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Digital DNA Tourism
2016

24 November 2016, Titanic Belfast

ABOUT DIGITAL DNA TOURISM

The Tourism & Hospitality sector is burgeoning in Northern Ireland and over the past 3 years, Digital DNA has given businesses and organisations in this sector the knowhow and determination to be part of that growth. With Digital DNA’s Tourism event, we are bringing technology and tourism together to enable you to capture your market share. Find out what delegates thought of Digital DNA Tourism 2015:

Speakers

The presentations for the majority of our speakers are now live via the speaker profiles below

KATE MARSHALL

Executive Coach & Consultant

Host

@Kmarshall2Kate

JOHN MCGRILLEN

09:00

Chief Executive – Tourism Northern Ireland

@NITouristBoard

LUCY VON WEBER

09:20

Previous Project Manager – South West Wales Tourism Partnership

@lucyvw

MICHAEL BEARE

09:50

Director – Finn Lough

@FinnLough

RICHARD GRAHAM

10:20

Founder – GetinHere

@GetinHereNow

ANDI JARVIS

10:30 – Britannic Suite

Senior Account Manager – The Tomorrow Lab

@andijarvis

NIAL TONER

10:30 – Britannic Suite

Head of Digital Marketing – The Tomorrow Lab

@nialtoner

DAVID WHELAN

10:30 – Olympic Suite

CEO – Immersive VR Education

@vreducation

MARK HASLAM

10:30 – The Bridge

Managing Director – Loud Mouth Media

@loudmouth_media

DARRAGH DOYLE

11:40

Community Manager and Engagement Strategist

@darraghdoyle

JUSTIN REID

13:30

Head of Destinations – Europe, Middle East & Africa – TripAdvisor

@TripAdvisor

ANDY HILL

14:00 – Britannic Suite

Director – Dokoo Digital

@dokoodigital

ADRIAN BRADLEY

14:00 – Olympic Suite

CEO – i3 Digital

@wearei3

DEAN LANGASCO

14:00 – The Bridge

Digital Training Manager – The Web Bureau

@deanlangasco

MAJA DIMNIK

15:05

Marketing Manager – GLAMPro

@GlamproPro

PANEL DISCUSSION

15:35

@HospUlster

Who Attends

Places to Visit

As a tour operator, you act as the tool to create a bespoke and exciting journey for your customers. You can manage everything from their transport to their meals and understand the importance of communication and networks across the world. Make that experience better with innovative tools to get your visitors on board early and speak to exhibitors on how their tailored solutions can benefit you.

Hoteliers, B&B’s, guesthouses and holiday rentals are the backbone of the tourism sector. As the home away from home for those visiting your area, you need to provide a modern and friendly customer experience and this starts from the moment a potential guest looks for your business. Find out if your business is competing with the best or in need of review!

An intrinsic part of tourism is the hospitality sector who provide the entertainment and culture for many of those visiting our shores. As a hospitality provider, it’s important to realise the tourist market both domestic and international can be extremely important for development and growth. Learn how your business can take the next step with our inspiring speakers and workshops.

As the place to go when visiting your local area, are you providing an experience to remember or are you losing potential visitors because of your online presence? How are you reviewed online and how do bloggers and influencers have an impact on your visitor numbers? Take a review of your business and learn from others in your industry.

As the gateway to your area from entrance to exit, it’s important you can provide a seamless journey both physically and digitally. The world will discover you online and experience you while enjoying some downtime. You understand how important a comfortable journey is for your passengers, but are you making the booking process comfortable too? Find out through our engaging speakers and informative workshops.

The tourism and hospitality industries are increasingly competitive for marketing and PR agencies to tap into. Clients have a high demand for proven results, expecting large returns on their investments. Find out how to stay on top of the latest technologies to showcase your talents and network with new and existing clients to build relationships that will last.

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