Please Note: Below is the 2017 timetable schedule. 2018 Timetables coming soon!
Wednesday 8th November
Thursday 9th November
11.00 - 11.30
The Benefits of adding LaserTag events at your facility
The benefits of adding laser tag at a facility, high revenue return, low staffing levels, safe to environment and lightweight equipment, it can be run, with minimum staffing reducing costings and is suitable for all, both genders and a age range from 8-80. It can be used as a stand-alone event, or as an added attraction to draw customers to your other attractions. It takes virtually no setup, and can be played indoors or outdoors and is truly mobile. It safe, reliable and eco-friendly with consumables and residual mess or damage. The modern system, is wireless realistic and collates scoring within its system, making this an ideal tool for team building sessions, teaching strategy, communication skills, problem solving, bonding and numerous other skills. It can be used just as a fun attraction where whole families of both genders and all ages can join in, for a safe interactive gaming session.
11.45 - 12.15
Taking Online Payments: Options, Costs and Compliance
This seminar will cover the new and old ways of taking payments online, comparing their pros and cons, costs and compliance issues.
12.30 - 13.00
Making an Event an Attraction
Over the past four years Longleat has developed its event status internationally whilst continuing to run and market its Safari Park, English Stately home, listed grounds and themed attractions in contrast of hosting hundreds of events throughout the year from corporate functions, seasonal events, a music concert, food and drink festival, one of Europes largest hot air balloon events and the first UK Festival of Light. Daisy will talk through the stages of stakeholder decisions to delivery for new events and attractions, with the continuing challenge to create, hook and deliver memorable experiences whilst keeping true to the heritage and brand.
13.15 - 13.45
Get High with Innovative Aerial Solutions to Attract Customers
What: How to become an industry leader by capitalizing on groundbreaking consumer attraction techniques. Innovative aerial adventure installations increase customer volume and generate return visits. Ziplines and 360°aerial skywalks broaden the attractiveness of facilities. Capture the imagination of the entire family. How: Safe adrenaline-filled adventures tailored to each facility. Enhancing your attraction by creating a unique drawing card that differentiates you from the competition. Collaborating closely with the builder and owner ensures a seamless process from design to operation. Benefit: Leading-edge attractions enhance your business (Zoo, Mall, Campground). Systems such as Saferoller and Speedrunner, among others, are quickly adapted for persons with disabilities and are designed for ages 4+. Strengthen the entire. Kanopeo technology increases turnover rates, maximizes return on investment and decreases operating costs 30% to 50% compared to traditional rope courses. Equipment is certified to the highest safety standards. Minimal supervision required. Enhance your primary business activities.
14.00 - 14.30
Enhancing Consumer Engagement Through Intelligent Digital Signage
The presenter will introduce Intelligent Digital Signage and inform the audience about advanced concepts in signage such as the evolution of multi-platform technologies, the emergence of User Generated Content, techniques to influence consumers via Gamification and critical integration with both front and back office systems that can be used to enhance the consumer experience and improve up and cross-sell revenue flow.
14.45 - 15.15
Designing the Perfect Playground
Our children are born primed with potential, ready to rapidly grow and learn how to survive and thrive in the world. To help them do so, evolution has placed in their hands a flexible, quirky, unpredictable tool - useful when messing about and experimenting with the rich natural setting of planet earth. It’s called play, and children have a strong instinctive drive to engage with it. It is, in fact, essential to their development into healthy, happy and socially aware adults. In this talk natural play expert Mike Jones will set out the state of play in Britain, the importance of free, self-directed play and offer ideas for creating playgrounds that no child can resist.
15.30 - 16.00
Branded food for thought
Delivering a simple, profitable and scaleable food offer that is exciting for your customers can be challenging. Tristan Hogg explores how established food brands such as Pieminister can help you to enhance your customers experience whilst making more money.