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Keele University Events and Conferencing Team assist in the creation of a Clinical Trials Unit

As part of the major programme to develop antibody tests to track the level of COVID-19 infection in the community, Emma Woodcock, Head of Event and Business Development assisted in the delivery of what is normally sports event space to be transformed into a Clinical Trial Unit.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort shortlisted as Best Conference Centre at this year’s Conference Awards

Award winning conference, training and leisure venue Wyboston Lakes Resort has again been recognised as one of the best conference venues in the country. It has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category for Best Conference Centre at the highly coveted Conference Awards, organised by Global Conference Network.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort achieves double accreditation to reassure event planners ahead of reopening

Wyboston Lakes Resort has been recognised by two industry bodies for first-class event facilities and commitment to health, hygiene and safety standards, which have become paramount following Covid-19. The certification comes as the government prepares to announce its reopening plan for the industry.…

Millennium Point announces contact free tours to Event Bookers

Millennium Point is delighted to announce contact free guided tours of our venue, available right now for event bookers. There are two options: a face-to-face guided tour with a member of our team, adhering to the latest social distancing guidelines or a virtual tour with a member of our team held over zoom.…

Edgbaston Stadium’s Events team have revealed its Safe Meetings & Events Promise

Edgbaston Stadium’s events team have revealed its Safe Meetings & Events Promise to existing and prospective clients who plan to stage meetings, conferences and events when the venue reopens from Monday 6 July. To support this, we’ve created a six-point plan that has been designed to provide greater reassurance to all delegates in response to COVID-19.…

Triple gold success in sustainability for Wyboston Lakes Resort

Wyboston Lakes Resort has won three gold awards from prestigious organisations for its commitment to sustainability. The 380-acre conference, training and leisure complex secured Gold Status in the prestigious Green Tourism Awards, granted by the Green Tourism Business Scheme, which is a national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK & Ireland.…

Warwick Conferences launches re-opening strategy

Warwick Conferences has unveiled its strategy to keep event organisers, delegates and staff safe while hosting events and conferences, as it continues its preparations ahead of re-opening on Monday 6 July. Detailed in its brochure – Keeping You Safe – the venue has set out plans to reinforce its already-exceptional standards, while explaining new guidelines when running events at its facilities.…

The benefits of Membership Consortiums in challenging industry times

Since Spring 2020, we all know it has been unprecedented times for the hospitality industry, which we know will continue to be challenging in the forthcoming months, however Executive Director, Mandy Jennings reflects on the past few months at the helm, to share how she feels Venues of Excellence has supported its members, and associated industry partners.…

The Studio sends conference guests to outer space

We realise that in uncertain times even the smallest of events can be daunting to organise. We are here to support and guide, providing the solutions you need to plan a safe and successful event. Including the option of outside space in 3 of our locations.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort forms new energy partnership as latest major sustainability initiative

To increase energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint as part of the strong commitment to its sustainability strategy, Wyboston Lakes Resort has partnered with The Energy Check, specialists in minimising energy usage costs and CO2 in a variety of businesses including stadia and leisure venues.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort introduces automatic temperature check technology to increase customer and staff safety

Visitors and staff arriving at Wyboston Lakes Resort will now automatically have their temperatures discreetly checked by a hi-tech thermal imaging system as they enter the buildings. The resort has made a major investment in the highest specification top of the range heat detection system available which has been developed by Vodafone.…

Wyboston Lakes launches ‘Safe Events’ plan

Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched Safe Events, a comprehensive plan and policy in response to Covid-19 to safeguard the health and safety of its staff, customers and clients to ensure the conference and training complex is ready for a safe reopening.…

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