New Year Event Location Hotspots

New Year Event Location Hotspots!

The New Year is fast approaching and for many companies and organisations it’s almost time to begin planning and booking event space for 2020. To make the process easier, we’ve created an event location hotspot list that features five popular locations from 2019. Additionally, we have selected venues in these locations that are ideal for corporate events in 2020. New Year Event Location Hotspot: Glasgow The city of Glasgow is known for its stunning architecture and great culture. It’s home to over 20 different museums, numerous galleries and three universities. Glasgow can also boast being the city with the tallest

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A meeting room with a view

A Meeting Room with a View

Everyone loves a room with a view and that includes delegates attending an event. The view that brides and grooms want from a hotel or wedding venue is important to an event organiser too. And the meeting room booker who appreciates the values of a room with a view will set the scene for a successful event! Even before the invites have been sent! Thanks to our amazing brains, we are wired to respond to views! Categorised as lush, the views of landscapes and greenery, beaches and sunsets fill us with positive sensations. And if we’re witnessing a building or

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Venue of the month The Congress Centre

Venue of the Month: The Congress Centre

Working the catwalk and posing centre stage for November’s Venue of the Month is the Congress Centre. Steeped in history and boasting excellent conference facilities, the team at the London venue know how to create a stylish event. And with a venue that has hosted London Fashion Week events, is a film location for some of the trendiest TV series, and also has boardroom meetings and celebrations amongst its repertoire, Congress Centre has much to bring to the corporate world of meetings and events. The Congress Centre is located minutes from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station and has a fascinating

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Love London? Love Leonardo Hotels!

Love London? Love Leonardo Royal Hotels!

Sometimes the requirements of a meeting, conference or presentation go beyond the four walls of a function room. There are occasions when planning for an event in London requires a venue with a touch of kudos and this is where you will find Leonardo Royal Hotels perfectly set the scene for successful meetings and celebrations. The 4-star superior hotels strike the balance of a great London location along with all the requirements today’s business travellers and delegates need; attending events and staying overnight at Leonardo Royal Hotels is an experience to enjoy. We already love London so let’s take a

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Holiday Inn Kensington Forum Undergoes a Refurbishment

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum Undergoes a Refurbishment

In early Spring, The Holiday Inn Kensington Forum had a multi million-pound refurbishment and it doesn’t disappoint! The reception area offers a open lobby concept that welcomes guests right from the moment they step into the hotel. Whether you are looking to eat, drink, meet, relax or socialise in London, this lobby has everything. Ashburn S.W.7 Restaurant Alongside the fresh lobby area, Holiday Inn Kensington Forum boasts a new restaurant, the Ashburn S.W.7 restaurant. It’s very impressive and modern and also allows guests to socialise over a tasty meal in London. There is a wide variety of food on the

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Four on-trend venues for London Fashion Week

Four on-trend venues for London Fashion Week

We love London Fashion Week because it means we have an excuse to turn the focus to on-trend venues in the capital city! If you’re looking for a venue for London Fashion Week, or for another time in the year, read on! The first ever London Fashion Week took place in October 1984. It has gone on to become a bi-annual event on the fashion calendar. Starting on Friday 13 September, London will be buzzing with buyers, designers, models, magazine editors and social influencers! And the catwalks and runways will be showcasing the spring summer 2020 collections from the likes

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Top Venues in London

Top Venues in London

London is one of the world’s greatest business and event destinations and is the largest city in Europe. According to recent research conducted by The City of London, there are over 506,000 enterprises located in the City. This could be why many companies choose the capital as their event location. There’s an abundance of top venues in London with event spaces, meeting rooms and conference rooms that are priced to suit a range of budgets. Furthermore, you could pick a business hub like Canary Wharf or Southwark as your destination because they benefit from excellent transport links. Furthermore, they also

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London Marathon

The London Marathon sets a course for conferencing too!

Hear the crowd cheer as the London Marathon runners make their way through the London streets and pass the many iconic London locations. Witness the thrill of seeing loved ones and world famous athletes cross the finish line! The London Marathon dates back to 1981 and has been popular ever since. Last year, there was over 414,000 applicants for the 2019 marathon (the highest number for the London Marathon). The number was then whittled down to 40,000 runners who were notified of their successful entry in October 2018 so they had lots of time to train and raise money for

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Hilton London Gatwick

Hilton London Gatwick Airport’s Guide to Successful Events

Organising a large conference requires a set of skills that include creativity, multitasking, extraordinary organisational skills and attention to detail. It is important you choose the best venue with a professional team with a can-do attitude who will help you achieve success. The team at Hilton London Gatwick Airport help hundreds of meetings and event professionals each year, knowing that planning and organising events can sometimes be stressful and overwhelming. Today, the team from Hilton London Gatwick Airport share their recommendations and top tips for finding a venue that works for you. Top tips for finding the venue One of

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Venues for St George’s Day

St George’s Day is finally here and while we’re celebrating the anniversary of the patron saint, we’re also going to shine a spotlight on some of the famous Georges that England calls its own. With a focus on the town or county these people are connected to, we delve into hotels and venues with conference facilities that can be used for St George’s Day or any day of the working week! And just for fun, see how many song titles you can identify that are connected to the famous Georges in this blog post! The novelist George! We start off

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