Industry Events

This page lists forthcoming events organised by Visit Isle of Wight and our marketing partners. Most of our events are free to attend if you are a WIGHT BID levy payer or a voluntary contributor.


23rd February – Launch of 2017 Season (2pm – 8pm)

An special event will be taking place this afternoon and into the evening to launch the 2017 season. The event includes a “round the Island tour” for tourism businesses, a chance to meet with Southern Vectis and discuss bus services and timetables and a familiarisation trip to Robin Hill’s Electric Woods where you will join members of the Visit Isle of Wight board and marketing partners to mark the start of the 2017 season. Check back here for more details and how to reserve tickets soon. Limited tickets available (120 guests).


7th March – The 2017 Tourism Conference at Norton Grange (10am – 2pm)

The tourism event of the year, with guest speakers, leaflet swap and exhibition. A must see event in the tourism calendar with guest speakers from around the UK including presentations by the current chair of Visit Britain and Isle of Wight Festival organiser, John Giddings. A free event for Wight Bid Levy Payers and voluntary contributors. (Non-bid member tickets £30 each). For full details click here. Admission is by pre-registered ticket only. 


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