Welcome To Yorkshire AGM Held at York Barbican
On 28 March 2012 York Barbican was the proud host of the Welcome to Yorkshire Y12 annual conference. The Yorkshire Regiment received a standing ovation as they launched a new scheme to promote Yorkshire worldwide by harnessing the power of its patriotic people.
Yorkshire Champions was one of a number of initiatives announced at the UK's largest one day tourism event, Y 12 - attended by almost 1,500 people at the York Barbican - to celebrate the strength of Yorkshire's tourism industry and the achievements of Welcome to Yorkshire.
Clare Morrow, chair of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: "Today was a really important day, to be able to tell everyone that Yorkshire has a great future and that Welcome to Yorkshire will continue to lead from the front in shaping that future. We all need to pull together, get behind Welcome to Yorkshire and we can continue to do great things as a county."