Industry Events

Find out more about our exclusive Visit Bristol members events and latest opportunities.

To read more about the trade shows our Meet Bristol team will be attending have a look here.


Members Events

We hold a variety of events and forums throughout the year exclusively for our Visit Bristol members. These events provide an effective form of regular communication offering a platform for guest speakers, debate and presentation as well as being a fantastic networking opportunities for members. Invitations and more information will be sent out to Visit Bristol members prior to each event.

Previous Events

Visit Bristol & Meet Bristol Annual Tourism Conference

Friday 17th January 2020

An overview of our activity during 2019 and what we will be working on in 2020. We will welcome key speakers from a range of industries and also hear from some of our partners about the exciting projects they are working on.

Members Media Workshop

Wednesday 29th January

Find out more about how Visit Bristol’s media team promotes the best of Bristol to travel and consumer press and how you can get involved.

Taking England to the World

Tuesday 18th February

Developed as part of the government’s £40M Discover England Fund, this course is designed to equip you with the skills and foundations to develop and promote your product for sale in international markets.

Making the most of your membership – Campaigns (postponed until further notice)

Thursday 2nd April

Discover ways to engage with Visit Bristol campaigns and other assets of your membership as well as additional paid-for opportunities to increase your reach.

English Tourism Week Roadshow (postponed until further notice)

Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd April

To celebrate English Tourism Week The Visit Bristol team will be 'on the road' meeting different businesses who want to know more about the work we do and how they can get involved.

Visit Bristol and Meet Bristol Members Forum (postponed until further notice)

Tuesday 5th May

An overview of our first quarter and an opportunity to hear what we are working on over the next few months. A great opportunity to keep up to date and meet other members.

Visit Bristol & Visit Bath Member Webinar - Visit England Industry Mark

Friday 19th June - 11am

This webinar will be an opportunity to listen to Visit England’s Janet Uttley introduce the new Visit England industry standard health and safety accreditation. This is a common industry standard quality mark that would provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism businesses, attractions and destinations, as well as reassurance to visitors that businesses have clear processes in place as restrictions are lifted.

Visit Bristol & Visit Bath Member Webinar - Reopening Small Accommodation Businesses

Friday 26th June - 10am

Count-down to re-opening - staying safe, relaxed and welcoming. A chance to exchange ideas, discuss potential issues with other B&B and self-catering owners, and share hints and tips for a smooth re-opening.

Visit Bristol & Visit Bath Member Webinar - Visitor Attractions with Bernard Donoghue

Friday 3rd July - 10am

Bernard Donoghue: Director, ALVA - The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions and Mayor of London's Ambassador for Cultural Tourism will be taking this webinar and will be sharing his expertise on reopening attractions and looking at emerging trends in this sector.

Visit Bristol & Visit Bath Member Webinar - Marketing in a post-Covid-19 landscape

Friday 17th July - 10am

This session from Digital Visitor looks at the landscape post-COVID-19 and provides actionable recommendations for your own marketing. Digital Visitor are an award winning digital marketing agency. They help tourism, travel and hospitality brands use digital channels to attract more visitors from around the corner and around the world. View their website here.

Visit Bristol and Meet Bristol Members Forum (via Zoom)

Friday 23rd October 2020

During this meeting we will discuss and update you on the following:

• Bristol’s Covid-19 recovery strategy
• Marketing plans for the coming months including Christmas
• Business events and meetings overview


Upcoming Events

Visit Bristol and Visit Bath Members Forum (via Zoom) - Working with TXGB

Tuesday 8th December 2020

During this meeting we will discuss and update you on the following:

•  TXGB - helping businesses work with TXGB and sell through VisitBristol & VisitBath

Visit Bristol & Meet Bristol Annual Tourism Conference

Friday 15th January 2021

An overview of our activity during 2020 and what we will be working on in 2021. We will welcome key speakers from a range of industries and also hear from some of our partners about the exciting projects they are working on.


Latest opportunities

Adding Accommodation booking to VisitBristol.co.uk

We are pleased to offer our members a number of different opportunities to receive real time accommodation bookings through the Visit Bristol website. Find out more here.


If you are interested in hosting one of our events or listing an event on this page please get in touch with Faye Batchelor

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