South Oxfordshire District Council 2nd market towns networking event by dfhrf555fcg

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									        South Oxfordshire’s market towns
             networking event 2009
                                                       8:00 to 12:00am
                                                     11 November 2009
                               Spread Eagle, 16-17 Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 2BW

WHY DO CUSTOMERS CHOOSE TO VISIT HENLEY, THAME OR
WALLINGFORD? UNDERSTANDING CUSTOMER DEMANDS AND WHAT IT
MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS.
YOU SHOULD ATTEND IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN:
      getting a greater understanding of who visits Henley, Thame and Wallingford and their
       motivations
      finding out how developing your town distinctiveness can improve business performance
      gaining greater understanding of the current economic climate in each town and what you
       can do to maximise your business
      sharing best-practice and build links with other towns
      looking at new ideas and how they can be implemented

KEY SPEAKERS:
      Nick Quail from QandA Research. QandA Research provides a full range of market
       research services to meet business needs. They offer expert insight to help businesses
       understand their markets, to develop successful strategies and to deliver what their
       customers want. Nick will be presenting results from the visitors surveys in Henley, Thame
       and Wallingford;
      Representatives from Miller Research. Miller Research (UK) Ltd is a specialist research
       and evaluation consultancy company, focusing on projects related to the learning, skills and
       labour market agenda. The creation of sustainable town centres has been a significant
       focus of their work in recent years, specifically their retail distinctiveness work, town centre
       design studies and wider regeneration strategy work. This involves comprehensive baseline
       and health checks, engagement with key stakeholders and the wider community and
       working within multi-disciplinary teams to develop solutions that stimulate town centre
       economies. Their key aim is to bring about sustainable social and economic outcomes as
       well as improving the physical quality of our towns. They will be presenting findings from
       their recent distinctiveness work in South Oxfordshire; and
      Steve Capell, Capell Creative, will talk on the benefit of town branding.

There is also an opportunity to visit our exhibitor’s stands, take part in our workshops and
network over breakfast and lunch. We are aware of you business commitment and are
structuring the programme to allow you to only attend part of the morning if preferred.

To register an interest please email caroline.wood@southoxon.gov.uk or telephone 01491
823313

								
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