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Keele University Events and Conferencing showcase Project Management and Customer Service Skills

As students head home at the end of the University term, the Keele University Events and Conferencing (KUEC) Team reflect on how they have transferred their project management and customer service skills to support the students on Campus and head up the COVID Response Teams.…

Surge in booking enquiries shows ‘clear sign of confidence’

Venuedirectory.com sees positive numbers following #Greenlightfriday campaign Michael Begley, managing director of venuedirectory.com says: “There’s growing momentum in the events industry and we’ve seen a recent surge in enquiries. Last week (w.c 30 November) we saw a massive 52% increase in enquiry numbers.…

Unique Venues Birmingham delivers a Christmas Party in a Box

Venue Christmas Parties may be a ‘no go’ for 2020 but the team at UVB didn’t want their party goers to miss out on some festive fun, so have partnered with Moonlight and Mistletoe to create a festive concept ‘Christmas in a Box’.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort and mia hosted pilot event to test guidelines for government ahead of recent announcement of business meetings restarting

Wyboston Lakes Resort and the Meetings Industry Association (mia) worked in unison to host a mock awards dinner as part of the government’s pilot events to test the COVID-Secure guidelines that all venues must follow. Ahead of the latest announcement permitting business meetings for up to 1,000 people indoors to restart, the mock gala dinner for 120 people took place at the Bedfordshire-based Resort’s Woodlands Event Centre in accordance with the COVID-Secure guidelines and was observed by officials from Public Health England.…

Whittlebury Park launches post-lockdown festive afternoon tea

Whittlebury Park luxury countryside hotel and spa in rural Northamptonshire has created a limited-edition festive afternoon tea to enjoy in the hotel from 3rd to 22nd December – the perfect treat to share with loved ones over the holiday period. Priced at £24.50 per person and available to book online, the festive afternoon tea includes a variety of sweet and savoury treats, inspired by the classic Christmas dinner.…