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.



Experience Oxfordshire Partner Networking at the Oxford New Theatre

Join the Experience Oxfordshire team and our partners at The Piano Bar at the New Theatre Oxford. The event is a great opportunity to catch up with the Experience Oxfordshire team and find out our plans for 2019 as well as catching up with colleagues and making new business connections. The event will also give attendees an exclusive opportunity to have a back-stage tour of the New Theatre and see where it all happens.



Winter Networking at the Oxford Visitor Information Centre

The Experience Oxfordshire team hosted a winter networking event at the Award Winning Visitor Information Centre (VIC). It was a great opportunity to see how partners can make the most of the services offered in the VIC – which attracts around half a million visitors annually. The evening provided partners an opportunity to receive exclusive offers on marketing activity and discounts on purchases.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) joined us on the evening and provided their excellent local gin for guests to enjoy as part of the event.

Date: 29 November 2018

Venue: Oxford Visitor Information Centre


Conferencing Partner Meeting with Experience Oxfordshire

Our most recent bi-annual Conferencing Partners meeting networking event was held at Oxford Brookes University. This event was 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 was 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.

Date: 14 November 2018

Venue: Oxford Brookes University


Visitor Information Training Courses

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

For more information, contact Vanessa Allen on 01865 686432

Date: 12 November 2018

Venue: Oxford Visitor Information Centre


Experience Oxfordshire Partner Networking Event

Our next networking event was held the beautiful Heythrop Park Resort on 30th October. This event was an opportunity to network with each other and catch up with the Experience Oxfordshire team. The event included an exclusive tour of Heythrop Park Resort and an update on their exciting new developments. Following the tour partners enjoyed afternoon tea in the Wedgewood Room.

Date: 30 October 2018

Venue: Heythrop Park Resort


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.

Date: 26 September 2018

Venue: The Kings Centre


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


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