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VENUES GUIDE 2013 Chief Executive’s Welcome............................. 4 About the MIA........................................................ 5 About AIM ............................................................... 6

CONFERENCE VENUES Gold & Silver Venues........................................... 8 South West............................................................... 14 South East.................................................................20 London........................................................................ 26 Home Counties....................................................... 36 East Anglia................................................................42 MIA, PO Box 515, Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire, NN6 9XW tel: 0845 230 5508 fax: 0845 230 7708 email: info@mia-uk.org web: www.mia-uk.org

Midlands.....................................................................48 Wales........................................................................... 62 North West...............................................................66 North East................................................................. 78

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Scotland................................................................... 86 Ireland........................................................................ 90 Unique Venues..................................................... 94 Services.................................................................... 98 Listings......................................................................102

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The Assurance of Excellence AIM is the national standard for meetings and events venues that works as an assurance of excellence for event buyers when choosing a venue. AIM is designed to tick all the procurement boxes and raise standards across the sector.

If you’re organising a corporate event, look for the AIM logo, it demonstrates that a venue has committed to a set of stringent industry standards, legal compliance and best practice; value for money is placed as a high priority. The industry standards AIM venues commit to are comprehensive and have been set by seasoned industry professionals, in association with the Best Practice Forum. They are designed to include the typical procurement requirements most event organisers need to adhere to, this is how AIM makes it easier to find the perfect venue for your next event. Endorsement AIM is widely endorsed by independent organisations concerned with promoting meetings, events and venues in the UK and

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Ireland. VisitEngland is one of those organisations, it has included the growth of AIM as an important element of its Business Tourism Action Plan. Visit Wales and Tourism Ireland top the list of 29 national and regional destinations that encourage their member venues to achieve AIM. In addition, AIM has the support of other influential UK business tourism related trade associations. Three AIM Levels There are three levels of AIM; Entry, Silver and Gold. Entry level demonstrates the venue is compliant with a standard set of criteria and legislation, Silver and Gold, known as AIM Higher, demonstrate compliance with a more stringent set of criteria, which include customer service levels. To achieve ‘AIM Higher’ venues complete a ten section self-assessment,

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About AIM

produce a portfolio of evidence in support of their application and receive a visit from an independent assessor, who determines whether the venue is worthy of the accreditation and whether AIM Silver or AIM Gold should be awarded.

use the AIM venue search and automated enquiry tool. Fill in and submit a simple online form, providing your event requirements, each suitable AIM venue will receive a copy of your brief and has the opportunity to respond with a competitive proposal.

Finding AIM Venues The number of AIM venue is growing rapidly, there is already more than 500 venues with the accreditation and this is excepted to increase considerably throughout 2013. The choice is considerable, but to find an AIM venue that is perfect for your needs, simple visit www.aimaccredited.co.uk, to

PO Box 515, Kelmarsh, Northampton, NN6 9XW

AIM can improve your events and make your life easier, while raising standards in the industry. Many meetings and event buyers already insist on AIM from their venues, we believe you should too. To learn more about AIM, including all standards, codes and legislation, visit www.aimaccredited.co.uk.

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Gold & Silver For Excellent Service Guaranteed AIM Higher Once a venue has achieved AIM at Entry level, it has the opportunity to ‘AIM Higher’ by seeking to achieve AIM Silver or AIM Gold. Venues that achieve AIM these levels have been independently assessed as being amongst the best in the UK. AIM Silver AIM Silver level accredited venues provide an exceptional level of facilities with excellent service levels. Very good quality catering is provided and service is delivered by friendly, efficient and helpful staff. Prices fairly reflect the quality of the venue and service. AIM Gold AIM Gold level accredited venues provide first class facilities with the very highest levels of service. Exceptional catering, using the highest quality ingredients and equipment is provided. You can expect service delivered by friendly, efficient and helpful staff, well-trained, with an eye for detail. Prices fairly reflect the quality of the venue and service.

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LEEDS The perfect backdrop for your next event

Exhibitions

Banquets

Conferences

Events

Quality Counts

NEW DOCK Hall, Armouries Drive, New Dock, Leeds, LS10 1LT Web: www.newdockhall.co.uk Email: info@newdockhall.co.uk Tel: 0113www.aimaccredited.co.uk 220 1990 Fax: 0113 220 1997 7


Well Met Conferencing CL304, City Campus, Leeds Metropolitan University, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3HE T: 0113 812 8555 E: conferences@leedsmet.ac.uk www.wellmetconferencing.com

Whether you’re planning a small presentation or a fully managed residential conference, Well Met Conferencing at Leeds Metropolitan University has a number of awardwinning venues for you to choose from. Well Met Conferencing understands that it is the small details that make a big difference and on choosing them for your next event, their experienced conference and events team will tailor a package to suit your exact needs. With such a wide range of stylish modern facilities and impressive historic settings, Well Met Conferencing at Leeds Metropolitan University, has venues and locations to suit all tastes. Well Met Conferencing’s City Campus sites are in the heart of Leeds City Centre and are within walking distance of both the Central Railway Station and Leeds Coach Station. The Rose Bowl is their latest state-of-the-art and award-winning venue that features the very latest in modern conferencing facilities and design. The venue, is situated next to Leeds Civic Hall, where the regional capital’s civic, educational, business and cultural quarters meet, and is ideal for banquets, receptions, conferences and meetings. Headingley Campus is perfect for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and is well suited for corporate away days. Well Met’s latest residential addition, Carnegie Village, is ideal for residential conferences. Set within 100 acres of parkland; the accommodation boasts free secure parking, 24 hour security, brand new fitness facilities, an on-site food court and convenience store, and a large range of conferencing venues. With a variety of high quality training, meeting and conference facilities, Well Met Conferencing is the perfect venue to create an event to remember. • Free Wifi • Data projector • Interactive smartboards • DVD player and monitor • Plasma screens • Video and monitor • Video conferencing available on request • Portable screens and flipcharts • 24-hour security

• Free car parking at Headingley Campus • Climate controlled rooms • Disabled access & facilities • Brand new fitness facilities • On site bar, food court & convenience store • 27 bedrooms available all year round • 2688 bedrooms available out of term-time

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76 Portland Place London W1B 1NT T: 020 7470 4884 F: 020 7470 4931 E: enquiries@76portlandplace.com

Stylish Georgian

Londons famous

architecture meets

Regent’s Park.

bespoke event design at 76 Portland Place, a flexible and contemporary central London venue where clients can “meet, train or entertain”In 12 unique rooms, just a stone’s throw from

A proud holder ofAIM’s gold accreditation for excellent service, 76 Portland Place strives to deliver the exceptional attention to detail that sets this venue apart from countless others in London.

FACILITIES on-site parking: NO bedrooms N/A DELEGATE CAPACITY theatre-style 170 cabaret-style 120 classroom-style 70 boardroom-style 40 banqueting-style 140 DESTINATION INFORMATION ROAD: Portland Pl, Marylebone Rd, Euston Rd RAIL: Regents Park tube

Picture Perfect Your venue in the heart of London

The Victory Services Club is perfectly located in London’s West End, with a variety of rooms to suit your corporate event. We can host a wide range of events and conferences; from small private meetings to large gala dinners, concerts and media parties, all executed with military precision. We are very proud to be the first London venue to be awarded the AIM Gold Standard Award for Accredited in Meetings. “The service we received was impeccable and on the day, completely worry-free. A huge success!” Barclay’s International We know how important it is for our clients to get great value for their event budget and our prices reflect this. Please speak to our events team who are here to help you and can also advise on bespoke events on 020 7616 8305/8354 or email events@vsc.co.uk.

Helping our heroes The Victory Services Club enjoys charity status and event revenue is used to fund projects that support members of the armed services and their families.

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Homerton Conference Centre Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PH T: 01223 747218 E: conferences@homerton.cam.ac.uk www.homertonconference.com

Homerton Conference Centre is located on the outskirts of the historic city centre of Cambridge and is within easy reach of the M11, A14 and M1 motorways and Cambridge mainline station. Situated within the extensive grounds of Homerton College the Conference Centre offers year-round availability for conferences and meetings for up to 140 delegates and formal dining for 270 guests. Facilities within the Conference Centre include three dining rooms for between 30 and 270 guests, three purpose-built training rooms to accommodate from 10 to 80 delegates and two large traditional ‘’College-style’ rooms for up to 140 delegates. In addition to this there are two small boardrooms for a maximum of 10 delegates. These spaces are available throughout the year and provide first-class meeting rooms for formal presentations, training events, informal get-togethers and board meetings. All meeting rooms come fully equipped with state of the art audio-visual equipment and rates include free wireless internet access and parking. There are also an additional 18 meeting rooms for between 10 and 300 delegates available out of term time along with 530 single en-suite bedrooms. The 25 acres of grounds lend themselves perfectly to team building events, BBQs and summer garden parties and are available throughout the summer months. To ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible the Events Team are on hand throughout. The dedicated AV team offer technical support at no extra costs (during normal office hours) and there is a Duty Manager available at all times to oversee everything. Over 70% of Homertons’ clients return again and again and the Conference Centre was awarded ‘Best Welcome’ by Conference Cambridge clients in 2009. There are so many reasons to come to Homerton Conference Centre and with rates from £45.50 + VAT per head there is no better time to book. facilities on-site parking 200 bedrooms 530

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Brunel Conference Services Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH T: 01895 238353 F: 01895 269745 E: conference@brunel.ac.uk www.brunelconferenceservices.co.uk

LONDON’S ONLY 5* CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

conference suite of 70 rooms to 2000 single ensuite rooms available throughout the summer. Brunel’s variety of modern meeting facilities Rooms are graded 3-5 stars by Quality in include; seminar rooms, tiered theatres, hospitality Tourism’s Campus Accommodation scheme. rooms and exhibition Conveniently situated just space. Our in-house four miles from Heathrow catering team offers menus from finger buffets with great transport links in and out of the city via to silver service. motorways and public Accommodation ranges from a year-round transport.

facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 40 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 425 boardroom-style 20 bedrooms 2050 cabaret-style 140 banqueting-style 220

The Lensbury Hotel and Conference Centre Broom Road, Teddington TW11 9NU T: 020 8614 6400 E: enquiries@lensbury.com www.lensbury.com

The Lensbury is a 4 Star Hotel and Conference Centre located on the banks of the River Thames near Richmond in South West London. With 171 recently updated en-suite bedrooms, 30 meeting rooms in the purpose-built conference centre and extensive leisure facilities, The Lensbury is an ideal venue for any event. The newly refurbished Thames View Suite, the main function room, now has capacity for up to 300 delegates in theatre style or 160 in cabaret layout or 260 for banqueting. This new multi-purpose space is ideal for meetings as well as corporate dinners, award ceremonies and receptions. The Lensbury, with its large river frontage is perfectly equipped for teambuilding, especially water-based activities. With free WiFi throughout the site and complimentary parking for 200 cars, The Lensbury now offers the largest residential function space in the Borough of Richmond. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 90 on-site parking YES theatre-style 300 boardroom-style 80 bedrooms 171 cabaret-style 160 banqueting-style 260

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Torquay

South West

Salisbury

The UK’s most popular domestic tourism destination, the South West has an impressive array of options for the business tourist. Don’t be fooled by the West Country’s reputation for a laid back rural lifestyle, this is a progressive region with well equipped modern conference and event venues that will not disappoint. With international conference centres, sporting venues, historic venues, academic venues and more than a few quirky venues, the South West can cater for just about all events with even the largest capacity requirements. Make sure you spare some time for delegates to sample the breathtaking scenery and beautiful beaches; it’s all part of the West Country experience.

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Bournemouth International Centre Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5BH T: 01202 456550 F: 01202 456500 E: conference.bic@bhlive.co.uk www.bic.co.uk

The Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth has always enjoyed the highest reputation as a premier conference and exhibitions destination. The largest venue on the South Coast, the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) has the flexibility to host everything from large multi-hall events to smaller more intimate meetings and all within easy reach of the fabulous beaches, shops and restaurants of Bournemouth. Our four distinctive halls; The Windsor Hall is the inspiring main auditorium – a huge, flexible space which works equally well for conferences and exhibitions. 2025m2. The Solent Hall is modern and versatile – a blank canvas for you to create the perfect event, whether it is a presentation, banquet, conference or exhibition. 1250m2. The Purbeck Hall is an impressive, but welcoming space with a timber domed roof, an integral bar and its own special ambience. Perfect for social events and gala banquets as well as exhibitions and conferences. 1800m2. The Tregonwell Hall is a more intimate space, ideal if you are organising meetings, workshops or social events or for smaller conferences and exhibitions. 723m2. The BIC also has a wide choice of smart, syndicate rooms, suitable for breakfast meetings, workshops, seminars and team building.

The Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre & Ballroom Full of character, the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom provide a more traditional setting. An elegant venue with 1920s style the theatre and ballroom are suitable for corporate presentations, exhibitions or conferences. In particular the venue provides an exquisite backdrop for gala dinners or other activities to complement your conference or exhibition in the BIC. BH Live Hospitality delivers the superb cuisine at both of our venues. Providing tailored catering and advice on menu planning, guaranteeing the highest quality of produce, creativity and innovation for your delegates and visitors.

facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 800 on-site parking 650 theatre-style 4054 boardroom-style 68 bedrooms 9000 in cabaret-style 776 banqueting-style 960 Bournemouth

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Center Parcs Longleat Forest Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7PU T: 08448 267715 F: 01623 821719 www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

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Situated in a position where there is fast rail access from London, Longleat Forest lies in a spectacular landscape with 100-year-old giant redwoods in the Wiltshire countryside.

participating in a team building activity, Longleat brings a fresh and creative approach to corporate events. The combination of tranquil settings coupled with our dedicated onsite events team, provides an ideal environment Longleat’s purpose-built which will stimulate, motivate conference centre ‘The Venue’ and inspire delegates. has 7 dedicated suites which can be hired individually or in Our award winning Aqua Sana conjunction with each other. spa is also a popular choice for Whether hosting a board business guests, not only as a meeting, managing a way of relaxing after a long company conference for up to day but also as a unique staff 500 delegates theatre style or incentive. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 16 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 500 boardroom-style 25 bedrooms 1000+ cabaret-style 240 banqueting-style 400

Key considerations when organising an event … • Does your procurement department set minimum venue requirements?

• What standard of accommodation is appropriate?

• Is the DDR or 24-hour rate competitive, does it offer value? Or is it too low to deliver quality?

• Will there be any disabled delegates or speakers at the event?

• How many delegates are expected to attend? • Do any delegates need accommodation? • Will the venue choice affect delegate numbers?

• How many guest and house speakers will there be? • Are breakout sessions planned? • Do the refreshments and catering meet your standards? www.aimaccredited.co.uk www.mia-uk.org

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Cheltenham Conferences

Planning your event in Cheltenham? For conference, event, groups and meetings organisers we provide help with…

Looking for a venue

for your next event in Cheltenham? Town Hall

Accommodation planning and FREE booking service • Event promotion and marketing • Venue selection • Delegate packs • Ticket Sales • Tours and Social Programmes – including itineraries, booking registered guides and walking tours • Weddings, entertainment and banqueting • Local Visitor Information

Splendid Edwardian building, right in the heart of cosmopolitan Cheltenham.

Pittville Pump Room

Elegant Grade I listed building set in beautiful parkland.

We extend a warm welcome for all visitors, guests and delegates to the town. For more information call us on 01242 226033.

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Torquay: Riviera International Conference Centre Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5LZ Nicky Harding, Conference Torquay Manager T: 01803 206 306 E: meet@conferencetorquay.oc.uk www.ricc.co.uk www.conferencetorquay.co.uk

Torquay, on the English Riviera, voted in May 2012, fourth in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Top 10 UK destinations.

conference rooms. There are in excess of 2,400 en-suite bed spaces within a one mile radius of the Centre, ranging from top 3 and 4 star business hotels to smaller family run concerns The Riviera International and self catering Conference Centre is Torquay’s establishments. purpose built conference and exhibition complex, offering Conference Torquay is the three multi-functional local dedicated Conference conference and exhibition halls Bureau that can assist you with plus eight syndicate rooms all aspects of conference accommodating from 5 – 1500 planning including a free delegates, with wireless delegate accommodation Internet connection in all booking service. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 430 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 1500 boardroom-style 60 bedrooms n/a cabaret-style 430 banqueting-style1200

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University of Bristol

Event Exeter Reed Hall, Streatham Drive, Exeter, EX4 4QR T: 01392 215566 E: eventexeter@exeter.ac.uk www.eventexeter.com

University Conference Office The Hawthorns, Woodland Road Bristol, BS8 1UQ T: 0117 954 5501 F: 0117 331 0625 E: conference-office@bris.ac.uk www.bris.ac.uk/conferences-hospitality

Event Exeter boasts an impressive array of conference and

Built in the heart of Georgian Bristol, one of Britain’s most

meeting venues at the University of Exeter, in the tranquil

vibrant, historic cities you will find the University of Bristol,

setting of 300 acres of landscaped gardens situated just a custodian of some of the city’s finest buildings.

mile from the city centre. From state-of-the-art lecture theatres, to historic houses and

The University has an impressive 200 Conference/Event

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Farnham Castle

South East

Mandolay Hotel

Close enough to London for city excursions, but far enough out for countryside relaxation and pursuits, the choice offered by the South East is vast. Venue-wise the range spans from rural country house hotels to modern training centres and urban educational establishments. All are nestled in and around the plethora of historic market towns and quaint English villages, which characterise the region. There’s a diverse mix of ancient buildings, churches and cathedrals; beautiful waterways, rivers and beaches; orchards and vineyards. Not to mention excellent transport infrastructure boasting an extensive railway network, channel tunnel and international airports. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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BHAFC Conference and Events The American Express Community Stadium, Village Way Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BL T: 01273 878 272 E: events@bhafc.co.uk www.amexstadium.co.uk

The American Express Community Stadium, home to Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, is the most exciting new venue on the South Coast. The stadium boasts 9 stunning lounges, 5 concourses, 14 syndicate rooms and outside space for team building activities. All lounges include built in PA systems and wireless internet access and are air conditioned, have natural daylight and spectacular views facilities on-site parking bedrooms

overlooking the pitch or the stunning South Downs. The Amex Stadium offers a stylish and contemporary setting. With the assistance of our experienced events team and our first class caterers, your event is certain to surpass everyone’s expectations. Complimentary parking for 600 cars and a train station on site, add to the benefit of bringing your event to the South Coasts newest venue.

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Holiday Inn Ashford Central Canterbury Road, Ashford, TN24 8QQ T: 01233 619682 F: 01233 643176 E: scarlett.atkins@ihg.com www.hiashfordcentralhotel.co.uk

Holiday Inn Ashford-Central’s six welcoming meeting rooms, with air conditioning and fast wireless Internet, can be booked for a range of business meetings from 10 to 120 delegates. Our dedicated staff are always on hand to assist with organising your event to ensure it is a success. Think of us for your next event in Ashford, whether it‘s a training session, meeting, conference, or even a personal/private gathering. Ashford Central Meeting and Conference Rooms All of our meeting rooms at the Ashford hotel benefit from natural daylight, air conditioning and access to a high speed wfi internet connection. The intimate Bybrook Suite is ideal for meetings of up to 10 delegates while the Wye Suite is the perfect setting for your theatre-style presentation for up to 120 guests. Find out more details about all of our meetings & conference rooms. The professional Meetings and Conference team at the Holiday Inn Ashford Central will be pleased to help plan your business event and can arrange your food & drink needs plus all of your audio-visual requirements. facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Lingfield Park is the UK’s first racing country club. Located in 450 acres of stunning Surrey parkland, we’re the perfect venue for business and leisure. • Racing • Hospitality & Tailored Catering • 4 Star Marriott Hotel & Country Club • • Championship Golf Course • Breathe Spa & Full Leisure Facilities •

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East Malling Conference Centre New Road, East Malling, Maidstone, Kent, ME19 6BJ T: 01732 523781 F: 01732 849067 E: charlotte.box@emr.ac.uk www.eastmallingconferencecentre.co.uk

Set in beautiful surroundings among 200 hectares of fruit orchards, this modern venue boasts a welcoming business environment to host off site meetings & conferences. 10 minutes from Junction 4, M20 near Maidstone, Kent gives easy access to London & the South East. There are 5 meeting rooms seating from 2-200 delegates, free parking, on-site catering and a full AV package included in the delegate rates. The conference team prides itself on providing a friendly, personal service. FREE Wi-Fi. facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Eastbourne Devonshire Park Centre, Eastbourne BN21 4BP T: 01323 415437 E: conference@eastbourne.gov.uk www.conferenceeastbourne.co.uk twitter: conferenceEB facebook: Eastbourne Conference Bureau

Conference organisers are offered a diverse range of venues when they choose to hold their event in Eastbourne. These include the resort’s own venue, the Devonshire Park Centre, which provides up to 3000m exhibition space, 8 breakout rooms and wheelchair access throughout. With beautiful beaches on its doorstep and being nestled at the foot of the picturesque South Downs, the Conference Office works alongside an accommodation service, offering an extensive search of over 7000 bed spaces to meet the needs of delegates.

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Conference Desk Guildford Guildford Tourist Information Centre, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ T: 01483 444333 E: tic@guildford.gov.uk www.guildford.gov.uk/visitguildford

Guildford and the surrounding county of Surrey provide the perfect destination to hold your conference or event. With easy travelling by road or public transport to Heathrow, Gatwick, London and South Coast via M25, M3 and A3, you can find a venue in a bustling town centre, or rolling countryside. Conference Desk Guildford has venues to suit every need from purpose built conference centres, country hotels and quirky art galleries and historic barns. Call our experienced team for help and advice on choosing the perfect venue for your event. facilities max delegate capacity classroom-style 200 418 boardroom-style 60 on-site parking Some theatre-style 250 banqueting-style 400 bedrooms 500 in 1 cabaret-style venue

Sandown Park Sandown Park, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ T: 01372 46 43 48 E: sandown.events@thejockeyclub.co.uk www.sandown.co.uk

15 miles from Central London in Esher, Surrey, Sandown Park Racecourse has built an enviable reputation as one of the top event venues in the South East with flexible indoor facilities, stunning views and beautiful outdoor spaces. For 27 days of the year, Sandown Park is a world class racecourse offering group bookings, exclusive hospitality and sponsorship opportunities. For the remainder of the year, a range of modern suites and vast halls are available to host consumer & trade exhibitions, conferences, small meetings, training and team building events.

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• State-of-the-art 270-seat auditorium with large cinema screen • Large open plan areas plus seven meeting rooms and business lounge • Available for corporate or private events, parties, screenings and launches • Full catering options available, from breakfast to evening fine dining • Panoramic views of the London skyline and historic Royal Victoria Dock To find out more or book your event please contact us at: Bookings@thecrystal.org

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View across the Thames

Millennium Bridge London

London Well established as a world-class destination and gateway to the UK, London has it all. A busy business and leisure hub, it’s easy to get there, easy to get around and easy to find a suitable place to stay and host your event. It’s what you’d expect from the nation’s capital, but the biggest surprise in London is the value; there are venue and entertainment options to suit all budgets, requirements and tastes. Sometimes overlooked is modern London’s position as a culinary world leader, with the finest food from every corner of the globe on offer, renowned for its high quality and authenticity. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Crowne Plaza London - Kensington 100 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4ER T: +44 (0)871 942 9022 F: +44 (0) 207 341 2592 E: mariana.ruffini@ihg.com www.cplondonkensingtonhotel.co.uk

Plan your next central London meeting at the Crowne Plaza London Kensington. With 5 light, airy and air-conditioned meeting rooms, you won’t find a better venue in the heart of London. Our meeting rooms vary in size, making us ideal for any size meeting or event. Each room has high-speed internet access, natural daylight and air-conditioning. The flexibility of our event space allows us to merge rooms to create the perfect setting for a large, full-scale event with a maximum capacity of 150 delegates. Our 1 Acre lovely garden also provides the ideal space for outdoor events right in the heart of London. Just a stone’s throw from Gloucester Road tube station with direct links to Heathrow and two miles from the M4, we are also the ideal venue for international meetings and conferences. Day Delegate Rates from £49.00* DDR package includes: - Meeting room hire - Pads, pens, sweets and mineral water - Unlimited coffee and tea - Arrival, morning and afternoon coffee break - Working buffet lunch - LCD projector and screen - Flipchart and pens - WIFI to all delegates - Service and vat *Rate subject to availability. To book your next meeting, or to find out more about the meeting rooms at the Crowne Plaza London Kensington hotel, call our Crowne Meetings Director on +44(0)207 341 2305 or email lonke. meetings@ihg.com

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Dominion Theatre 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AQ T: 020 7927 0941 F: 020 7580 0246 E: dominionevents@nederlander.co.uk www.dominiontheatre.com

Prominently located in the heart of London directly above the transport hub of Tottenham Court Road station you will be hard pressed to find a more central and easy to find location. Conference venues also don’t come much more unique than this Grade II listed theatre with its adjacent newly refurbished meeting suites. The Dominion has 8 events and meeting spaces including the 2000 seat main auditorium which is very popular with large corporate bookings for staff award ceremonies and AGMs; the 200 capacity Studio space which is truly flexible in terms of layout and works well for conferences, press launches or parties; the brand new Boardroom space which is a high specification meeting facility with state of the art AV, and a trendy break area for refreshment and relaxation, making it ideal for training courses and meetings. All our spaces are covered by complimentary wireless internet. Our DDRs are very competitive and begin at just £29.95+VAT including tea & coffee on arrival with warm breakfast pastries and fresh fruit, mid-morning tea & coffee with biscuits, sandwich buffet lunch, afternoon tea & coffee with cake, and unlimited filtered water. Our new Boardroom space has a DDR of £59.95+VAT and includes a choice of lunch menus, unlimited specialist teas & coffees and all your AV equipment. We also have special rates for registered charities. Main Auditorium hires are bespoke and our dedicated events team will take you through the process from enquiry to delivery. Our value added extras mean that you can give your event wow factor without breaking the budget. Backstage theatre tours at lunchtime are complimentary and get everyone inspired and creative for the afternoon session. We also offer excellent corporate hospitality packages for our resident show We Will Rock You. We are dedicated to limiting our environmental impact which has led to our Mayor of London Green Mile award in 2006 and our recent Green Tourism for London Silver Award in 2011. facilities on-site parking NCP bedrooms No

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76 Portland Place London W1B 1NT T: 020 7470 4884 F: 020 7470 4931 E: enquiries@76portlandplace.com

Stylish Georgian architecture meets bespoke event design at 76 Portland Place, a flexible and contemporary central London venue where clients can “meet, train or entertain” in 12 unique rooms, just a stone’s throw from Londons famous Regent’s Park. A proud holder of AIM’s gold accreditation for excellent service, 76 Portland Place strives to deliver the exceptional attention to detail that sets this venue apart from countless others in London.

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Emirates Stadium is not only known as one of the world’s most breathtaking sporting arenas, it is also renowned as a groundbreaking meetings and events venue. Boasting an array of versatile, modern and luxurious suites, our dedicated and experienced events team will work with you to create events that are as inspiring as the setting, delivering tailored solutions to ensure every detail is perfected to create a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.

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Church House Conference Centre Dean’s Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ T: 020 7390 1590 E: sales@churchhouseconf.co.uk www.churchhouseconf.co.uk Twitter: @churchhouseconf

With an unbeatable location in the heart of Westminster, exquisite views of Westminster Abbey, and 19 diverse events spaces, Church House Conference Centre’s elegant Grade II listed building is a popular London venue for a large variety of events. Church House offers a wide range of rooms from state of the art modern suites to unique traditional rooms steeped in history. With advanced technology throughout the venue, and award winning in-house events, catering and AV teams, Church House can accommodate even the most challenging of events. Situated off Parliament Square, Church House is within easy walking distance of both Westminster and St James’s Park underground stations, and Victoria, Waterloo and Charing Cross mainline train stations. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 198 on-site parking No theatre-style 664 boardroom-style 55 bedrooms N/A cabaret-style 208 banqueting-style 372

Crowne Plaza London – The City hotel Crowne Plaza London The City, 19 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6DB T: + 44 (0) 207 438 8059 F: + 44 (0) 207 438 8088 www.cplondoncityhotel.co.uk

Located just opposite Blackfriars station with easy transport links, Crowne Plaza London – The City offers a smartly designed conference suite. Each of the six meeting rooms features the latest presentation technology and state of the art lighting. The Bridewell Suite is the largest of the meeting spaces and can be split into two areas with a capacity for up to 200. For smaller meetings, the executive rooms are perfectly sized. Whatever your style; from boardroom style to cabaret, our dedicated events team will ensure your meeting is successful with energy boosting menus and a spacious breakout foyer. Call the conference and events team now on 0207 438 8059 facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 50 on-site parking No* theatre-style 180 boardroom-style 50 bedrooms 203 cabaret-style 90 banqueting-style 150 * parking facilities available offsite within 5 minutes of the hotel

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Emmanuel Centre 9-23 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3DW T: 020 7222 9191 F: 020 7233 1922 E: enquiry@emmanuelcentre.com www.emmanuelcentre.com

Emmanuel Centre is a truly unique place which is regularly used for examinations, AGM’s or shareholders meetings, training seminars, council meetings, product launches, church gatherings, exhibitions, rallies, presentations, concerts and conferences. The building’s traditional charm and character comes with modern facilities and fully integrated in-house audio visual equipment. Originally built in 1928, this Grade 2 Listed building was designed by the world renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker, and has a distinctive atmosphere, elegant marble foyer, high vaulted ceilings inscribed with bible inscriptions and huge columns. The conference centre opened in 1997 and has proved a big success, attracting clientele from a wide variety of both commercial and charitable organisations. It offers a competitive yet uncompromising service with added value, affordability and flexibility, all within Westminster, Central London. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 200 on-site parking No theatre-style 1500 boardroom-style 80 bedrooms N/A cabaret-style 72 banqueting-style 144

Party like it’s 2050

at London’s most futuristic venue

• Available for corporate or private events, parties, screenings and launches • State-of-the-art 270-seat auditorium with large cinema screen • Full catering options available, from breakfast to evening fine dining • Panoramic views of the London skyline and historic Royal Victoria Dock To find out more or book your event please contact us at: Bookings@thecrystal.org

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The Lensbury Hotel and Conference Centre Broom Road, Teddington TW11 9NU T: 020 8614 6400 E: enquiries@lensbury.com www.lensbury.com

The Lensbury is a 4 Star Hotel and Conference Centre located on the banks of the River Thames near Richmond in South West London. With 171 recently updated en-suite bedrooms, 30 meeting rooms in the purpose-built conference centre and extensive leisure facilities, The Lensbury is an ideal venue for any event. The newly refurbished Thames View Suite, the main function room, now has capacity for up to 300 delegates in theatre style or 160 in cabaret layout or 260 for banqueting. This new multi-purpose space is ideal for meetings as well as corporate dinners, award ceremonies and receptions. The Lensbury, with its large river frontage is perfectly equipped for teambuilding, especially water-based activities. With free WiFi throughout the site and complimentary parking for 200 cars, The Lensbury now offers the largest residential function space in the Borough of Richmond. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 90 on-site parking YES theatre-style 300 boardroom-style 80 bedrooms 171 cabaret-style 160 banqueting-style 260

Picture Perfect Your venue in the heart of London

The Victory Services Club is perfectly located in London’s West End, with a variety of rooms to suit your corporate event. We can host a wide range of events and conferences; from small private meetings to large gala dinners, concerts and media parties, all executed with military precision. We are very proud to be the first London venue to be awarded the AIM Gold Standard Award for Accredited in Meetings. “The service we received was impeccable and on the day, completely worry-free. A huge success!” Barclay’s International We know how important it is for our clients to get great value for their event budget and our prices reflect this. Please speak to our events team who are here to help you and can also advise on bespoke events on 020 7616 8305/8354 or email events@vsc.co.uk.

Helping our heroes The Victory Services Club enjoys charity status and event revenue is used to fund projects that support members of the armed services and their families.

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Brunel Conference Services Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH T: 01895 238353 F: 01895 269745 E: conference@brunel.ac.uk www.brunelconferenceservices.co.uk

CCT VenuesBarbican Aldersgate House 135-137 Aldersgate Street London, EC1A 4JA T: 020 7776 4798 F: 020 7726 6830 E: enquire@cctvenues.co.uk

LONDON’S ONLY 5* CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION Brunel’s variety of modern meeting facilities include; seminar rooms, tiered theatres, hospitality rooms and exhibition space. Our in-house catering team offers menus from finger buffets to silver service. Accommodation ranges from a year-round conference suite of 70 rooms to 2000 single ensuite rooms available throughout the summer. Rooms are graded 3-5 stars by Quality in Tourism’s Campus Accommodation scheme. Conveniently situated just four miles from Heathrow with great transport links in and out of the city via motorways and public transport. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 40 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 425 boardroom-style 20 bedrooms 2050 cabaret-style 140 banqueting-style 220

CCT VenuesCanary Wharf Isis Building – Thames Quay 193 Marsh Wall London E14 9SG

A professional environment in a fantastic City location, CCT Venues-Barbican occupies four floors of Aldersgate House. The 18 bright, contemporary rooms all have generous windows and full air conditioning. CCT Venues-Barbican has a great mix of rooms, the biggest with a capacity of 150. The venue also has a smart reception area and a large top-floor restaurant with views across London. You’ll find us directly next to Barbican tube station and only a few minutes’ walk from our Smithfield venue. City Thameslink mainline, Farringdon, St Paul’s and Moorgate tube stations are also just a short walk away. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 100 on-site parking no theatre-style 150 boardroom-style 60 3945 Ceme 86 x 125mm advert_Layout90 1 20/07/2012 21:48 no Page 1 banqueting-style bedrooms no cabaret-style

Your Dedicated Events and Conference Venue in East London

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CCT Venues-Canary Wharf boasts a stunning waterside location right at the heart of London’s most iconic business estate. Outstanding views can be enjoyed from many of the rooms as well as our five spacious terraces. The high-specification accommodation is ranged across a single floor. It includes 25 meeting areas – the largest of which can accommodate 275 delegates – as well as two restaurants, a dedicated computer zone and two receptions. Natural light, unobstructed sight lines and air conditioning feature throughout. Situated opposite South Quay DLR station and eight minutes’ walk from Canary Wharf station, the venue is ideal for all kind of events including corporate hospitality and location filming as well as training and conferences. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 140 on-site parking yes theatre-style 275 boardroom-style 88 bedrooms no cabaret-style 126 banqueting-style no

CEME Conference Centre is a purpose-built event and conference venue located close to The City, Docklands & Stratford’s Olympic Village. A modern contemporary building offering innovative, stylish, flexible and highly competitive solutions for all event and meetings requirements from two to 400 people.

Visit www.cemecc.co.uk now to discover our exceptional rates & packages

Conference Centre

CEME Conference Centre Marsh Way, Rainham Essex, RM13 8EU T. 020 8596 5151 E. events@ceme.co.uk

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28 Great Russell Street, London

Museum of London

WC1B 3LS T: 020 7467 1318 F: 020 7467 1313 E: congress.centre@tuc.org.uk www.congresscentre.co.uk

150 London Wall London EC2Y 5HN T: 020 7814 5613 / 5 E: venuehire@museumoflondon.org.uk www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ Corporate/Venue-hire

Congress Centre

“Congress Centre is a hi-tech venue in a fantastic

Enjoy a uniquely memorable event against the inspiring

location, however what really sets it apart is the

backdrop of London’s long and colourful history. The beautifully designed venue is the perfect setting for banquets,

wonderful staff and their attention to detail.”

receptions and conferences in the heart of the City.

This architecturally-renowned hi-tech conference and

Day time meeting facilities include the stylish Terrace Rooms

events venue is situated in the heart of London’s West End,

with their own private garden, as well as a purpose-built lecture

a short walk from Covent Garden, Soho and Oxford Street.

theatre.

With 17 flexible event spaces suitable for 2-850 people, the

For evening events, guests can privately access the galleries and

venue is ideal for conferences, exhibitions, meetings,

will be impressed by the show-stopping 360 degree digital

product launches, awards dinners and other special events.

ellipse in the Sackler Hall.

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University of London

One Queen Anne’s Gate

Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU T: +44 (0) 20 7862 8128 E: conference@london.ac.uk www.london.ac.uk/conference

London SW1H 9BT T: 020 7344 1811 F: 020 7344 1846 E: reservations@oneqag.co.uk www.oneqag.co.uk

One Queen Anne’s Gate offers an ideal setting for meetings, conference and private fine dining within a listed building set in a quiet Georgian street. Located a few minutes walk and linked to the House of Commons by the Division Bell.

Following a multi-million pound, three year refurbishment,

A venue with 9 air-conditioned rooms and comprehensive AV facilities, offering excellent catering services and a dedicated events team.

and imposing art deco building combines modern facilities and

A greener meeting is part of the Queen Anne’s Gate experience, with the venue receiving the Green Tourism for London’s Silver Award.

rooms, original wood panelled lecture theatres and elegant

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Senate House is now one of the most versatile conference and events venues in London. Originally built in 1936 as London’s first skyscraper, this stylish technology against a setting of original architectural features. Offering a range of facilities from custom designed seminar function rooms, it is perfect for conferences, exhibitions, meetings, weddings, training, gala events and drinks receptions.

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CCT VenuesSmithfield Two East Poultry Avenue, Smithfield London EC1A 4PT T: 020 7332 0881 F: 020 7332 0882 E: enquire@cctvenues.co.uk

Located in one of London’s most historic market buildings, CCT Venues-Smithfield is close to both the City and West End.

The Caledonian Club 9 Halkin St, Belgravia, London SW1X 7DR T: 020 7201 1508 E: banqueting@caledonianclub.com www.caledonianclub.com

The Caledonian Club, founded in 1891, is a private members

Inside you’ll find bright, contemporary, well-equipped facilities. Suitable for up to 250 people, the air-conditioned rooms, all with clear sight lines, are ideal for a range of events including meetings, assessment centres and conferences. The inviting restaurant accommodates up to 250.

club situated in the heart of Belgravia, adjacent to Hyde Park

For relaxation, there’s a quiet park opposite the venue – although this fashionable district is also famous for its busy nightlife.

Scottish flavour, whilst fully embracing modern technology,

The venue is just a few minutes’ walk from Farringdon tube and very close to Barbican, St Paul’s and City Thameslink stations. There’s also an NCP car park opposite.

Membership is not a prerequisite to make use of our wonderful

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Corner. We have 7 distinguished rooms of different size and character available for meetings and private dining events. The Club offers genuine level of hospitality with an unashamed including complimentary access to our 30meg wireless lan.

meeting facilities.

Your Event, Your Way At Four Pillars Hotels, we understand that there is no such thing as a standard event. So we’ve created Meetings Four You – a meetings, conferences and events offering that can be tailored to suit you. Take, for instance, our meetings by the hour option – perfect when you simply need a meeting room that’s fully-equipped and convenient, but without breaking the bank. Start with the basic package then add whatever you like from our range of optional extras. With venues in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds ranging from a contemporary lakeside resort to a property in a prime Oxford city location, there is bound to be something to suit your taste and budget. For more information, visit

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Home Counties Some of the most eloquent architecture and gentle countryside can be discovered in the Home Counties. Characterised by their deep connection to English academic heritage, this is where you’ll with find the world-leading University of Oxford. Quintessentially English, the region is home to prestigious home of English horse racing, Ascot Racecourse and offers a diverse range of country house hotels, fully equipped with advanced meeting and conference facilities. Transport links to London are plentiful and it’s a short journey into the city and to its international airports.

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Ascot Racecourse Ascot Berkshire SL5 7JX Kelly Mole, Business Development Manager T: 0844 346 3611 F: 0870 460 1248 E: businessandevents@ascot.co.uk www.ascot.co.uk

Ascot has a proud reputation for having hosted some of the most prestigious corporations in the world. From an executive meeting to a large corporate presentation, you will be accommodated in style at the world’s most famous racecourse. Outstanding architectural detail and 21st century technology allow you the freedom and flexibility to realise the most complex event requirements, fulfil your communication and business objectives and inspire your audience. Magnificent rooms, stunning views, private roof terraces and the spectacular galleria can be used individually or in combination to suit any occasion perfectly. At Ascot Racecourse we can offer our clients: • Conference and training events from 10 to 3,000 people. • 300 meeting and dining rooms including 255 private boxes (10 – 60 people). • State of the art facilities including wireless technology. • Spectacular galleria offering 4850m2 of exhibition space with 27m high atrium. • Flexible, purpose built undercover product areas. • Direct vechicular acess and loading bay entrances for large exhibitions. • 186 acres of beautiful parkland. • Private dining for 2 to 3,000 people. • Fresh produce carefully prepared on site. Ascot is ideally situated in beautiful wooded countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park and only 50 minutes drive or train journey from central London. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 and M25 motorways and close to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for visitors and excellent on site parking. If you would like a site tour or require further information please contact our Business and Events team and they will be delighted to assist.

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Holiday Inn - Oxford Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 8JD T: 0871 942 9086 F: 01865 888333 E: meetings-oxford@ihg.com www.hioxfordhotel.co.uk

The Holiday Inn Oxford’s purpose built dedicated Academy offers the ideal facility to host your next meeting training or conference.

Our eleven meeting rooms all benefit from natural daylight and air-conditioning and are conveniently located on the ground floor and can hold from 2 delegates up to 160 delegates. The Academy has its own designated staff that are there to help and support you throughout the day offering a personal service ensuring a successful meeting is guaranteed. The hotel is easily accessible off of the M40 and it has excellent transportation links from the city centre and train station which is a short distance away from the hotel. The hotel has over 160 complimentary car parking spaces.

The Holiday Inn Oxford offers the perfect place to relax after a productive day with 154 bedrooms all equipped with access to high speed internet and LCD, high definition TV. The Spirit heath club has a full gymnasium, pool and spa facilities and offers the perfect get away to unwind. In addition to this our beauty salon offers an extensive range of treatments.

We are able to design a meeting package around your individual requirements, ensuring you get the most out of your meeting or training event. Why not try something different for your delegates from our ‘simply uplifting’ lunch menus or our Interactive Mini Breaks designed to ensure everyone’s energy and attention levels up, contributing to a successful event.

Our conference team will ensure that from your initial enquiry to the when you leave you are relaxed and well looked after.

Contact details:

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Easthampstead Park: A beautiful conference centre near Wokingham, Berkshire Our aim is to make things as simple as possible for our clients to get on with their conference - so all meeting rooms include modern projection systems or plasma screens for presentations, along with free wifi for all delegates. In addition, our food receives numerous compliments and we have 28 en-suite bedrooms for delegates to stay overnight (24hr rate only £95 +vat per delegate!) Contact our Sales Office for a quotation or to arrange a viewing for your next event. 0118 9 74 75 76

Your Event, Your Way At Four Pillars Hotels, we understand that there is no such thing as a standard event. So we’ve created Meetings Four You – a meetings, conferences and events offering that can be tailored to suit you. Take, for instance, our meetings by the hour option – perfect when you simply need a meeting room that’s fully-equipped and convenient, but without breaking the bank. Start with the basic package then add whatever you like from our range of optional extras. With venues in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds ranging from a contemporary lakeside resort to a property in a prime Oxford city location, there is bound to be something to suit your taste and budget. For more information, visit

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Wyboston Lakes Executive Centre Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AR T: 0333 7007 666 F: 01480 223002 E: sales@wybostonlakes.co.uk www.wybostonlakes.co.uk

The Executive Centre provides particularly high levels of privacy and focus. The largest conference room, which can seat 270 delegates, and all other 24 meeting rooms have air-conditioning and natural daylight. Fully self-contained with its own restaurant, the centre has 120 stylish executive double bedrooms.

lounge. New audio-visual equipment is compatible with HD ready devices, with central control for monitoring and adjustment. It enables users to capitalise fully on Wyboston Lakes’ sector leading site-wide 200 Mbps broadband service.

The venue is particularly suited to meet the demand for management training facilities Recent investment has brought from organisations in key sectors such as new soft furnishings and pharmaceuticals, financial carpets, a new breakout area services, the petrochemical with a purpose-built industry, publishing, media and refreshments display and a education. separate dedicated trainer’s facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 120 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 270 boardroom-style 64 bedrooms 120 cabaret-style 170 banqueting-style 250

Wyboston Lakes Training Centre Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL T: 0333 7007 666 F: 01480 223002 E: sales@wybostonlakes.co.uk www.wybostonlakes.co.uk

The Training Centre has been developed to provide an option for event organisers whose overriding objective is to secure excellent value for money whilst still achieving effective communications in a comfortable location. With a large conference room for up to 110 delegates, and additional air-conditioned meeting rooms, this centre provides an uncompromised working environment which focuses on the essentials of the meetings process. The majority of the 183 ensuite bedrooms are

to a standard specification. It also provides the option for clients to create their own bespoke, corporate branded training suites which can be contracted out for long term use. The venue is particularly suited to meet the needs of clients with operative level training needs such as logistics, utilities, retail and the public and government sectors. Here price is a key driver, but facilities must still offer an efficient and comfortable learning environment.

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Training is an art...

Cranfield Management Development Centre Wharley End, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0HG T: 01234 751122 F: 01234 751707 E: cmdcsales@cranfield.ac.uk

...work with the masters

For those who expect more… With an established reputation as one of the best conference venues in the country you will find Cranfield the perfect

At Kents Hill Park we understand the importance in providing the right environment for companies to deliver their training and conferencing needs. Combine this with our flexible, adaptable approach and bespoke delegate packages and you can be assured of a successful event.

location. Whether you require a formal or informal seating, 330 bedrooms

the facilities allow your team the space to think, learn and concentrate on the issues in hand whilst enjoying an environment that exudes comfort and style. Cranfield is

Contact our dedicated team on

Onsite audio visual and technical support team

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Restaurant, lounge and cybercafe

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Holiday Inn Milton Keynes 500 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 2HQ T: 0871 9429057 E: meetings-miltonkeynes@ihg.com www.holidayinnmeetings.co.uk

Ideally located in the city centre of Milton Keynes, just a stone’s throw from the famous shopping centre and attractions, the 4 Star Holiday Inn Milton Keynes is the best location for your conference, sales meeting, training course or private function. We offer great DDR packages from just £29.00 per person and 24hr packages from just £110.00 per person inc Vat. Private function rooms available for all your special celebrations For more information contact meetings-miltonkeynes@ihg.com or 0871 9429057 facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 48 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 100 boardroom-style 40 bedrooms 166 cabaret-style 48 banqueting-style 60

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Understanding the

event objectives … Clients expect a return on investment from their event, you can help them achieve this by understanding what they are seeking to achieve? It could be almost anything; some common reasons companies hold meetings, is to • inspire sales people • motivate employees • communicate a new company vision • present a strategy to stakeholders and the media • create a new strategy www.aimaccredited.co.uk www.mia-uk.org


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• State-of-the-art 270-seat auditorium with large cinema screen • Large open plan areas plus seven meeting rooms and business lounge • Available for corporate or private events, parties, screenings and launches • Full catering options available, from breakfast to evening fine dining • Panoramic views of the London skyline and historic Royal Victoria Dock To find out more or book your event please contact us at: Bookings@thecrystal.org

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King’s College Cambrige

East Anglia Often mistakenly considered isolated from the rest of the country, much of East Anglia is actually within a couple of hours’ reach of London, Birmingham and their surrounding areas. The region’s unique landscape, make this a truly unique part of England, offering the guarantee of a memorable experience from sailing on the Norfolk Broads to exploring Thetford Forest by mountain bike or exploring the world-famous university city of Cambridge. Stansted Airport and Harwich International Port mean East Anglia is easily accessible to the international traveller and with a range of venues that represent the region’s rich history, heritage and academic prominence East Anglia is an excellent choice for any event. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Homerton Conference Centre Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PH T: 01223 747218 E: conferences@homerton.cam.ac.uk www.homertonconference.com

Homerton Conference Centre is located on the outskirts of the historic city centre of Cambridge and is within easy reach of the M11, A14 and M1 motorways and Cambridge mainline station. Situated within the extensive grounds of Homerton College the Conference Centre offers year-round availability for conferences and meetings for up to 140 delegates and formal dining for 270 guests. Facilities within the Conference Centre include three dining rooms for between 30 and 270 guests, three purpose-built training rooms to accommodate from 10 to 80 delegates and two large traditional ‘’College-style’ rooms for up to 140 delegates. In addition to this there are two small boardrooms for a maximum of 10 delegates. These spaces are available throughout the year and provide first-class meeting rooms for formal presentations, training events, informal get-togethers and board meetings. All meeting rooms come fully equipped with state of the art audio-visual equipment and rates include free wireless internet access and parking. There are also an additional 18 meeting rooms for between 10 and 300 delegates available out of term time along with 530 single en-suite bedrooms. The 25 acres of grounds lend themselves perfectly to team building events, BBQs and summer garden parties and are available throughout the summer months. To ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible the Events Team are on hand throughout. The dedicated AV team offer technical support at no extra costs (during normal office hours) and there is a Duty Manager available at all times to oversee everything. Over 70% of Homertons’ clients return again and again and the Conference Centre was awarded ‘Best Welcome’ by Conference Cambridge clients in 2009. There are so many reasons to come to Homerton Conference Centre and with rates from £45.50 + VAT per head there is no better time to book. facilities on-site parking 200 bedrooms 530

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Center Parcs Elveden Forest Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0YZ T: 08448 267715 F: 01623 821719 www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

Elveden Forest is situated in Suffolk, close to Cambridgeshire’s border. Set within 400 acres, this stunning village combines the pleasures of a delightful rural setting with an alfresco Mediterranean feel. The dedicated conference centre ‘The Venue’ overlooks the large central lake. Whether hosting a board meeting, managing a company conference for up to 450 delegates theatre style or participating in a team building

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activity, Elveden brings a fresh and creative approach to corporate events. The combination of tranquil settings coupled with our dedicated onsite events team, provides an ideal environment which will stimulate, motivate and inspire delegates. Our award winning Aqua Sana spa is also a popular choice for business guests, not only as a way of relaxing after a long day but also as a unique staff incentive.

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Wyboston Lakes Executive Centre Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AR T: 0333 7007 666 F: 01480 223002 E: sales@wybostonlakes.co.uk www.wybostonlakes.co.uk

The Executive Centre provides particularly high levels of privacy and focus. The largest conference room, which can seat 270 delegates, and all other 24 meeting rooms have air-conditioning and natural daylight. Fully self-contained with its own restaurant, the centre has 120 stylish executive double bedrooms.

lounge. New audio-visual equipment is compatible with HD ready devices, with central control for monitoring and adjustment. It enables users to capitalise fully on Wyboston Lakes’ sector leading site-wide 200 Mbps broadband service.

The venue is particularly suited to meet the demand for management training facilities Recent investment has brought from organisations in key sectors such as new soft furnishings and pharmaceuticals, financial carpets, a new breakout area services, the petrochemical with a purpose-built industry, publishing, media and refreshments display and a education. separate dedicated trainer’s facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 120 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 270 boardroom-style 64 bedrooms 120 cabaret-style 170 banqueting-style 250

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Wyboston Lakes Training Centre Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL T: 0333 7007 666 F: 01480 223002 E: sales@wybostonlakes.co.uk www.wybostonlakes.co.uk

The Training Centre has been developed to provide an option for event organisers whose overriding objective is to secure excellent value for money whilst still achieving effective communications in a comfortable location. With a large conference room for up to 110 delegates, and additional air-conditioned meeting rooms, this centre provides an uncompromised working environment which focuses on the essentials of the meetings process. The majority of the 183 ensuite bedrooms are

to a standard specification. It also provides the option for clients to create their own bespoke, corporate branded training suites which can be contracted out for long term use. The venue is particularly suited to meet the needs of clients with operative level training needs such as logistics, utilities, retail and the public and government sectors. Here price is a key driver, but facilities must still offer an efficient and comfortable learning environment.

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The Stansted Centre Weston Business Centres Ltd, Parsonage Road, Takeley Essex CM22 6PU T: 01279 874111 E: sales@weston-business-centres.com

The Stansted Centre is an attractive, modern venue. With its striking glass exterior the centre provides exceptional conference and meeting facilities. Our fully air conditioned conference centre is equipped with top quality audio visual equipment, including large format plasma and projection screens along with high powered computers

and video equipment. Whether you are holding a function, training session or seminar we are able to adapt the Conference Centre layout to your specific requirements. The Stansted Centre boasts an impressive atrium, which is a perfect breakout area for your delegates where hospitality can be served.

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Fitzwilliam College

Some people say you can’t have it all...

Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG T: 01223 332040 F: 01223 332093 E: conference.office@fitz.cam.ac.uk www.fitz.cam.ac.uk

Based on a classic design, set in spacious and attractive grounds near the centre of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam College encapsulates a rare blend of history and innovation, living up to its heraldic motto of providing ‘the best of the old and the new’. Fitzwilliam has ample car parking and is easily accessible from all major routes, avoiding the narrow streets of the historic centre. The college’s long standing reputation for excellent service, purpose - built meeting rooms, including a 250 seat Auditorium, and bedrooms designed around traditional courts certainly are a testament to it’s motto. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 70 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 250 boardroom-style 50 bedrooms 350 cabaret-style 70 banqueting-style 250

obviously they’ve never used Ungerboeck Event Software. No matter how you stack it, Ungerboeck is the world’s most powerful event software suite. Streamline your workflow. Choose from over 30 optional modules to create an end-to-end system that meets your unique event management needs - from CRM to event planning to financial accounting. Dramatically improve your productivity by eliminating costly errors, duplication of effort, and time-consuming double checking of data entry.

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Coventry Transport Museum

Sherwood Forest

Midlands The Midlands has a strong business tourism sector, larger than in any other UK region outside London. Being centrally located The Midlands is easy to reach from most parts of mainland UK. The region offers a range of cultural and heritage attractions including the former dwellings of William Shakespeare in Stratford, Warwick Castle, the World Heritage site of Ironbridge Gorge and ‘The Potteries’. The major UK cities of Birmingham and Coventry are in the centre of the region and are supported by a wide choice of venues from large international conference and exhibition centres, sporting venues to leisure parks, all with excellent air, rail and road links.

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Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Conference Bureau Hanley Town Hall, Floor 3, Albion Street. Stoke-on-Trent City Centre Staffordshire ST1 1XP T: 01782 232076 F: 01782 237717 E: conference@stoke.gov.uk www.conferencestaffordshire.co.uk

Staffordshire is a county of contrasts and offers a diverse range of venues; from first class hotels and purpose built training centres to unique and unusual venues including both Alton Towers Resort & Drayton Manor Theme Park & Hotel. There’s also a wide range of award winning venues including Hoar Cross Hall, Keele Conference & Events and Swinfen Hall Hotel boasting a variety of accolades. Unusual venues include The National Brewery Centre, Trentham Monkey Forest and Gladstone Pottery Museum all of which can offer teambuilding activities within a conference package. Getting to Staffordshire couldn’t be easier with an excellent network of road, rail and air connections. Flanked on either side by the M6 and M1 motorways, and the M54 and M6 Toll Road to the South, with the A50 trunk road providing a direct link from the M1 and the East of the country. Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford mainline train stations have frequent direct services to and from all major cities, including London Euston which takes just 90 minutes. Booking your event in Staffordshire is easy too. The Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Conference Bureau offers a FREE and impartial venue finding service and uses the in-depth knowledge of the area to draw up a shortlist of venues to meet the requirements of conference organisers. Member venues are contacted on behalf of the organiser, obtaining rates and availability to prepare a personal proposal enabling clients to compare venues on a like for like basis. From the time the Bureau receives your enquiry you can expect to receive your comprehensive, personalised proposal by email within 5 hours. With 40% of the UK population living within two hours’ drive time, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is the perfect location for your next event. Transport: Road: M6, M6 Toll Road, M1, M42, A34, A500, A50 Rail: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Air: Manchester, Birmingham and East Midlands Maximum Capacity Maximum Capacity 2500 t/s Maximum exhibition 1782 sq mts Banqueting in one venue 1400 seats

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venuebirmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT T: 0121 415 8400 F: 0121 415 8406 E: enquiries@venuebirmingham.com www.venuebirmingham.com

venuebirmingham is a professional events service, offering a comprehensive portfolio of conference and hospitality venues, available for hire on a day or residential basis. With capacities for up to 1,000 guests and spaces of up to 900 square metres, we can accommodate everything from a lunch or meeting for two, to a large conference, exhibition or banquet, including superb catering and en-suite bed and breakfast accommodation. We also have on-site car-parking, free WiFi for delegates and up to the minute AV equipment to support your event. NEW FOR 2012/2013 venuebirmingham are pleased to announce the opening of the new £18 million Bramall Music Building, with the 450 seat Elgar Auditorium – perfect for conferences, meetings, events and exhibitions. We are ideally located just 2 miles from Birmingham City Centre, with our venues set amongst 250 acres of lawns and mature trees, but with all the facilities of a busy town. We have excellent links to nationwide transport, with our own University train station and easy access off the main motorways that cross the Midlands. In the past we have hosted the 2010 General Election leaders debate, the Antiques Roadshow, weddings, reunions, conferences, product launches, concerts, interviews, training, banquets, awards ceremonies and exhibitions. Our dedicated and experienced team have extensive experience in supporting clients in the delivery of their events. We provide professional support planning events on any scale and can always create a package to suit your specific event needs.

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Enterprise Centre, University of Derby Corporate Bridge Street, Derby DE1 3LD T: 01332 597911 E: conference@derby.ac.uk www.derby.ac.uk/conferences

The Enterprise Centre, Derby’s premier conferencing and events venue Our dedicated and experienced Conference Team will listen to your needs tailoring the right package to ensure your event is a success. We offer: City centre location, easy access to A52/M1 Dedicated onsite IT support 8 flexible conference rooms Executive Boardroom with state of the art video conferencing High quality, homemade food, freshly prepared by our chef Free Wi-Fi throughout Complimentary onsite car park Flexible packages and prices At the Enterprise Centre we recognise that whatever the market conditions we find ourselves operating in, adopting a flexible and honest approach is crucial to our success. As such we are focused on listening to our customer’s requirements and tailoring a package to suit their needs; providing a high quality experience, excellent customer service and real value for money. We don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach. The Enterprise Centre is built with business in mind, we want to offer customers flexibility and a tailored package to meet their needs and budgets. A clear pricing structure is in place with no hidden costs for ‘extras’ such as for presentation equipment or stationery. We also work with local hotel providers to offer our customers an enhanced service and flexible corporate rates for their overnight accommodation. Located near Derby City Centre, the Enterprise Centre, which has hosted events for customers including Rolls Royce, Severn Trent Water, HMRC and Derby City Council, offers a dedicated, modern, purpose built venue perfect for AGMs, annual conferences, training seminars, product launches, networking events and more. Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what our customers say: “Amazing. The team really supported us during the day. Excellent facilities, the food was the best we have had anywhere – we would use the venue again.” Severn Trent Water “The Conference Team were wonderful & always there if we needed them, most impressed. The facilities at the Enterprise Centre were perfect. Our own internal survey carried out also gave thumbs up to the room & food.” Derby City Council. For more information contact Rebecca Shaw, Senior Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 70 on-site parking 45 theatre-style 200 boardroom-style 24 bedrooms N/A cabaret-style 90 banqueting-style 140

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Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre Yarnfield Lane, Yarnfield, Staffordshire ST15 0NL T: 01785 762739 E: wayne.lamb@yarnfieldpark.co.uk www.yarnfieldpark.co.uk

Set in over 80 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside, Yarnfield Park is one of the country’s largest dedicated conference, training and development centres. We are situated half way between Manchester and Birmingham, easily accessible from the M6, and less than an hour from Manchester, Birmingham and East Midlands airports and only 11/2 hours by train from London. Our extensive facilities include 2 main conference and training centres. The central conference centre offers 17 conference spaces and 6 additional syndicate rooms, along with a variety of other flexible spaces such as the atrium and restaurant. The Knighton suite, our largest conference room, can accommodate up to 450 delegates theatre style, and includes a comprehensive technical package, comprising of twin projectors, microphones, staging and registration area. The Knighton suite is supplemented by the Howden and Leighton Suites, both of which can seat up to 250 delegates or can be subdivided to form 4 x 100 delegate breakout spaces. All 3 of these suites are then supported by 18 other meeting and syndicate rooms. Our second conference centre is perfect for either smaller residential training events for up to 120 people or for longer-term residential training rollouts. We also offer substantial outdoor space for teambuilding, camping and marquees. In addition to our 40 event spaces, the Centre boasts 338 double bedroom all with en-suite facilities. For guests staying on-site we also have a fully equipped gym with three squash courts, spinning room, tennis courts, weights room and sports hall. Yarnfield Park offers a wide range of catering options for our events, from all inclusive Day Delegate Rate options through to individually designed menus. Our experienced banqueting team deliver a huge range of events each year from small private dining events for 10 people up to festive banquets and dinners for over 600. The key defining factor in all of these events is attention to detail, something for which the team at Yarnfield Park excels. Our catering offer also extends to a Costa Coffee as well as bar, snooker room and other relaxation areas. We can also offer you: AV equipment, with on-site technical support. Free delegate WI-FI. Free car parking for up to 600. Substantial outside space for team building.

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Center Parcs Sherwood Forest Rufford, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DN T: 08448 267715 F: 01623 821719 E: corporate.events.uk@centerparcs.co.uk www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

Situated within stunning woodland in the heart of Nottinghamshire’s countryside is our Sherwood Forest village. The benefits of holding your event here are endless with the purpose built conference centre ‘The Venue’ being located close to the large watersports lake through to having a central midlands location.

participating in a team building activity, Sherwood brings a fresh and creative approach to corporate events. The combination of tranquil settings coupled with our dedicated onsite events team, provides an ideal environment which will stimulate, motivate and inspire delegates.

Our award winning Aqua Sana spa is also a popular choice for Whether hosting a board business guests, not only as a meeting, managing a way of relaxing after a long company conference for up to day but also as a unique staff 600 delegates theatre style or incentive. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 300 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 600 boardroom-style 36 bedrooms 1000+ cabaret-style 320 banqueting-style 480

imago @ Loughborough Ltd, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TD T: 01509 861135 E: info@welcometoimago.com www.welcometoimago.com

imago offers four outstanding venues combining the very best in conferencing, exhibitions, dining and hotel accommodation. With a three and four star hotel, state of the art conference centre and world class sports facilities in our portfolio, we have everything to make your event a success. Whether it’s a meeting for 2 or an exhibition for 2000 our conference packages are carefully crafted ensuring our services are tailored to your needs. imago’s excellent central location at Loughborough University is only half a mile from Junction 23 of the M1 and with an intercity rail link and East Midlands Airport close by, there’s no better place to come together. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 900 on-site parking 2500 theatre-style 2000 boardroom-style 56 bedrooms 2000 cabaret-style 100 banqueting-style 220

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Jurys Inn 245 Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2HQ T: 0121 606 9000 F: 0121 606 9001 E: birminghamconference@jurysinns.com birminghamhotels.jurysinns.com three counties centre_A5 invite_Layout 1 11/10/2011 16:33 Page 2

Jurys Inn Birmingham is a newly refurbished contemporary hotel situated in Birmingham City Centre on Broad Street. The hotel is just a few minutes walk from the National Indoor Arena (NIA), International Convention Centre (ICC), Symphony Hall and the Bullring Shopping Centre. The hotel is also less than 10 minutes walk from New Street, Moor Street three counties centre_A5 invite_Layout 1 11/10/2011 16:33 Page 2 and Snow Hill train stations and less than 20 minutes by car or train to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Birmingham Airport. With 200 onsite car parking spaces and connections to all major motorways the hotel provides an easily accessible location in the heart of the UK’s second biggest city by rail, road and air. Jurys Inn Birmingham has a dedicated meeting floor, comprising of 20 refurbished, fully three counties centre_A5 invite_Layout 1 11/10/2011 16:33 flexible and modern conference rooms catering for between 2 and 275 delegates. These conference facilities all have natural daylight, air-conditioning, and state of the art audiovisual equipment including; multimedia projectors, screens, audio systems, and high speed WI- fi. All 445 newly refurbished modern bedrooms provide spacious work areas, flat screen television with free view channels, large comfortable beds, air conditioning/heating and access to wireless or connected HSIA (if preferred) among other standard amenities. In addition the hotel boasts a large lounge area and bar serving Costa Coffee and a theatre kitchen within ‘The Grill on Broad St’ restaurant serving breakfast lunch and dinner.

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The Three Counties Showground is building on its reputation as the region’s premier event centre, with the addition of a brand new £1m conference centre, to complement three counties centre_A5 invite_Layout 1 11/10/2011 16:33 Page 2 its main exhibition hall.

business & Pleasure Versatile, spacious and comfortable, with superb top floor views of the spectacular Malvern Hills … Perfect for • Conferences & Seminars • Training and Team Building Days • Exhibitions & Trade Fairs • Parties & Weddings • Product Launches & Video Shoots

excellent facilities • • • • •

More than 300 square metres of space on each of two floors An additional 2,200 square metres of exhibition space Fully equipped for audio visual, internet and plasma Provision for catering and bars Break-out rooms • Ample parking and access

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The modern Three Counties Centre is aesthetically pleasing, multi-functional and equipped to the highest standards. It is the perfect venue for private and corporate events, conferences, seminars, exhibitions and parties. .. But don’t take our word for it. Come along and see for yourself! Versatile, spacious and comfortable, with superb top floor views of the : Contact beautiful Malvern Hills … Olivia Buxton Venue Hire Co-ordinator Three Counties Showground The Three Counties Showground is building Malvern, Worcestershire on its reputation as the region’s premier WR13 6NW event centre, with the addition of a brand T: 01684 584 909 new £1m conference centre, to complement E: venuehire@threecounties.co.uk its www.threecounties.co.uk main exhibition hall. W:

• Accomplished event organisers • Established venue The modern Three Counties Centre is • Tailor-made packages and multi-day discounts to suit your business budget aesthetically pleasing, multi-functional and equipped to the highest standards. It is the perfect venue for private and corporate events, conferences, exhibitions For more information on seminars, the Three Counties Centre visit: venuehire@threecounties.co.uk and parties.

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.. But don’t take our word for it. Come along and see for yourself! Contact: Olivia Buxton, Venue Hire Co-ordinator, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire. WR13 6NW. Telephone: 01684 584924 Contact :

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Located in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside with excellent road, rail and air links, Stoneleigh Park’s central location is an ideal choice. We host over 500 events each year from small meetings to large scale conferences, gala dinners, team building events, training sessions and communication meetings. With 9 flexible conference rooms plus breakout rooms, we can accommodate up to 2,000 delegates. We are renowed for our large-scale outdoor events, small specialist shows, trade shows and public exhibitions within our 21,000 sqm of versatile indoor space, 800 acres of outdoor space and 250 acres of showground plus we offer free parking for up to 30,000 cars. To help your event run smoothly, the Stoneleigh Events team provide a full service from planning, marketing and sales through to hospitality, operations and technical support.

Cheltenham Conferences

Planning your event in Cheltenham? For conference, event, groups and meetings organisers we provide help with…

• Accommodation planning and FREE booking service • Event promotion and marketing • Venue selection • Delegate packs • Ticket Sales • Tours and Social Programmes – including itineraries, booking registered guides and walking tours • Weddings, entertainment and banqueting • Local Visitor Information

Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ. T: 0844 847 6685 E: events@stoneleighpark.com www.stoneleighpark.com

Facilities: On-site parking yes Bedrooms 136 Delegate capacity: Theatre-style: 2300 | Cabaret-style: 1300 | Classroom-style: 1500 Boardroom-style: 60 | Banqueting-style: 1900

Looking for a venue

for your next event in Cheltenham? Town Hall

Splendid Edwardian building, right in the heart of cosmopolitan Cheltenham.

Pittville Pump Room

Elegant Grade I listed building set in beautiful parkland.

We extend a warm welcome for all visitors, guests and delegates to the town. For more information call us on 01242 226033.

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Coventry Transport Museum Hales Street Millennium Place, Coventry, CV1 1JD Dalene van Breda Corporate Events Sales Manager T: 024 7623 4296 E: hospitality@transport-museum.co.uk www.transport-museum.co.uk

experiencenottinghamshire The official tourism body for Nottinghamshire

Nottingham The city of style and legends at the heart of England

If you’re looking for a flexible & versatile venue for meetings, conferences, dinners, drinks receptions or product launches, our dedicated events team’s personal & professional approach will ensure your next event is a memorable one!

World class venues delivering superb value for events large and small

Choose from an excellent range of facilities including modern meeting rooms, large open plan galleries or our excellent computer training centre. The museum can also be hired on an exclusive basis for evening events!

Offering excellent road and rail links to easily connect your people

Standard equipment is included in the room hire fee & guided tours are available on request. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 120 on-site parking No* theatre-style 300 boardroom-style 30 bedrooms N/A cabaret-style 280 banqueting-style 300

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Hothorpe Hall

Theddingworth, Leicestershire LE17 6QX T: 01858 881502 Hothorpe Hall is a versatile Midlands venue renowned for its friendly service. Situated on the border of rural Northants and Leicestershire, Hothorpe is easily accessible by road and rail. Hothorpe offers; comfortable meeting facilities with natural daylight; fifty-five en suite bedrooms; complimentary wi-fi and parking; and excellent food. There is disabled access to all ten meeting rooms and a number of adapted bedrooms. Extensive gardens offer space for relaxation and an outdoor multi-use games court for delegates to use. Facilities: On-site parking – yes (100+ spaces, free of charge) Bedrooms – 55 en suite (sleep up to 146 people) Delegate capacity: Theatre-style: 160 | Cabaret-style: 76 | Classroom-style: 60 Boardroom-style: 40 | Banqueting-style: 76 Josephine Taylor, Conference and Events Sales Manager 60

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The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF T: 0121 236 2317 F: 0121 233 3394 E: enquiries@theprioryrooms.co.uk www.theprioryrooms.co.uk

Conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, The Priory Rooms is a hidden gem set back from the main road with delightful courtyard surroundings, offering state of the art conference facilities and a dedicated conference team to help your event run smoothly. Our commitment to the environment is reflected in everything we do, from our use of Fairtrade refreshments, to recycling all of our waste packaging and paper. Our trading profits are given to charity and make a valuable contribution to the local community.

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The Derby Conference Centre The Derby Conference Centre provides the following • 26 Conference rooms • 120 seat lecture theatre • Art Deco lounge seating up to 250 people for a dinner • 50 AA 4 star en–suite bedrooms • Restaurant • Fully licensed bar • Free Wi–Fi throughout the building • 250 free secure parking spaces • Discounted delegate train travel with East Midlands Trains The Derby Conference Centre offers the perfect venue for your meeting and event needs. This distinctive facility is flexible and versatile, combining modern facilities with unique character that will impress your clients or guests. Whether you require a discreet meeting room for one hour or are looking to host a large residential conference, The Derby Conference Centre can accommodate you and your delegates.

For further information please contact the sales team on 0845 880 8100 enquiries@thederbyconferencecentre.com www.thederbyconferencecentre.com

Towcester Racecourse & Conference Centre London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6LB. T: 01327 353414 F: 01327 358534 E: info@towcester-racecourse.co.uk www.towcester-racecourse.co.uk

From business conferences or product launches, to management seminars and staff training, Towcester Racecourse and Conference Centre provide a stunning location in which to stage your event. Purpose designed for corporate use, the newly built Empress and Grace Stands boast commanding views over the Racecourse and Northamptonshire countryside, offering you and your delegates a unique business venue. We would be delighted to discuss your individual meeting requirements and to develop a package that suits your needs and budget. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 100 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 350 boardroom-style 50 bedrooms N/A cabaret-style 200 banqueting-style 250

Understanding the

event objectives … Clients expect a return on investment from their event, you can help them achieve this by understanding what they are seeking to achieve? It could be almost anything; some common reasons companies hold meetings, is to • inspire sales people • motivate employees • communicate a new company vision • present a strategy to stakeholders and the media • create a new strategy www.aimaccredited.co.uk www.mia-uk.org www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Aberdovey Golf Club

Cardiff City Hall & fountains

Wales Modern, historic, beautiful, craggy, tranquil, activitypacked, Wales can be anything to anyone, but it should never be ignored. Wales is a country of diversity, with contemporary cities in the south offering magnificent venues, excellent restaurants and vibrant nightlife and rugged countryside and mountain regions in the north offering all manner of outward bound pursuits and splendid country house venues. Increasingly gaining political independence, Wales has a modern outlook, well represented by the superbly redeveloped Cardiff Bay area, home of the Welsh Assembly building and an impressive array of shops, hotels and restaurants.

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Bangor University Conferences@Bangor, Conference Office, Reichel Hall & Conference Services, Ffriddoedd Rd, Bangor, LL57 2TR T: 01248 388088 E: conferences@bangor.ac.uk www.bangor.ac.uk/conferences

An exceptional location for business, events or pleasure. Located between the sea and Snowdonia, Bangor University is an inspiring destination, a world away but so easy to reach. Our superb location is matched by an inspired selection of venues. They lend themselves perfectly to every kind of conference, function, banquet, exhibition, reception or event, be it for 5 or 500.

customer service levels and serving local, home made produce, you won’t be disappointed with your stay. With a team of dedicated event planners at your disposal, nothing is too much trouble.

Contact us for: Corporate meetings • Conferences & banqueting • Weddings • Executive boardroom • Fine dining • Social functions • Bar & Restaurant • Sports facilities Proud of achieving the highest • Free delegate parking facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 250 on-site parking Yes theatre-style 540 boardroom-style 40 bedrooms 1400 cabaret-style 300 banqueting-style 280

Gregynog Hall University of Wales Gregynog, Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys SY16 3PW T: 01686 650224 F: 01686 650656 E: gregynog@wales.ac.uk www.gregynog.wales.ac.uk

An ancient house with a Victorian face. Situated at the heart of Welsh history, art and politics. Once a landed estate, now a university conference centre, the house is still at the centre of the local community. The grounds are silent, but the birdsong is loud. The conference rooms echo with debate, music and laughter, but there are quiet corners for reading and dreaming…

A beautiful historic house location with Grade 1 listed gardens and art collection, renowned for centuries for its hospitality Incorporating a ‘Music Room’ for conferences up to 230, cellar bar and state of the art AV equipment, with additional breakout rooms. Gregynog has a residential capacity of 106 and offers free wireless internet with comprehensive library. Now with mobile phone signal.

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Venue Cymru The Promenade, Llandudno LL30 1BB T: 01492 879771 E: conferences@venuecymru.co.uk www.venuecymru.co.uk

Situated in a unique and outstanding sea-front location which never fails to charm; Venue Cymru offers professional, affordable conferencing, in an inspirational setting. Comprising more that 7000 square metres of top quality exhibition and conference space and banqueting for up to 1,000 people, Venue Cymru’s extensive facilities and fantastic versatility meet facilities on-site parking Yes bedrooms N/A

organisers’ every desire for a successful and memorable event. However big or small your requirements, Venue Cymru will satisfy your needs. A strong dedication to providing a truly customerfocused service, including offering bespoke advice to help design, plan and run your event, enables Venue Cymru to successfully host and event manage over 1000 events every year.

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Cardiff University

Some people say you can’t have it all...

Campus Services Division, Southgate House, PO Box 533, Cardiff CF14 3UX T: 029 2087 4616 F: 029 2087 4661 E: Conference@cardiff.ac.uk www.cardiff.ac.uk/conferences

Cardiff University is an ideal venue situation in the heart of the city’s civic centre. Cardiff offers a range of conference/meeting facilities available all year. Our conference centre is situated 3 miles from the city centre and seats up to 230. We also have traditional style executive rooms available for smaller events which accommodate from 10 - 75 delegates. Accommodation is available from mid June until mid September at a number of venues all within walking distance to the city centre. All rooms are single occupancy with en suite facilities which include self catering or bed and breakfast options. Rooms are also provided with bed linen, towels and tea/coffee making facilities. facilities max delegate capacity classroom-style 60 230 boardroom-style 80 on-site parking 200+ theatre-style bedrooms 1500 cabaret-style 80 banqueting-style ???

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The Lowry, Salford, Manchester


Whinfell Forest

Crowne & Mitre Hotel

North West

The legacy of the North West’s industrial past is the high concentration of major cities each with its own unique personality. Yet, there’s still plenty of largely undisturbed countryside from Lancashire to the Lake District, of a type that has been celebrated throughout English literature, making a tangible connection to the human soul. The North West is a region of contrast, where modern cosmopolitan cities combine with stunning rural scenery, creating a country’s worth of destinations. With a choice of venues in all types and sizes, and excellent air, road and rail infrastructure, the North West is the perfect choice for meetings, conferences, incentives and events. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Inspirational venues as individual as you are Fantastic venues for any meeting whether you want inspirational settings or something extra to make your event special. English Lakes is one of the UK s most dynamic family-run groups with perfect venues in Cumbria and Lancashire. Individually styled properties each with their own distinctive style and character but all with the same quality service and professionalism. From the 4 star lake shore resort hotel Low Wood Bay in the heart of the Lake District to the premier venue in North Lancashire, Lancaster House. Conference centres for large exhibitions, corporate events, training courses in dedicated conference suites for up to 340 delegates or small intimate meetings in fantastic boardrooms and sophisticated business centres. Whatever the size or style of your event, English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues can ensure it is as inspirational as the landscape and as individual as you are.

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Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University Venues for Events, Cavendish Building, Cavendish Street Manchester, M15 6BG T: 0161 247 1565 F: 0161 247 6362 E: venues@mmu.ac.uk www.mmu.ac.uk/venues

Opening in 2012, Manchester Metropolitan University’s stunning new Business School is an impressive new conference venue right in the city centre. The highly-original jewel shaped building offers spacious and stylish conference and events facilities in a contemporary glass building. It has 6 tiered lecture theatres on the ground floor (max 250) and multiple syndicate rooms on the upper floors (max 70) including cabaret style rooms. Two glass atriums on the ground floor link the meeting and reception areas providing perfect space for an exhibition (710 m2) and a networking or dining event (up to 250). In addition to being an excellent meeting space, the building has been designed to be at the forefront of green development in the city and boasts many sustainable features and credentials. It is certainly a venue with the “wow” factor. The University’s All Saints Campus on the Oxford Road already hosts a wide range of innovative and popular buildings ideal for a wide range of events. Our all year round venue The Council Chamber is a beautiful, classical room suitable for day meetings, training and presentation events (max theatre style 70). At the MMU Crewe Campus in Cheshire the Contemporary Arts Centre and Sports Science Building provide state of the art facilities for performance or sporting events, short courses or summer schools. Our experienced team will prepare a range of delicious hospitality for your event and are happy to discuss special arrangements. All of our venues are fully equipped with excellent multi media facilities and WiFi and technical support is available at all times. We are a short walk from the city centre and Manchester Piccadilly train station and there are excellent public transport links to the University. Manchester International Airport has an express link into Piccadilly. You can expect a warm welcome from our professional and friendly Conference and Events team. We will make sure you have everything you need to make your event a great success.

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Ribby Hall Village Ribby Road, Wrea Green, Preston, Lancashire PR4 2PR T: 01772 685858 F: 01772 685857 E: business@ribbyhall.co.uk

Set within 100 acres of landscaped grounds, Ribby Hall Village offers a rural location in the heart of Lancashire’s Fylde Coast; a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of city centre hotels. The purpose built Business and Banqueting venue is described as the best in the area, offering the most up-todate surroundings with extensive on-site car parking free of charge. Ideally located 2 miles from Junction 3 off the M55, Preston and Blackpool are only 10 minutes drive away, Manchester and Liverpool less than an hour drive away. 20 business suites catering from 2 – 350 delegates provide the ideal venue for conferences, exhibitions and corporate banquets. The venue has recently won a Bronze Award in the Business Tourism Award category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012 Ceremony. Have you heard about the unique Executive Tree House where the sky’s the limit when it comes to creative thinking? Ribby Hall Village also boasts outstanding sport and leisure facilities making Ribby Hall Village the ideal choice for team-building events. For delegates wishing to stay overnight, a choice of awardwinning accommodation is available, including the adult only Spa Hotel or luxury self-catering cottages that sleep up to 6 people.

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The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues Conference Sales Office Staff House Conference Centre Sackville Street, Manchester M13 9PL T: 0161 306 4100 F: 0161 275 2223 E: conference@manchester.ac.uk www.manchester.ac.uk/conference

The University of Manchester offers a diverse range of conference, event and meeting venues suitable for everything from large international association conferences to corporate events and day meetings. We are probably the most diverse conference complex in Britain with a hugely experienced conference team. The variety of our venues enables us to tailor facilities to your exact requirements. Within 300 metres of Piccadilly train station, our Renold Building has eight theatres and many meeting rooms, with a wide range of bedrooms within a few yards, so that we can comfortably accommodate and cater for conferences of up to 530. On the same site, Staff House Conference Centre provides dedicated day meeting facilities year round for 6 to 120 people. The wider campus facilities include University Place, with the largest purpose-built lecture theatre in Manchester, a 1000 seat auditorium, which divides into a 600 and a 280 seat theatre. In addition there are 23 seminar rooms, a 400 seat restaurant, a 500 square metre exhibition space and adjacent marquee area. Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre offers 70 3 star AA rated hotel bedrooms, a theatre for 125, breakout rooms, disabled access and free parking on-site. We also offer 4000 bedrooms (many of which are en-suite), the Armitage Centre seating 1000, banqueting suites including the stunning neo-Gothic Whitworth Hall for dining up to 300 guests, high specification audio-visual equipment and Wi-Fi across all sites, high quality sports facilities including the Commonwealth Games swimming pool and more than 20 outdoor grass pitches. Other services include ConferCare, a full conference administration service, a hotel booking agency and exhibition services.

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The Bridgewater Hall Lower Mosley Street Manchester, M2 3WS T: 0161 950 0000 F: 0161 950 0001 E: conferences@bridgewater-hall.co.uk www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

Modern Event Facilities in a Classical Music Venue The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester’s iconic and prestigious international concert venue, built to give the best possible spaces for music, whilst also providing a unique and exciting environment for a diverse range of events. Situated in the heart of the City Centre, the location combines a setting steeped in history with an architecturally stunning and innovative building. With excellent links to hotels and public transport, the venue offers beautiful spaces facilities on-site parking Some bedrooms n/a

for a wide range of events; from intimate meetings, to large-scale conferences, to elegant receptions. The in-house catering team offer an extensive range of options including breakfasts, buffets, canapés and banqueting menus, and in-house technical equipment is available for all your audio visual needs. The Conference & Events Team offer a professional and personal approach throughout, always aiming to meet and exceed expectations, and to bring your ideas and inspiration to life.

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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2DW T: 08448 267715 F: 01623 821719 E: corporate.events.uk@centerparcs.co.uk www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

Nestled in 400 acres of spectacular pine forest, our Whinfell Forest village is located in a stunning position on the edge of the Lake District with one of the UK’s few surviving colonies of Red Squirrels.

combination of tranquil settings coupled with our dedicated onsite events team, provides an ideal environment which will stimulate, motivate and inspire delegates.

Whether you are looking for an informal meeting, an energetic team building day or a relaxing treat, Whinfell Forest brings a fresh and creative approach to corporate events. The

Our award winning Aqua Sana spa is also a popular choice for business guests, not only as a way of relaxing after a long day but also as a unique staff incentive.

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Blackpool Conference and Meetings VisitBlackpool Contact: Mandy Tythe-McCallum, Business Tourism Manager T: 01253 478216 E: mandy@visitblackpool.com

The time is now right to take another look at the UK’s No1 beach resort for your business event. In fact whatever your plans: conference, meeting, product launch, team building - let the team at VisitBlackpool show you a destination ready to meet all your business requirements.

A ÂŁ250m regeneration plan, conference venues and hotels suitable for large and small groups, unique venues such as the iconic Blackpool Tower for post conference gatherings and a wide selection of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, there really is no better time to visit.

Conference Capacity Maximum Capacity 2700 seats

Accommodation Hotel Bedrooms 1733 rooms

Maximum exhibition 1176m2

Largest Hotel 480 rooms

Banqueting in one venue 1000 persons

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Manchester Conference Centre & Days Hotel Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB, UK T: 0161 955 8000 E: conference@days-mcc.co.uk www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk

MCC & Hotel is located in the heart of Manchester city centre, just 300 metres from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. Our close proximity to Manchester Airport, the Metro link tram system, and central rail, bus and coach stations, makes us one of the best located and easy to find conference venues in the North of England. Manchester Conference Centre & Hotel is an unbeatable city centre venue, equipped with facilities on-site parking no bedrooms (3star)117

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state of the art AV technology along with a variety of professional, versatile conference suites and lecture theatres, to suit all requirements and budgets. The Hotel offers 117 en-suite, quality hotel bedrooms, offering a guaranteed good nights sleep at an affordable price. The Hotel offers 117 en-suite, quality hotel bedrooms, offering a guaranteed good nights sleep at an affordable price.

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The Monastery Manchester Gorton Lane, Manchester, M12 5WF T: +44 (0) 161 223 3211 F: +44 (0) 161 230 8741 E: events@themonastery.co.uk www.themonastery.co.uk

Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Pugin’s architectural masterpiece. It sits alongside the Taj Mahal and the ancient ruins of Pompeii as having been listed in the 100 most endangered sites in the world, with a rich heritage that should never be lost. Following a £6.5 million restoration scheme, this hidden treasure has taken its place as one of the UK’s most inspiring venues for any corporate, social or cultural occasion. The Monastery won the UK’s most unique venue award 2012 for its amazing creative space. Along with the Great Nave there are 7 atmospheric Friary Rooms which are light and spacious, providing exceptional meeting, training and seminar spaces, giving flexible conference space from 6 boardroom to 650 theatre style. The team at the Monastery strive to exceed expectation, from initial enquiry stage to the seamless running of your event. facilities on-site parking Yes bedrooms N/A

delegate capacity theatre-style 650 cabaret-style 220

classroom-style 450 boardroom-style 100 banqueting-style 500

The Place Hotel Ducie Street, Manchester, M1 2TP T: 0161 778 7500 F: 0161 778 7507 E: events@theplacehotel.com www.theplacehotel.com

This 4* Grade II listed hotel offers spacious, unique loft style apartments, conference facilities and two stunning function rooms, located only one minutes’ walk from Piccadilly Train Station. All major transport links are minutes away. If travelling by car we have a secure underground car park. With its open brickwork, iron girders and contemporary styling, The Place Hotel is the most unique 4* hotel in Manchester, boasting 3 self-sufficient meeting rooms which can host everything from smaller training sessions to full board, seating from as little as 2 people up to 80 people. Our meeting rooms are ideal for standalone meetings or breakout and plenary sessions. For larger conferences or an event to remember, The Place Hotels two function suites caters for up to 400 guests for drinks, buffet & canapés receptions; or up to 250 for a full service meal. facilities on-site parking yes bedrooms 107

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Hilton Manchester Deansgate 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ T: 0161 870 1600 E: enquiries@kingshouse.co.uk Facebook.com/hiltondeansgate Twitter.com/@hiltonMCR www.manchesterdeansgate.hilton.com

Situated within the Beetham Tower, this iconic landmark is walking distance from Manchester’s thriving business districts, shops & restaurants. As well as offering capacity to seat 600 guests in our Deansgate Suite, the hotel offers 11 striking meeting rooms to suit any occasion. The hotel is also a popular choice for informal meetings. Guests staying in the Executive Rooms can utilise the Executive Lounge for small meetings. If your meeting coincides with breakfast or lunch, why not try the Podium Restaurant? We offer casual dining with the privacy of booth dining & an excellent range of modern international cuisine. Soaring above the city skyline, Cloud 23 bar is opulent & the perfect destination for stylish functions & drinks receptions. Situated a few minutes from Deansgate station & just 25 minutes drive from Manchester International Airport, Hilton Manchester Deansgate is perfectly located for both leisure & business guests. facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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King’s Church, Sidney Street, Manchester. M1 7HB T: 0161 276 8194 F: 0161 273 7398 E: enquiries@kingshouse.co.uk www.kingshouse.co.uk

King’s House Conference Centre is a versatile city centre venue, served by excellent public transport links and discounted local parking. Our fully equipped Auditorium is air conditioned and perfect for full day conferences from 80 to 350 delegates. It is also ideally suited for shorter presentations for up to 600, exhibitions, product launches, exams and much more. There are eight other conference rooms of varying sizes, ideal for catering, exhibitions and breakout space from larger events, or for smaller events. facilities on-site parking No Discounted NCP, 3 mins walk max delegate capacity classroom-style 300 bedrooms Preferential theatre-style 600 boardroom-style 60 rates with local hotels cabaret-style 280 banqueting-style 350

Liverpool John Moores University

The Palace Hotel

Conference & Event Services, Egerton Court, 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool L1 2UA T: 0151 231 3511 E: conferences@ljmu.ac.uk www.ljmu.ac.uk/conferences

T: +44 (0)161 288 1111 F: +44 (0)161 288 2222 E: palacesaleslead@principal-hayley.com www.principal-hayley.com/thepalacehotel

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Leading conference provider in Merseyside Capacities for events from 10 to 350 Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout all venues Dedicated conference coordinator Innovative, creative facilitation space (with facilitator) Multi-purpose conference spaces Quality service with real value for money Flexible facilities, maximising light, space & energy efficiency • Conferences, meetings, dinners, exhibitions & gallery displays • Reinvestment of profits back into education facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Situated right in the heart of the City Centre, The Palace Hotel is one of Manchester’s Finest Landmarks with its distinctive 217ft Clock Tower. All 275 bedrooms have been furnished to an upscale standard to ensure your comfort is guaranteed, The Palace Hotel offers unrivalled facilities for meetings, training, conferences, Banqueting, Exhibition’s and special events all 19 function rooms equipped to the highest standards accommodating between 2 and 1000 people including the magnificent Grand Room, with natural day light, 27ft high ceiling which can seat 850 people for dinner. Tempus Restaurant offers sophisticated contemporary surroundings and the best of local produce and international wines and cocktails. Easily accessible by road, rail and air, The Palace Hotel is situated directly opposite Oxford Road Station, is within easy walking distance of Piccadilly Station and just a short journey to Manchester International Airport. Ample off site car parking at reduce rate. Free Internet/WIFI facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 600 on-site parking N/A theatre-style 1000 boardroom-style 40 bedrooms 275 cabaret-style 550 banqueting-style 850


Park Inn by Radisson Manchester Cheetham Hill Road Manchester M4 4EW T: 0161 837 8207 F: 0161 832 7474 E: jessica.bancroft@rezidorparkinn.com www.manchester-victoria.parkinn.com

The Lowry Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ T: 0161 876 2040 F: 0161 876 2021 E: conferences@thelowry.com www.thelowry.com/conference

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester is a four-star city centre hotel ideally

The Lowry is an inspiring landmark on the

located close to Manchester Arena. The hotel offers guests modern

contemporary waterfront of Salford Quays. Close to

and flexible conference facilities which are perfect for a whole host of

Manchester city centre, with great public transport links, the architecturally dramatic venue offers a unique and

events; intimate 1-2-1 meetings or larger conferences for up to 220

alternative solution in an innovative, contemporary and

delegates. Natural light and fresh designs are the theme throughout

inspirational environment.

the majority of the conference rooms with our GOLD Green Tourism

Whatever your requirements are, you will find The

for Business Scheme award and Responsible Business ethos taking

Lowry to be a versatile and vibrant venue offering a

pride in everything we do. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 110 on-site parking N/A theatre-style 220 boardroom-style 24 bedrooms 252 cabaret-style 130 banqueting-style 180

NB The hotel does not have onsite parking but discounts are offered to guests using the nearby NCP car park

The Liner Hotel Liverpool

wide choice of exciting spaces and bespoke services that will cater to your every need.

facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 108 on-site parking Nearby theatre-style 1730 boardroom-style 66 bedrooms 0 cabaret-style 120 banqueting-style 280

Some people say you can’t have it all...

Lord Nelson St, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 5QB T: +44 151 709 7050 F: +44 151 707 0352 www.theliner.co.uk

One minute from Lime Street Station, The Liner Hotel makes a perfect choice for your event. The self contained Britannic Suite can accommodate up to 500 guests theatre style and can be adapted to suit numbers ranging from 50 delegates. An additional 6 meeting rooms are available with both day delegate and room only rates available. All meeting rooms come equipped with complimentary WIFI and free car parking to enhance the guest experience. A dedicated conference co-ordinator will ensure the smooth running of your event from start to finish. facilities delegate capacity classroom-style 150 on-site parking 200+ theatre-style 500 boardroom-style 100 bedrooms 152 cabaret-style 250 banqueting-style 270

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Holmfirth

Scarborough

North East

A pony ride or brisk country walk in the morning, picnic lunch, followed by a golf filled afternoon and spa relaxation before dinner and a show, the North East offers it all and so much more. The compact nature of the region coupled by its plentiful award-winning attraction and experiences means you can fit a weeks’ worth of activities into every day of your time here. Be active or relaxed, whatever suits your requirements. With two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a vast National Park and dramatic Heritage Coast, surrounding several vibrant cities you’d probably imagine this area of Britain has a massive choice of all manner of conference and event venues; and you’d be right! www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Well Met Conferencing CL304, City Campus, Leeds Metropolitan University, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3HE T: 0113 812 8555 E: conferences@leedsmet.ac.uk www.wellmetconferencing.com

Whether you’re planning a small presentation or a fully managed residential conference, Well Met Conferencing at Leeds Metropolitan University has a number of awardwinning venues for you to choose from. Well Met Conferencing understands that it is the small details that make a big difference and on choosing them for your next event, their experienced conference and events team will tailor a package to suit your exact needs. With such a wide range of stylish modern facilities and impressive historic settings, Well Met Conferencing at Leeds Metropolitan University, has venues and locations to suit all tastes. Well Met Conferencing’s City Campus sites are in the heart of Leeds City Centre and are within walking distance of both the Central Railway Station and Leeds Coach Station. The Rose Bowl is their latest state-of-the-art and award-winning venue that features the very latest in modern conferencing facilities and design. The venue, is situated next to Leeds Civic Hall, where the regional capital’s civic, educational, business and cultural quarters meet, and is ideal for banquets, receptions, conferences and meetings. Headingley Campus is perfect for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and is well suited for corporate away days. Well Met’s latest residential addition, Carnegie Village, is ideal for residential conferences. Set within 100 acres of parkland; the accommodation boasts free secure parking, 24 hour security, brand new fitness facilities, an on-site food court and convenience store, and a large range of conferencing venues. With a variety of high quality training, meeting and conference facilities, Well Met Conferencing is the perfect venue to create an event to remember. • Free Wifi • Data projector • Interactive smartboards • DVD player and monitor • Plasma screens • Video and monitor • Video conferencing available on request • Portable screens and flipcharts • 24-hour security

• Free car parking at Headingley Campus • Climate controlled rooms • Disabled access & facilities • Brand new fitness facilities • On site bar, food court & convenience store • 27 bedrooms available all year round • 2688 bedrooms available out of term-time

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LEEDS The perfect backdrop for your next event

Exhibitions

Banquets

Conferences

Events

Quality Counts

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Sheffield City Hall Barkers Pool, Sheffield, S1 2JA T: 0870 121 3690 E: eventsales@sivltd.com www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Located in the city centre, Sheffield City Hall offers an inspirational setting for conferencing, events and experiences. The art-deco grade II listed building is the city’s premier concert and conference venue with an extensive legacy where entertainment, and in particular music, is concerned with many legends having graced the stage. Its centrepiece is the magnificent Oval Hall, a seated auditorium with a stained-glass ceiling and acoustics that can be configured to suit all sized events. The Ballroom is ideal for banquets and dinners and is easily adaptable to host a conference seating delegate’s theatre style. It offers the perfect space for hosting exhibitions or a filming location. The Memorial lends itself just as readily for a meeting of 40 to a conference of 600 and complementing all areas are attractive quirky break out spaces. facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Wetherby Racecourse & Conference Centre The Racecourse, York Road, Wetherby LS22 5EJ T: 01937 582035 E: conference@wetherbyracing.co.uk

More than just racing‌

car parking, we are situated no more than 15 miles from Leeds, Whether you are planning a small Harrogate & York at Junction 46 business meeting, a formal of the A1(M). banqueting event or a large We provide a range of exhibition we know that success is important to you. You will find conference, banqueting, everything you need at Wetherby exhibition and syndicate suites Racecourse & Conference Centre. together with a dedicated event management team and high Set in 300 acres of parkland in quality catering partner, which all the heart of the Yorkshire combine to ensure that your countryside, with unlimited FREE event is a winner!

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Headingley Carnegie Stadium St Michael’s Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3BR T: 0113 203 3899 F: 0113 203 3861 events@headingleyexperience.com

Hinsley Hall Diocese of Leeds Pastoral Centre, 62 Headingley Lane, Leeds LS6 2BX T: 0113 261 8000 F: 0113 224 2406 E: info@hinsley-hall.co.uk www.hinsley-hall.co.uk

THE only stadium in the country to house two international sports grounds, Headingley Carnegie Stadium is the perfect choice for corporate clients wishing to mix business with pleasure.

A warm welcome will await you at Hinsley Hall. Set in

Home to Leeds Rhinos rugby team and the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, it also boasts a number of conference and events suites – one with views of both pitches – making it the ideal venue for everything from small meetings to large scale conferences and product launches.

Hinsley Hall has 50 refurbished en-suite bedrooms, well

For further information about the conference and banqueting facilities at Headingley call 0113 203 3899 or email events@headingleyexperience.com

Our experienced friendly staff will ensure a successful

facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Leeds United Elland Road, Leeds, LS11 0ES Phone: 0871 334 1919 T: 0871 334 1919 E: louise.jones@leedsunited.com www.leedsunitedvenue.com

At Elland Road we are able to host a wide range of events and can cater for your every need. The Centenary Pavilion provides one of the biggest Conference & Events spaces in the North of England - with over 2000 square metres of

tranquil grounds only 2.5 miles from Leeds City centre it offers a comfortable cost-effective venue for all.

appointed meeting rooms suitable for groups from 4 to 90, a chapel, library and bookshop, ample parking facilities, a well stocked bar, good food and hospitality.

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Crown Spa Hotel Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England YO11 2AG T: 01723 357400 F: 01723 357404 E: venue@CrownSpaHotel.com

The Crown Spa Hotel is the Yorkshire Coast’s only 4-star hotel. An award winning, listed building with modern facilities and cliff top location make this the ideal venue.

space. With a clear span, it’s the perfect venue for product

Our 10 Event Suites all have WIFI, PA Facilites,

launches, exhibitions and gala dinners. Our Centenary

Presentation screens as standard. The Consort Suite can

Pavilion is capable of holding up to 2,800 visitors and

hold up to 260 delegates with stage facilities. Our

hosting 1,250 guests for dinner.

dedicated team will ensure your event is in “safe hands”

Complimentary Car Parking is available onsite

leaving your delegates with the right impression, whatever your conference, function, event or meeting.

facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Thackray Museum Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN (Next door to St. James’s Hospital) T: 0113 2056526 F: 0113 247 0219 E: conference@thackraymuseum.org www.thackraymuseum.org

The Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds is a beautifully unique conference destination. Set in a prestigious Grade II listed building; boasting five multi-purpose rooms which accommodate up to 120 delegates.

For a warm welcome, and guaranteed success - Meet in Leeds.

· Located close to Leeds city centre with excellent transport links. · Free use of unlimited Wi-Fi

Event facilities close to the heart of Leeds. Awardwinning catering and excellent service complete a stunning package for conference organisers.

· Something extra special with bespoke add-ons including VIP gallery tours or intriguing lectures · Themed rooms and ornate back-drops · Free museum entry and discounts in Museum gift shop. facilities on-site parking bedrooms

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 4LG T: +44 (0)1924 832508 E: conferencing@ysp.co.uk ysp.co.uk/hire

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Forster Square, Bradford BD1 4HU T: 01274 735735 F: 01274 720003 E: events@midland-hotel-bradford.com E: conference@midland-hotel-bradford.com www.peelhotels.co.uk

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of the world’s leading open-air galleries set in the historic 500-acre Bretton Estate. Be inspired by some of the world’s greatest artists and take advantage of award-winning architecture and modern function facilities. YSP’s dedicated conference team ensure a friendly and professional service and our in-house chefs create delicious menus to suit any budget.

easy reach of Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and Sheffield.

Adding constant upgrades to 90 Premium & Standard bedrooms as well as classically designed Suites, has made the hotel the Premier City Centre Hotel in Bradford.

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The Midland Hotel, has been transformed with continuous upgrading of the building and its facilities. Most recently the Princes Ballroom refurbishment which with Air Conditioning, Multi stage Lighting and Sound systems, and superior redecoration has made it the Premier Conference and Banqueting venue in Yorkshire for up to 300 Formal Dinner and 400 for Conferences.

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Finding the perfect venue … * Venue type … Is it AIM accredited? Does

it fit with the theme of the event or the brand values of the company? Consider the delegate profile, prominent, high earners may expect five star.

* Location … Does the venue have good

road and rail links? For larger events, is there an airport nearby?

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The team … Your success relies heavily on the venue team; get to know them. Do they make you feel welcome; will they do the same for your delegates? Are they enthusiastic, eager to please and flexible? Do they have sufficient knowledge and experience? Can they cope under pressure? Ask them plenty of questions to make sure you have confidence in them.

* Ambience… Use your senses and be

aware of smells, temperatures, lighting and sounds. Air-conditioning, cleanliness, natural lighting, soundproofing and natural acoustics are all plus points.

* Facilities… Know what you need and be

sure the venue has it. If your delegates are likely to arrive by car you will need parking. Is security an issue? If they’re leaving expensive equipment in the room it should be lockable. Is there disabled access and are the disabled facilities sufficient? Are there toilets near to your meeting, and are there enough of them?

* Meals & refreshments… An army

marches on its stomach, and so does your event. Take time to know exactly what meals and refreshments your event package allows and be sure it will delight; disappointment here is disastrous.

* Audio-Visual … Is your event heavily

reliant on multi-media presentations? Do you need special lighting to create an effect? Can they hear you at the back? Consider the content and theme of the planned event, whether spectacular or low-key, you need to be sure the venue is up to delivering it? Demonstrations are useful.

* Residential capabilities … If you have

delegates staying at the venue, check the bedrooms are of a high enough standard, will they meet their expectations? They’ve made the effort to attend your event, the least you can do is provide a clean and comfortable bed.

* Reassurance… Have you seen tangible proof that the venue lives up to its service claims?, have you seen the contract you will be asked to sign? Are you confident that the venue complies with the law and meets industry best practice guidelines? All AIM venues do this and much more!

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View looking over Edinburgh and it’s famous castle

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Scotland Anyone looking for a conference destination that has it all needs look no further than Scotland which offers an immense and diverse range of venues and accommodation. Purpose-built conference centres in all major cities, combined with academic venues that offer a wide range of facilities plus accommodation options to suit every budget, make planning an event simply a question of choice. Scottish venues and providers are stepping up to the mark with refurbishments, new openings and products all over the country. With venues that include castles and historic locations, there is no doubt that Scotland has something to suit every taste and every event. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Conferences, events, and launches (from small to 600 delegates). Exhibitions (1000 sq metres of space). Training programmes. Video conferencing. Innovative technology. Accommodation and catering. Commitment to service excellence. Give us a call. We’ll be delighted to help.

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Edinburgh Conference Centre Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS T: 0131 451 3115 | E: info@edinburgh-conference.com

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15 venues 1000 theatre style 500 reception 2000+ bedrooms 400 flats From prestigious and iconic University of Edinburgh venues to our state-of-the-art John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh First offers an incomparable range of venues, accommodation and catering options. We deliver great service at good value and recognise that flexibility is key to delivering successful events.

Contact our team on

+44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburghfirst.co.uk

University of St Andrews Conference Group Services, 79 North Street St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AD T: 01334 463000 F: 01334 465555 E: conferences@st-andrews.ac.uk www.discoverstandrews.com

The University of St Andrews offers a world class conference centre, state-of the art meeting rooms and over 1,300 en-suite bedrooms. We offer unrivalled choice and have facilities located in the heart of the historic town of St Andrews. We have an extensive range of meeting facilities and can accommodate anything from small board meetings and training seminars, to prestigious conferences looking for a facilities on-site parking Yes bedrooms 2216

contemporary setting for up to 300. Our largest plenary venue can accommodate 968. We also offer a wide range of accommodation - and have over 1,300 en-suite bedrooms which boast double beds and TVs – located near to the town centre, beaches and famous golf courses. We offer flexibility, excellent value and high standards of service. This makes us the perfect Scottish setting for conferences and events.

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Ireland Ireland, the land of saints and scholars, famed for the thousand welcomes offered to visitors by the friendly locals. Following years of investment, Ireland is also the land where high-tech conference and meetings venues facilities come as standard, though a choice of luxury historical castles and modern purpose-built conference centres. Ireland is a fantastic choice as a destination for meetings, conferences, corporate events and incentive travel. The high standard of conference facilities, diverse topography and buzzing cities across this small country, affords business travellers the opportunity to pack a number of activities into a short space of time; placing Ireland in a class of its own. www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre 2 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3WH Contact: Jennifer Patterson T: +44 (0) 28 9033 4400 E: conference@waterfront.co.uk www.waterfront.co.uk

Right in the heart of the city, and with a spectacular riverside setting, the award-winning Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre brings the city’s renowned warmth to world class conference and meetings facilities. Architecturally stunning and built to the very highest specification, this top tier venue enjoys an outstanding global reputation and hosts international associations as well as corporate events. The modern, purpose-built facilities offer a choice of flexible conference, meeting, break-out, exhibition and banqueting spaces, accommodating from 10 to over 2000 delegates. Facilities include a Main Auditorium, seating from 380 – 2000 delegates; the Studio, seating from 90 – 380; 14 stand alone meeting rooms, for 8 – 90; restaurant and bars; exhibition facilities, with more than 2,500m2 of floor space, accommodating more than 130 exhibition stands; and adjacent car parking facilities. Quality, flexibility, expertise and experience are synonymous with the conference and business offering at Belfast Waterfront. Whatever the requirements, the venue’s dedicated team of professionals work in tandem with conference and business event organisers every step of the way - from the point of booking to planning and successfully implementing their event - to ensure every bespoke requirement is fulfilled to the very highest standard. Its city centre location makes Belfast Waterfront accessible to all main transport networks, and within easy reach of many of the city and Northern Ireland’s major hotels and attractions. Plans to extend the venue have been announced as part of the City Council’s major investment programme for Belfast. It is envisaged that the new development will provide more than 2,200 square metres of additional exhibition space, at least 5 new conference breakout rooms, each accommodating 200 delegates and banqueting facilities for an additional 750.

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SIGNAL Centre of Business Excellence 2 Innotec Drive, Balloo Road, Bangor BT19 7PD T: 028 9147 3788 F: 028 9147 3485 E: signal@northdown.gov.uk www.signalni.com

SIGNAL Centre of Business Excellence is located 20 minutes from Belfast and offers first class facilities for conference and meeting planners. The purpose built conference rooms have been specifically designed with the everchanging modern conference demands in mind and are equipped to the highest specification with the latest AV equipment. The seven conference rooms are flexible facilities on-site parking Yes bedrooms N/A

and can facilitate a wide variety of meeting and event formats up to 120 people. In addition, the venue boasts a dedicated IT Training suite with 10 flatscreen, multi-media computers plus the trainer’s computer, an interactive whiteboard a multimedia projector and laser printer. Delegates can also benefit from the venues 60 on site complimentary car parking spaces as well as additional overflow car parking.

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Jurys Inn Custom House

Jurys Inn Parnell Street

Custom House Plaza, Dublin 1 T: 01 8541500 F: 01 8290400 E: jurysinncustomhouse@jurysinns.com www.jurysinns.com

Parnell Street, Dublin 1 T: 01 8784900 F: 01 8784999 E: jurysinnparnellst@jurysinns.com www.jurysinns.com

Located on Custom House Quay overlooking the River Liffey and adjacent to the IFSC. Jurys Inn Custom House is one of the nearest hotels to the O2 venue and Convention Centre Dublin, just two minute walk from Busaras, Luas and Connolly station and within easy walking distance to the city’s main shopping areas, O’Connell Street and Grafton Street. No last minute hitches. No technical glitches. Just perfectly located, stylish comfotable meeting places for your seminar, conference, training day, workshop and more. Jurys Meetings is shorthand for excellence and reliability. Room design is stylish and light, and equipment is first class. Each location has a dedicated team member who is your point of contact and the service from your Jurys Meetings team is always utterly efficient. Our 12-point Service Promise guarantees it. Your meeting is our meeting and we are keen to impress. Our inclusive prices include room hire, AV equipment and unlimited tea and coffee. Delicious food menus will revive and replenish, WiFi, AC and staionery toolkit are standard, as is plenty of natural daylight in our environmentally friendly meeting rooms. The day flies when it’s a Jurys Meeting. Enjoy.

Located just off O’Connell Street, Jurys Inn Parnell Street is situated in the heart of Dublin’s retail area, within a two minute walk of Henry Street and within walking distance of the Abbey Theatre, Temple Bar and the IFSC. No last minute hitches. No technical glitches. Just perfectly located, stylish comfotable meeting places for your seminar, conference, training day, workshop and more. Jurys Meetings is shorthand for excellence and reliability. Room design is stylish and light, and equipment is first class. Each location has a dedicated team member who is your point of contact and the service from your Jurys Meetings team is always utterly efficient. Our 12-point Service Promise guarantees it. Your meeting is our meeting and we are keen to impress. Our inclusive prices include room hire, AV equipment and unlimited tea and coffee. Delicious food menus will revive and replenish, WiFi, AC and staionery toolkit are standard, as is plenty of natural daylight in our environmentally friendly meeting rooms. The day flies when it’s a Jurys Meeting. Enjoy.

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Unique Venues In the following pages you’ll find AIM accredited venues that offer something a little special or different ! So if organising a conference or event with a difference is what you have in mind then this section is a good starting point!

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Emirates Stadium is not only known as one of the world’s most breathtaking sporting arenas, it is also renowned as a groundbreaking meetings and events venue. Boasting an array of versatile, modern and luxurious suites, our dedicated and experienced events team will work with you to create events that are as inspiring as the setting, delivering tailored solutions to ensure every detail is perfected to create a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.

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0845 262 0004

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• Available for corporate or private events, parties, screenings and launches • State-of-the-art 270-seat auditorium with large cinema screen • Full catering options available, from breakfast to evening fine dining • Panoramic views of the London skyline and historic Royal Victoria Dock To find out more or book your event please contact us at: Bookings@thecrystal.org

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ACCREDITED VENUES BY REGION SOUTH WEST DESTINATIONS MEET BOURNEMOUTH

BOURNEMOUTH

01202 456545

CONFERENCE BRISTOL

BRISTOL

0117 946 2200

CONFERENCE TORQUAY

TORQUAY

01803 206 306

AZTEC HOTEL & SPA

BRISTOL

www.aztechotelbristol.com

BIC - BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE BOURNEMOUTH

www.bic.co.uk

BUCKLAND TOUT-SAINTS (EDEN)

KINGSBRIDGE

www.tout-saints.co.uk

CENTER PARCS LONGLEAT FOREST

WARMINSTER

www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

ENGINEERS HOUSE

BRISTOL

www.eefvenues.co.uk/

EVENT EXETER, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER

EXETER

www.eventexeter.com

GRAND BY THISTLE

BRISTOL

www.thistle.com/thegrand

HOLIDAY INN BRISTOL FILTON

BRISTOL

www.hibristolfiltonhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN SWINDON

SWINDON

www.hiswindonhotel.co.uk/

HOLIDAY INN TAUNTON M5 J25

TAUNTON

www.hitauntonhotelm5.co.uk

JURYS INN EXETER

EXETER

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN PLYMOUTH

PLYMOUTH

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN SWINDON

SWINDON

www.jurysinns.com

LYDIARD HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE

SWINDON

www.chartridge.co.uk

THE MOUNT SOMERSET HOTEL & SPA (EDEN) LOWER HENDALE www.themountsomersethotelandspa.com RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE S WEST www.conferencetorquay.co.uk STEAM - MUSEUM OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SWINDON

www.steam-museum.org.uk

TAUNTON CONFERENCE CENTRE

TAUNTON

www.tauntonconferencecentre.co.uk

TREMOUGH CONFERENCE AND EVENTS

PENRYN

www.tremoughservices.com/conferencing

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL CONFERENCE OFFICE BRISTOL

www.bris.ac.uk/conferences

SOUTH EAST DESTINATIONS VISIT BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON

01273 292606

EASTBOURNE CONFERENCE BUREAU

EASTBOURNE

01323 415439

GUILDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL

GUILDFORD

01483 444396

VISIT ESSEX

CHELMSFORD

01245 437087

KENT CONFERENCE BUREAU

MAIDSTONE

01622 602485

ASHDOWN PARK HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB

FOREST ROW

www.ashdownpark.com

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION CONFERENCE AND EVENTS BRIGHTON

www.seagulls.co.uk/commercial

FIVE (FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL VENUE & EVENTS FARNBOROUGH

www.farnboroughfive.com

GHYLL MANOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT

www.ghyllmanor.co.uk

HORSHAM

H G WELLS CONFERENCE & EVENTS CENTRE WOKING

www.hgwells.co.uk

HEVER CASTLE

www.hevercastle.co.uk

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HOLIDAY INN ASHFORD CENTRAL

ASHFORD

www.hiashfordcentralhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN BASINGSTOKE

BASINGSTOKE

www.hibasingstokehotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN FAREHAM

FAREHAM

www.holidayinn.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN FARNBOROUGH

FARNBOROUGH

www.hifarnboroughhotel.com

HOLIDAY INN GUILDFORD

GUILDFORD

www.higuildfordhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LONDON GATWICK AIRPORT

HORLEY

www.gatwick-airport.holiday-inn.com

HOLIDAY INN MAIDSTONE SEVENOAKS

KENT

www.himaidstonehotel.co.uk/hotel

HOLIDAY INN PORTSMOUTH

PORTSMOUTH

www.hiportsmouthhotel.co.uk/

HOLIDAY INN ROCHESTER CHATHAM

CHATHAM

www.hirochesterhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN SOUTHAMPTON

SOUTHAMPTON

www.holidayinn.com/southampton

HOLIDAY INN SOUTHAMPTON - EASTLEIGH - M3 J13 EASTLEIGH

www.hisouthamptoneastleighhotel.co.uk

JURYS INN BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN SOUTHAMPTON

SOUTHAMPTON

www.jurysinns.com

LEEDS CASTLE

MAIDSTONE

www.leeds-castle.com

LINGFIELD PARK MARRIOTT HOTEL & COUNTRY PARK LINGFIELD www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/lgwgs-lingfieldpark-marriott-hotel-and-country-club/ RAMADA FARNHAM

GUILDFORD

www.ramadafarnhamhotel.co.uk

RAMADA GUILDFORD

GUILDFORD

www.ramadaguildfordhotel.co.uk

RAMADA PLAZA GATWICK HOTEL

CRAWLEY

www.ramadajarvis.co.uk

ROFFEY PARK INSTITUTE

HORSHAM

www.sussexvenue.com

SAVILL COURT HOTEL

EGHAM

www.savillcourt.com

SOUTH COAST CONFERENCES

BRIGHTON

www.brighton.ac.uk/southcoastconferences

SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTRE SOUTHAMPTON

www.solent.ac.uk/conferences

STANHILL COURT HOTEL

www.stanhillcourthotel.co.uk

HORLEY

THE GRAND HOTEL BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON

www.devere.co.uk

THE GRAND HOTEL

EASTBOURNE

www.grandesatbourne.com

THE ORCHARDS EAST MALLING EVENTS VENUE EAST MALLING

www.emconference.co.uk

TYLNEY HALL HOTEL

HOOK

www.tylneyhall.com

LONDON AND PARTNERS

LONDON

020 7234 5829

11 CAVENDISH SQUARE

LONDON www.11cavendishsq.com

15 HATFIELDS

LONDON

200 ALDERSGATE, ST PAULS

LONDON www.etcvenues.co.uk

40 / 30 THE GHERKIN -SEARCYS

LONDON www.searcys.co.uk/40-30-the-gherkin/home

76 PORTLAND PLACE

LONDON www.76portlandplace.com

AMERICA SQUARE

LONDON www.mayfaircavendish.com

APEX CITY OF LONDON HOTEL

LONDON www.apexhotels.co.uk/hotels/city-of-london

ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB

LONDON www.arsenal.com/events

BADEN POWELL HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE- SCOUT ASSOCIATION

LONDON www.towntocountry.co.uk/bphouse

BARBICAN CENTRE

LONDON www.barbican.org.uk

BREWERY by ECO Ltd (THE)

LONDON www.thebrewery.co.uk

BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

LONDON www.bmahouse.org.uk

BROADWAY HOUSE

LONDON www.broadwayhouse.info

LONDON DESTINATIONS

www.15hatfields.com

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BRUNEL UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE SERVICES UXBRIDGE

www.brunelconferenceservices.co.uk/

CALEDONIAN CLUB

LONDON www.caledonianclub.com

CAVENDISH CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.cavendishconferencevenues.com

CCT VENUES - CANARY WHARF

LONDON www.cctvenues.co.uk

CCT VENUES-BARBICAN

LONDON www.cctvenues.co.uk

CCT VENUES-SMITHFIELD

LONDON www.cctvenues.co.uk

CEME CONFERENCE CENTRE

RAINHAM

CENTRAL HALL WESTMINSTER

LONDON www.c-h-w.com

CHANDOS HOUSE

LONDON

CHURCH HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.churchhouseconf.co.uk

COIN STREET CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.coinstreet.org

www.ceme.co.uk www.chandoshouse.co.uk

CONFERENCE AND VENUES, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER LONDON www.westminster.ac.uk/summeraccommodation CONFERENCE LINK IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON LONDON www.imperial-conferencelink.com CONGRESS CENTRE

LONDON www.congresscentre.co.uk

CROWNE PLAZA KENSINGTON

LONDON www.cplondonkensingtonhotel.co.uk

CROWNE PLAZA LONDON - SHOREDITCH

LONDON www.cplondon.com

CROWNE PLAZA LONDON HEATHROW

WEST DRAYTON

CROWNE PLAZA LONDON THE CITY

LONDON www.cplondoncityhotel.co.uk

DOMINION THEATRE

LONDON www.dominionevents.co.uk

www.cpheathrowairporthotel.co.uk

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON LONDON - TOWER OF LONDON LONDON www.minthotel.com/our-hotels/london-tower-london EARLS COURT & OLYMPIA CONFERENCE CENTRES LONDON www.eco.co.uk EMMANUEL CENTRE

LONDON www.emmanuelcentre.com

FRIENDS HOUSE HOSPITALITY LTD

LONDON www.friendshouse.co.uk

FURNITURE MAKERS HALL

LONDON www.furnituremkrs.co.uk

GCU LONDON

LONDON www.gculondon.ac.uk

GILWELL PARK CONFERENCE CENTRE- SCOUT ASSOCIATION LONDON www.towntocountry.co.uk/gilwell GRAND CONNAUGHT ROOMS

LONDON www.principal-hayley.com

HAMPTON COURT PALACE

HAMPTON COURT

HM TOWER OF LONDON

LONDON www.hrp.org.uk

HOLIDAY INN BRENT CROSS

LONDON www.hilondonbrentcrosshotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN COMMERICAL ROAD

LONDON www.hilondoncommericalroad.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS LONDON CITY

LONDON www.hiexpress.com/londoncityex

HOLIDAY INN LONDON BEXLEY

BEXLEY

HOLIDAY INN LONDON BLOOMSBURY

LONDON www.hilondonbloomsburyhotel.co.uk/

HOLIDAY INN LONDON HEATHROW M4 J4

LONDON www.hilondonheathrowm4j4hotel.co.uk/

HOLIDAY INN LONDON HEATHROW-ARIEL

LONDON www.hiheathrowairporthotelariel.co.uk/

www.hrp.org.uk/HamptonCourtPalace

www.hilondonbexleyhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LONDON KENSINGTON FORUM HOTEL LONDON www.hikensingtonforumhotel.co.uk HOLIDAY INN LONDON MAYFAIR

LONDON www.hilondonmayfair.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LONDON REGENT’S PARK

LONDON www.holiday-inn.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LONDON SUTTON

SUTTON

HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY, THE

LONDON www.hac.org.uk

HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF GRAY’S INN

LONDON www.graysinn.org.uk

ILEC CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.ibishotel.com

INMARSAT CONFERENCE SERVICES

LONDON www.inmarsat.com/conferences

IRONMONGERS HALL

LONDON www.ironhall.co.uk

JURYS INN CROYDON

CROYDON

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www.jurysinns.com


JURYS INN HEATHROW

HEATHROW

JURYS INN LONDON-ISLINGTON HOTEL

LONDON www.jurysinns.com

www.jurysinns.com

LENSBURY

TEDDINGTON www.lensbury.com

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

LONDON www.londonstockexchange.com

LSO ST LUKES

LONDON www.lso.co.uk/lsostlukes

MALMAISON LONDON HOTEL

LONDON www.malmaison.com/

MERMAID CONFERENCE & EVENTS CENTRE (THE) LONDON www.the-mermaid.co.uk MUSEUM OF LONDON - LONDON WALL

LONDON

ONE GREAT GEORGE STREET

LONDON www.onegreatgeorgestreet.co.uk

ONE MOORGATE PLACE

LONDON www.icaew.co.uk

ONE QUEEN ANNE’S GATE

LONDON www.water.org.uk/queenannes

ONE WIMPOLE STREET

LONDON www.onewimpolestreet.co.uk

PARK CRESCENT CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.pccc.co.uk

PARK PLAZA COUNTY HALL LONDON

LONDON www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA RIVERBANK HOTEL

LONDON www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA SHERLOCK HOLMES LONDON

LONDON www.sherlockholmeshotel.com

PARK PLAZA VICTORIA

LONDON www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA WESTMINSTER BRIDGE LONDON

LONDON www.parkplaza.com/london

REGENTS CONFERENCE CENTRE

LONDON www.regents.ac.uk/conferences

RENAISSANCE LONDON HEATHROW HOTEL HOUNSLOW

www.museumoflondon.org.uk

www.renaissancelondonheathrow.co.uk

RIVERBANK HOUSE MAN GROUP PLC

LONDON www.riverbankhousevenues.com

ROYAL GARDEN HOTEL

LONDON www.royalgardenhotel.co.uk

SADLERS WELLS

LONDON www.sadlerwells.com

SAVOY PLACE

LONDON www.ietvenues.co.uk/savoyplace

SENATE HOUSE

LONDON www.london.ac.uk/conference

ST BRIDE FOUNDATION

LONDON www.stbridefoundation.org

ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

LONDON www.stpauls.co.uk

STRAND PALACE HOTEL

LONDON www.strandpalacehotel.co.uk

THE CRYSTAL

LONDON www.thecrystal.org/

THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE LONDON www.middletemplehall.org.uk/ THE HOXTON HOTEL

LONDON www.hoxtonhotels.com

THE MONTCALM LONDON CITY AT THE BREWERY LONDON www.themontcalmlondoncity.co.uk THE WESLEY

LONDON www.micentre.com

TRINITY HOUSE

LONDON www.trinityhouse.co.uk

TWICKENHAM EXPERIENCE LTD

TWICKENHAM

VICTORY SERVICES CLUB

LONDON www.vsc.co.uk

VINOPOLIS

LONDON www.vinopolis.co.uk

www.twickenhamexperience.com

HOME COUNTIES ASCOT RACECOURSE

ASCOT

www.ascot.co.uk

CHARTRIDGE CONFERENCE CENTRE

CHESHAM

www.chartridge.co.uk

CRANFIELD MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE CRANFIELD

www.cmdc.info

CROWNE PLAZA HEYTHROP PARK - OXFORD OXFORD

www.heythroppark.co.uk/

CROWNE PLAZA MARLOW

www.cpmarlow.co.uk

MARLOW

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EASTHAMPSTEAD PARK CONFERENCE CENTRE WOKINGHAM

www.eastpark.co.uk

EYNSHAM HALL

WITNEY

www.eynshamhall.com

HITCHIN PRIORY CONFERENCE CENTRE

HITCHIN

www.chartridge.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN AYLESBURY

AYLESBURY

www.hiaylesburyhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN HEMEL HEMPSTEAD M1 J8

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

www.hihemelhempsteadhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN HIGH WYCOMBE M40 J4

HIGH WYCOMBE

www.hihighwycombehotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN MAIDENHEAD / WINDSOR

MAIDENHEAD

www.himaidenheadhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN MILTON KEYNES

MILTON KEYNES

www.himiltonkeyneshotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN OXFORD

OXFORD

www.hioxfordhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN READING SOUTH M4 J11

READING

www.hireadingsouthhotel.com

JURYS INN MILTON KEYNES

MILTON KEYNES

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN WATFORD

WATFORD

www.jurysinns.com

KENTS HILL PARK TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE MILTON KEYNES

www.kentshillpark.com

LANE END CONFERENCE CENTRE

HIGH WYCOMBE

www.lane-end-conferences.co.uk

LUTON HOO HOTEL & GOLF SPA

LUTON

www.lutonhoo.co.uk

MILLBROOK EVENTS

BEDFORD

www.millbrookevents.co.uk

OXFORD ABINGDON FOUR PILLARS HOTEL

ABINGDON

www.abingdon-hotel.four-pillars.co.uk/

OXFORD SPIRES FOUR PILLARS HOTEL

OXFORD

www.four-pillars.co.uk

OXFORD THAMES FOUR PILLARS HOTEL

OXFORD

www.four-pillars.co.uk/thames

OXFORD WITNEY FOUR PILLARS HOTEL

WITNEY

www.four-pillars.co.uk/witney

RAMADA HATFIELD

HATFIELD

www.ramada.co.uk/Hatfield

SHAW HOUSE

NEWBURY

www.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1747

THE OLDE BELL

HURLEY

www.theoldebell.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

HATFIELD

www.conferencehertfordshire.co.uk

WARREN WEIR

LUTON

www.lutonhoo.com

WILLIAMS F1 CONFERENCE CENTRE

OXFORD

www.williamsf1conferences.com

WYBOSTON LAKES CONFERENCE & TRAINING CENTRE WYBOSTON

www.wybostonlakes.co.uk

EAST ANGLIA DESTINATIONS CONFERENCE CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE

01223 768740

BW BOLHOLT COUNTRY PARK HOTEL

BURY

www.bw-bolholtcountryparkhotel.co.uk

BW MARKS TEY HOTEL

COLCHESTER

www.marksteyhotel.co.uk

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS - THE PITT BUILDING CAMBRIDGE

www.cambridge.org/pittbuilding

CENTER PARCS ELVEDEN FOREST

BRANDON

www.centerparcs.co.uk/meetings

CHILFORD HALL

CAMBRIDGE

www.chilfordhall.co.uk

CHURCHILL COLLEGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.churchillconferences.co.uk

DOWNING COLLEGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.downing-conferences-cambridge.co.uk

FIRSTSITE

COLCHESTER

www.firstsite.uk.ne

FITZWILLIAM COLLEGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.fitz.cam.ac.uk/conference/

HOLIDAY INN BASILDON

BASILDON

www.hibasildonhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN BRENTWOOD M25 J8

BRENTWOOD

www.hibrentwoodm25hotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.hicambridgehotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN COLCHESTER

COLCHESTER

www.hicolchesterhotel.co.uk

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HOLIDAY INN IPSWICH

IPSWICH

www.holidayinn.com

HOLIDAY INN NORWICH

NORWICH

www.hinorwichhotel.co.uk

HOMERTON CONFERENCE CENTRE

CAMBRIDGE

www.homertonconference.com

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD

DUXFORD

www.iwmduxfordevents.com

MOLLER CENTRE

CAMBRIDGE

www.mollercentre.co.uk

RAMADA ENCORE HOTEL IPSWICH

IPSWICH

www.encoreipswich.co.uk

ROBINSON COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.robinson.cam.ac.uk/conferences

EXPERIENCE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

NOTTINGHAM

0115 962 8306

CONFERENCE STAFFORDSHIRE

STOKE ON TRENT

01782 232076

ALBERT HALL CONFERENCE CENTRE

NOTTINGHAM

www.alberthallnottingham.co.uk

ALTON TOWERS RESORT

ALTON

www.altontowers.com/events

ARDEN TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE

COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

AUSTIN COURT - IET BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM

www.austincourt.co.uk

BEECHES CONFERENCE CENTRE

BIRMINGHAM

www.chartridge.co.uk

BROCKENCOTE HALL HOTEL (EDEN)

KIDDERMINSTER

www.brockencotehall.com

CASA HOTEL

CHESTERFIELD

www.casahotels.co.uk/

CENTER PARCS SHERWOOD FOREST

NEWARK

www.centerparcs.co.uk

CONFERENCE ASTON

BIRMINGHAM

www.conferenceaston.co.uk

MIDLANDS DESTINATIONS

CONFERENCE PARK WARWICK CONFERENCES COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

COTSWOLD WATER PARK FOUR PILLARS HOTEL GLOUCESTER

www.cotswoldwaterparkhotel.co.uk

COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM

COVENTRY

www.transport-museum.co.uk

CROWNE PLAZA BIRMINGHAM NEC

BIRMINGHAM

www.cpbirminghamnechotel.co.uk

DAKOTA NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM

www.dakotanottingham.co.uk

DE VERE VILLAGE NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM

www.devere.co.uk/locations/nottingham-village

DERBY CONFERENCE CENTRE, The

DERBY

www.thederbyconferencecentre.com

ENTERPRISE CENTRE - UNIVERSITY OF DERBY DERBY

www.derby.ac.uk/conferences

GLOUCESTER RUGBY CLUB

GLOUCESTER

www.kingsholmvenues.co.uk

HILLSCOURT CONFERENCE CENTRE

BIRMINGHAM

www.hillscourt.co.uk

HILTON BIRMINGHAM METROPOLE

BIRMINGHAM

www.hilton.com

HOLIDAY INN BIRMINGHAM M6 Jct 7

BIRMINGHAM

www.holiday-inn.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN COVENTRY M6 J2

COVENTRY

www.hicoventrym6j2hotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN DERBY/NOTTINGHAM M1 J25

NOTTINGHAM

www.hiderbynottinghamhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN GLOUCESTER - CHELTENHAM GLOUCESTER

www.higloucesterhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LEICESTER

www.hileicesterhotel.co.uk

LEICESTER

HOLIDAY INN RUGBY NORTHAMPTON M1 J18 NORTHAMPTON

www.hirugbyhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN STOKE ON TRENT M6 J15

NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME www.histokeontrenthotel.co.uk

HOTHORPE HALL

LUTTERWORTH

IMAGO

LOUGHBOROUGH www.welcometoimago.com

JURYS INN BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN DERBY

DERBY

www.jurysinns.com/DerbyHotels

www.hothorpe.co.uk

www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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JURYS INN NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM

www.jurysinn.com

KEELE CONFERENCES

KEELE

www.keele-conference.com

KETTERING CONFERENCE CENTRE

KETTERING

www.ketteringconference.co.uk

KETTERING PARK HOTEL & SPA

KETTERING

www.ketteringparkhotel.com

LEICESTER CONFERENCES, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER LEICESTER

www.le.ac.uk

LEICESTER TIGERS RUGBY CLUB

LEICESTER

www.welfordroad.com

MALLORY COURT HOTEL

LEAMINGTON SPA

www.mallory.co.uk/

NATIONAL ICE CENTRE & CAPITAL FM ARENA NOTTINGHAM

www.nottingham-arena.com

NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE

LEICESTER

www.spacecentre.co.uk

NOTTINGHAM CONFERENCE CENTRE

NOTTINGHAM

www.nottinghamconferencecentre.co.uk

NOTTINGHAM COUNTY CRICKET CLUB

NOTTINGHAM

www.trentbridge.co.uk/

NSPCC NATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE

LEICESTER

www.nspcc.org.uk/ntc

PARK INN BY RADISSON BIRMINGHAM WEST WEST BROMWICH

www.parkinn.co.uk/hotel-birminghamwest

PARK PLAZA NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM

www.parkplazanottingham.com

PRIDE PARK STADIUM

DERBY

www.prideparkstadium.com

PRIORY ROOMS, THE

BIRMINGHAM

www.theprioryrooms.co.uk

RADCLIFFE TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

SCALFORD HALL MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE MELTON MOWBRAY

www.scalfordhall.co.uk

SCARMAN TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

STONELEIGH PARK

COVENTRY

www.stoneleighpark.com

THE ARDEN HOTEL (EDEN)

STRATFORD UPON AVON www.theardenhotelstratford.com

THE BELFRY

SUTTON COLDFIELD

www.thebelfry.com

THE GREENWAY HOTEL & SPA (EDEN)

CHELTENHAM

www.thegreenwayhotelandspa.com

THE KINGS HOTEL (EDEN)

CHIPPING CAMPDEN

www.kingscampden.co.uk

THE PARAGON HOTEL

BIRMINGHAM

www.theparagonhotel.co.uk

THE TELFORD WHITEHOUSE HOTEL

TELFORD

www.whitehousehotels.com

THREE COUNTIES AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

MALVERN

www.threecountiescentre.co.uk

TORTWORTH COURT FOUR PILLARS HOTEL WOTTON UNDER EDGE

www.four-pillars.co.uk

TOWCESTER RACECOURSE & CONFERENCE CENTRE TOWCESTER

www.towcester-racecourse.co.uk

VENUEBIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM www.venuebirmingham.com

VILLAGE URBAN RESORT

DUDLEY

www.village-hotels.com

WHITTLEBURY HALL, MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE, HOTEL AND SPA

TOWCESTER

www.whittleburyhall.co.uk

WOODBROOKE QUAKER STUDY CENTRE

BIRMINGHAM

www.woodbrooke.org.uk

WOODLAND GRANGE TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE

ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA www.wgrange.com

WORCESTER WHITEHOUSE HOTEL

WORCESTER

www.worcesterwhitehouse.co.uk

YARNFIELD PARK TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTRE

STONE

www.yarnfieldpark.com

WALES DESTINATIONS VISIT WALES

PONTYPRIDD

0292 047 5310

BLACK BOY INN

GWYNEDD

www.Black-Boy-Inn.com

BW ABERAVON BEACH HOTEL

SWANSEA

www.aberavonbeach.com

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CARDIFF UNIVERSITY CONFERENCES OFFICE CARDIFF

www.cardiff.ac.uk/resi

GREGYNOG HALL

POWYS

www.wales.ac.uk/en/UniversityConferenceCentre

HOLIDAY INN CARDIFF CITY CENTRE

SOUTH GLAMORGAN

www.hicardiffcitycentre.co.uk

THE RICHARD LEY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

SWANSEA

www.dft.gov.uk/dvla/rldc

VALE RESORT

HENSOL

www.vale-hotel.com

VENUE CYMRU

LLANDUDNO

www.venuecymru.co.uk/home.php?/home

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE

CARDIFF

www.wmc.org.uk

LIVERPOOL CONVENTION BUREAU

LIVERPOOL

0151 227 2727

MARKETING LANCASHIRE

LEYLAND

0845 371 4453

SEFTON METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

SOUTHPORT

0151 934 2402

VISIT BLACKPOOL

BLACKPOOL

01253 478216

VISIT MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

0161 238 4566

1 PARK ROAD

WINDERMERE

www.1parkroad.com

ACC LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL

www.accliverpool.com

NORTH WEST DESTINATIONS

AINTREE RACECOURSE & CONFERENCE CENTRE LIVERPOOL

www.aintree.co.uk

BLACKPOOL PLEASURE BEACH RESORT

BLACKPOOL

www.pleasurebeachresort.com

BRIDGEWATER HALL, THE

MANCHESTER

www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

BRITANNIA ADELPHI HOTEL

LIVERPOOL

www.britanniahotels.com

BRITANNIA COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL

MANCHESTER www.britanniahotels.com/hotels/ manchester-country-house

BRITANNIA HOTEL BOLTON

BOLTON

www.britanniahotels.com

BRITANNIA HOTEL STOCKPORT

STOCKPORT

www.britanniahotels.com

BW EVERGLADES PARK HOTEL

WIDNES

www.lavenderhotels.co.uk

BW PARK HALL HOTEL, LEISURE & CONFERENCE CENTRE PRESTON

www.parkhall-hotel.co.uk

BW ROYAL CLIFTON HOTEL & SPA

SOUTHPORT

www.royalclifton.co.uk

CARLISLE RACECOURSE

CARLISLE

www.carlisle-races.co.uk

CHANCELLORS HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE MANCHESTER

www.chancellorshotel.co.uk/

COPTHORNE MANCHESTER HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.millenniumhotels.co.uk

COTTONS HOTEL & SPA

KNUTSFORD

www.cottonshotel.com

CROWNE PLAZA LIVERPOOL - JOHN LENNON AIRPORT HOTEL LIVERPOOL

www.crowne-plaza-liverpool.co.uk

CROWNE PLAZA MANCHESTER AIRPORT

MANCHESTER

www.cpmanchesterairport.com

DE VERE VENUES WHITES

BOLTON

www.devere.co.uk/our-locations/whites.html

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

www.doubletree.hilton.com/manchester

EVENTCITY LIMITED

MANCHESTER

www.eventcity.co.uk

FLORAL PAVILION THEATRE AND CONFERENCE CENTRE NEW BRIGHTON

www.floralpavilion.com

FORESIGHT CENTRE - UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL LIVERPOOL

www.foresightcentre.co.uk

GATEWAY CENTRE, The

LIVERPOOL

www.thegatewaycentre.org

HAYDOCK PARK RACECOURSE CO LTD

NEWTON LE WILLOWS

www.haydock-park.co.uk www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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HILTON LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL

HILTON MANCHESTER DEANSGATE

MANCHESTER www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/ hilton-manchester-deansgate-MANDGHI/index.html

www.hilton.co.uk/liverpool

HOLIDAY INN CHESTER SOUTH

CHESTER

www.hichestersouthhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN HAYDOCK M6 J23

HAYDOCK

www.holiday-inn.com

HOLIDAY INN LANCASTER

LANCASTER

www.hilancasterhotel.com

HOLIDAY INN RUNCORN

RUNCORN

www.hiruncorn.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON

www.hiwarringtonhotel.com

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH

MANCHESTER

www.iwm.org.uk/conferencesnorth

JURYS INN LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

www.jurysinns.com

KINGS HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE

MANCHESTER

www.kingshouse.co.uk

LANGDALE HOTEL & SPA

AMBLESIDE

www.langdale.co.uk

LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY

LIVERPOOL

www.hope.ac.uk

LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY

LIVERPOOL

www.ljmu.ac.uk/conferences

LIVERPOOL MEDICAL INSTITUTION

LIVERPOOL

www.lmi.org.uk

LODORE FALLS HOTEL

KESWICK

www.lodorefallshotel.co.uk

LOW WOOD HOTEL

WINDERMERE

www.elh.co.uk

MACDONALD MANCHESTER HOTEL & SPA

MANCHESTER

www.macdonald-hotels.co.uk

MACDONALD TOWNHOUSE HOTEL (PRINCESS) MANCHESTER

www.theprincesshotel.co.uk

MALMAISON MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

www.malmaison-manchester.com/

MANCHESTER BUSINESS SCHOOL

MANCHESTER

www.mbs.ac.uk

MANCHESTER CITY FOOTBALL CLUB

MANCHESTER

www.etihadstadium.co.uk

MANCHESTER CONFERENCE CENTRE

MANCHESTER

www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk

MANCHESTER MARRIOTT VICTORIA & ALBERT HOTEL MANCHESTER

www.manchestermarriottva.co.uk

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

MANCHESTER

www.mmu.ac.uk

MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB

MANCHESTER

www.manutd.com

MONKHOUSE HILL COTTAGES

CALDBECK

www.monkhousehill.co.uk

NORTH LAKES HOTEL & SPA

PENRITH

www.northlakeshotel.com

NESS BOTANIC GARDENS

SOUTH WIRRAL

www.nessgardens.org.uk

EMIRATES OLD TRAFFORD (LANCASHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB)

MANCHESTER

www.lccc.co.uk

PARK INN MANCHESTER VICTORIA

MANCHESTER

www.parkinn.co.uk/hotel-manchester

PECKFORTON CASTLE

CHESTER

www.peckfortoncastle.co.uk

PLACE HOTEL, THE

MANCHESTER

www.theplacehotel.com

PORTLAND HOTEL BY THISTLE

MANCHESTER

www.thistle.com

Q HOTELS THE MIDLAND HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.qhotels.co.uk

RADISSON BLU HOTEL LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL

www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotel-liverpool

RADISSON BLU HOTEL MANCHESTER AIRPORT MANCHESTER

www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotel-manchesterairport

RADISSON EDWARDIAN MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

www.radissonedwardian.com

RAMADA MANCHESTER SALFORD QUAYS

MANCHESTER

www.ramadasalfordquays.com

RAMADA PLAZA SOUTHPORT

SOUTHPORT

www.ramadaplazasouthport.co.uk

RENAISSANCE MANCHESTER HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.renaissancemanchester.co.uk

RHEGED

PENRITH www.rheged.com

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ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE

MANCHESTER

www.royalexchange.co.uk

ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC

MANCHESTER

www.rncm.ac.uk

SACHAS BRITANNIA HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.britanniahotels.com

SALFORD CITY STADIUM

MANCHESTER

www.salfordcitystadium.com

SOUTHPORT THEATRE & CONVENTION GROUP SOUTHPORT

www.southporttheatre.org.uk

STANLEY HOUSE HOTEL

MELLOR

www.stanleyhouse.co.uk

THE LINER HOTEL LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL

www.theliner.co.uk

THE LOWRY

SALFORD

www.thelowry.com

THE LOWRY HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.thelowryhotel.com

THE MONASTERY MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER

www.themonastery.co.uk

THE PALACE HOTEL

MANCHESTER

www.principal-hayley.com/thepalacehotel

THE VILLA

PRESTON

www.thevilla.co.uk

THISTLE LIVERPOOL ATLANTIC TOWER

LIVERPOOL

www.thistle.com

TRINITY BUSINESS TRAINING

MANCHESTER

scctrinity.salfordcc.ac.uk/

UMIC LTD

MANCHESTER

www.umic.co.uk/

UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA - LANCASTER CAMPUS LANCASTER

www.cumbria.ac.uk

UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA - NEWTON RIGG CAMPUS PENRITH

www.conferencecumbria.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER CONFERENCES & VENUES MANCHESTER

www.meeting.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

SALFORD

www.conference.salford.ac.uk

WARWICK MILL BUSINESS VILLAGE

CARLISLE

www.warwickmill.co.uk

SHEFFIELD CONVENTION BUREAU

SHEFFIELD

0114 281 4048

VISIT YORK 4 MEETINGS

YORK

01904 554453

NEWCASTLE GATESHEAD CONVENTION BUREAU

GATESHEAD

0191 440 5760

CONFERENCE LEEDS

LEEDS

0113 220 6351

ABUNDANT LIFE CONFERENCE CENTRE

BRADFORD

www.alccevents.co.uk

NORTH EAST DESTINATIONS

BAGDEN HALL COUNTRY HOUSE AND GOLF COURSE HUDDERSFIELD

www.classiclodges.co.uk

BRITANNIA LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT HOTEL LEEDS

www.britanniahotels.com

CROWN SPA HOTEL

SCARBOROUGH

www.crownspahotel.com

CROWNE PLAZA LEEDS

LEEDS

www.leeds.crowneplaza.com

HEADINGLEY EXPERIENCE, THE

LEEDS

www.headingleyexperience.com

HINSLEY HALL

LEEDS

www.hinsley-hall.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN HULL MARINA

HULL

www.hihullmarinahotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN LEEDS BRIGHOUSE

BRIGHOUSE

www.holidayinn.com/brighouse

HOLIDAY INN LEEDS WAKEFIELD M1 J40

WAKEFIELD

www.ichotelsgroup.com

HOLIDAY INN WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

www.hiwashingtonhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN YORK

YORK

www.hiyorkhotel.co.uk

JURYS INN BRADFORD

BRADFORD

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN LEEDS

LEEDS

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN NEWCASTLE

NEWCASTLE

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN NEWCASTLE GATESHEAD

GATESHEAD

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN SHEFFIELD

SHEFFIELD

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LEEDS CITY MUSEUM

LEEDS

www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries

LEEDS TOWN HALL

LEEDS

www.conferenceculture.co.uk

LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

LEEDS

www.leedstrinity.ac.uk

LEEDS UNITED

LEEDS

www.leedsunited.com

LIVIUS EVENTS - RIPON RACECOURSE

RIPON

www.livius-conferencing.co.uk

MIDLAND HOTEL BRADFORD

BRADFORD

www.midland-hotel-bradford.com

NATIONAL COAL MINING MUSEUM

WAKEFIELD

www.ncm.org.uk

PARK PLAZA LEEDS

LEEDS

www.parkplaza.com

ROYAL ARMOURIES INTERNATIONAL

LEEDS

www.rai-events.co.uk

SHEFFIELD CITY HALL

SHEFFIELD

www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

SHEFFIELD TOWN HALL

SHEFFIELD

www.sheffield.gov.uk/eventsandweddings

THACKRAY MUSEUM

LEEDS

www.thackraymuseum.org

THORPE PARK HOTEL & SPA

LEEDS

www.thorpeparkhotel.com

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS - CONFERENCE OFFICE LEEDS

www.universallyleeds.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND

www.sunderland.ac.uk/

SUNDERLAND

UNIVERSITY OF YORK - YORK CONFERENCES YORK

www.yorkconferences.com

WEETWOOD HALL CONFERENCE CENTRE AND HOTEL LEEDS

www.weetwood.co.uk

WELL MET CONFERENCING

www.leedsmet.ac.uk

LEEDS

WETHERBY RACECOURSE & CONFERENCE CENTRE WETHERBY

www.wetherbyracing.co.uk

YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK

WAKEFIELD

www.ysp.co.uk

EDINBURGH

0131 472 2355

SCOTLAND DESTINATIONS BUSINESS TOURISM UNIT AT VISITSCOTLAND

ABERDEEN EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE ABERDEEN

www.aecc.co.uk

EDINBURGH CONFERENCE CENTRE

www.edinburgh-conference.com

EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH FIRST, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH EDINBURGH

www.edinburghfirst.com

ERSKINE BRIDGE HOTEL & SPA

ERSKINE

www.theerskinebridgehotel.co.uk

GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY

GLASGOW

www.gcu.ac.uk

HOLIDAY INN EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH

www.hiedinburghhotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN EDINBURGH CITY WEST

EDINBURGH

www.hiedinburghcitywesthotel.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN GLASGOW AIRPORT

PAISLEY

www.higlasgowairporthotel.co.uk

JURYS INN ABERDEEN

ABERDEEN

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN GLASGOW

GLASGOW

www.jurysinns.com

TEACHER BUILDING

GLASGOW

www.teacherbuilding.theiet.org

THE LANDMARK DUNDEE (BDL)

DUNDEE

www.thelandmarkdundee.co.uk

THE POINT HOTEL EDINBURGH

EDINBURGH

www.pointhoteledinburgh.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

ST ANDREWS

www.discoverstandrews.com/

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IRELAND DESTINATIONS TOURISM IRELAND

LONDON

020 7518 0800

BANGOR UNIVERSITY

BANGOR

www.bangor.ac.uk

BELFAST WATERFRONT CONFERENCE CENTRE BELFAST

www.waterfront.co.uk

HOLIDAY INN BELFAST

BELFAST

www.hibelfasthotel.co.uk

JURYS INN BELFAST

BELFAST

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN CORK

CORK

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN DUBLIN-CUSTOM HOUSE

DUBLIN

www.jurysinns.com

JURYS INN DUBLIN-PARNELL STREET

DUBLIN

www.jurysinns.com

SIGNAL CENTRE OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE BANGOR

www.signalni.com

GOLD MEMBERS 76 PORTLAND PLACE

LONDON

www.76portlandplace.com

ARDEN TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

AUSTIN COURT - IET BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM

www.austincourt.co.uk

BROADWAY HOUSE

LONDON

www.broadwayhouse.info

CEME CONFERENCE CENTRE

ESSEX

www.ceme.co.uk

CENTRAL HALL WESTMINSTER

LONDON

www.c-h-w.com

ENGINEERS HOUSE

BRISTOL

http://www.eefvenues.co.uk/

NOTTINGHAM CONFERENCE CENTRE

NOTTINGHAM

www.nottinghamconferencecentre.co.uk

ONE GREAT GEORGE STREET

LONDON

www.onegreatgeorgestreet.co.uk

PARK PLAZA COUNTY HALL LONDON

LONDON

www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA LEEDS

LEEDS

www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM

www.parkplazanottingham.com

PARK PLAZA RIVERBANK HOTEL

LONDON

www.parkplaza.com

PARK PLAZA SHERLOCK HOLMES LONDON LONDON

www.sherlockholmeshotel.com

PARK PLAZA VICTORIA

www.parkplaza.com

LONDON

PARK PLAZA WESTMINSTER BRIDGE LONDON LONDON

www.parkplaza.com/london

RADCLIFFE TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

ROYAL ARMOURIES INTERNATIONAL

LEEDS

www.rai-events.co.uk

SAVOY PLACE

LONDON

www.ietvenues.co.uk/savoyplace

SCARMAN TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE COVENTRY

www.warwickconferences.com

TEACHER BUILDING

GLASGOW

www.teacherbuilding.theiet.org

THE GRAND HOTEL BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON

www.devere.co.uk

VICTORY SERVICES CLUB

LONDON

www.vsc.co.uk

WEETWOOD HALL CONFERENCE CENTRE AND HOTEL LEEDS

www.weetwood.co.uk

WELL MET CONFERENCING

www.leedsmet.ac.uk

LEEDS

WOODLAND GRANGE TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTRE ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA www.wgrange.com

SILVER MEMBERS BRUNEL UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE SERVICES UXBRIDGE

www.brunelconferenceservices.co.uk/

LENSBURY

TEDDINGTON www.lensbury.com

HOMERTON CONFERENCE CENTRE

CAMBRIDGE

www.homertonconference.com

ROBINSON COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE

www.robinson.cam.ac.uk/conferences www.aimaccredited.co.uk

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SERVICES &MEETINGS LTD ACCESS CONFERENCE CONNECTIONS

LONDON LICHFIELD

www.andmeetings.com www.accessbookings.com

AYA VENUES

OXFORD

www.meetoxfordshire.com

BLUE DOG PRODUCTIONS LTD

WINCHFIELD www.bluedogproductions.co.uk

BRIDGET BAKER CONSULTING

BRIGHTON

www.bridgetbaker.co.uk

BRIGHT SKY EVENTS LTD

COALVILLE

www.brightskyevents.co.uk

BW VENUES

YORK

www.bestwestern.co.uk

CALDER CONFERENCES LIMITED

LEEDS

www.calders.org.uk

CC4000 LIMITED

ASHFORD

www.cc4000.com

CENTAUR EXHIBITIONS

LONDON

www.centaur.co.uk/

CHOOSE YOUR EVENT.COM

ILMINSTER

www.chooseyourevent.co.uk

CONDE NAST JOHANSENS

LONDON

www.johansens.com

CONFERENCE VENUES COUNTRYWIDE

LONDON

www.cvconline.co.uk

CONFEX GROUP

LONDON

www.international-confex.co.uk

DAVIES TANNER

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

www.daviestanner.com

DELAWARE NORTH COMPANIES (WEMBLEY) LTD LONDON

www.wembleystadium.com

ECLIPSE PRESENTATIONS LTD

BECKENHAM

www.eclipse-presentations.co.uk

EVENT ASSURED

BRAINTREE

www.event-assured.com

EVENT EXCHANGE LTD

BRADFORD/ON/AVON www.eventexchange.co.uk

FTF WORLDWIDE

SHEFFORD

www.ftfworldwide.net

GREAT POTENTIAL BUSINESS TOURISM SPECIALISTS YORK

www.greatpotential.co.uk

GREENWORKS SOLUTIONS LTD

EDENBRIDGE

www.greenworkssolutions.co.uk

HRG UK GROUPS & MEETINGS SERVICE

LEICESTER

www.hrgworldwide.com

LIME VENUE PORTFOLIO

DENHAM

www.limevenueportfolio.com

MEXIA COMMUNICATIONS

HENLEY-ON-THAMES

www.mexiacommunications.com

MONEY PENNIES

BRIGHTON

www.moneypennies-2000.co.uk

PASSKEY INTERNATIONAL UK LTD

SWINDON

www.velvetsoftware.co.uk

PATCH MEDIA

LONDON

www.patchmedia.co.uk

PKF (UK) LLP

LONDON

www.pkf.co.uk

PSAV PRESENTATION SERVICES EUROPE

LONDON

www.psav.eu

RGA UK LTD

HOLWELL www.rgaukltd.co.uk

SODEXO PRESTIGE (HQ)

LONDON

www.prestigeexperience.co.uk

TARGET RESPONSE

EDENBRIDGE

www.target-response.co.uk

THE EVENT WALL

HURST

www.theeventwall.com

UNGERBOECK SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL

GERMANY www.ungerboeck.com

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM

VENUEDIRECTORY.COM

BOURNEMOUTH www.venuedirectory.com

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Widescreen

viewing inside

Panoramic

views

Outside

• State-of-the-art 270-seat auditorium with large cinema screen • Large open plan areas plus seven meeting rooms and business lounge • Available for corporate or private events, parties, screenings and launches • Full catering options available, from breakfast to evening fine dining • Panoramic views of the London skyline and historic Royal Victoria Dock To find out more or book your event please contact us at: Bookings@thecrystal.org

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LEEDS The perfect backdrop for your next event

Exhibitions

Banquets

Conferences

Events

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NEW DOCK Hall, Armouries Drive, New Dock, Leeds, LS10 1LT Web: www.newdockhall.co.uk Email: info@newdockhall.co.uk Tel: 0113 220 1990 Fax: 0113 220 1997


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