Key venues, hotels and suppliers from have joined forces to launch a centralised, event-focused destination marketing organisation for Gloucester.
The organisation, which will officially launch at Meet South West on 31st January, says it will create a hub for domestic and international buyers looking to organise events in the city.
Created to support and target association, corporate and agency event business, Meet Gloucester has the support of the wider Gloucester City Council, the DMO – Marketing Gloucester and funding from Gloucester Business Improvement District.
Marketing Gloucester is providing seed funding and digital support as Meet Gloucester is developed by key industry partners with a desire to see the city grow its presence on both a domestic and international level as a meetings and events destination. Local partners volunteering their time to set up and launch Meet Gloucester are:
· Hatton Court Hotel Gloucester
· Bowden Hall Hotel
· Gloucester Rugby
· Soaring Worldwide
Councillor Richard Cook, Leader of Gloucester City Council, said: ”Gloucester is a vibrant and fast developing city with huge potential for growth within the meetings and events industry. Meet Gloucester will provide an ideal face for the city, bringing together its key suppliers, venues and hotels as we look to increase not just our offering but also the number of delegates coming to experience all we have to offer.”
Further information on Meet Gloucester will be available via www.meetgloucester.co.uk as well as social channels on 31st January, 2019.