PAST EVENT – Thursday, 9 June 2022 08:00 – Thursday, 9 June 2022 16:30
ICC Wales Coldra Woods Newport South Wales NP18 1HQ
BOOKINGS HAVE NOW CLOSED
It’s back! After two years we’re reconnecting farm and trade members in this huge 3-day event taking place at ICC Wales, Newport on 7th, 8th & 9th June 2022.
With pre-conference visits to Cefn Mably Farm, Little Owl Farm Park, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm and Cattle Country Farm Park, our glitzy awards dinner, great networking opportunities, huge trade exhibition, motivational keynote and expert speakers, this event is going to be spectacular!
View the conference brochure here.
In addition to the full Conference programme, Awards Dinner and Trade Exhibition, meeting fellow operators is always one of the event’s key benefits.
Tuesday 7th June
– 10am to 4pm Pre-Open Day visits to Cefn Mably Farm, Little Owl Farm Park and Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm
– 7:30pm Informal Networking Evening Meal and Entertainment at ICC Wales
Wednesday 8th June
– 10am to 3pm Open Day Visit to Cattle Country Farm Park
– 5.30pm to 6pm Conference First Timers Meet and Greet
– 6pm Drinks Reception – Trade Exhibition Opens (2 hours) at ICC Wales
– 8pm Awards Dinner at ICC Wales
Thursday 9th June
– 8:00am Trade Exhibition Opens at ICC Wales
– 9:00am Chairman’s Welcome from Doug Douglas & Speed Networking
– 9:15am Keynote: Kevin Green – Recruiting and Retaining Generation Z
– 10:15am Exhibition and Coffee
– 11:15am Janet Uttley, Visit Britain – Tourism Trends
– 11:35am Rubber stamp your attraction for the Code of Practice – NFAN/KIWA
– 11.45am Premiumising and De-Skilling Your Catering Offer – Regency Purchasing Group
– 12:15 pm Lunch & Exhibition
– 2:15pm “What Flew and What Flopped?” and panel discussion.
Mark Navin, Cockfields
Ben Marshall, Wroxham Barns
Richard Bower, Lower Drayton Farm
– 3pm Maximising Dynamic Pricing, Caroline Sanger-Davies & Baker Richards
– 3:30pm Hear from the best – two inspiring NFAN Award entries
Here are the trade members exhibiting at this year’s event:
The 2022 Conference & Trade Exhibition is taking place at the ICC Wales, Newport (NP18 1HQ)
There are a few hotels close the to venue. The closest is Celtic Manor Resort, which is a 2 min walk.
Thank you very much to our Gold Sponsors:
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Chartered Surveyors and Rural Consultants specialising in securing Planning Permission for farm diversification projects, negotiating Rateable Values and appeals, valuation advice for securing funding and grant aid applications.
Davies & Co have extensive experience in advising NFAN members ‘farm to farm attraction’, or expansion of an existing business, with Planning and Business Rates Liability.
Their approach in the leisure and tourism industry has helped farm attractions create successful businesses and maximise their assets.
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Marsh and Company’s Exclusive NFAN-Approved Insurance Scheme continues to include a Free Independent Health and Safety Audit as part of our service offering. This is a one-day health check by our appointed fully qualified independent company partner whom is well acquainted with the Visitor Attractions Insurance Industry.
In addition, we have a choice of Exclusive insurers on our panel that continue to provide bespoke competitive insurance solutions including business interruption extensions for closure of the attraction following risks such as e. coli including an outbreak at a neighbouring farm/attraction. PLUS we have the all important independent facility and insurer network that allows us to go outside of our scheme coverage when required obtaining quotations from Lloyd’s of London insurers and others.
Marsh & Co is also the official Animal Attraction Assurance Scheme Accreditation Supplier and will reduce premiums by 7.5% to a maximum of £1,500 for clients with AAAS certification.
Come and talk to us about how we can help you, how we can ensure you have adequate coverage and how we can reduce your premiums.
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