April 2016 Report

Tourism in Herefordshire is a considerable employer, supporting 8,500 jobs and is worth £411m to the local economy. In spite of the importance of this sector Herefordshire Council have withdrawn all support and the county have been reliant on voluntary help from a handful of tourism offices scattered around the county (including Bromyard). Hereford city does not even possess an office.
Hopefully this is about to change as Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce have taken over ‘Visit Herefordshire’ and on 1st June, they will be giving the Bromyard Chamber of Commerce a talk about their plans for the future. If you have any interest in tourism please do come along. The meeting is in the Oak room at the Falcon Hotel and starts at 7.30 pm.
Dates for your diary
June 1st 2016 – General meeting – Presentation by H&W Chamber of Commerce on ‘Visit Herefordshire’
August 2016 – No meeting
September 7th 2016 – General meeting – Review on Bromyard Speed Festival – How businesses can benefit from getting involved.
November 2nd 2016 – General meeting – Presentation on e-commerce by John Jones from Philip Morris Direct
December 7th 2016 – AGM

REMINDER – Subscriptions were due on 31st March and if not yet paid can you please contact Susan King to make arrangements for payment. email: business2businessconsultant@outlook.com
Chamber of Commerce website: https://bromyardchamberofcommerce.co.uk/

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