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Visit Somerset AGM - 'Securing Somersets Future'

3rd November 2016

Categories: News

Visit Somerset AGM 2016


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(There are some time alterations to the running order through the eventbrite page - however the overall schedule will be the same

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Dear all,

Visit Somerset would like to formally invite you to this years AGM held at the 'Guildhall' in Bath with the #Learnmorethanlisten vision for the day.

The AGM will hold, very important significance, as we launch our extended membership package - seeing Visit Somerset as the most sophisticated digitally enhanced DMO in the UK.

Visit Somerset’s leadership has been all about embracing the real values of marketing, 'ensuring that we are shaping our business in accordance with our customers needs'.  The AGM will bring those values to life in a manner of ways.  

So much consumer change is happening and Visit Somerset wants to ensure that we are right at the forefront of technological advancement, so that our members can enjoy a more productive and dynamic marketing future that won’t cost you the earth!

Therefore the Visit Somerset team have put together a day where we hope to equip our members, supporting their education of modern marketing techniques and helping to answer member questions about social media and search engine optimisation. You will see the agenda states that there will be two work out sessions for members to support all digital marketing ambitions. 


The Visit Somerset team will also be celebrating our wonderful Food & Drink industry with many of our members available to sample their wonderful food and drink. From Marsh mallows to ice cream from Cheddar Cheese to Somerset Ale & Tea. You will be stuck for choice!

Finally you will all be able to see and order all your new Visit Somerset retail stock for 2017 tourism season. As Visit Somerset launches its new 'world class' retail range! 


10:30 AGM will start with legal developments.


10:55 - Visit Somerset's Chairman will pay tribute to Bob Smart, commending the proceedings to Bob Smart our previous Chair. The Chairman will then outline the day.


11:00 - Social media interactive training hour with Kate Doodson from Cosmic.


12:00 - CEO Vision 2017 and membership news update.


12:30 - CEO NewMind Tellus updates members on latest interactive map to be launched.


1:00 - QA Research launch a two year research project in - conjunction with Hinkley Tourism Action partnership & Visit Somerset. Professionally researching for the first time real time information on Somerset's tourism and lesiure industry. Together with an update from EDF on the Hinkley Point Power station devlopment and its significance for the region.


1:30 - Working Lunch 


2:00 - SEO interactive workshop 


3:00 - Closing speeches and benefits and concerns of the day. Together with leaflet exchange and networking opportunity.


3:30 Close 


This year we will be dedicating the day to Bob Smart our previous chairman who sadly passed away, the day after Somerset Day - 12th May 2016. 

Bob Smart Chairman 2011 to 2016

             In Loving Memory.

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