The South West Tourism Excellence Awards programme offers sponsors a range of year-round sponsor benefits, including media coverage, industry profile, communications with business, networking and business development opportunities with Services for Tourism Ltd.
There are a range of sponsorship options ranging from £1,000. For more information please contact Robin Barker, Services for Tourism Ltd, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07870 397438
Confirmed sponsors to date for 2013/14 are:
Source for Business
Source for Business provides water efficiency, water management, sewerage, laboratory and environmental services that deliver real efficiencies and peace of mind for our customers
To discuss a specific need please contact us on 01392 443567 or visit our website.
Western Morning News
The region's main daily paper and web-news site, covering local, regional, national and international news.daily, covering local, regional, national and international news.
Devon Life, Cornwall Life and Somerset Life
... bringing you the best of life from the South West. Every month our magazines are packed with features about this picturesque part of England - from characters and personalities to heritage and traditions. We turn the focus on our towns and villages, and give comprehensive guides to enjoying life in the South West - including what's on, restaurant reviews and topical features on major events. Subscribe today: 12 issues for just £12, simply click here www.subscriptionsave.co.uk/showoffer
Sponsors & Partners
Take One Media
Take One displays literature in tourism outlets across the South West – local and high footfall including supermarkets and motorways; tourist information centres, B&B and other key information points.
Winning an award makes a difference by adding credibility to a business, generating more PR and so attracting more visitors. Coverage in the form of leaflets also makes a difference. Take One has new research looking at the relative importance of the different media in attracting visitors – more than one in four refer to leaflets when making the decision to visit.
For more information about the research and Take One contact Dominic Tancock on 07887 752124 or Dominic.email@example.com.
Leading hotel management software with optional integrated Online Bookings, Channel Management Tools, EPoS, Guest Internet and Telephone Call Logging from a well established company based in the South West providing specialist IT solutions to the hospitality industry throughout the UK.
Buckleigh Linen Services
Established in 1893 Buckleigh is the largest independent laundry servicing the South West region. Recognised internationally as one of the most technologically advanced laundries in Europe, it is also very supportive of the environment: 85% of the water used in processing comes from Buckleigh's wells and the plant is surrounded by its own woodland.
Moore Scarrott Chartered Accountants provide a versatile and pro-active, partner led service to help you create a sustainable and profitable future. We have particular specialisms in Tourism & Leisure and Agriculture & Rural Businesses as well as the Veterinary Industry and provide Accountancy, Taxation, and Business Development advice to a wide spectrum of businesses on a national scale.
Whether a sole trader, partnership, limited company or limited liability partnership, large or small, we have the skills, experience and knowledge to help you develop your business.
Plymouth University, School of Tourism & Hospitality
The School of Tourism and Hospitality, Plymouth University is a leading UK educational provider, which delivers excellent vocationally focused courses with local, regional, national and international commercial links in tourism, events, hospitality and cruise management. It is placed in the top ten nationally out of 119 institutions for its delivery of tourism programmes, and many of its students have gone on to successfully assume leadership positions within the public, private and voluntary sectors world-wide. The School is also a key stakeholder within the region and is highly supportive of the southwest business community through participation in various activities which benefit its constituents, including for example, membership of the Southwest Tourism Alliance and the Plymouth Waterfront partnership. In addition, the School of Tourism and Hospitality undertakes and disseminates meaningful research to advance knowledge and practice, and to assist leaders of tourism, hospitality, events and cruise companies to successfully manage in a dynamic and highly competitive environment.
The West Country's leading provider of Insurance, Risk Management and Financial Services advice, with several specialist products for the tourism industry and chosen by Tourist Boards and DMOs as their chosen insurance provider.
Stephen Scown LLP
One of the leading solicitors in Devon and Cornwall providing business and personal legal advice. We pride ourselves on giving exceptional service and our clients describe our lawyers as 'absolutely excellent', 'efficient' as well as 'prompt, reliable and effective.'
Hale Events now organise the Expowest tourism, catering and hospitality sector exhibitions, which complement their existing food and drink trade shows. They work with Taste of the West to organise the SOURCE & Taste of the West trade show (15-16 April 2013) near Exeter, and run a new trade event bringing fine food and drink producers to Cheltenham Town Hall (25-26 February 2013).
Pyramid AV are one of the UK's leading audio visual solutions providers. Pyramid prides itself on delivering the best solutions for awards ceremonies, conferences or roadshows. Our skilled team of production and event staff has a range of creative solutions and ideas to make your event run smoothly, withmaximum impact and value for money.
Our award winning AV team has over 15 years experience in providing support and installation solutions to demanding clients, including MOD & government agencies, commercial, worship, hospitality and luxury sectors.
Our offices are in London, Devon & Cornwall. We are your partner in presentation.
Quality in Tourism
Quality in Tourism (QIT) is the official assessment service provided for VisitEngland. With a field force of more than 50 experienced assessors and a highly dedicated in-house team, the organisation carries out assessments and handles the administration of the national quality assessment schemes on behalf of VisitEngland.
Over 23,000 accommodation businesses are assessed annually across eleven different schemes, making VisitEngland (in conjunction with Quality in Tourism) the largest provider of quality assessment in England.
Tourism for All
Tourism for All (TfA) is a charity whose principal objective is to make tourism accessible for all people. Striving for this TfA is a membership organisation providing information for customers and business solutions for tourism organisations. The organisation has been involved with national and local government together with tourism organisations encouraging better standards of service and policies to ensure that all people can benefit from tourism services including hotels, restaurants, pubs, shopping and visitor attractions. The organisation has an on line training programmes for staff working in the business which is free to members and one other principal service is the provision of access audits for destinations in the tourism both for individual businesses, groups and regions.