This Year’s Speakers

Foraging and Bushcraft Expert

Di Wood

Di Wood set up Wild Harvest 14 years ago, starting as an activities provider on the North Yorkshire Moors, teaching foraging and rural skills then later adding glamping to increase…

CLA Stage

Dr Charles Trotman


Charles is responsible for all rural economic issues affecting the CLA’s membership

The CLA Seminar Speaker

Fenella Collins MRICS


Fenella's role is to research, develop and promote CLA policy with regards to planning issues as they affect rural areas, including designated areas.

Hospitality Expert

Heather Lishman

Heather worked for DeVere, InitialStyle Conferences and Quality in Tourism before forming her own business providing services to a diverse range of hospitality organisations.

SME Funding UK

Henry Audley-Charles

SME Funding UK

Henry is a commercial finance professional, having worked in banking and finance for over 25 years. He established his own business finance brokerage in 2016 as he believed that SMEs…

Huw Pendleton

Celtic Holiday Parks

Huw Pendleton, Celtic Holiday Parks Bio coming soon!

Seminar Speaker & Exhibitor

Jag Virdie

Conker Living

Jag Virdie is a Chartered Engineer (BEng CEng MiED) and the founder of Conker Living Limited.

Meet The Experts: Glamping Consultant

Jakie Jewell

Classic Glamping

Through Classic Glamping, Jackie offers a free consultancy roll – from field to finish!

Guide Book Publisher & Social Media Manager

James Warner Smith

Cool Camping

James has overseen the publication of Cool Camping’s three most recent guidebooks, working closely with the national press, television and radio.

Spas: Investment & Regulation

Jason Smith & Karl Rowntree

RotoSpa – Portable Hot tubs

Karl Rowntree is on the board of the Technical Committee, at the British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association, Jason Smith has been working with holiday parks and accommodations…

New Speaker

Jenna Turnham

Earth Closet and Jubilee Barn Glamping

After years of experience in the hospitality and catering industry, Jenna set up Jubilee Barn Glamping in 2016. She is also the founder and director of Earth Closet, a company…

Meet The Experts: Virtual Tours

Jo Hailey

Striking Places Photography

Jo is the go-to expert when location based businesses want more people to visit and accommodation providers to book with them - at the show she will be demonstrating a…