The East Grampian Coastal Partnership is pleased to announce that it will be holding it’s 4th AGM and Annual Seminar on 24th November at the Macaulay Institute in Aberdeen.
The event will be split into 2 sessions. The morning session will discuss the Marine (Scotland) Bill and the management of the coast, In the afternoon we will investigate the potential for Green tourism in the area, reviewing the ‘Making the Most of the Coast’ scheme and initiating the process of developing a Green Tourism Strategy for the area.
10.30 Coffee and registration
Session 1 – Managing the East Grampian Coast
11.00 Introduction and EGCP Annual Report - Capt Robbie Middleton, Chair EGCP
11.20 The Marine (Scotland) Bill – Progress and Outcomes -Rhona Fairgrieve, Scottish Coastal Forum
Session 2 – Green Tourism and the East Grampian Coast
1.00Introduction -Caroline Warberton, Manager, Wild Scotland
1.15Making the Most of the Coast Update –Ian Hay, Project Manager, EGCP
1.30 Green Tourism, how VisitScotland can help -Ken Massie, Regional Director, VisitScotland
1 Marketing – how to tell the world what we have Facilitator – Sarah Pendergrass, Regional Marketing Executive,VisitScotland
3 Greening Tourism – Reducing the impact of tourism locally
Facilitator –Mike Chandler, Chair, Peterhead Projects Ltd
2.40 Tea and Coffee
3.00Plenary Workshop - Green Tourism SWOT analysis
Facilitator- Ian Hay
3.30Conclusion – Caroline Warburton
3.40Networking and close
Who should attend?
The event is aimed at anyone with an interest in the coast. In particular the afternoon session will be of particular interest to anyone with an interest in economic development, sustainability, wildlife and in particular businesses that could benefit from a greater emphasis on Wildlife Tourism.
How to Register
The event is free of charge, but you must register by 18th November. Please contact the Partnership.
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