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Tourism Society PR Network
Monday 10th June 2019
RocketSpace: 40 Islington High St, The Angel, London N1 8EQ
6.30pm – 8.30pm
How Travel Brands Can Effectively Engage With TV & Radio Producers
The Tourism Society’s PR Chapter is offering travel and tourism PRs the opportunity to quiz four of the UK’s leading broadcast producers on how best to promote their products in the ever-competitive world of TV, radio and podcasts.
The event brings together Chris Richards, Series Producer of Channel 4’s Travel Man, David Prest producer of high-end BBC radio programmes, Rajan Datar from BBC World TV’s The Travel Show, and food & wine TV producer Andy Clarke. Travel writer and chair of the British Guild of Travel Writers Simon Willmore, the chairman will host the panel.
Chairman: Simon Willmore
- Rajan Datar – BBC World TV’s The Travel Show
- Andy Clarke – Food & wine loving TV producer and TV trainer
- Dave Priest – MD of Whistledown productions, producers of BBC Radio
- Chris Richard – Series Producer, Channel 4’s Travel Man
Date: Monday 10th June
Location: RocketSpace: 40 Islington High St, The Angel, London N1 8EQ
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
6.00pm – Doors Open and drinks
6.30pm – Welcome
6.45pm – Panel intro and discussion
7.30pm – Audience Q&A
8.30pm – Networking with refeshments
Tourism Society Members £25
Tourism Society Non-members £15
Travel Media – Free by application (editorial & production team only)
40 Islington High St
Book a place at this event here.
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