The Meeting Room Set-up Style Guide!

There is an art to the perfect meeting room set-up style. It’s not just simply putting some chairs around a table, adding a jug of water, glasses and some notepaper! Planning to deliver a successful meeting or event is all about the attention to details. And that includes everything from the size of the room and whether it has natural daylight, through to the room’s accessibility, technical capabilities and proximity to cloakroom facilities. When planning for an event, a good event organiser will consider many elements in the meeting room set-up style. For instance, natural daylight is most welcome in

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Stoke Place Hotel: Team-building events to get excited about!

Stoke Place Hotel in Buckinghamshire has all the winning ingredients for creating successful team-building events. As working from home comes to an end, this popular and peaceful venue has got its timing just right to shout about its team-building events! For some people the rush to return to the office is more of a slow-dawdle. Confidence in the workplace may need to be re-established. New routines and procedures learnt. There could be a reluctance to mix with colleagues, clients and contacts too. Office life has changed greatly over the last two years and creating successful teams who can trust and

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5 Unique Meeting Rooms to get excited for in 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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Meet face-to-face with UBC Venues in 2022!

Forget a noisy café or a glitchy video call, as UBC Venues have fantastic event space, helping to get Britain meeting again! Everyone is over zoom meetings and we can now all admit nothing beats a face-to-face meeting, event or exhibition. This is why we’re shining the spotlight on UBC Venues and their ‘In-person Meetings are back on the Agenda’ campaign! UBCUK Warrington Birchwood Located in Birchwood, Warrington Cheshire, UBCUK Warrington Birchwood is a purpose-built events centre boasting space to fuel ideas. Delegates can look out of the high-rise building and be inspired by the attractive views of Birchwood Park,

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Budget-friendly Venues we Love!

We understand the importance of working with a budget and often it can be quite time-consuming to search for a venue to host your meeting, conference or exhibition that also works with your budget. We’ve handpicked a collection of budget-friendly UK venues that we love right now. They tick the boxes for budgets and don’t compromise on quality either! Jurys Inn Cheltenham Cheltenham is home to the famous Gold Cup, an annual horse racing event that attracts visitors from across the world. You can strive for gold too when hosting an event at Jurys Inn Cheltenham. This venue boasts 12

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Return of the Office Christmas Party!

Turn up the cheesy Christmas music, get your glad rags on and get rocking around the Christmas tree as the party season is well and truly in the swing. After taking a mandatory back seat last year, many UK venues are back, bigger than ever! And the return of the office Christmas party is still a popular way for companies to celebrate and come together. But be warned! Dates and spaces are filling up fast! So, we’ve rounded up a few venues that are flowing with festivity this winter! Jurys Inn Hinckley Island This newly refurbished venue in Leicestershire is

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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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