Thank you to our 2018 sponsors
The University of Central Lancashire
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has developed an enviable reputation as an innovative institution and offers a comprehensive suite of full-time and part-time courses in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, as well as being fully committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Our courses perform consistently well in the National Student Survey, with teaching, organisation and management, learning resources, and personal development scoring very highly in 2015. With a strong reputation for producing highly skilled employable graduates, UCLan provides an all-round enhanced student experience, based on strong links between academic excellence and the world of work. UCLan has retained a place in a league table of the world’s top universities. It has been included in the QS World Rankings which lists around 850 elite universities from the thousands of institutions around the globe. As part of the ranking system, the QS Stars Development Roadmap allows individual institutions to showcase their broader qualities across a range of categories important to students. UCLan has been awarded the maximum five star rating in six of these areas. These cover teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility and inclusiveness. Overall, the University has been awarded a four-star rating out of a possible five.
Our division of Tourism, Hospitality and Events offer specialist courses for people who wish to, or are working in, management positions in the tourism, hospitality and events industries. We have strong links with leading companies such as Disney Florida, Marriott Hotels, Events Northern Ltd and Merlin Leisure. The Division hosts the Institute of Transport and Tourism and The Dark Tourism Forum.
UCLan is delighted to support the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2017.Website www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/lancashire-school-business-enterprise/index.php
Business Tourism Provider Award Category Sponsor
Heart is the UK’s most popular commercial radio brand, built on a winning formula of Feel Good music and an all-star cast of presenters. Heart targets 25-44 year olds reaching 9.6 million listeners each week. Our listeners are from a variety of backgrounds, including wives, husbands, parents and professionals. They’re the kind of people who make time for themselves, squeeze the most out of life, and enjoy shopping, going out, having fun and spending time with their friends and family. And that’s what makes Heart THE commercial radio station that gets advertisers’ hearts racing. Fast. Listeners connect with Heart because it stays in tune with their needs and emotions all day, every day. 105.4 Heart FM (Northwest) is part of a network for radio stations across the UK which together make the largest single radio brand in the world. Heart North West currently reaches well over 1/2million people per week – tune in and turn up the feel good!Website www.heart.co.uk/
Northcote at the Rovers
Northcote at the Rovers, is the North West’s premier venue for everything from parties to banquets and charity dinners. Whether you are planning a meeting for 4 or a celebration for 400 we offer the ultimate in hospitality.
Northcote at the Rovers has been established at Ewood Park since 2001 and is the conference and banqueting division of the Michelin Starred, Lancashire. The Northcote brand is highly regarded throughout the hospitality industry and is delighted to be able to bring its ethos of quality service and great food to Ewood Park.Website www.northcoteattherovers.com/
Taste Lancashire Award Category Sponsor
Total Foodservice is a 5th generation family food service business with values firmly set in superior quality product, trustworthy people and reliable service. Whether you work with Michelin Starred cuisine or coffee shop treats, Total Foodservice’s range of around 4,000 products is constantly evolving to bring you the very best ingredients of exceptional quality; from the basics such as oil, flour and dairy to exciting, innovative products and artisan produce across ambient, chilled frozen and non-food products. Loved by our customers for our flexible and efficient service, everything puts the customer and the food at the centre of what we do.Website www.totalfoodservice.co.uk