NCC win Best Exhibition Space at the CN Academic Venue Awards 2018
Nottingham Conference Centre, part of Nottingham Trent University is ecstatic to announce we have won ‘Best Exhibition Space’ at the esteemed Conference News Academic Venue Awards 2018.
The Academic Venue Awards celebrate the UK’s top Academic Venues, bringing them together with event buyers to network, share best practice, highlight progress and celebrate successes.
The second edition of the AVAs took place at University of Birmingham in The Great Hall on Tuesday 27th November.
Commenting on the award Nicola Webb, Sales and Marketing Manager of Nottingham Conference Centre, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won ‘Best Exhibition Space’ at the CN Academic Venues Awards 2018.
“The AVAs are academic venues most prestigious awards and we are elated that our hard work and excellent service is being recognised. Thank you to Conference News and the judges for awarding us the winners of Best Exhibition space, we believe it is very well deserved.”
Nottingham Conference Centre hosts a variety of exhibitions throughout the year ranging from UK PonyCon to The Gin and Rum Festival to National Energy Action sponsored by E.ON.
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Keele University Events and Conferencing win Gold at the 2018 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards
The 2018 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, supported by Pear Communications were held at the National Memorial Arboretum, where a host of guests from the region’s hospitality and tourism attractions gathered to celebrate Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses and their contribution to the growth of the regions’ tourism sector.
Thirteen awards were up for grabs, representing the diversity of the industry, with the award for Business Tourism sponsored by SSLEP Growth Hub being presented to the team at Keele University Events and Conferencing.
The award is a great accolade to the team at Keele University who have demonstrated their commitment to business tourism through the commercial business over the past 12 months, whilst aligning their business objectives to support the key objectives of the University.
The award, which had 3 venues as finalists in the category was announced by Joanne Malins, Presenter of BBC Midlands today and presented by Nicola Kent of SSLEP.
Emma Woodcock, Head of Event and Business Development, who attended the lunch with Kathryn Cannell, Lesley Martin and Joe Caine on behalf of the Keele University Events and Conferencing team said: “It is a great honour to achieve the Gold Award for Business Tourism at the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, which recognises the commitment our team have in consistently delivering high quality conferences and events. Over the past twelve months we have strategically positioned our commercial business to support the University objectives, encouraging associations and corporate companies to utilise the fabulous event space we have available here on campus. This has attracted conferences and events which bring both national and international delegates to North Staffordshire. To take this award back to Keele is great recognition for the team who work together to deliver outstanding events.”
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Unique Venues Birmingham wins Outstanding Hospitality & Events Services Award by Asian Business Chamber of Commerce
At the annual awards organised by Asian Business Chamber of Commerce, Unique Venues Birmingham (UVB) was awarded the coveted ‘Outstanding Hospitality & Events Services Award.’
The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce awards aim to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the business community, following the launch of the ABCC’s ‘Diversity on Boards’ campaign.
Suzanna Reid Barreiro da Silva, Commercial Director, on receiving the award on behalf of UVB commented; “This is a great achievement and recognition of our hard work and the positive impact we are having on the region. This will provide UVB with a fabulous platform to raise the profile, provide new opportunities and achieve growth in the future.
“This also underpins our recent announcement to develop a partnership with the Monsoon Venue Group who are an exclusive venue and event management company managing the sales, marketing and delivery of all types of Asian occasions. This award aligns perfectly with our partnership and how we recognise the diversity of clients in the West Midlands looking to host their events at UVB.
“Such awards are a great recognition to the team behind the UVB brand and I would like to personally thank the UVB team for their hard work over the last 12 months and to the support we receive from The REP and The LoB departments. The joint venture from these two organisations which launched in October 2017, goes from strength to strength and it is great to see the UVB vision being recognised within the community as a leading venue.”
Attending the Awards ceremony was Gary Birch, Premier Relationship Manager at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce commenting on UVB’s success has said; “In just over a year, Unique Venues Birmingham has established itself as an important and increasingly popular addition to the region’s thriving hospitality and events scene.
“We held our President’s Christmas Lunch for Premier and 1813 Club members there last year and a number of our members commented on how impressed they were by UVB’s offering.
“So it is great to see Unique Venues Birmingham recognised by the Asian business community, with the Outstanding Hospitality and Events Services award at the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce’s recent annual dinner.”
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