Upcoming Events for Activity Tourism Providers

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chris scott
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Posted on 10 February 2011 at 13:20
Hi all,

There is a number of exciting industry events taking place over the next two months.

Please see a summary of each below with relevant links to further information.


NITB / CAAN Business Insight – ‘Sharing Success’
24th February 2011
Edenmore Country Club
9.30 am – 2pm
Cost: Free – Prior Booking Required – Limited Places Available

This Business Insight aims to examine the activity market, concentrating on the growth potential of these market segments, managing our environmental impact and "sharing success".
This event will provide the opportunity to view the best practice of high performing companies providing outdoor activities from some of the best practitioners from Ireland and beyond.

Key Speakers include:

Nathan Kingerlee, Proprietor of Outdoors Ireland www.outdoorsireland.com

Mark Wilkinson AKA The Canoe Man www.thecanoeman.com

Alice Middleton, The TYF Group http://www.tyf.com/

For further information on speakers, agenda and how to book please see http://profiles.responsemail.co.uk/showemail.php?pf=hivec&esid=-1&cid=322

SportNI - Northern Ireland Adventure Sports Conference
’Keep on Doing it’ – A Conference for outdoor enthusiasts, instructors and coaches
3rd & 4th March 2011
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre
Cost: Free – Prior Booking Required

The conference is geared towards instructors, leaders and coaches in the field of adventure activities and will focus on how they maintain their enthusiasm and performance within their chosen sports.

Topics will include how to look after your body, how to maintain your enthusiasm and passion for outdoor sports, how to balance work in the outdoors and family life, and how outdoor adventure sports have been a significant economic driver for an area.

Professor Peter Higgins will provide the keynote address on why he believes so passionately in the value of outdoor education and recreation. The after dinner speaker will be Leo Dickinson who will present his most recent film and will talk about his lifetime of adventure sports film making.

For further information on speakers, agenda and how to book see http://forum.outdoorni.com/Thread.aspx?ID=239
SkillsActive - A Workshop for Managers and Trainers - Introductory Work in the Outdoors Level 2 Qualification
8th March 2011
Share Holiday Village, Lisnaskea
Cost: Free – Prior Booking Required – only three places remaining

SkillsActive is pleased to invite managers of Outdoor Activity organisations to participate in a professionally facilitated workshop that aims to enable Northern Ireland Outdoor Activity businesses to begin introducing the ‘Introductory Work in the Outdoors’ qualification to their employees.

For further information on speakers, agenda and how to book see http://forum.outdoorni.com/Thread.aspx?ID=240

Kind Regards,
Chris Scott
Activity Tourism Manager
02890 306 940

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