CEO’ panel as part of the YOYP Tourism Conference this November.
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WIT YOYP Industry Conference
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First Young People in Tourism Conference to Take Place

Women In Tourism has announced an industry-first, with the first Young People in Tourism conference which will take place on Monday 19th November 2018. Read more

Julia working on her event planning blog,
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Women in Tourism Inaugural Conference Monday 19 November 2018

As part of my role on the Women in Tourism Board as YOYP Ambassador, in the first of a series of “Julia’s Diary” blog posts, it gives me great pleasure to announce our first ever Women in Tourism Conference.

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