the Business Forum and
the Economic Partnership
in Brighton & Hove
Homepage    BCRP Intranet    Funding    Events    Knowledgebase    Links    About us     Contact us
Key projects
Crime
reduction
 


Inward
investment
information
 


Licensee
Forum
 

Workforce development 

Transport
 

Business &
climate
change

Property &
Development sites

Business
Improvement
Districts

Housing
 

Strategy
 

Consultation opportunities
 

Brighton & Hove Business Forum
8-11 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, BN1 1EE
Tel: 01273 735442
Email: info@brighton
business.co.uk

© Brighton & Hove
Business Forum

News - 16 February 2011

Tourism does the conga

British Tourism week, which this year is 12th-20th March offers businesses an opportunity to promote the industry and have some fun. Businesses and organisations all over the UK and from every section of the tourism industry will be involved.

The key aims of the week are to;

  • To increase awareness amongst the public of the diversity, accessibility and sustainability of the industry
  • To promote training and professionalism within the industry
  • To support the London 2012 Olympic and Paralymic Games
  • Raise the profile and highlight the importance of tourism to the UK economy

This year the Nation’s piers will launch the week with ‘Party on the Pier’ on Saturday 12th March. Piers, harbours and jetties around the country will create events to draw attention to highlight the important role that piers play in the Great Seaside Day Out.

Several piers, including Brighton, Worthing, Bournemouth and Boscombe, Weston Super Mare, Cromer, Blackpool are holding a family fun event at 2pm on the 12th with each pier holding a ‘Congathon’, a conga around each pier with a variety of entertainment and to hopefully make a bid for the record of the most people in a single conga line on a pier.

As well as the Congathon there will be a series of events throughout the week on the pier, culminating in a firework display on the 19th at 9.30pm. On Friday 18th Simon Kirby MP will be there to talk about the Importance of Tourism in the Regeneration of the British Seaside. In line with the week various reader offers will also appear in The Argus,


Read related items on:
Tourism, entertainment and hospitality
Brighton Pier


Browse our business Knowledgebase or search by keyword


Headlines

11 December 2017
City Centre Vacancy Rates Drop Slightly From Sept
5 December 2017
Innovate UK Announces Sector Competitions in Manufacturing and Infrastructure Systems 5 December 2017
GDPR, steps to early compliance 1 December 2017
The 29th Sussex Business Awards 2017 Winners Announced 1 December 2017
Old tech gear? Give IT a new lease of life 29 November 2017
Driving for Better Business Campaign launches 29 November 2017
ARKA Funerals sponsor Burning the Clocks 2017 with 'In Memory' lanterns 27 November 2017
Govia Thameslink launches third consultation phase on once-in-a-generation timetable restructure 23 November 2017
Coast to Capital Launches Brighton Mainline Alliance 22 November 2017
Calling all UK companies that have transport, parking and commuting issues to address 15 November 2017
Start-up Challenge Business Competition Offering £10,000 Investment to Young Entrepreneurs 15 November 2017
IUK Announces £10 Million Innovation Loans Infrastructure Systems Funding Competition for UK SMEs 15 November 2017
Sussex Food and Drink Grand Finalists Celebrate Success 10 November 2017
Meaning conference confirms speaker line-up: breeding a new army of business activists 10 November 2017
Positive body image documentary screening at Hove school 8 November 2017
Material Practices: Painting and Printmaking at the University of Brighton - Private View 8 November 2017
Economic Partnership kick starts city strategy consultation 8 November 2017
GTR respond to positive ASLEF referendum result 7 November 2017
350th employer signed up to the Brighton & Hove Campaign 7 November 2017
Rampion announces £4 million community fund 6 November 2017
The First Gamification Conference comes to Brighton 3 November 2017
Shoreham Port Welcomes New Commercial and Operations Director 2 November 2017
Burning the Clocks launches Crowdfunder for 2017 2 November 2017
The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards are now open for Entries 31 October 2017
Brighton Based Paxton Open New Centre for Technology & Innovation 27 October 2017
Adventures in risk taking for high growth businesses 27 October 2017
Can your business benefit from offering a 'world of work' experience? 27 October 2017
The Small Business Saturday Bus Tour launches across the UK for its fifth year 24 October 2017
Business Networking & Case Study Visit with the Sustainable Business Partnership 24 October 2017
Could you use an Energy Saving Workshop? 17 October 2017
Peter Blake raffle raises £2,290 for Middle Street School 17 October 2017
AMEX named major sponsor of city's bike share scheme 16 October 2017
Ropetackle Business Friends scheme 4 October 2017
VIRGIN STARTUP MEETUP 'HOW TO TELL (SELL) YOUR STORY' 3 October 2017
BTN BikeShare: a successful first month 3 October 2017
PLATF9RM open at Hove Town Hall 28 September 2017
Green Light for Preston Barracks and Moulsecoomb Campus Regeneration 28 September 2017
Local success story Giggling Squid at the Brighton Summit 25 September 2017
Make Change Count 22 September 2017
Economist Guy Standing is talking at the Brighton Summit