5 Unique Meeting Rooms to get excited for 2022

It can be a challenge to find unique meetings rooms because everyone’s idea of unique is slightly different! However, there is help at hand to make it easier! We’re highlighting five unique meeting rooms in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham. These unique meeting venues are as different to each other as jam and marmite! We feature a huge Victorian building in Manchester, stunning botanical gardens in Birmingham and a Beatles inspired hotel in Liverpool. Plus discover more on the Welsh venue that hosted the 2014 NATO summit. Firstly though, we go to London! And to an award-winning venue that

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Venues for Interviews in Manchester

There is a lot to consider when choosing a suitable venue for interviews in Manchester. Firstly, the room needs to be the correct size for the number of people who make up the interview panel! You will want a room that reflects the nature of your business too. If your organisation is working in a creative industry, you will want a room that expresses this. Maybe your business is more corporate driven. In which case a venue for an interview will need to instantly create a polished, sleek, professional impression from the get go. You’ll also want to consider the

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Fine Dining: Menus & memories to get excited for!

We’re excited by fine dining menus and the important memories these special dining occasions can create. This is because not all meetings have to take place round the boardroom table! Some meetings are a convivial blend of conversation and consumption round an elegant dining table! And some fine dining experiences can be enjoyed outside too. Planning a summer menu packed with delicious seasonal ingredients for an al fresco afternoon is a real pleasure. Some times it’s good to bring clients together to enjoy a winter menu of fine dining, especially close to Christmas. These intimate gatherings help strengthen business relationships.

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There’s a Frenzy around Family Fun Days!

Corporate family fun days are getting us very excited! Enquiries have been coming into our venue finding team from companies and organisations across the UK. As the return to the office gathers momentum, the wish to bring employees and their families together to thank them is rising up the agenda and putting corporate family fun days at the top of the must-do event list for 2021! Companies want to recognise the support families have shown throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. From setting up offices in kitchens and bedrooms to multi-tasking homeschooling with the office Zoom meeting, organisations are keen to show

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Outdoor space is the new in-space!

At the moment, government guidance allows for essential meetings and training for up to 30 delegates. The good news is event organisers are busy planning for the future and lots of hotels and venues are reporting that their calendars are getting busy with new bookings on top of rescheduled events. And, there’s a new popular place that’s on the lips of event organisers, meeting room bookers and party planners; outdoor space! Outdoor space Just as many of us have embraced outdoor space in our personal lives, the outdoor space a venue or hotel can now include in its corporate packages,

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The UK’s COVID Vaccination Centres have much to offer the events industry

With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out on a huge scale across England, we’re taking a closer look at three of the mass vaccination centres that have been set up to help the NHS deliver vaccines. Centre for Life, Newcastle Life Meetings and Events is part of the International Centre for Life and would normally welcome over 300,000 visitors a year. It goes without saying this year is a whole new world for the iconic science village. With its doors open to the NHS and Covid-19 vaccination programme, it’s undoubtedly a venue that can accommodate large-scale events. Just as well as it

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Hosting a Hybrid Meeting

Hybrid meetings are certainly taking off as we come to the end of 2020 and there’s sure to be a permanent place in the meeting and events industry for this newer form of safe gatherings. A hybrid meeting is a fusion of socially distanced people located in one place, who are presenting to a larger number of individuals working from home. Or they could be based in another office anywhere in the world. Hybrid meetings are the meetings and events industry way of providing a Covid safe environment for up to 30 people to meet in one place. And add

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#GetBritainMeeting again

Local lockdowns are continuing to add to the general confusion and lack of confidence around meetings. With rumours circulating over which regions will enter tier three, planning a meeting or event in England has never been so frustrating. Knowing where you can meet, and indeed, how many delegates can meet in the same meeting room are just two questions our Findmeaconference team are regularly asked. Over the last few months we’ve been asking all our Findmeaconference partners to keep their venue’s profiles on the Findmeaconference website up to date. Many of our partners have introduced new procedures and policies to

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Venue of the Month: Chesford Grange

A successful event planner needs to be engaging and personable, a multi-tasker with great organisational skills, and a problem solver with a passion for delivering successful events. Step forward Alexander Rigg from Chesford Grange in Warwickshire! Alexander has been in the role of event planner at the charming Chesford Grange for the last two and a half years. The former manor house is located in Kenilworth. It benefits from 17 acres of countryside while also being convenient for road and rail links. We recently caught up with Alex to find out more about his role and the changes Covid-19 has

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Valor Hospitality: Meet with Confidence

From local lockdowns to the rule of six; the Coronavirus is doing its utmost to make planning business meetings and events a challenge for even the calmest of PAs and event organisers. Something Valor Hospitality has really taken to heart. Whether arranging an AGM, communications meeting, long-term sales strategy or rolling out new policies and procedures for business survival, knowing where you can meet, what safety measures are in place and what contingencies there are for cancellations have all become vital elements in planning a meeting. However, there is some news for meeting bookers and event organisers! Firstly, the rule of

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