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Like all successful businesses, we are only as good as the people we work with. We have had the pleasure of working on projects in partnership with a number of outstanding colleagues and associates, some of whose details are outlined below.


Sue Crossman

Sue Crossman is an experienced tourism professional with a family background in the hotel sector. After working for 5 years as Project Director of the Tourism Innovation Group, Sue is now an independent tourism consultant with a particular specialisation in managing industry consultation exercises and facilitating workshops. She can be contacted at sue@suecrossman.co.uk.


The Event Store

The Event Store supplies corporate clients with a tailored event management service, offering professional organisation from the initial planning stage of each event through to completion. The company has experience of organising a wide range of events from a conference in a 5 star hotel to a farmers' market in a busy town centre. They also look after clients from around the globe and specilaise in creating itineraries to suit their requirements. Meticulous attention to detail is The Event Store's passion.

For further details please visit www.theeventstore.com.


Helen Gibson Design

Helen Gibson is a self-employed freelance designer/artist producing finished design, artwork and illustration. Clients include Bank of Scotland, George Heriot's School, Mercat Tours, The Kingsknowe Golf Club and The Sea Fish Industry Authority. 

For further details please contact helen@hgdesign.plus.com.


The Glamis Consultancy

Located near historic Glamis Castle in Angus, Scotland, The Glamis Consultancy offers consultancy services in tourism and economic development throughout Scotland and the British Isles. Project experience ranges from "top line" strategic projects in the areas of tourism strategy development, evaluation and destination management, to "hands on" business planning, development of visitor attractions, event bid preparation, event evaluation, project management assistance and marketing strategy development and delivery.

Further details from www.glamisconsultancy.com.


Talk Associates

Talk Associates have delivered tourism and leisure-related projects across Scotland including business plans, feasibility studies, economic impact assessments and high level strategies for public agencies, tourism businesses and visitor attractions. A particular focus is on the "new science" of destination management.

Talk Associates have project-managed the multi-million pound St Andrews World Class Initiative since 2006 and are currently advising locations across the UK and Ireland on destination management organisations.

Contact Talk Associates at talkassociates@talktalk.net.


Tall Poppies (Scotland)

Tall Poppies work with Scottish tourism businesses to help build better customer experiences through: building the vision; integrated marketing communications and customer experience workshops. 

Specialist areas include: project management; strategic brand and communications; planning; marketing; training; writing; research; design and copywriting. 

Further details from www.tallpoppies-scotland.co.uk.