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Business Support

How we can help you grow your tourism business


Destination Staffordshire provides a programme of business support for all types of tourism provider, including funding, roadshows, and specialist coaching.

We have secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), to provide a three-year programme of business support, made up of workshops, masterclasses, and one-to-one coaching.

The programme which runs until the end of June 2019, will be delivered in partnership with Winning Moves, and is free to all tourism SMEs in Staffordshire.

To qualify, your business must turnover less than £25million per year, have gross assets of less than £12.5million, employ less than 250 (FTE) employees not including apprentices, and cannot be owned by a non-SME.

View the Tourism Academy brochure PDF file. Opens in new window.To find out if your business is eligible, please complete the Expression of Interest Form or email Winning Moves at tourism@winningmoves.com

Take a look at the Five Star Tourism Academy brochure which details the range of workshop and masterclasses available within the programme and how you can monitor your business's progress.

There’s more information on forthcoming workshops and masterclasses on our Business Support Events page or you can book a place using our Eventbrite page.