Nick Booker BCom FCIM MTS is a specialist in strategic marketing and visitor attractions including museums. He has extensive business experience in a career covering business development, marketing strategy, market research, and market planning. He has over 20 years experience of implementing and delivering consultancy projects to tight deadlines and limited budgets. Nick is a member of the Tourism Society, the Bristol Industrial Archaeology Society and the National Trust.
Nick is chairman of Mail Rail Trading Ltd, the trading arm of The Postal Museum
Nick set up and moderates the Visitor Attractions Group on LinkedIn that currently has over 4,000 members. He is a Visiting Lecturer at the
University of Wolverhampton in the Department for Marketing, Innovation, Leisure and Enterprise where he is involved in a number tourism and leisure activities including the ERDF funded
project – Innovation 1st for SMEs.
Hugh McCormack BSc MMRS MCIM has over 30 years’ experience of market research, consultation and planning marketing activity for public and private sector organisations. He has worked on a variety of tourist and visitor attraction projects and sports and leisure based activities, including the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford on Avon, Flying Boat Centre at Pembroke Dock, the Scottish Museum Council’s ‘Cultural Entitlement project’, the branding strategy for a major sporting venue, audience development for a major sport governing body and developing mass participation activities (e.g. cycling). Hugh is a full Member of the Market Research Society and Chartered Institute of Marketing