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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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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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