Unique Venues of London members are making even more changes to the impressive consortium of 79 venues, to add to the perfect guide for event organisers and visitors to the city.
In a series of renovations totalling more than £19 million, UVL members are adding shops, function rooms and interactive experiences to their already renowned selection of meetings and events spaces, which represent a cross section of the most exciting and diverse venues in London.
Transport museums, a ship, collections of works of art are all among the UVL treasures undergoing a refurbishment. Continue reading
Guide to Global Business
Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5’s Guide to Global Business will be making its first international debut at IMEX Frankfurt.
Capitalising on the success of the Guide following its launch earlier this year, the team will be issuing digital versions to visitors and delegates along with the hotel’s new brochure.
The Guide, covering areas from welcoming international delegates, event hosting tips, catering and body language advice aims to help organisers host a successful event at Hilton Terminal 5 with delegates from any continent. Created with the support and endorsement of London & Partners, the Guide helps organisers welcome the world to an event at the stylish property which offers a separate conference wing, additional breakout spaces and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Meredith Bevan, general manager at Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, comments: “We are very much looking forward to taking our Guide to IMEX Frankfurt. We have excellent facilities and experience in hosting international markets, as well as a restaurant by renowned chef Cyrus Todiwala, an enviable location and leisure amenities. IMEX Frankfurt will enable us to cement our reputation as a global hub for business that understands international needs”. Continue reading
Accommodation at Adagio
Liverpool Convention Bureau is boosting its representation of the Liverpool City Region with the addition of ten new members to its portfolio.
The Bureau’s newest members collectively add 360 bedrooms, 12 cottages and a manor sleeping 46 guests, a 20 acre lake, a working furnace, over 42 event spaces and a selection of new delegate services, further enhancing the already extensive range of eclectic and varied conference and event products on offer. Continue reading
The Waldorf Hilton
Thursday, 27th June 2013, The Waldorf Hilton
You are invited to join us for the Afternoon Tradeshow, Evening Tradeshow or please feel free to attend both.
Afternoon Tradeshow (3pm – 6pm)
Please join us at the Waldorf Hilton for some afternoon tea & cakes whilst expanding your knowledge of the International Hilton Worldwide Portfolio.
Evening Tradeshow (6pm – 9pm)
Join us for our evening tradeshow including reception drinks, fork buffet and raffle! Continue reading
The Meeting Show UK
The Hosted Buyer diary for The Meetings Show UK has gone live, allowing buyers to schedule their appointments with exhibitors of their choice.
The Hosted Buyer Programme, which is the cornerstone of the event, allows buyers to choose appointments with exhibitors that are of genuine interest and need to their business. The opening of the online diary marks a significant moment in the event’s progress as buyers and visitors start to network, plan time together and prepare for the inaugural show in July. Continue reading
VisitYork4Meetings to target international buyers at IMEX
Following the success of its inaugural York Minster to Westminster event, VisitYork4Meetings – the business tourism arm of Visit York – will next be targeting global incentive travel, meetings and events business at IMEX Frankfurt (21st to 23rd May).
IMEX is a worldwide exhibition which attracts more than 4,000 hosted buyers from over 60 countries. VisitYork4Meetings are attending as an official partner of Visit England and will be representing York’s strengths as a business destination, with particular focus on the stand’s ‘Science and Innovation’ theme. Continue reading
Rose Bowl at Night
Well Met Conferencing at Leeds Metropolitan University will be offering delegates an exclusive opportunity to upgrade from their Silver DDR £30 package to the Gold DDR package worth £40, at the Academic Venue Show on 22 May at the ILEC Conference Centre, Ibis Earls Court.
Inspired by Olympic champion Sally Gunnell, who will be the keynote speaker at this year’s show, as well as Well Met’s own golden accolade, the prestigious AIM gold accreditation, Well Met will be ‘going for gold’ at Stand 48. Continue reading
Pre match hospitality
Five-year catering deal signed
Port Vale Football Club has signed a five-year deal with Lindley Venue Catering to provide all catering services at Vale Park.
The agreement includes both the corporate areas inside the stadium and all concourse catering, in addition to Tommy Cheadles.
The deal is expected to generate an approximate turnover of £3.4 million over the period of the contract, which will be split in a profit sharing partnership with a guaranteed annual payment. Continue reading
Claire Robbin has recently joined the Church House Conference Centre team as Business Development Executive.
Claire, who has a degree in Theatre Arts from Derby University and previously worked for Novus Leisure dealing with corporate sales for venues such as Jewel Piccadilly, Sway and Kanaloa, brings with her a wealth of industry experience, expertise and creativity.
Speaking about her appointment, Claire says: “For me the events industry is a bit of a magnet. I see it as colourful kaleidoscope of different people and scenarios with an ever changing back drop of imaginative ideas. This creativity coupled with well ironed processes makes working in the events industry a fulfilling career” Continue reading
On Thursday 16 May, enjoy an evening of slick and polished live music, accompanied by stunning views as the Magic Tones perform at the Waterfront Café, based at the foot of the iconic Spinnaker Tower. With a fantastic set list featuring the biggest party hits spanning five decades, there’s something for everyone! Music starts from 7.30pm, but the Waterfront Café is open all day and will be staying open late for the event. Why not come over straight from work for a bite to eat – then sit back and relax with great music and great views! Surrounded by panoramic harbour views in the Waterfront Cafe, the venue is second to none and The Magic Tones provide fabulous live music to match.
Then, join us for the second ever Comedy Night at the Spinnaker Tower on Friday 17 May from 7pm, with Katherine Ryan, star of many a comedy show including Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, headlining. Dan Thomas joins Katherine, fresh from supporting Russell Kane on tour, and local comic James Alderson hosts. Drinks will be available on the View decks from 7pm for a chance to enjoy the heady heights at 105 metres above sea level before taking your seat in the Waterfront Café for an 8.15pm start. Tickets are just £12.50 – book now at www.wegottickets.com or call the Spinnaker Tower Corporate Hospitality team on 02392 857 524.