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Innovation Summit

February 13-9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Innovation Summit: Innovation in the Visitor Economy Supply Chain

Castle Green Hotel, Kendal LA9 6RG

Cumbria welcomed 47 million visitors in 2017, contributing £2.9 billion to the economy.

Are you being innovative in your visitor economy business?

Could you do things differently?

Could you enhance your service offer or develop new products?

Join us and learn about innovation in the visitor economy and find out how you can turn your ideas into something real.


Craig Ivison – Cumbria LEP Head of Skills

Local Industrial Strategy (visitor economy)

Cumbria Tourism

Future Opportunities for the visitor economy

Fiona Kilkelly, KTN/Innovate UK Ffmily (tbc)

Tourism Sector Deal

Digital Innovation in the visitor economy – immersive + 5G

Geoff Ramm

Celebrity Service & OMG Marketing

1 to 1 appointments with specialists from Cumbria Innovations Platform and the Innovate UK family will be available from 15:05 and can be booked on the day

This event is brought to you by Cumbria Innovations Platform, Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Cumbria Tourism and the Innovate UK family. It is aimed at Cumbria based *SME’s who want to innovate and turn ideas into reality.


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