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Edgbaston Events and Park Regis Birmingham have agreed a partnership to become the venue’s Preferred Accommodation Partner for corporate meetings and events.

The new partnership with the four-star luxury hotel located in the city centre will see Edgbaston Events clients receive preferential rates when they book a meeting or event at Edgbaston and a night’s stay at Park Regis Birmingham.…

HBAA partners with Brightspace Events to provide COVID Secure Training for meetings and events

HBAA is partnering with Brightspace Events to provide COVID Secure training in preparation for the resumption of live events and to support hybrid and virtual business. The overall objective of the training is to drive customer confidence through increased knowledge and guidance.…

Sustainability-focused partnership between Hertfordshire’s JPA Workspaces and Rothamsted Enterprises

Sustainability-focused partnership between Hertfordshire’s JPA Workspaces and Rothamsted Enterprises  The Russell Building at Rothamsted Enterprises in Harpenden, has been newly refurbished to provide much-needed office and hotdesking space for growing SMEs across agriculture, innovation and technology.…

Michael Begley of Venue Directory talks about the Brexit effect on EU-UK Data

Two important actions that UK meetings and event organisations need to carry out now in order to maintain business in Europe “I’m in regular contact with venues, agencies and planners across the UK and many are currently unaware of the impact of Brexit on UK GDPR and EU GDPR, and the action they now need to take to ensure their business continues to operate legally,” says Michael Begley, managing director of venuedirectory.com,…

Courtyard by Marriott Keele Staffordshire opens its doors

Keele’s newest hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Keele Staffordshire, located at Keele University’s Science and Innovation Park, has opened its doors today, 1st February 2021. The 150-bedroom hotel, which has created 20 jobs for the local area, will initially be welcoming key workers to stay due to lockdown in the UK.…

2021: A message of hope from Warwick Conferences

By Paul Bartlett, Director of Warwick Conferences Every year, we publish our industry trends report and reflect on the learnings and expected focuses across the industry. And while last year was no normal year – and one we will not want repeating anytime soon – that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t buck the trend, despite it looking a lot different than usual.…

Venues of Excellence launches new Six Month Introductory Offer

UK’s leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training, and events; Venues of Excellence has leapt into 2021 with a new campaign to offer venues a six-month Introductory Membership, to gain an insight of all the benefits offered by full membership to the consortium. …