Category Archives: wight bid

New Chairperson wanted for VIOW

CHAIR – VISIT ISLE OF WIGHT LTD The Chairperson’s primary role is to ensure that the Governance Board of Visit Isle of Wight Limited is effective in its task of setting and implementing the Company’s direction and strategy. The Board Chair works closely with the Managing Director of Visit Isle of Wight to collaboratively drive the organisation’s mission forward. Working

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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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Visit Isle of Wight Marketing Strategy 2018

Visit Isle of Wight has released it’s marketing strategy for 2018. The Year of Family Adventures has been created to coincide with the 175th anniversary of Blackgang Chine. Owners Vectis Ventures are preparing a number of special events and celebrations to mark the occasion, which will also feature in the year long tourist board campaign. Abi Fox (VisitIOW’s marketing manager)

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The Future starts this Wednesday

This coming Wednesday, the 4th of October, is likely to be one of the most important days in the year ahead for tourism on the Isle of Wight. It marks the start of the development of the tourism marketing spending plan for 2018 – and your opportunity to influence the plans, timings, budgets and activity. Don’t miss this hugely important

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Wight BID information centre

The Official webpage for the Isle of Wight Destination Business Improvement District, operating from the 1st of September 2016 for five years. Click on topics below or scroll down the page for more information. To contact the BID ADMINISTRATOR tel 01983 554954 or bid@visitwight.org Quick links View a list of your Wight BID entitlements and benefits – click here Claim your free web site page on

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The WIGHT BID (overview)

Since April 2015 Visit Isle of Wight has been talking to the Isle of Wight’s tourism and hospitality industry about creating a WIGHT BID as a way forward. For many years, the public sector (and some private sector partners) have been spending money together to promote the Island for holidays, short breaks and day trips. In 2016 this funding stopped

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Visit Isle of Wight at the World Travel Market

Visit Isle of Wight attended the World Travel Market in London this week. More than 50,000 travel professionals gathered in London to look at destination ideas from around the world. This was the first time the Island has been represented at this global exhibition for 12 years. Over one hundred new travel contacts were made, from travel journalists in Canada,

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WIGHT BID Ballot result – press statement

Visit Isle of Wight is very pleased to announce that the required statutory mechanism to bring a business improvement district into operation on the Isle of Wight this September has been triggered by a YES vote. The formation of the UK’s first County-wide BID gives the Isle of Wight a unified stronger voice in tourism at a local, regional and national

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