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Opportunities in the future

Published on: January 7th, 2021

As we enter a New Year it is always a time for reflection, to set goals for the future, to make changes and learn lessons. The last year seems to have accelerated some of the most pressing issues we were experiencing previously and brought them even more to the forefront of our minds. Sustainability being […]

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Us!

We are just about to celebrate our 20th Anniversary this November! Not quite the celebrations we had planned! Even though conferences and business events have been majorly curtailed over the last six months we would like to remember and celebrate some of the great events we have helped to organise over the last two decades. […]

Your thoughts please…….

With meetings currently allowed up to 30 people in Covid Secure Venues we are keen to know how you feel about getting back out there and seeing people in person as opposed to across Zoom or Teams. Please we would be very grateful if you could complete the 3 questions on the attached survey, just […]

Tentative steps with meetings up to 30……

The events industry is at last taking tentative steps forward following the recent announcement by the Government to trial meetings for up to 30 people. These will have to take place as would be expected in line with all the current guidance for social distancing and in a COVID-19 secure venue. These meetings will play […]

New ‘norms’ in hospitality…..

As the goal posts continue to move with new government guidelines being introduced daily it is a huge challenge for hotels and event venues to be ready to welcome guests in the coming weeks and months ahead. The Industry has always been resilient, innovative, and flexible and today is no exception, they are still determined […]

Birmingham – my home city!

Although currently located a few miles from Manchester it would be wrong of me not to mention my home city – Birmingham! At present it too is undergoing substantial investment in a number of exciting new developments. These include the Paradise in the city centre and Eastside only a few minutes walk away in the […]

Why to choose Manchester…..

Marketing Manchester quotes 10 good reasons to choose its city as a meeting destination. The top 5 include, global accessibility, outstanding value, high quality flexible venues, a wealth of entertainment and leisure options and over 13,500 bedrooms. This year there are a few more reasons to choose Manchester with the opening or re-branding of some […]

A cut above the rest -The Ned, London…

Opened in May 2017 the Ned, London is a unique hotel, oozing character, style and 1920’s glamour. The brainchild of Nick Jones, the founder of Soho House & Co, he quickly realised the potential of the disused Midland Bank building when he visited it in 2012.Although it had stood empty for nearly 8 years he […]

A relaxing oasis….Fabulous Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa….

We arrived late afternoon last Saturday at this terrific hotel. A hidden gem! Set in a wonderful location with lakes to either side and beautiful grounds surrounding it. The peacefulness of the setting was one of the many lovely things that struck me. No light pollution at night, no cars whizzing by…just peace…and quiet…bliss! The […]

Outstanding cuisine from the Great British Menu winning chef Adam Reid at The Midland Manchester, A Leonardo Royal Hotel..

Dinner at Adam Reid at The French is a truly memorable occasion!  We are seated on arrival in a quiet corner of the pre dinner drink area enjoying a glass of Pol Roger champagne and having a good catch up before Kamila Plonska the efficient Restaurant Manager seats us in our spacious booth.  We are […]

Never just stay. Stay inspired….

This is the strapline for the luxurious Conrad Algarve hotel in Quinta do Lago. Located in a country with over 900 years of history, only 450,000 inhabitants but over 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850km’s of beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean it offers a rich diversity of culture, landscape and hospitality. It […]