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We believe that Coventry and Warwickshire is the perfect destination to hold any business event. However, there is more to organising an event than selecting a location and a venue and our team of enthusiasts creates a range of blogs, reviews and articles to help you get the most out of your conference, event or meeting. Read more below.


Coventry and Warwickshire at The Meetings Show 2018

Coventry and Warwickshire at The Meetings Show 2018

Conference Coventry & Warwickshire will be exhibiting at The Meeting Show on 27 - 28 June 2018 on stand I400.

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Hotel Du Vin & Bistro Opening in Straftford-upon-Avon

Hotel Du Vin & Bistro Opening in Straftford-upon-Avon

Hotel du Vin & Bistro will be opening their doors to Startford-upon-Avon visitors and delegates this Spring! Find out more.

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Holiday Inn M6J2 Customer Award by BDRC Continental

Holiday Inn M6J2 Customer Award by BDRC Continental

Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2 receives coveted customer service accolade by UK leading market research firm BDRC Continental.

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Ocean Media’s Wedding Fair says “I do” to NAEC Stoneleigh for 2018.

Ocean Media’s Wedding Fair says “I do” to NAEC Stoneleigh for 2018.

Following the launch of The West Midlands Wedding Fair in October 2017, Ocean Media has confirmed its return to NAEC Stoneleigh in October 2018.

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Coombe Abbey Hotel Win Big at the M&IT Awards

Coombe Abbey Hotel Win Big at the M&IT Awards

Coombe Abbey Hotel has been recognised for a third year by a leading national awards scheme – competing with the biggest names in hospitality.

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BBC Music - The Biggest Weekend in Coventry

BBC Music - The Biggest Weekend in Coventry

The Biggest Weekend is coming to the War Memorial Park in Coventry over the late May Bank Holiday! Don't miss some of the biggest artists performing!

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How to hack Social Media in the events industry

How to hack Social Media in the events industry

Some of us love it and some of us hate it, but like it or not we live in a world where social media is well and truly here to stay. ! Can’t beat them? Join them!

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Holiday Inn M6 J2 bedroom refurbishment

Holiday Inn M6 J2 bedroom refurbishment

Local hotel Holiday Inn Coventry just off of the M6 Junction 2, is undergoing an exciting bedroom refurbishment, making your stay better!

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Coventry is the UK City of Culture 2021!

Coventry is the UK City of Culture 2021!

We did it!!! Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021.

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Warwick Conferences takes home two awards

Warwick Conferences takes home two awards

Warwick Conferences has taken home two business awards recognising its outstanding service and innovative sales & marketing strategies.

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Ricoh Arena smashes record for number of events and visitors

Ricoh Arena smashes record for number of events and visitors

The Ricoh Arena has smashed its own record for the number of events and visitors it has hosted in 2017, proving why it is always excelling.

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Warwick Conferences - Radcliffe's New Look!

Warwick Conferences - Radcliffe's New Look!

Phase 1 & 2 of the Radcliffe's £6.5m refurbishment is complete and doors are open for brand new events and conference bookings to be taken!

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 New and exciting ways to make your event memorable

New and exciting ways to make your event memorable

Keep delegates and colleagues interested with these inspiring ways to host successful meetings and events.

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Why engagement matters and how to measure it

Why engagement matters and how to measure it

Financial gain is important and often Return on Engagement is over looked, read on to find out how to measure your ROE.

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Event trends that are taking over 2017

Event trends that are taking over 2017

Now that New Year has passed, the tinsel is safely tucked away and your January detox has already begun, it’s time to start planning ahead.

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10 tips for finding your ideal conference venue

10 tips for finding your ideal conference venue

As well as deciding the content and inviting delegates, one of the most important decisions you make in planning your event is booking the perfect venue.

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Productivity tips for event organisers

Productivity tips for event organisers

A day in the office can quickly disappear beneath a mountain of emails, constant telephone calls and questions from your team.

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Five things to scrap from your next event

Five things to scrap from your next event

It is 2017, times are changing, technology is developing and our habits for event planning should be adapting.

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