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London Venue Awards

Yesterday saw the creme de la creme of the London event venue community come together to celebrate the annual London Venue Awards, organised by GCN, the Global Conference Network. Congratulations to all winners in 19 categories. The nominees and winners are listed below. Best New or Refurbished Venue Winner: Printworks London (Created by Venue Lab) Nominees: &Meetings…

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Review: Hilton on Park Lane

“The Grand Ballroom is one of the largest in London…” Taking part in the annual British Accountancy Awards has its perks, not least among them enjoying the traditional hotel banquet offered by the Hilton on Park Lane, one of the best known London ballrooms – and one of only a handful capable of catering for over…

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Review: Prestonfield House, Edinburgh

“Really comfortable and not overly grand…” A hidden gem in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat, this a stunning boutique Edinburgh doll’s house of a hotel – with 23 suites and rooms – has some of the most dramatic bedroom decor I have ever seen, in the secluded setting of a country golf course. It is also…

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Review: The Ned, London

“More glamour that you normally expect in central London…” Opened in May 2017, The Ned is a combination of members’ club, hotel and events venue, owned and operated by the Soho House & Co. With 252 bedrooms and suites, The Ned spans the Grade I listed Midland Bank building on Poultry in the City, within…

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Choosing an Events Venue in China: Tips for Western #eventprofs

I have been very lucky to work extensively in China, running conferences in a number of industries, like travel and aviation, and as my friends and colleagues in the Peoples’ Republic and across Asia celebrate Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Monkey, I thought it would be timely to post…

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