Travel, Leisure + Tourism event next week

Join Savills, Sheppard Robson, DWF, Deloitte, Jacobs, Mace, Aecom and many more at this special briefing around the rise of tourism and leisure spending in the commercial property world.

Representatives from these and more companies have registered for Travel, Leisure and Tourism, in association with Kier Group, on Thursday 23 June at Holiday Inn Manchester city centre.

Hear from Virgin Trains, restaurant group Fazenda, watersports operator Industry Wake Parks, Chester’s new theatre and library Storyhouse, Manchester Airport and others at this free half-day event.

The line-up in full is as follows:

Anna Doran, general manager of the Anglo Scottish route for Virgin Trains – offering insights on rail investment programmes, franchises and Virgin’s famed customer service strategy

Jonathan Vose, director, Walsingham Planning – advisor to Whitbread on new and extended Premier Inns and Costa Coffee units, pub group Greene King and the proposed 55-acre Cheshire Watersports Centre in Chelford

Tim Woodhead, director of Industry Wake Parks – operator of wakeboarding at Liverpool’s Albert Dock and water adventure park Fox Lake outside Edinburgh

Graham Lister, project director, Storyhouse – Chester’s new £37m theatre and library project due to open later this year, and head of the arts events producer of the same name

Chris Melia, partner director, Amion Consulting – leader of visitor and leisure team specialising in cultural, heritage and tourism projects for clients such as V&A Museum in Dundee, Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, Marwell Zoo, and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Collette Roche, director of customer service and security, deputy managing director of Manchester Airport – global gateway for the North of the UK and the largest airport outside London with over 210 destinations served by 70 airlines

Dan Davies, director of Metis Real Estate – independent retail, leisure and investment advisor to Liverpool One, Pizza Express, Manchester Arndale and Corn Exchange among many more

Jeremy Butler, general manager, Sale Sharks Rugby Club – joined the club a year ago to modernise and restructure the commercial and operational departments at the Aviva Premiership Club based at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford

Tomas Maunier, sales and marketing director, Fazenda Group – the upmarket Brazilian restaurant operating in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester with ambitious growth plans

The event is due to begin at 8am for an 8.30am start and finish with lunch, served at around midday. The venue is the new Holiday Inn Manchester at 25 Aytoun Street, M1 3DT.

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