Where exceptional venues come together

Join Venues of Excellence

For 27 years, Venues of Excellence has focused on bringing together a group of dedicated conference, training and event providers which share the highest possible standards of facilities and service quality.

As the UK’s largest sales and marketing consortium of specialist conference, meeting and training venues we are able to offer considerable benefits to individual venues. The value proposition of our membership gives you so much more than other sales and marketing representation companies, enabling you to split the cost of your membership across your business, confident in the knowledge that all your teams involved with Venues of Excellence will be engaged in quality and the kite-mark of Excellence.

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Why become a member?

Marketing & PR

You can reach thousands of potential clients through our website, client database, email marketing and social marketing campaigns. Our focussed PR strategy positions Venues of Excellence as an expert and raises the profile of our member venues in the most influential media outlets.

Sales

Our highly experienced team of venue finding consultants work closely with the key conference placement agencies gaining in-depth knowledge of their client base helping to generate leads for our members. We also offer avenue finding service which drives sales directly to our members.

Learning

Our members get access to a range of dedicated training courses from our Learning and Development Academy, in partnership with Paje Consulting. Led by our industry experts across a variety of disciplines, you will learn and share experiences with peers from other member venues.

Cost Savings

Keeping you connected, we can put you in touch with other member venues when you are reviewing suppliers to potentially make huge savings. We also carefully select businesses for our preferred partner programme. These suppliers share our passion for quality and provide preferential offerings for our members.

Exhibitions

We regularly attend and host exhibitions throughout the year providing amazing publicity to the group of venues we represent. Venues are invited to share stands with us, which as an individual venue may be cost prohibitive. We also hold sector-specific events to raise awareness of the consortium members.

Member events

We host an exciting calendar of meetings, workshops and forums that are an opportunity to share news, celebrate success and learn from industry experts. We also encourage networking and a culture of openness amongst our members for sharing of experiences to benefit the consortium as a whole.

Is your venue excellent enough?

• Unique, independent venues

• Exceptional service from teams of passionate people

• Expertise in event planning and the latest technology

• Accredited by Venues of Excellence for the highest quality standards

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Jo Goddard

“Working with Venues of Excellence to source a residential conference venue for our training event was an absolute pleasure. Maria and Annette at the venue search team were attentive, prompt and knowledgeable about their member venues.

We are a hard group of people to please, being venue managers ourselves, but the delegates’ feedback was extremely positive. For hassle-free venue search with excellent customer service, I would definitely use Venues of Excellence again.”

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