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Free seminar showcasing new forecasting tools

Free seminar showcasing new  forecasting tools

26 March 2010, Met Office, Exeter, Devon  

South West Tourism and the Met Office have teamed up to provide a fascinating insight into the range of new localised weather forecasting tools that are available and how these might benefit the tourism industry.

The event will include a complimentary networking lunch and an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Met Office forecasting centre.

(Place are limited so please apply quickly!)

Seminar details

11am - 11.15

Welcome from South West Tourism

  • The importance of localised weather forecasts for the tourism industry and how the industry can use weather as a tool for their business to help in marketing, customer service and to increase repeat visits year round.

11.15 - 12.30pm

Met Office

  • Delegates will hear about the different types of weather forecast that the Met Office produces, and what the industry can expect from these and the limitations.
  • Communication issues around these forecasts.
  • Showcasing of the new ways weather forecasts are now available- web, mobile and the relevance to the tourism industry.

12.30 - 1.00pm

  • A two-way discussion about ways the Met Office might be able to help the industry

1pm - 1.45pm

  • Free networking lunch

1.45-2.30pm

  • A tour of the forecasting centre.

Date: 26 March 2010 
Time: 11am - 2.30pm
Location: Met Office, Exeter, Devon (if arriving by car, delegates will need to give their name at the barrier). www.metoffice.gov.uk
Cost: FREE

If you would like to reserve a place at the seminar please register by contacting:

Naomi Oxborough at South West Tourism
01392 229 556
noxborough@swtourism.org.uk

Date added: Monday 15th February 2010
Latest updated: Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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b.Allfrey, Glendaragh Guest House.

Could be of a great help
Comment made: Wednesday 24th February 2010

 

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