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29 Jan: Boosting business for venues

Rendezvous Version 5 from NFS

This is a sponsored article from one of our preferred partners. 

Rendezvous Version 5 is the fully-integrated venue management solution from NFS Technology that streamlines venue operations, sorts out your financial transactions and frees up time for your staff to spend on customer service and new business.…

Greener business

24 Oct: Greener business: How our industry can lead the way

Greener business: How our industry can lead the way

Mandy Jennings, executive director at Venues of Excellence, takes a close look at how Venues of Excellence members are leading by example when it comes to greener business.

Nowadays, we are all more than aware of the urgent need to take better care of the world we live in.

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16 Oct: Our guide to finding the right training venue

What do Google and Virgin have in common? They both focus on having the happiest and most engaged employees. Richard Branson famously said

“If you look after your employees, they’ll look after your customers. It’s that simple”.

Businesses in the UK are investing more and more in the development of their employees.…

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29 Aug: 4 real-life trends that are important to our industry

4 real-life trends that are important to our industry – and how our venues can and are maximising them

Bleisure – Everyone loves a new word, and this one is causing a fair bit of discussion. As work-life balance is on everyone’s agenda, more and more employees are thinking about how they can add some ‘me’ time to their business trips and conferences.…

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04 Jul: Mandy Jennings on Making your venue stand out from the crowd

Making your venue stand out from the crowd by Mandy Jennings

Standing out from the crowdExecutive Director of Venues of Excellence Mandy Jennings spoke exclusively to C&IT about how venues ca standout from the crowd.

“In an increasingly competitive conference and events market, making sure there is an edge to what you offer as a venue is crucial,” says Mandy “Customers are always on the lookout for venues that offer something different – whether it is the location, the venue’s set-up or the services on offer.”…

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27 Jun: Latest UK Conference and Meetings Survey 2018

Latest UK Conference and Meetings Survey 2018

The latest UK Conference and Meetings Survey has been released revealing that expenditure is up to an estimated £18.1 billion of direct expenditure generated by conference and meeting delegates in venues and in wider destination spend in 2017.…

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24 May: Venues of Excellence on Meeting Room of the Future™ latest report from IACC

Meeting Room of the Future™ latest report from IACC

The meeting industry continues to expand and evolve, and so we are constantly looking to understand better the requirements of meeting planners and decision makers. We take a closer look at the report released by the IACC to better understand why increasingly venue operators are experience creators and not just service providers, how venues need to act as strategic consultants to meeting planners and how collaborative technologies are high on the investment plan for many Venues of Excellence members.