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Wrexham Tourism Association to hold AGM at Catrin Finch Centre


Destination Wrexham, Wrexham's tourism partnership, are to hold their January AGM in the Catrin Finch Centre, it has been announced.

The initiative, a partnership between Visit Wales, Tourism Partnership North Wales, Wrexham County Borough Council and local businesses, aims to increase and promote the tourism offering in the town.

Destination Wrexham Manager Joe Bickerton said: "We're at a stage now where we're entering the final year of our current Destination Management Plan (DMP) for Wrexham County Borough. Since this current plan was adopted, a lot has changed and we need to think how we move forward. Our Partnership Board has also been in place since 2012 and we're now due for a review of this membership too.

"Therefore, we're inviting all businesses involved in creating brilliant visitor experiences to a general meeting on Monday 25th January 2016 from 11am - 3pm at the Catrin Finch Centre."

The programme for the event will include:

  • A review of progress from 2012-15
  • A look at the opportunities for continued tourism growth
  • The opportunity to give your thoughts about tourism in the County Borough
  • A chance to vote for who will represent your sector on the Destination Partnership Board

Anyone interested in attending should register their attendance by emailing

Are you interested in representing your sector on the Partnership Board?

Opportunities exist for active professionals working in local tourism, or creative business leaders with a passion for North East Wales to sit on the Destination Wrexham Partnership Board from 2016-18. Current board members and interested individuals are required to:

Have a good understanding of their sector needs (if applicable)

  • Have an appreciation of the opportunities for tourism growth in Wrexham
  • Attend 6 board meetings per year in the County Borough
  • Advocate the importance of the local tourism sector

To express an interest, please email by Friday 8th January 2016.

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