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Wight BID Events Advisory Panel Meeting Notes

Below is a summary of notes from the Wight BID Events Advisory Panel. Click on the month you would like to read: January 2018 January 2018 Following the last Panel meeting the following event applications had been approved in principle:- Total BID Budget for Events support 2018 – £40,000 IW Festival of Running   1-3 June                 £2000 IW Pride 

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Wight BID Marketing Advisory Panel Meeting Notes

Below is a summary of notes from the Wight BID Marketing Advisory Panel. Click on the month you would like to read: January 2018 January 2018 The Visit Isle Of Wight (VIOW) team presented updates on the 2018 marketing campaigns with particular details about the Walker Books partnership. The Twixmas promotion reached 750,000 households in target areas and the continued theme

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Visit Isle of Wight Tourism Conference

13th March 2018  A great opportunity to hear from national speakers – including Visit Britain’s Strategy and Communications Director Patricia Yates – find out what your destination management organisation is doing for you, how you can get involved, check out the latest trends in tourism and, of course, get networking! There will be practical sessions in digital marketing and social media,

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ALL YEAR ROUND things to do

Here’s a useful PDF of attractions and things to do on the Island. You are welcome to print this off and display it on noticeboards or within newsletters. Many people ask “what is there to do during the winter season?”, so this simple list provides a useful memo that reminds people that the Island is a great destination to visit

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Holiday Guide Advertising Offer

If you’re not a Chamber of Commerce member, but you do pay the Wight BID levy, you are entitled to 10% off the non-member rates for the 2018 Official Holiday Guide for the Island. Simply give the sales contact your Wight BID levy number when you make your booking. To make a booking please contact Michelle Mills at the IW

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Job Vacancy – Wight BID Operations Manager

Deadline for applications: Friday 8th December 2017 Applications to kay@visitwight.org Business Improvement District (BID) Operations Manager Based at The Guildhall, Newport, Isle of Wight (UK) Visit Isle of Wight is the Island’s Destination Management Organisation, responsible for delivery of the WightBID proposals, and delivering central destination marketing and management for the UK’s Holiday Island, The Isle of Wight. The successful

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Promote your Christmas Products & Packages now

It may be the middle of summer, but the official tourist board website for the Island, www.visitisleofwight.co.uk is already featuring Christmas and New Year breaks. In previous years we have noticed that the search terms for winter breaks start to rise in August and reach their peak in October. You should certainly make sure that your own website has your

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