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Greater Melbourne’s Visitor Economy: Road to Recovery Series – Forum 1 - Shared screen with speaker view
Councillor Jonathon Marsden Williamstown Seaport Festival Chair
01:29:33
breakout forums a great idea!
Virginia Lovett
01:29:53
Creative victoria, Australia council are planning research on consumer behaviour for events/theatre etc
E-ROOM Committee for Melbourne
01:30:11
To all who have submitted questions today that don't get answered, thank you!We will save these, answer them and send the Q&A sheet around along with the recording in the following week - these questions will help inform our future road to recovery events.
Committee for Melbourne
01:38:10
Thank you all for a great panel and all the participants! Looking forward to keeping in touch. Martine Letts
nmather
01:38:38
Thank you all – very informative. Stay safe
Susan Lee
01:38:46
Very good thanks all!
Susan Lee
01:39:57
Loved the concierge idea put out - may need a number of them given the wide and many needs crossing government
Susan Lee
01:45:45
Reliance on direct marketing in the self drive, regional and lower value $$ market is a fundamental skill for tourism operators. As an industry we’ve often focused on fancy top tier digital approaches that are nuanced for markets too. Also in the West, they rely on mining more so their urgency peaks when iron ore prices drop! and of course now in Covid..
Susan Lee
01:47:28
good point Jan
Susan Lee
01:47:53
they don’t know what to do because they just promote, they don’t do development
Susan Lee
01:49:45
people fear litigation if they take risks, but need cashflow
Susan Lee
01:53:17
Agree - can use old school tactics and they still fit beautifully in a crisis