Experience Oxfordshire Events

Experience Oxfordshire has a regular schedule of events throughout the year. Events include exclusive Partner networking events at venues across the Oxfordshire that bring our network of Partners together to meet and make connections that benefit their businesses. Events also include seminars on topics ranging from Data Protection to Social Media marketing; trade shows that bring Partners together to promote Oxfordshire to national buyers and travel trade missions to target international markets.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Experience Oxfordshire Partner Networking Event

Our next networking event will be at the beautiful Heythrop Park Resort on 30th October. This event is an opportunity to network with each other and catch up with the Experience Oxfordshire team. The event will also include an exclusive tour of Heythrop Park Resort and an update on their exciting new developments. Following the tour partners will be able to enjoy afternoon tea in the Wedgewood Room.

Tuesday 30th October 3 pm5:30 pm

There are only 50 places available at this exclusive networking event and they will be allocated on a first come basis so do register straight away to avoid disappointment.

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Visitor Information Training Courses

The Visitor Information Training Courses cover information useful for customer-facing roles, based on the experience of our award-winning team at the Oxford Visitor Information Centre. The course will equip participants to answer the wide range of questions visitors ask, and how to help the visitors make the most of our county.

The next training course will be held on Monday 12 November 2018.

For more information, contact Vanessa Allen on 01865 686432

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Conferencing Partner Meeting with Experience Oxfordshire

Join us at Oxford Brookes University on Wednesday 14 November 2018 for the bi-annual Conferencing Partners meeting. This event will be an opportunity to be informed of our latest conferencing activity including key deliverable statistics in addition to an update on our new Conferencing website.

Plus, there will be a discussion led by Peter Russell from the Oxford Brookes Business School on the research into the Business Visitor Economy in Oxfordshire being carried out by the Business School on behalf of OxLEP and partners.

Please note: this event is for Experience Oxfordshire Conference Partners only.

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Winter Networking at the Oxford Visitor Information Centre

Join us at the Oxford Visitor Information Centre on Thursday 29 November 2018 for festive refreshments and an opportunity to get to know the latest resources available in the Visitor Information Centre!

Plus, spend time meeting our team and network with fellow Experience Oxfordshire Partners.

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PAST EVENTS

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Experience Oxfordshire Partner Meeting

The meeting provided Experience Oxfordshire partners an opportunity to catch up with the Experience Oxfordshire team, hear presentations from experts in the tourism industry, and network with other businesses from across the county. The event was held on Wednesday 26th September from 9.00 am – 12 pm, at The King’s Centre, Osney Mead, Oxford.

The event was then followed by a special Oxford Bus Company City Sightseeing bus trip around Oxford city centre and back, showcasing Partner businesses along the way.

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Social Media – Stay Protected 2018

Experience Oxfordshire has partnered with Hedges Law to deliver this valuable seminar to our partners. During this seminar, Prisca Bradley – Director and Head of Employment at Hedges Law – will focus on privacy and surveillance of social media alongside employment law, case studies, and common pitfalls.

Date: 19th June 2018

Venue: Eynsham Hall

Insights From the Experts 2018

Our annual Partner Conference ‘Insights from the Experts’ took place at Jurys Inn Oxford on Thursday 26th April 2018. The event featured 8 national speakers covering topics affecting tourism in the UK and locally in Oxfordshire.

Date: 26th April 2018

Venue: Jurys Inn Oxford

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VisitBritain’s Explore GB

Experience Oxfordshire attended ExploreGB in Newcastle-Gateshead. The event is an excellent opportunity for us to promote our Partners to over 330 buyers from over 40 countries worldwide through a series of over 50 one-to-one appointments over the course of the 2-day events.

Date: 1st & 2nd March 2018

Venue: Newcastle-Gateshead

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Experience Oxfordshire Partner Meeting

The last Experience Oxfordshire Partner Meeting was held on Wednesday the 14th March from 10 am – 12 pm, at The Manor Country House Hotel.

This event is strictly for Experience Oxfordshire Partners only.

Date: 14th March 2018

Venue: The Manor Country House Hotel, Weston On The Green

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Excursions 2018

With a fantastic reputation for delivering quality, Excursions is the must attend event in the travel trade calendar and the flagship event for organisers Tourism South East.

Meet face to face with over 300 attractions, destination partners and tour operators from across the UK to discover, discuss and plan those visits.

Date: 27th January 2018

Time: 10:30 pm – 4pm

Venue: Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY

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Experience Oxfordshire Research Seminar – Walking in Your Customers’ Shoes

Experience Oxfordshire partnered with Research Oxford to deliver this valuable seminar to our Partners. During this session, Louise Wheeler, Director of Research Oxford, demonstrated the value of capturing customer insights through journey mapping, satisfaction monitoring, and customer profiling.

Date: 30th January 2018

Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm

Venue: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP

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Sales Managers’ Meeting

The last Sales Managers’ Meeting was held on Wednesday the 31st of January 2018. The bi-annual meeting is for our Experience Oxfordshire Conferencing Partners and includes:

  • Update Partners for the last 6 months and the work the team have been doing to promote Conferencing Partners
  • Outline plans for the coming 6 months
  • A forum for discussion and consultation with Partners
  • Opportunity for Partners to meet other Oxfordshire venues
  • An opportunity for a Partner to showcase their venue/attractions

Date: 31st January 2018

Time: 10am – 12pm

Venue: Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons

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Data Protection – How to avoid Financial Ruin!

Experience Oxfordshire partnered with our Ambassador, Hedges Law, to give our partners all the information required to get yourself ready for GDPR. Carl Selby, Hedges’ Head of Business Services discussed key parts of the GDPR, what it means for your business and give you practical tips on the measures you need to take now to avoid falling foul of the GDPR.

Date: 16th November 2017

Time: 8.30am – 10.30am

Venue: Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford