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Theme

Recovery and Regeneration

Date

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Venue

Yarra Valley Lodge

2 Heritage Ave, Chirnside Park VIC 3116

Times

10am - 11:30am - Cultural Capability Session

11:45am - 1pm - Trade Show and Networking Lunch

1pm - 5pm - Summit Presentations (includes afternoon tea)

5pm - 6pm - Post Summit Drinks


The Board of Yarra Ranges Tourism invites you to attend our annual reporting and networking day. Our last summit was back in 2019 so it will be terrific to see you in person once again.

A full day of events starting with a Cultural Capability Session, Trade Partners showcase, networking lunch, then an afternoon of presentations followed by post summit drinks.

The goal of this forum is to get our industry back together and think about the key issues and opportunities we all need to consider to create success in our tourism businesses for the year ahead.

We are thrilled to announce our guest speakers for this year

Our keynote speaker will be Susannah George, Founder and CEO, The Urban List. Susannah will present on the findings of "Wanderlust or Wanderbust?" travel marketing research and how they relate to small business in the tourism industry. Our marketing team found this research very insightful and we think you may too.

Georgina Banks and Sam Crock, Changeable Consulting on the establishment of the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges Tourism Enterprise Scholarship Program –and the importance of engaging and attracting people more broadly to the industry

Charles Deuchrass, Group Manager Marketing & Programs, Visit Victoria will present on Visit Victoria's marketing campaigns

Ashleigh Bartley, Specialist, Aboriginal Tourism, Visit Victoria is running the introductory session on Cultural Capability.

Jess and Sarah Hosking, two of our influencer ambassadors who play for Richmond AFLW

Yarra Ranges Tourism, reporting on marketing and advocacy activities - the year in review and the year ahead.