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Warwick Conferences win big!

Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018

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Warwick Conferences are delighted to have been presented with the Best Venue Chain or Group award at the inaugural National Venue Awards.

Warwick Conferences won ‘Best Venue Chain or Group’ at the National Venue Awards

The Best Venue Chain or Group award acknowledges excellent customer service, unique and memorable meeting room design and innovative catering concepts.

The award success recognises Warwick Conferences approach to customer centricity, their focus on sustainability across all their venues, and that they deliver innovative meeting spaces that motivate and inspire delegates.

National Venue Awards 2018

Located on the University of Warwick campus, Warwick Conferences encompass five flexible and dedicated meeting and event venues for up to 1,200 delegates, coupled with an exceptionally high-quality hotel-styled accommodation offer.

Paul Bartlett, Head of Sales at Warwick Conferences, comments:

"We are incredibly proud of this achievement. With so many extraordinary venues in attendance, it was fulfilling to see the team’s hard work and creativity recognised in the category of Best Venue Chain or Group.

In addition to this exhilarating award win, we were also awarded silver for the Best Catering at a Venue award. Our venues were recognised for their exceptional ability to create striking food concepts, an ongoing ethical commitment to their Soil Association Accreditation, and the investment into the skills development of their talented hospitality and catering teams.

Our diverse food offer taps into the latest consumer psyche and seeks inspiration from upcoming trends and menus. This has seen us mobilise offers such as delivering street food across the UK in our very own food truck.”

Clive Singleton, General Commercial Manager, comments:

"We work extremely hard to push boundaries and deliver fantastic experiences to our clients. Our staff take considerable pride in delivering exceptional customer service, as well as developing innovative and creative initiatives to ensure that we stand out as a venue that delivers exciting event experiences.

To be recognised in this respect validates our continuing hard work in the further development of the business and its outputs, continuously exceeding our customer expectations.”

National Venue Awards

Over the last five years, Warwick Conferences have hosted 1,420,247 events, accumulating to over £80 million revenue that is reinvested into the further expansion, teaching, research, and charitable aims of the University.

The National Venue Awards was introduced by Global Conference Network to recognise the impressive selection of event venues the UK has to offer. Held at Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club on Friday 11th May 2018, the ceremony welcomed hundreds of event professionals for an afternoon celebrating prestigious nationwide venues.