TNE offers a range of FREE industry and product development sessions aimed at helping regional businesses enhance their tourism offering.  Please register now to secure a position. Here’s what’s coming up across the region this month:

Future Trends Industry Workshops
Join Tourism North East for a hands on, interactive workshop that brings to life global tourism trends, and learn how you can apply these big picture insights to your own tourism business.

The workshops offer a great chance to hear about and discuss industry trends in a fast-changing global context. Are you on trend? Are you evolving relevantly? Are you maintaining that relevance with your audience? Are you informed about where the world is heading? What ideas resonate with your business?

Registrations are open for  TNE Future Trends industry workshops at:

Corryong on Wednesday the 19th of July  and The King Valley on Wednesday the 26th of July.

Winery Tourism & Cellar Door Workshops
Following  the delivery in June of the High Country’s Winery Tourism and Cellar Door Research project, Industry Development Manager, Sarah Pilgrim, will conduct a series of workshops across the region to examine the results and implications of the findings with industry representatives. Workshops will be held in:

Rutherglen Monday July 17
Beechworth Tuesday 18 July
Glenrowan Wednesday 19 July
King Valley Friday 21 July
Alpine Valleys Thursday 27 July
Rutherglen Thursday 20 July

Digital Demystified including TripAdvisor and individual mentoring sessions.

Team Members will be in Mansfield on Wednesday 2 August to deliver group and individual sessions.

Digital Demystified  - 10.00 - 11.00 am 2 August:

A one  hour session looking at the current Digital landscape tourism businesses operate in. We will look at the role of your own website, official regional tourism and local destination websites and how you can benefit from a listing with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse. We will also touch on where social media may sit within your marketing strategy. This session is also ideal if you need some overarching advice about how best to use your Digital assets.

Mansfield Digital Demystified Wednesday 2nd August  

Tripadvisor Round Table - 11.30 -12.30 2 August:

72% of travellers check out Tripadvisor when they plan a holiday. This round table gives you a chance to sit with your peers and discuss what works and doesn't work in TripAdvisor world. We will come with some notes for those who are new to the site but look to the group for feedback in a conversation around the pros and cons of the way TripAdvisor can be managed. We will look at best ways to set up your listing, how to respond to good and bad reviews, as well as discussing any issues or learnings the group has to share.

Mansfield TripAdvisor Round Table Wednesday 2nd August

Small Business One on One - 1-3pm

If you would like a one on one session with either Sarah Pilgrim - Industry Development or James Callender - Digital Content, we will be available for appointments from 1pm - 3pm on 2 August.

To discuss your needs and book a time call Sarah Pilgrim on 0408 352 701

More training and development sessions are announced every few weeks so check the TNE website for the latest updates.