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Coventry and Warwickshire at The Meetings Show 2018

Published: Tuesday, 12 June 2018

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

Conference Coventry and Warwickshire will be returning to The Meetings Show on 27 – 28 June 2018 for the third year running, alongside private sector partners to promote the region as the ideal destination to host meetings, exhibitions, conferences and events. Coventry and Warwickshire is an established event destination, internationally known as global leaders in innovation, technology, enterprise and learning.

Situated at the heart of England with links to all major motorway networks, Coventry is just one hour from central London by train. Surrounded by beautiful English countryside, Coventry is proud to link with rural Warwickshire, to promote a fascinating shared history and heritage.

Coventry was awarded the title of UK City of Culture 2021 in December 2017. This achievement means that Coventry will see an influx of investment and activity over the next few years making it the perfect place to bring your conferences, meetings, events and exhibitions.

Laura McMillan, Manager of the Coventry City of Culture Trust, said:
“This is a win for Coventry, a win for young people and a win for diversity. The economic impact will be huge for the city and the West Midlands.”

“It’s been a bid by and for the people of Coventry. It has brought so many people and organisations together and this is just the start. Over the next three years we will ensure that everyone in the city, which has been moving people by cycle, car and jet engine, is now moving people through culture.”

In addition, Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019. The title has been awarded by European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) and will mark a celebration of all aspects of sport and wellbeing across Coventry.

The Meetings Show is the premier event for the inbound and outbound meetings and event industry in the UK. Since its launch in 2012, The Meetings Show has become a must-attend exhibition for event, meeting, conference and incentive planners from the UK and Europe. With more than 700 of the finest destinations, hotels, venues, DMC’s and technology providers from around the world exhibiting.

Exhibiting on I400 on the Conference Coventry and Warwickshire stand will be Coombe Abbey Hotel, NAEC Stoneleigh and the Conference Coventry and Warwickshire Convention Bureau.

Coombe Abbey Hotel is set in the Warwickshire countryside with 500 acres of beautiful parkland. Elegant meeting rooms with the capacity to host functions for up to 500 guests, makes Coombe Abbey a popular choice as a conference hotel. Coombe Abbey host a selection of grand conference rooms and small meeting rooms so you can be ensured that this extraordinary venue can accommodate your conference programme, team building activities and hotel accommodation requirements. For more information, please contact:


NAEC Stoneleigh has over 21,000sqm of indoor exhibition space and 800 acres of outdoor space as well as a Conference Centre, 4x4 Off Road Track and equestrian facilities, NAEC Stoneleigh is one of the most versatile venue businesses in the UK, hosting over 300 events per year. On site facilities include a 58 bedroom hotel, free parking for over 30,000 cars and an in-house catering team. For further information please contact Ross Stewart, NAEC Business Development Manager at


Conference Coventry and Warwickshire Convention Bureau is a 'one-stop-shop' for impartial, unbiased advice and local knowledge to assist with your conference or event enquiry. Our expert and friendly team can support your organisation with a FREE venue finding and accommodation booking service, arranging site visits and negotiating prices where necessary.  Conference Coventry and Warwickshire work extremely closely with local hotels and conference venues, meaning we can get in direct contact with key people to secure the best deal on your behalf.

Our dedicated and professional team will also provide excellent local knowledge, additional free services and event management to suit your every requirement. We can help to create the ideal programme to complement your event and ensure that all of your delegates make the most of their time in Coventry and Warwickshire.  Find out more and enquire with us today on 024 7683 2758 or email

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