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Tuesday 24th November – Any plans? You have now!

We hope that it has been a very busy season for all, we can’t quite believe it’s Autumn already! Over the last few weeks the Wild Scotland team have been busy shaping the final parts for our annual conference which will be held on the 24th November at the Battleby Conference Centre, near Perth. This years tickets start from £35 + VAT.

As ever, our conference aims to bring together like-minded businesses and professionals to enjoy a programme of innovating, informative and inspirational speakers, some of which we are now delighted to confirm.

Our lineup, so far… 

Facing the Future –  Ben Mardall,  Chair, Wild Scotland
The Future of Travel – Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel, Euromonitor International
Panel Session: The mysteries of the media- Peter Ranscombe– Additional panelists to be announced soon…
Tourism Scotland 2020: Our Future Together – Caroline Warburton, TS2020 Strategy Delivery Co-ordinator, Scottish Tourism Alliance. 
In addition to our speakers and panel session, our popular breakout workshops will cover a wide variety of topics, which will allow you to ‘have your say’!  And of course, there will be of plenty time for networking with fellow delegates. More details can be found here.We are still working on our conference programme and will be announcing our remaining speakers in the next few weeks! In the meantime, here’s Peter, who will be joining the media panel session. Peter  is a freelance journalist and corporate copywriter. His freelance work includes editing quarterly business magazine BQ Scotland, he has also written about nature for Scottish Wildlife and Scotland Outdoors magazines.
What advice would you give your 18-year-old self?Peter Ranscombe is a freelance journalist and corporate copywriter
Don’t give up – although I had enjoyed writing success with poems and short stories at school, it took until I was 30 to find a publisher for my debut novel.What’s your guilty pleasure?
Chocolate. And crisps. And sometimes chocolate with crisps.What would you be doing if you weren’t doing what you’re doing? 
I was offered a place to study law at Edinburgh but chose instead to read physics at St Andrews – so perhaps I might have been a lawyer.What one thing do you think would change tourism in Scotland?
Dualling the A9.
We’d love you to join us, for more info please click here. 

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