The inaugural DMO Summit takes place on 12 March 2020 [Credit: Short Stay Show]

UK DMO tourism event to launch at Short Stay Show 2020

UK: A brand-new event for professionals working at destination management organisations [ DMO ], tourist boards and local authorities will take place alongside the Short Stay Show on Thursday 12 March 2020 in ExCeL, London.

The inaugural DMO Summit is delivered in partnership with Quality in Tourism – a household name within the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

The summit organisers have created a tailor-made half-day summit format with expert speakers, panel sessions and networking sessions allowing delegates to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the sector in 2020 and beyond.

The DMO Summit features speakers from VisitBritain, Booking. com, HomeAway, ASSC, Tourism Alliance and many more.

Speaking about the event, co-founder of the Short Stay Show, Jim Curry, said: “ The DMO Summit sits perfectly alongside the Short Stay Show and it has been a real pleasure working with Quality in Tourism in crafting an educational seminar that provides delegates with actionable takeaways for their teams and colleagues.”

Deborah Heather, Head of Assessment Services, said: “ We are looking forward to bringing together representatives from all over the UK in sessions packed with learning and insight.

“Amongst the DMO representation we have confirmed speakers from Visit Britain, Visit Cornwall, Vi sit Isle of Man and Visit Kent who will be sharing their views and experiences for the growth of everyone,” she added.

The DMO Summit is a free-to- attend event for professionals working at UK DMOs, tourist boards and local authorities.

For more information on the summit and to register to attend, visit the website here.

Read our review of the 2019 Short Stay Show here.

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