SkyeConnect is finalising the full programme for the conference on 9th March.


Confirmed speakers SkyeConnect Conference 9th March 2018 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig


The Conference seeks to connect businesses on Skye and Raasay working with and in the tourism Industry. The event will include a mix of speakers, workshops and a trade fair, the final programme will be announced shortly.

The Trade fair set up starts at 10:00, delegate arrivals from 10:15, main stage “kick off” 11:00. The event will finish at 16:00.

Speakers and workshops confirmed include:

“Why not stay a bit longer - How cultural events can benefit us all” – SEALL

 “This is the process, this is the reality” Highland Council Support for Tourism in the Highlands (working title)

“Inclusive Tourism” – the opportunity – VisitScotland

“Explore Skye” App development –

SkyeConnect and Marine Tourism

Community involvement in Tourism a 360-degree view (Case study a local Development Trust)

SkyeConnect Report on work to date and future actions

Challenges facing local food production and support for the food and drink sector inScotland - NFU

Marc Crothall CEO Scottish Tourism Alliance


You can see this draft programme at this link  Draft programme