Live Debates

We are proud to present to you our Live Debates area which, over the course of our event’s duration, will provide you with the chance to hear professional experts in discussion over the hottest topics in today’s holiday park industry.

This page provides details of the discussions you can find and the time you need to be in place. Ensure you arrive early as the unique education, information, and insight on offer will attract a lot of visitors, so places go quickly!

Wednesday

11:00 – 12:00 Security Panel

Protecting your park and ensuring the safety of your guests is of paramount importance to any owner; join our panel as they discuss the security essentials for a safe and secure parkp>

  • Panel Session Speaker: Tim Young

    Tim Young
    TRAAKiT

  • Panel Session Speaker: Tim Booth

    Tim Booth
    National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service

  • Panel Session Speaker: Andy Morrice

    Andy Morrice
    Insp Andy Morrice

  • Panel Session Speaker: Graham Walls

    Graham Walls
    Synergie AVS

13:00 – 14:00 Regulation Panel

The laws, rules, and regulations when building a holiday park business can be a complex area; our experts will discuss the latest legal hot topics.

  • Panel Session Speaker: Frank Finch

    Frank Finch
    NCC (National Caravan Council)

  • Panel Session Speaker: John Clement

    John Clement
    Turbervilles Solicitors

  • Panel Session Speaker: Ian Butter

    Ian Butter
    RURAL AND URBAN PLANNING CONSULTANCY

15:00 – 16:00 Planning Panel

Planning permission could be the difference between you creating the holiday park of your dreams or falling agonisingly short. Our expert panel discuss how you can ensure you plan for success.

  • Panel Session Speaker: Simon Wheatman

    Simon Wheatman
    Wheatman Planning Limited

  • Panel Session Speaker: Richard Sigsworth

    Richard Sigsworth
    Omar Group

  • Panel Session Speaker: Ian Butter

    Ian Butter
    RURAL AND URBAN PLANNING CONSULTANCY

  • Panel Session Speaker: Chris Tucker

    Chris Tucker
    Edwards and Partners, a Division of Sanderson Weatherall LLP

Thursday

11:00 – 12:00 Planning Panel

Join our esteemed panel of guests as they talk all things planning permission when building your holiday park. A debate that ambitious holiday park owners or entrepreneurs cannot afford to miss.

  • Panel Session Speaker: Simon Wheatman

    Simon Wheatman
    Wheatman Planning Limited

  • Panel Session Speaker: David Middleton

    David Middleton
    Savills UK Limited

  • Panel Session Speaker: Richard Sigsworth

    Richard Sigsworth
    Omar Group

  • Panel Session Speaker: Ian Butter

    Ian Butter
    RURAL AND URBAN PLANNING CONSULTANCY

13:00 – 14:00 Online Review Panel

What’s the best way to handle your online reviews? What should you do if you get glowing feedback, or the dreaded bad review? Our panel will discuss these points and more.

  • Panel Session Speaker: James McClure

    James McClure
    Airbnb

  • Panel Session Speaker: Jason Grist

    Jason Grist
    Booking.com

  • Panel Session Speaker: Claire Boyles

    Claire Boyles
    Success Matters

  • Panel Session Speaker: Daniel Johnson

    Daniel Johnson
    Bridge Leisure Management