Tue22Oct20139.30am-11.30pmChurch Hall, Church Street
This will be first AGM since the IP was formed last year. Wolf Rock, the Islands’ marketing consultants will also make a presentation of their approach to marketing the islands. The board will report on activities for the past year including the usual matters of finance and governance. It will also be the first opportunity for members to elect their own representatives to the Board of Directors, with four of the current Directors retiring from office.
Thu24Oct20138pm - 9pmIn your own home!
FREE and open to all: Claire Jarrett is well-known for her real-time, online seminars or "webinars". This one is designed to help small businesses learn how to set up a marketing campaign on Facebook, even if you are new to it, and how to how to build a fan base. You'll need to register in advance on www.clairejarrett.com/facebookwebinar. There may be a bit of a hard sell for services at the end - because she offers the webinar for free - but you can just log out at that stage!
Thu07Nov20138:00 pmHeadland Hotel, Newquay
The IP supported nine Scillonian businesses in their applications to the Cornwall Tourism Awards. Four made it to the finals - Hell Bay Hotel (Small Hotel of the Year), Juliet’s Garden Restaurant (Café and tearoom of the Year), The New Inn Tresco (Pub of the Year), and St Martin’s Dive School (Tourism Activity, Sport & Experience of the Year) - and we'll be wishing them lots of luck this evening when the overall winners are announced.
Thu21Nov201311.30am-1.30pmTregarthen's Hotel, St Mary's
Meeting and lunch for IP members to learn more about Get Set For Growth, a new initiative to help small businesses with finance, and marketing & sales.
Meeting to discuss Walk Scilly and the creation of more events to boost tourism calendar. Any member wanting to be involved should contact the IP office.
Thu28Nov201310.30am -12.30pmLife Long Learning Centre, Carn Gwaval
Short practical training session to get you started on Twitter: creating an account, understanding how it works, using it as an effective marketing tool…
Wed11Dec201310.30am - 2.00pmTregarthen's Hotel, St Mary's
Informal gathering and networking opportunity for IP members. Listen to short, informative presentations and business advice from invited guest speakers, including Robin Barker for Services for Tourism which managed the recent Cornwall Tourism Awards.
Thu12Dec201310.00 - 1.00pmIP Office
Mon23Dec201312pm-3pmIP Office, Hugh Town
Come and collect your copy of the Visit Isles of Scilly 2014 brochure, and chat with the IP directors and staff about the new look and branding. We'll have a glass of wine and a mince pie waiting for you, too!