Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Conference
The annual Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Conference, organised by Visit Peak District & Derbyshire, is an unmissable event offering updates, presentations, inspiration and networking for local tourism and hospitality businesses.
The event provides a great opportunity to learn more about our work to support and grow the visitor economy, with plenty of opportunity for networking with industry colleagues and the chance to listen to inspiring and insightful talks from speakers and tourism experts.
2022 Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Conference
The 2022 Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Conference took place at Peak Edge Hotel in Chesterfield. It brought together leading industry figures and expert speakers to deliver insights, advice and inspiration covering major topics including the cost-of-living crisis, recruitment challenges, emerging tourism trends and new opportunities for growth.
The keynote speech was delivered by Patricia Yates, CEO of national tourist body VisitBritain/VisitEngland, who visited local businesses ahead of the conference to shine a spotlight on the area’s outstanding tourism offer.
Delivering her keynote speech at our 2022 Tourism Conference, VisitBritain/VisitEngland CEO Patricia Yates said: “It’s been fantastic to be in beautiful Derbyshire and the Peak District, visiting tourism businesses and attractions and seeing first-hand the wonderful experiences on offer. It has been invaluable to listen and talk to local businesses about how we can work together to drive economic growth, and to have the opportunity to highlight our work to support the industry’s recovery.
“Tourism is an industry that can deliver growth like no other and it's been great to see the activity Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is delivering, working with businesses and key stakeholders to attract domestic and overseas visits, driving the visitor economy.”
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