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How to write a successful application for the Visit Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards

Hospitality & Visitor Economy

18/06/2024 1:30 pm

18/06/2024 4:30 pm

Derby City Council, Derby, DE1 2FS

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For further information on this event, please contact: Hannah Kerridge on 07741163242 or email


Join us for an informal half day workshop and find out more about why you should apply for the 2024/25 Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards.

The Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement across the local tourism sector. The awards shine a spotlight on the area’s very best pubs, restaurants, visitor attractions, experiences and accommodation providers. As well as helping businesses to achieve valuable recognition on a local and regional level, the awards also feed up to the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence – offering the opportunity for businesses to achieve prestigious national acclaim.


During the workshop we will share with you:
• The reasons why businesses like yours enter year after year
• Top tips and avoidable pitfalls to help your application stand out from the crowd
• How to tell your story
• How to navigate the word counts and still add everything that’s important
• What the judges are looking for
• What to expect from the application process
• Awards categories, both national and local
• Next steps

What outcomes can you expect from joining us

Applications for the Tourism Awards go live on Friday 21 June and close Monday 26 August. Businesses attending the workshops will be given priority access to the application forms. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to help your business receive the recognition it deserves!

Additional Information

Workshops are open to start-up and established small to medium sized enterprises located in the following local authority areas taking part in the East Midlands Chamber’s Accelerator project:
Amber Valley; Ashfield; Bassetlaw; Broxtowe; Chesterfield; Derby; Derbyshire Dales; Erewash; Gedling; High Peak; Leicester City; Mansfield; Newark & Sherwood; North East Derbyshire; Nottingham; Rushcliffe; South Derbyshire.
(Please note: Businesses based in districts not participating in the Accelerator project (i.e. Bolsover/ Leicestershire) may attend providing they are members of East Midlands Chamber. In such instances, please contact Hannah Kerridge on 07741 163242 who will approve your booking)
This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and is delivered by East Midlands Chamber.

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