Business plan and marketing of Royal International Pavilion Llangollen

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Dear Denbighshire Council,

Please would you send me all the information you hold about the business plan, management and marketing of the Royal International Pavilion Llangollen for the period 2006 to date.

Within this I wish to have information about the costs of the facility, the revenue raised from events and other activities, and the interaction with the International Eisteddfod.

I am particularly interested in all information related to the marketing slogan "Engaging in excellence with the global community." I would like to know how it arose, who wrote it, and what costs were incurred by Denbighshire in creating and using it.

The information I seek includes but will not be limited by reports, decision papers, minutes of meeting, notes of telephone calls, e-mails and other electronic communications.

I would prefer to receive the information in electronic form. My preferred language is English. Where information is available to teh public through a website I would be happy to be told the link.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Adams

Denbighshire County Council

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Dear Sir/Madam,

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Thank you for your recent request for information held by Denbighshire County Council received 26 June 2012 regarding the Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen.

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your request for information received 26 June 2012 regarding the Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen.

I would like to offer an apology for the delay in my response but the process of searching for the information you required is now complete and I can now advise you as follows:

Q1. Please would you send me all the information you hold about the business plan, management and marketing of the Royal International Pavilion Llangollen for the period 2006 to date.

A1. Business Plan
Please see the attached documents.

Management and Marketing
A new Venue Director was appointed to deliver and manage the new business plan from June 2010. In November 2010, the business plan was reviewed in response to the developments in the economic climate and amendments made accordingly.

Q2. Within this I wish to have information about the costs of the facility, the revenue raised from events and other activities, and the interaction with the International Eisteddfod.

A2. Annual Costs and Revenue.
Please see document ‘Llangollen Pavilion Outturn 2006’.

Interaction with Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod (LIME)
A working group involving members from the council and LIME was formed in 2010. An exclusion period occurs for one month on the year for the set up, actual event and break down which takes place in July. During this exclusion period, the council support the event with a contributing budget.

Q3. I am particularly interested in all information related to the marketing slogan "Engaging in excellence with the global community." I would like to know how it arose, who wrote it, and what costs were incurred by Denbighshire in creating and using it. The information I seek includes but will not be limited by reports, decision papers, minutes of meeting, notes of telephone calls, e-mails and other electronic communications.

A3. Marketing Slogan - Engaging in excellence with the local community
The marketing slogan to which you refer is not associated with the venue but with Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Under section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I can confirm that we do not hold the information you have requested and therefore, I cannot comply with this part of your request.

I consider that Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod may be able to assist you with your enquiries and suggest that you contact them at http://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/

If I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Yours sincerely,

Clare O'Gorman
Swyddog Cwynion Corfforaethol / Corporate Complaints Officer
Rheolath Cofnodion / Records Management
01824 707 023
clare.o'[email address]
clare.o'[email address]
http.www.sirddinbych.gov.uk
http. www.denbighshire.gov.uk

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Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DenbighshireCC

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Mae'r wybodaeth a gynhwysir yn yr e-bost hwn ac unrhyw ffeiliau a drosglwyddir gydag o wedi eu bwriadu yn unig ar gyfer pwy bynnag y cyfeirir ef ato neu atynt. Os ydych wedi derbyn yr e-bost hwn drwy gamgymeriad, hysbyswch yr anfonwr ar unwaith os gwelwch yn dda.

Mae cynnwys yr e-bost yn cynrychioli barn yr unigolyn(ion) a enwir uchod ac nid yw o angenrheidrwydd yn cynrychioli barn Cyngor Sir Ddinbych. Serch hynny, fel Corff Cyhoeddus, efallai y bydd angen i Gyngor Sir Ddinbych ddatgelu'r e-bost hwn [neu unrhyw ymateb iddo] dan ddarpariaethau deddfwriaethol.

The information contained in this e-mail message and any files transmitted with it is intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this e-mail in error please notify the sender immediately.

The contents of this e-mail represents the views of the individual(s) named above and do not necessarily represent the views of Denbighshire County Council. However, as a Public Body, Denbighshire County Council may be required to disclose this e-mail [or any response to it] under legislative provisions.