Main Sponsors

Event Sponsor

We thank our regular Sponsors, who help make TMI Events possible and affordable:

Main Sponsors

Staffordshire University

In 2014 Staffordshire University celebrates 100 years of education heritage in Stoke-on-Trent. In line with our mission to transform individuals and communities through accessible, high quality, higher education by working in partnership within and outside the University, the Business School has built its reputation by constantly adapting to the fast-paced global environment. This ensures our courses and qualifications in business, management, accounting, tourism and events are business-friendly, informed by research and best practice, and promote enterprise and employability. The Business School proactively engages with and supports national and international organisations across all sectors, and has strong links with many professional bodies including the Tourism Management Institute (TMI).

Event Sponsors


We are NVG: Leaders in Tourism Technology.

NVG is the developer of the world’s only integrated tourism technology solution. Our solutions help destinations and tourism businesses alike communicate effectively with their audiences, successfullyattract new visitors and target new markets, and increase revenue streams.

New Vision Group

New Mind | tellUs

New Mind | tellUs is an award winning supplier of e-Tourism technology and online marketing services. Priding ourselves on excellent customer service, we have been delivering innovative, class-leading solutions to DMOs across Europe for over 12 years, enabling them to deliver impressive economic returns to their visitor economies.

New Mind | tellUS

Acorn T-Stats

Acorn Tourism Consulting works with DMOs, local authorities, tourist boards and international tourism administrations to analyse, plan and market their destinations.

We have developed T-Stats, the industry’s only tourism statistics database system, to enable destinations to monitor and manage their performance.

Acorn T-Stats


e-Strategy is a multi award-winning digital marketing agency based in South West England.  With over 15 years experience in planning and delivering exceptional digital marketing campaigns for the tourism and hospitality sector, for clients such as the English Riviera, Legoland Windsor, Richardson Hotels, Visit Plymouth, Poole Tourism and Premier Cottages, our expertise extends to creative design, social media, design & build, content marketing and PR.

The quality of our work has been recognised at both a national and regional level, with a plethora of award nominations including the DADI Awards, Fresh Awards, RAR Awards and the Western Morning News awards.  We are passionate about encouraging the next generation to explore careers in the digital sector and our MD, Eddie Bent, is the regional advisor for BIMA (British Interactive Media Association) and is actively involved in D-Day, the IAB, Institute of Directors and e-Consultancy.

e-Strategy specialise in developing social media apps for the tourism and hospitality sector and, following on from the success of our Facebook competition app, we are looking forward to launching our Tell your Story app at this year’s TMI event.

Quality in Tourism

Quality in Tourism (QIT) is the official assessment service provided for VisitEngland. With a field force of more than 40 experienced assessors and a highly dedicated in-house team, the organisation carries out assessments and handles the administration of the national quality assessment schemes on behalf of VisitEngland.

Over 18,000 accommodation businesses are assessed annually across eleven different schemes, making VisitEngland (in conjunction with Quality in Tourism) the largest provider of quality assessment in England.