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‘Best UK Management Training Centre’ – M&IT Gold award for Møller Centre

The Møller Centre won the prestigious Gold award for ‘Best UK Management Training Centre’ at the Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards 2016. The awards recognise excellent customer service and are the meetings and events industry’s only independently verified and audited awards.…

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Warwick Conferences discovers five ways event bookers can create better experiences

Warwick Conferences has released a new set of guidelines to help event bookers meet and surpass both their managers’ and delegates’ expectations. According to the Value of Expertise report, 99% of managers expect bookers to be experts on booking events.…

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Woodland Grange takes silver at the National Apprenticeships4England Awards

EEF Venues’ Woodland Grange conference centre in Leamington Grange, Warwickshire has been awarded silver under the ‘25-100 Employer Awards’ category at the Apprenticeship4England Awards 2016 for the team’s outstanding work with apprentices and for the provision of training to staff. Matthew Parsons, executive chef, (Mentor of the Year in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015 and Apprenticeship Ambassador with The Apprenticeship Ambassador Network) and Ailish Griffin, originally an apprentice but now a commis chef at Woodland Grange, attended the award ceremony at the Emirates Stadium in London on Thursday 25th February.…

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Warwick Conferences takes Gold at the M&IT Awards

Warwick Conferences is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) award success, after winning Gold for Best Academic Venue for the 20th time in the awards 29 year history. The collection of meeting venues – based at the University of Warwick – also picked up Bronze for Best UK Management Training Centre and were recognised as finalists in the Best UK Conference Centre and Best Conference and Banqueting Staff categories.…

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Offsite meetings valued by employees, imago research reveals

Research into the value of face to face communication showed that employees value offsite meetings compared to those held in-house. The research – Does the future have room for face-to-face communication – was conducted amongst a sample of more than 750 event organisers, delegates, graduate and undergraduate students.…

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Warwick Conferences New £5.3m Venue on Target for Opening in Autumn

Warwick Conferences new £5.3m dedicated meeting venue on the University of Warwick campus in Coventry and Warwickshire is progressing on schedule with the first concrete pour of around 270 cubic metres (almost two double decker buses) taking place earlier this month.…

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Wyboston Lakes Announced as South East Regional Finalist in National Red Ribbon Awards 2016

Conference, training and leisure venue Wyboston Lakes is proud to announce it is the South East Regional finalist in the National Red Ribbon Awards 2016. The Red Ribbon Awards are the most prestigious accolade awarded to British family-owned companies.  They seek to recognise the incredible contribution that enterprising families make to our economy.…

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imago promotes simple meetings at The Link Hotel

The Link Hotel has proven popular with business travellers due to its central location and affordable facilities which make it the ideal location for meetings on a budget. imago is seeking to capitalise on this through it’s ‘meetings that stick with you campaign’ which highlights how simple it is to organise a meeting, with prices starting from as little as £30 per person.…

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Eynsham Hall welcomes David Cameron to unveil “New Look” Boutique Country Hotel in Oxfordshire

This week marked the first Experience Oxfordshire networking event of 2016. Held at Eynsham Hall, there were over 150 local business and organisations in attendance as well as the Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister and MP for Witney. The informal event offered Experience Oxfordshire partners a chance to meet other business from across the visitor economy sector and network as well as well as an opportunity to catch up with the Experience Oxfordshire team.…

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imago makes new business development appointment

imago has appointed Natasha Hughes to the role of Business Development Manager as it seeks to take advantage of sales opportunities in the market. Natasha, who was included on the miaList in 2014 and is a graduate of Loughborough University, previously worked at Customer Relations Manager at Burleigh Court where she managed conference clients and hotel guests and was a duty manager responsible for the day to day operations at the four star hotel and conference centre.…

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imago to present research into face to face communication at CHASE

imago, the conference and events arm of Loughborough University, is once again exhibiting at the leading third sector exhibition where it will be presenting its findings into the value of face to face communication. The 24th Charities and Associations Event – CHASE 2016 – will take place on 16 and 17 February at the Business Design Centre, London, where imago will also be showcasing why its portfolio of venues are ideally suited for events organised by charities and associations.…

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EEF Venues takes the title for the third consecutive year

For the third year running, EEF Venues has been named ‘No 1 Small Group’ and ‘Best Value for Money Group’ in BDRC Continental’s VenueVerdict Awards 2015 – the only industry awards programme based entirely on the voice of the customer. In addition, Engineers’ House, EEF Venue’s Bristol venue, has been named ‘No 1 Overall Venue’ and ‘No 1 Conference Centre’ for the second year running.…