March 07, 2012
In a few days time, on Friday 9 March, the BHA’s Heart of England region will be hosting a half day conference for hospitality businesses across the East and West Midlands. For the Heart of England members day programme please visit here
The programme team is proud to have secured inspirational speakers including:
Daniel Gidney, the Chief Executive, of the RICOH Arena in Coventry on the transformational power of hospitality which has seen the venue develop from planning application to an international destination for business, entertainment and sport in just a decade.
And is also delighted to welcome: David Bridgford, Strategy Director, Merlin Entertainments and Dermot King, Managing Director, Bourne Leisure in discussion with BHA’s Chief Executive, Ufi Ibrahim on the challenges and opportunities facing UK hospitality businesses and the role hospitality can play in driving local economic growth.
Practical advice and help is also the order of the day with a session on Harnessing the Power of Social Media from Petra Clayton, founder of Custard Communications and expert guidance on forthcoming legislation and the up-to-the minute information on industry issues from the BHA’s Deputy Chief Executive, Martin Couchman.
The conference concludes with an open forum to discuss the importance of Local Action to gain a National Reaction: your opportunity to work with the industry to create the BHA agenda for action on a local level and influence policy at the national level.
With plenty of time included to network with colleagues, the day is a ‘must attend’ event for amongst others: proprietors; general managers; finance managers; as well as those involved in operations and marketing.
A maximum of four places per establishment are available. Please reserve your places no later than Monday 27 February by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any queries about this event please contact email@example.com or call 020 7404 7744.