Dates for the Diary…..
26th & 27th April 2017 – Intermediate 5 model Walk-shop
This will be a workshop aimed at those who work in management within a visitor attraction. Each of the sessions will focus on one of the 5 models and delegates will work through an exercise in small teams. There will be 3 walks, for head-clearing and discussing the content of the sessions. BOOKING OPENS SOON! Spaces are limited so please don’t delay in registering.
5th & 6th July 2017 – Advanced 5 model Walk-shop
Similar to the intermediate Walk-shop just more intense. This walkshop is only open to those who have already attended the intermediate walkshop session in either 2016 or 2017. Each of the sessions will focus on the in-depth aspects of each model and delegates will work through an exercise on their own by using their own attraction data. Each workshop will bring key aspects of how to approach strategic planning and bring brief writing alive. BOOKING OPENS SOON! Spaces are limited so please don’t delay in registering.
16th July 2017 – Wallingford Festival of Cycling
As part of their community giving, Vision XS sponsors and organises a large cycling festival in Wallingford. There will be a lounge for our friends/clients which will provide a great networking opportunity as well as the chance to take part in the event. So, bring your bikes and come enjoy the ride. Contact us for more details.
4th & 5th October 2017 – Capacity Management Workshop
The aim of this workshop is to provide a better visitor experience and a more profitable business. This will be a 2-day workshop teaching the techniques of how to organise the operations of attractions into ‘banded days’. This will include setting experience levels, staffing, catering and infrastructure needs. This is a powerful tool for visitor attractions that allows senior management teams to refine and optimise virtually every aspect of their daily operation. CMW will successfully enable you to manage your busiest periods well, optimise running costs on quiet days, reduce food wastage and increase visitor satisfaction. BOOKINGS OPENS SOON! Spaces are limited so please do not delay in registering.
7th March 2018 – Annual Conference “The Show must go on”
The biggest event of the year – the conference will look at shows, demos and talks for attractions. The art of putting on amazing talks, shows and demos to entice your guests and put across your key messages. A nature of theory, philosophy, economics, practical and live examples of shows and talks. This event, set in a Victorian Theatre offers an unprecedented opportunity to meet with, and exchange knowledge with like-minded people, as well as listen to and interact with quality show producers and speakers. Including the opportunity to experience live samples of talks and shows to actor lead tours and trapped rooms. BOOKINGS OPENS SOON!
25th & 26th April 2018 – Intermediate 5 model Walk-shop
This will be a workshop aimed at those who work in management on any aspect of visitor attractions. Each of the sessions will focus on one of the 5 models and delegates will work through an exercise in small teams with 3 walks for creative thinking time and discussion around the content of the sessions.
4th & 5th July 2018 – Advanced 5 model Work-shop
Similar to the intermediate Walk-shop just more intense. The aim is to understand how to put the 5 models into practise when working on your own attraction as a development from the previous “walk-shop” when you have put the 5 models into practice on a theoretical example. Important: must have done the intermediate course.