Tourism conference to advise businesses to get involved in Lincoln’s 2018 events

This year’s Visit Lincoln conference hopes to be one of the leading tourism events of the year for businesses across the county.

The conference will feature plans to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the RAF in 2018 from leading industry experts including Maggie Appleton MBE, from The Royal Air Force Museum, London.

The conference will take place on Thursday, October 19 at RAF College Cranwell.

The business focused event, RAF Lincolnshire: Past, Present and Future, will provide practical solutions for the county’s businesses to get involved in next year’s events and campaign as well as help raise the profile of Lincolnshire as a place to visit.

Special guests include Maggie Appleton MBE, Chief Executive Officer at The Royal Air Force Museum and Dave Harrigan from Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire.

The conference will close with retail expert Corin Birchall from Kerching Retail who will offer practical experiences and ideas about how businesses can get involved and reap the rewards.

Lydia Rusling, Head of Visit Lincoln said: “The tourism conference will discuss the world-wide significance of the RAF centenary and how Lincolnshire is ideally placed to showcase our aviation heritage sites, stories and connections.

“The most significant being the official opening of International Bomber Command Centre in April 2018.”

Matt Corrigan Chief Executive at Lincoln BIG said: “2018 promises to be another iconic year for Lincoln and we are working hard on our programme of forthcoming events.”

Tickets are limited on a first-come-first-served basis and £10 per delegate (including lunch) for Visit Lincoln Partners and £12 per delegate (including lunch) for all other attendees.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.