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Wyboston Lakes Resort introduces automatic temperature check technology to increase customer and staff safety

Visitors and staff arriving at Wyboston Lakes Resort will now automatically have their temperatures discreetly checked by a hi-tech thermal imaging system as they enter the buildings. The resort has made a major investment in the highest specification top of the range heat detection system available which has been developed by Vodafone.…

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Wyboston Lakes launches ‘Safe Events’ plan

Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched Safe Events, a comprehensive plan and policy in response to Covid-19 to safeguard the health and safety of its staff, customers and clients to ensure the conference and training complex is ready for a safe reopening.…

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The Victory Services Club Invests in Social Distanced Meetings

In light of the recent Government announcement, the Victory Services Club – the Marble Arch events venue –has announced an extensive list of measures to be undertaken to ensure that the venue is prepared to open again for social distanced meetings.…

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‘July, We’re Ready to Go’

11th May 2020, UK: Make Venues has committed to being ‘ready to go’ from early July following the statement from the government last night. The venue group, which was one of the first to close its doors early in the spring, is now committed to reopening them, alongside government guidelines, as soon as possible.UK…

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Millennium Point Announces COVID-19 Client Protection Plan

Millennium Point has announced a plan outlining their strategy for protecting clients and event attendees against COVID-19. Millennium Point is a landmark public building and multi-award-winning conference and events venue in the Eastside of Birmingham city centre. Profits from the commercial activity as a venue and public building go towards the Millennium Point Charitable Trust who invest more than £5m back into the West Midlands each year.…

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Venues of Excellence add new commitment pledge to health, safety and security in response to COVID-19

Leading UK consortium Venues of Excellence, have shown their commitment to provide their clients with a commitment from their members in how they will work towards providing the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness providing peace of mind for our customers, their teams and suppliers as the hospitality industry plan to reopen businesses over the next few months.…

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Lane End Conference Centre welcomes new Sales and Marketing Manager

Lane End welcomes Belinda Gardner to the management team as the new Sales & Marketing Manager. The appointment follows the departure of predecessor Heni Fourie, with a long-term tenure stretching more than a decade. Belinda who recently emigrated from South Africa with her family joined the Sun International Group in 2000 where she held various management roles, most recently as National Sales Manager for the Group.…

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Unique Venues Birmingham launch new live straming conference service

In preparation for reopening to conferences and events later in the year, Unique Venues Birmingham have developed a brand new conferencing package to allow event organisers to live stream their conferences to thousands of delegates worldwide. Attach this package to any of our theatre or event conference bookings to ensure a high quality of presentation and impressive staging in one of their stunning theatres or conference spaces.…

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Conversations in Lockdown: Education key for events and hospitality sector

The way we use technology is changing, and it’s likely that the events and hospitality sector will have to adapt over the next six to 12 months. Combining 75 years of experience, Warwick Conferences’ Sarah Dietrich sat down with Pistachio View Director, Mia Butler, and Mandy Jennings, Managing Director of Paje Consultancy and Executive Director of Venues of Excellence, to discuss what the events and hospitality industry can do to prepare ahead of lockdown restrictions being lifted.…

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M&IT Magazine – Ready to go! Venues across UK eyeing July reopening

Venues across the country are unveiling their strategies for reopening their doors following the government’s announcement that certain hospitality businesses may be able to operate from July. Among the venues and venue groups preparing for lockdown to be lifted, Make Venues has committed to being ‘ready to go’ from early July, while Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched Safe Events, a comprehensive plan for a safe reopening.…

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Zoom…to…Boom! 64 join our first virtual Members Forum!

During these challenging industry times, Venues of Excellence have been working hard to support our member venues and we were delighted to have 64 members on our first Members Forum on Wednesday 6th May, when we had two great presentations from industry partners: Venue Directory and PA Life.…

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Awards hat-trick for Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has been named Conference Hotel of the Year 2020 at the Scottish Hotel Awards. In a night of triple success, the four-star venue also picked up the Reception Team of the Year award with Scott Fraser being named Chef De Partie of the Year.…