Visit Somerset announcing its first Artificial Intelligence and Buy Somerset conference.

15 Jun 2021

Visit Somerset announcing its first Artificial Intelligence and Buy Somerset conference.

Sign up for the conference and now be in with a chance of winning one of four Ministry of Soap hampers from our very own Somerset Toiletry Company based in Somerset.

The Somerset Toiletry Co. is thrilled to be launching Ministry of Soap this month, a new sustainable brand made here in Somerset. Discover vegetable-based soap bars, made using responsibly sourced (RSPO certified) palm oil. Wrapped in recyclable materials, this vibrant collection of eco-friendly gifts can be presented in various instore display stands (free with certain assortments).

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The Somerset Toiletry Co. have been creating beautiful bath and body products for over 22 years including established brands such as Naturally European. For more information, please email

The Somerset Toiletry Co will be at the Conference on the 29th September to talk about their new exciting brand developed and produced in Somerset.  

Visit Somerset is delighted to announce that we will be in the company of the highly acclaimed fashion designer Alice Temperley at the first Visit Somerset conference in 2 years.  Alice will be at the conference to talk about her love of Somerset and support of Visit Somerset's new Buy Somerset E commerce strategy.

We will also be talking on the day around support of members and businesses moving forward and how we plan to support further optimisation of return on investment. We will be talking through and demonstrating with key speakers in Artificial Intelligence, Accommodation booking, Membership and Experience booking systems, amongst other things.

Visit Somerset will also be advising how the Visit Somerset team dynamic will be changing supporting greater digital optimisation and Ecommerce with its Million users annually, moving forward from September.  

Compered/MC'd by Jamie Breese

The agenda will be finalised shortly however main topics will be around:

11:00 – 11:05 - Welcome and introduction from Chris Scudds CEO Haynes Motor Museum
11:05 – 11:20 - The growth in Artificial Intelligence at Visit Somerset, automated booking the future of Somerset's platform economy and new online Visit Somerset membership benefits - John Turner CEO Visit Somerset Niklas Pettersson Instaroom

11:20 – 11:35 - Warren George SEO Specialist talks current SEO and the future of SEO

11:35 – 11:50 - Ross Williams Beyonk Experiences booking platform how to market your experiences
11:50 – 12:05 - Hannah Benneworth - Staylists talking plans for the Staylist platform on Visit Somerset and how to market your accommodation
12:05 – 12:20 -  - Membership Automation Joe Jefferies Sheep CRM
12:20 – 12:35 - How to make the best out of the World’s second largest digital platform You Tube supported by Keith Seward from Compass Video.
12:35 – 12:50 - Lucy Pope Weston College – Getting educated with the Department of Education and Weston College with a Digital Book Camp in Cloud computing.  Free to individual applicants
 Buy Somerset Focus after lunch
13:30 pm -  Alice Temperely Fashion Designer.  The move to Somerset – Sustainability - Fashion and Buying/ Selling locally.
13:45 - 14:00  -  Gemma Turner / Tish Jeffery from Farrington Farm Shop on developing your Local Produce business - Championing Buy Somerset in Somerset.
14:00 – 14: 15 - Lisa Moon and Johnny Drown from Somerset Toiletry Company talking Ministry of Soap and producing/Buying Local.
14:15 – 14:30  -  Visit Somerset E Commerce Strategy. Ed Forrest
14:30 - 14:45 - What’s coming up on the conference circuit Gordon Morris talking disability and John Turner talking VESP and Shepton Mallet Prison conference in November / Digital Conference in North Somerset Grand Pier   
14:45 – Pick the four winners who have won the Ministry of Soap Hampers
 Q & A for guests and networking Tea and Coffee and departure for museum visits.

More on this shortly you can book on from now HERE

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