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Center Parcs enjoys 10% increase in event & conference enquiries

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Center Parcs has experienced a 10% increase in enquiries compared to the same period in 2019 following the post-COVID reopening of its conference and events space in June 2022. Not only are booking enquiries up, but this stems solely from two of its most accessible and sought-after destinations in the UK, Woburn Forest and Sherwood Forest, as Center Parcs consolidated […]

Center Parcs is back with £2.5m Investment in team building and event spaces

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Center Parcs reawakens its conference, team building and events spaces in the Forest with a £2.5m Investment. Their offering for the corporate sector is set to relaunch in September 2022, as enquiries reach pre-pandemic levels. Center Parcs is set to reawaken two of its most accessible and sought-after destinations in the UK: Woburn Forest in […]

The Covid-era. Research shows hotel meeting spaces are still number one

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If there’s one thing that living with Covid restrictions taught businesses, it’s the enormous value of face-to-face meetings. Marriott Bonvoy Events spoke to a wide range of UK businesses to ask about their meeting plans. What businesses want Over recent years there’s been an explosion of meeting options. Flexible co-working buildings, coffee shops and even […]

Case Study: Wickes celebrates anniversary at Butlin’s

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In the Spring, Wickes celebrated its 50-year anniversary at Butlin’s Bognor Regis. The event brought together 500 Wickes team members from around the UK for a full-scale celebration—including an exhibition, plenary conference, daytime entertainment and gala dinner—taking advantage of the diverse venues Butlin’s offers. With exclusive hire, Wickes attendees were able to enjoy the whole […]

VENUES: Whittlebury Park lines up Corporate Organisers Day

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Whittlebury Park is showcasing its corporate credentials with a day of activities for event planners. Corporate Organisers Day, which is taking place on March 29TH, will highlight the Northamptonshire-based hotel’s meeting and event space as well as opportunities to hire its 36-hole championship golf course, spa, and hundreds of acres of outdoor space. Marc Webster, Commercial […]

Butlin’s and Studio 36 venue achieve AIM Accreditation

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Butlin’s has further strengthened its position as a leading British venue for conference events by achieving AIM Accreditation from the Meetings Industry Association (mia) at all three resorts and becoming a member of beam, formerly the HBAA. All three Butlin’s Resorts in Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness, have achieved AIM Accreditation from the UK’s nationally […]

CHS Leeds heads to the Royal Armouries

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CHS Leeds is set to return to its original roots at the Royal Armouries. Taking over three large event spaces, including an outside hub for creativity and innovation, the Show will flow across New Dock, Royal Armouries Hall, and the outside Square, offering over 1,000 square metres of exhibiting and brand activation opportunities. Emma Cartmell, […]

Build better workplace relationships at Butlin’s

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By Butlin’s When it comes to employee engagement there is nowhere else like Butlin’s. Studies have shown that compulsory team building exercises are more likely to alienate employees. Forget traditional “team-building” forcing everyone to do the same activity, at Butlin’s, de-conference your conference and let your team have fun and develop relationships naturally. The facilities […]

Must Check Moments: The top 5 things a PA must double check on the day of an event

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Prepare, prepare, prepare! If you’re busy planning a corporate event right now, you’ll know that the more you can do in advance, the better chance that things will run smoothly on the day. Most PAs are prolific list writers, but what are the last-minute things you need to have on that list? The elements that […]

Silverstone Conference & Exhibition Centre signs pledge for ‘Net Zero Carbon Events

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Silverstone International Conference & Exhibition Centre has signed the ‘Net Zero Carbon Events’ pledge, a joint commitment across the events and meetings industry to achieve the targets laid out in the Paris Climate Accord. The pledge commits organisations to achieve ‘net zero’ by 2050, at the latest, and halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The […]