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Wyboston Lakes Resort to host the UK IACC Copper Skillet Award

Wyboston Lakes Resort will, on 3 June, host the UK heat of the coveted IACC Copper Skillet Award for chefs in the new Rosewood suite of the newly refurbished Woodlands Event Centre. IACC, a global community that represents more than 400 venues organising and hosting meetings, recognises the vital role that foodservice plays in conference venue operations by staging its annual Copper Skillet competition.…

Warwick Conferences’ trio of chefs set for Copper Skillet competition

Three members of the catering team at Warwick Conferences are preparing to compete for the chance to represent the UK at the International Association of Conference Centres’ (IACC) Copper Skillet Championships. Chef de Parties David Webb, Ryan Dare and Ben Edwards will be heading to Wyboston Conference Centre on 3 June to compete in this year’s competition.…

Victory Services Club achieves 27% sales growth and increases welfare breaks by 17.5%

Victory Services Club (VSC) has reported a 27% increase in event sales (year on year) which has contributed to a 17.5% rise in the number of free Respite and Welfare breaks given to injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families.…

Let the jingle bell rock with the latest Christmas ideas from Wyboston Lakes Resort

Ice sculptures and water features are among the glittering Christmas party ideas from Wyboston Lakes Resort, designed to make the most wonderful time of the year memorable. From parties to banquets, there is a great range of exciting ways to celebrate the end of the year.…

Whittlebury Park hosts Women’s Golf Day event at its championship golf course

Whittlebury Park in Northamptonshire will be hosting a Women’s Golf Day event on Tuesday 4th June 2019 from 4pm-8pm at its award-winning championship golf course. The event, which is exclusively for women who have an interest in learning or developing their golfing skills will have an informal itinerary and include tuition from Whittlebury’s resident PGA Professional, Richard Cartwright.…

More recognition for Wyboston Lakes Resort from the CHS Awards 2019

Leading conference, training and leisure venue Wyboston Lakes Resort has been lauded once again as a prominent industry innovator by being for shortlisted for the CHS Awards in the category Best Independent Venue/Hotel Residential & Non-Residential. The CHS Awards recognises specific elements of venues, rather than the entire property, providing a level playing field for all entrants, irrespective of whether they are a national chain or a small independent venue.…

Inspirational education at The Meetings Show

The Meetings Show, the UK’s premier meetings and events trade show, returns to Olympia London on 26 and 27 June, with a packed educational programme that promises to inspire, engage and enlighten visitors. More than 4,500 industry professionals from around the world are expected to attend the two-day event, which includes the chance to meet with more than 600 exhibitors, network, and catch more than 40 hours of free educational sessions.…

Unique Venues Birmingham Shortlisted for four CHS Awards

Unique Venues Birmingham are proud to announce they have been shortlisted for CHS Awards in four categories. The outstanding offering at UVB is recognised in the Best Auditorium and Best Onsite Technology Offering.  Special recognition also goes to Alije Grant, General and Kitchen Porter in the Unsung Hero category and to Suzanna Reid-Barrerio da Silva, Commercial Director, in the Lifetime Achievement category.…

Venues of Excellence set to make IMEX debut

INDEPENDENT venue consortium, Venues of Excellence, is set to make its inaugural appearance at IMEX 2019 in Frankfurt, in a bid to open up new opportunities for venues and buyers looking for representation in the UK. The organisation, which awards accreditation to venues that meet stringent quality criteria, will be showcasing the benefits of a Venues of Excellence kitemark through real-life case studies and examples from across the consortium’s 48-strong portfolio.…

Top Chef injects innovation into Hotel menu

One of Scotland’s most respected chefs has injected some innovation into the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel’s new menu, which is set to “wow” discerning diners. Master Chef Willie Pike has been working with the award-winning four-star hotel’s chef and kitchen staff over recent months to produce an eye-catching menu full of creative dishes that will capture the imagination and tantalise the taste buds.…

Highgate House Recognised for Outstanding Customer Service

Highgate House in Northamptonshire has kicked off the year being awarded the ‘VenueVerdict Gold Standard Accreditation’ by BVA BDRC for providing outstanding customer service. The accreditation, which is based on customer feedback results from April 2018 to March 2019, is testament to the group’s ongoing dedication to providing exceptional customer service at its two venues.…

Whittlebury Park celebrates its 30th F1 camping anniversary

Celebrating 30 years since the first tents were pitched amongst its 600-acre estate and the excitement built for the British Grand Prix Formula One weekend, Whittlebury Park is hosting special 30th-anniversary celebratory events during this year’s July F1 weekend to mark this significant milestone.…

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