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The latest official figures forecast growth in the UK Events Industry from its existing £36.1 billion, to £42.2 billion in just three years. This comes despite continued economic unrest over the recession and ongoing turmoil in the Euro zone.
The Royal Garden Hotel has completed refurbishment of its last major area – The York Suite. The spacious suite can hold up to 140 delegates and 4 exhibition stands.
Twickenham Stadium has succeeded in being one of the highest new entries to the 2011 Event magazine venues poll, as voted for by readers of Event magazine and eventmagazine.co.uk. Twickenham came in fourth place, just behind some of the world's leading
£60m is due to be spent on a new conference centre at Manchester Business School, it has been announced recently. The investment will help create a vibrant new meetings venue in Manchester.
The Holiday Inn Walsall, will re-open its doors in early January after an extensive refurbishment. The hotel has a new conference & banqueting centre, featuring 10 conference rooms - the largest catering for up to 180 delegates theatre-style. In
The newly built DoubleTree by Hilton has opened its doors at Newcastle International Airport. The 179-room hotel is situated 15 minutes from the North East city. The hotel’s rooms feature complimentary wired or wireless high-speed internet access
ETC Venues open a new conference centre in the Spring of 2012, with St. Pauls. The ultra modern, versatile design of this new venue makes it perfect for hosting a range of events with the main conference ‘suite’ holding up to 400. The
The Usher Hall, a key venue for the International Edinburgh Festival, has a contemporary new glass wing which embraces the old architecture. It can be configured to stage anything from concerts to conferences and has flexible space outside
The Arden Training and Conference Centre has achieved Gold Standard status which means that all three Warwick Conferences properties are now in the elite BDRC Continental grouping at the end of quarter three
The Royal Scots Club, on one of Edinburgh’s finest Georgian streets, has refurbished function rooms and accommodation.