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Venues of Excellence forges strategic partnership with IACC

Two of the most prominent consortiums in the meetings and events industry – IACC and Venues of Excellence – have signed a strategic partnership, agreeing to share expertise and research, as well as member benefits including learning and development opportunities. Venues of Excellence will support UK specific IACC guides and white papers, including its renowned Meeting Room of the Future report.…

A Sustainable Future – by Louisa Watson, Director of Marketing at Wyboston Lakes Resort

The rapid rise of sustainability on the business agenda is remarkable. In just a few years it has quickly moved up from the lower down the agenda and Action List to close to the top, always under discussion and a high priority.…

Imago Venues receives prestigious Investors in People Platinum Accreditation

Imago Venues has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Platinum Accreditation. The award is IIP’s highest accolade and less than 2% of all the organisations world-wide assessed are rated at the Platinum level. IIP is an international standard for people management and recognises organisations for their commitment to high performance through strong people management and development.…

Rothamsted Conference Centre achieves Venues of Excellence accreditation

Independent venue consortium, Venues of Excellence (VofE), has welcomed Rothamsted Conference Centre as its newest accredited member. The centre, which is part of Rothamsted Enterprises – a pioneering facility enabling collaboration and innovation in agri-tech and thereby tackling climate change and driving agricultural development – has been awarded VofE accreditation in recognition of its high-quality facilities and excellent customer service.…

Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) celebrates 141 years with week of Birthday Rides at Wyboston Lakes Resort

350 members of the Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) gathered at Wyboston Lakes Resort, Bedfordshire, for a week-long event to celebrate the club’s 141st birthday. The CTC Birthday Rides provided a packed programme, all day every day, of daily cycling routes, visits to Bletchley Park and the Imperial War Museum at Duxford near Cambridge, informative talks, live music performances, quiz nights and film screenings.…

Imago Venues supports sustainable clothing initiative to help students prepare for interviews

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is supporting a new initiative to help students save money and to enable them to feel their best in upcoming interviews. Suitably Dressed is a project led by Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Enterprise Section and aims to support students who may not have the funds to buy a new outfit for a work interview or formal event.…

Warwick Conferences steps up delegate wellbeing with Scarman lounge refurbishment

Warwick Conferences has made yet another step to enhance delegate welfare and experiences after refurbishment works in its Scarman lounge area were completed. Following feedback from delegates, the new lounge has been designed to meet the needs of those attending meeting and events at Scarman.…