Annual Conference 2023, 27th September 2023 – Presentations

Tourism: A Force for Good

Driving Regional Economic Growth and Social Impact in a Sustainable Way


The NITA annual conference was held on World Tourism Day, 27th September 2023.

Using the global themes for World Tourism Day 2023 – People, Planet and Prosperity the conference focussed on the strides that have been made by the industry across these 3 areas.

The success of the conference is down to our speakers and we would like to say a huge thank you to our keynotes Jayne Brady and Hilary McGrady and the panellists who brought real world examples and experience to the topics of sustainability and skills.

We would also like to say a huge thank you to our sponsor Titanic Belfast and their amazing events team.

Please let us know what you thought of the conference by completing the evaluation form HERE

Andrew Webb, Chief Economist from Grant Thornton, presented their research – Valuing the Tourism Industry in Northern Ireland and you can read the report HERE

Joanne Stuart, CEO NITA, presented the joint People and Skills policy paper developed in partnership with HATS and you can read the paper HERE

The presentations from the conference can be downloaded below: