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Victory Services Club completes one-million-pound Carisbrooke Hall refrubishment

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  • 16 October 2017
The Victory Services Club (VSC) today announces that its Carisbrooke Hall will officially reopen on 15th September 2017 following a one-million-pound refurbishment. The newly refurbished space, which is the largest events space available at the ve...

Unique Venues Birmingham Launches in Style

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  • 16 October 2017
Unique Venues Birmingham (UVB), a new joint venture between Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Library of Birmingham, launched in style on October 5th. Unique Venues Birmingham is a new commercial venture between the two nationally-renowned venu...

£7m Elite Athelete Centre and Hotel to be added to the Imago Venues portfolio from 2018

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  • 16 October 2017
Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It will pro...

New meeting space concept at Sundial "YourSpace"

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  • 19 July 2017
Sundial Group has introduced a new meeting concept - YourSpace - to its two business hotels; Highgate House in Northamptonshire and Woodside in Warwickshire. The concept is in response to customer demand for more interactive and flexible meetings,...

ETC Venues first property in Manchester

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  • 19 July 2017
Uninterrupted views across the Manchester will be a key feature at etc.venues' first property in the Northern city. The 8th floor space at 11 Portland St in Piccadilly, opening the first week in October, spans 1,900 sqm in a glass-clad, purpose-bu...

Jurys Hinckley Island £11 million investment

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  • 19 July 2017
  Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue has been completely transformed following an investment of £11 million. All elements of the four-star Leicestershire hotel have been transformed in a fresh style, with the venue now offering ...

Sustainable makeover of £6.5million at Radcliffe, Warwick Conferences

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  • 19 July 2017
Warwick Conferences, the collection of meeting venues on the University of Warwick campus, has invested £6.5 million to refurbish one of its conference and training centres - Radcliffe. The project is being carried out in three phases with the re-...

Venues of Excellence grown membership by 31%

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  • 5 July 2017
Just one year since its rebranding, Venues of Excellence has grown its membership by 31%, with the addition of twelve leading venues from across the UK joining the consortium. The now 37-strong national marketing consortium of exceptional venues h...

Venues of Excellence Welcomes the First Racecourse into its Consortium

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  • 5 July 2017
Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire becomes the first racecourse to achieve the excellence in conferences, training and events that Venues of Excellence audit before inviting into its consortium. Now over 100 years old, Newbury Racecourse is one of th...

One Day With Mandy Jennings

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  • 5 July 2017
About Mandy Jennings is Sales and Membership Director of Venues of Excellence, a group of 37 exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events. With over 25 years sales and marketing experience in hotel and conference ce...

Venues of Excellence .. Working in partnership with Paje Consultancy

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  • 16 August 2016
Venues of Excellence (formerly Conference Centres of Excellence) is the UK's leading sales and marketing consortium of specialist venues for meeting, training and business events. We represent specialist venues at the top end of the meetings secto...

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