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Getting your business ready for The 149th Open

The eyes of the world will be focused on Kent when The Open returns to Royal St George’s Golf Club, Sandwich from 12-19 July 2020

With the local economic impact of the event expected to be in the region of £100m, golf’s original championship, The 149th Open will be the biggest sporting event in Kent’s history and presents an incredible opportunity for your business to benefit.

Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to attend the event: engage with spectators while they are visiting and encourage them to not only return themselves but recommend Kent to friends and family. Research shows that two-thirds of spectators are likely to return to the area for a short break within a year.

Over 600 journalists and 1,500 broadcast staff will deliver coverage in over 190 countries across the world: your audience isn’t just the spectators attending the event. Ensure your messages reach those following the event across the world and entice them to make their own trip to Kent.

Download this free toolkit, packed with information on The 149th Open as well as the tools and platforms available to you for promoting your business.

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