PREVIEW: The Glamping Show

The Glamping Show tells us why it is the place to be for anyone involved in the industry

The Glamping Show has grown and evolved since its inception in 2015. It’s not just a great source for glamping products and services but it is also the leading forum for essential industry intelligence. Whether you are in the throes of planning a new glamping site, are an established operator or an event organiser planning temporary event accommodation, you can access expert advice free of charge at the Glamping Show to ensure success in your project.

You will have the opportunity to meet and listen to industry experts for tips and advice on how to enhance your business, clue yourself up on the latest legislation, including data protection and seasonal employment law, and find out about the latest technology on the market to help you run a slick operation.

Now in its third year the Glamping Show has become a truly international event and visitors can expect to see glamping suppliers from all corners of the world showcasing an extensive range of different structures from luxury tents, pods and shepherd huts to floating lodges and treehouses plus everything in between. A wide range of accessories will also be on show, and all the services you need to ensure the successful running of a glamping business.

Glamping is now an established and recognised part of the holiday and tourism sectors and has enjoyed exponential growth in the last few years. So, whatever stage your business is at, a visit to the Glamping Show will pay dividends. Make the most of the opportunity to meet the suppliers, planners and builders in one place and network with others who have already made the leap and tap into an exceptional knowledge bank.

 

Seminar Picks

A few of the talks taking place during the show:

TITLE: ‘Team Septic’ has the solution to your pollution!
SPEAKER: Wayne Clark, The Septic Tank Store
TOPIC: Are you confused between using septic tanks, cess pits, sewerage treatment systems or pump stations? ‘Team Septic’ have the lowdown and are here to help.

TITLE: What can you actually earn from a glampsite?
SPEAKER: Kate Morel, independent advisor
TOPIC: Examples of real costs and best/worst case scenarios this seminar will give you the financial facts and figures on glamping.

TITLE: Grants and funding in the countryside: pre- and post-Brexit
SPEAKERS: Tom Beeley and Dr Charles Trotman, CLA
TOPIC: This seminar will provide an overview of the present arrangements for EU grants in the rural economy.

TITLE: How to get into glamping
SPEAKER: Mark Scott, Clear Sky
TOPIC: Everything you need to know about setting up a safari tent glamping business from planning permission and where to locate your units to marketing and setting up a website.

TITLE: Glamping through the eyes of an insurer
SPEAKER: Stephen Bennett, Towergate Insurance
TOPIC: An exploration of practical and achievable measures that site owners can take to help reduce insurance exposures and better protect their businesses.

TITLE: Legislation and regulation for accommodation providers
SPEAKER: Kurt Janson, Tourism Alliance
TOPIC: Join Kurt, author of The Pink Book – Legislation for Tourism Accommodation for an interactive session that highlights your rights and responsibilities as an accommodation provider.

TITLE: Promoting your glamping business
SPEAKER: Emma Warren, Dimpsey Glamping
TOPIC: How to engage with the right audience when marketing your business.

TITLE: Simple steps to increase your glamping business income and secure future success
SPEAKER: Sarah Riley, Inspired Camping and Inspired Courses
TOPIC: Want to boost your bookings while spending less on adverts? Make sure you attend this seminar and collect your show special.

TITLE: Up-cycled design and how to make the most of your small spaces
SPEAKER: Max McMurdo, Reestore
TOPIC: Max is currently filming an ITV show on affordable holiday homes, don’t miss him talking about all things storage and multipurpose, and general good design practice.

TITLE: What is a composting toilet?
SPEAKER: Jyoti Tyler, Centre For Alternative Technology
TOPIC: Learn how compost toilets use little or no water, are not connected to expensive sewage systems, cause no environmental damage and produce a valuable resource for gardening!

DETAILS
The Glamping Show
21-23 September
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG
www.theglampingshow.com

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