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Cardiff Met Conferences Keeping you in the Know Recent Events From HEA Accredited Programme Managers to the cast and crew of Dr Who, Cardiff Met Conferences bring a host of people from many communities and businesses into the university. Last year, as a result of the events organised through Cardiff Met Conferences, more than 30,000 delegates from local

organisations, charities, sports & social clubs, national and international businesses and associations experienced the facilities and services at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Bookings from new clients are at an all-time high with confirmed bookings from 40 new organisations in the last

“Thank you for all your help and support in the buildup and on the day - we couldn't have done it without you.”

12 months. It is evident that those attending are impressed with the facilities and the service they receive as we continue to achieve very high levels of repeat business and a large number of bookings are as a result of referrals from our current clients. Find out what our customer say.

“Can I thank you for what was a fantastic event in a superb venue. The staff were so attentive and kind and that is largely down to you and your staff. I would highly recommend anyone to you without any hesitation whatsoever.” PM Premier

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Introducing the new Vice-Chancellor Professor Cara Aitchison took up post in October 2016 as President and ViceChancellor of Cardiff Metropolitan University where she is also Professor of Geography and Cultural Economy. With 30 years' experience in higher education Professor Aitchison has led significant growth and change management programmes developing universities' reputations, finance, internationalisation and student experience. She is committed to values-driven leadership that integrates civic, economic and international agendas to widen

participation in university education with the purpose of transforming lives, communities, economies and intercultural relations. Within her subject fields Professor Aitchison has a global reputation for her research; she was the Chair of the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) Sub-Panel for Sport and Exercise Science, Leisure and Tourism, a Member of the Main Panel for Social Sciences and is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Health at the University of Bath (2015-present).

Read further information about the new Vice Chancellor.

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Fundraising for Tenovus The conference team had festive fun in December raising money for Tenovus. The fundraising included mulled wine and mince pies, a raffle, games and jolly jumpers to help raise funds for this fantastic cause. Fundraising not only helps Tenovus to further essential research but also ensures continuation of invaluable support to patients and their loved ones within the community.

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Come along to the Venue & PA Expo Cardiff Met Conferences will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Venue and PA Expo that will be taking place on 24th May at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport.

enormous variety of exhibitors offering services and products directly relating to the meetings and events (MICE) industry. If you’re thinking of coming along remember to visit our stand for a chance to win an Amazon Fire Tablet in our prize draw.

All attendees to both the Venue and PA Expo are encouraged to attend CPD accredited seminars and benefit from invaluable networking opportunities. Not to mention the

To register your free attendance, click here. We look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to view the new brochure for Cardiff Met Conferences

360 Virtual Reality Videos The Cardiff Met accommodation at Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn Halls can now be viewed remotely with new 360 virtual reality videos. With the use of virtual reality headsets the videos give you an real insight and first-hand experience of the accommodation facilities.

Cyncoed

Book a residential group for 10 people or more in August 2017 and receive a 20% discount. Please quote AO17.

Plas Gwyn

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Archers Arena gets an Olympic Opening The New Year welcomed the completion of Archers Arena,

at Cyncoed campus. This new development proudly boasts an enourmous 1400m2 sports hall that can be utilised for a variety of sports including basketball and badminton. The Archers Arena was officially opened by some of the Cardiff Met Olympic team whose achievements can also be viewed on the Olympic wall of fame in the Arena foyer.

Whether you’re looking to host a sports competition or a residential summer training camp this new facility can be hired exclusively for your event.

What’s on in Cardiff boutiques. You may prefer to visit one of the many art or cultural attractions in Cardiff or even attend one of the spectacular sports or music events. Over June and July there’s international cricket as well as performances from Justin Bieber and Coldplay.

Cardiff is a great place to visit, especially in the summer. Head down to Cardiff Bay to enjoy al fresco dining or stroll through the beautiful Bute Park next to Cardiff Castle. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping with modern shopping centres as well as quaint arcades and fantastic

Take a look at our What’s On in Cardiff page to find out more. Individual and group accommodation is available to book at Cardiff Met during the summer period.

Have you got a meeting or event coming up that we could assist you with? Give us a call on 029 2041 6181/2 to arrange a show round of our facilities or to receive a competitive quotation for your next event.

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