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Nick De Bois: Speaking at the Family Attraction Expo

Nick De Bois

Chairman, Advisory Board - Visit England

Tourism in England – Tackling the Challenges (Insights and Marketing)

VisitEngland Chairman Nick de Bois will outline how his organisation is supporting the tourism industry in the current crisis through targeted insights and marketing activity.

About Nick De Bois

Nick de Bois was Member of Parliament for Enfield North from 2010 - 2015. Prior to his election he was founder and Managing Director of Rapiergroup, an international events and exhibitions management agency that he set up in 1988 delivering conferences, exhibitions and digital content for U.K. and International based clients.
In 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the governments first U.K. Events Industry Board bringing industry and government agencies together to advise the government on the implementation of their Business Events Strategy launched in 2015. This strategy set about securing an increase of inbound international visitors by winning new international events hosted at U.K. destinations. In addition, the board advised on securing growth of international visitors to established domestic events.
He resigned as Chair of the U.K. Events Industry Board in July 2018 to join DExEU as Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to the Secretary of State Dominic Raab MP.