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Venues & Events

London City Selection announce annual agency familiarisation weekend

LCS FAM Weekend 2016 ©MattChung
The City of London’s venue consortium, London City Selection (LCS), has announced its 9th annual agency familiarisation weekend with a Monopoly inspired ‘Cityopoly’ theme for 2017.  
The ‘super’ FAM trip, taking place from 3-4 March, invites up to 30 meetings, events and conference agencies from across the UK to join the 28 venue teams from LCS in an exclusive weekend tour of handpicked event spaces within the collection of modern, heritage and unique City venues.


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Seven-time Olympic medalist Shannon Miller to deliver 
Keynote address at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

The most decorated Olympic gymnast in American history will discuss how
meeting planners can benefit from having a gold-medal mindset

Seven-time Olympic medalist Shannon Miller will provide the keynote address at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Hosted by Meet AC and presented by Association News, Meetings Quest is the nation’s longest-running series of educational and networking events for association, corporate, government and religious meeting planners and will be held March 14–15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa.

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Leeds fight off stiff competition to secure Teach First Conference once again

Teach First conference 2016
Working in partnership with the University of Leeds and first direct Arena, Well Met Conferencing, the conferencing office for Leeds Beckett University has announced that they have won the contract to host the Teach First Summer Institute in July 2017 and 2018. Together with the University of Leeds and first direct Arena, Well Met Conferencing led the Leeds city bid, fighting off strong competition from the sector to host the prestigious event.

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PortAventura World celebrates the opening of its third theme park, Ferrari Land, on April 7th

PortAventura World,  Ferrari Land

The new world-class theme park will have 11 attractions including Ferrari Experience and the Vertical Accelerator, the highest and fastest rollercoaster in Europe

This year at FITUR, PortAventura World Parks & Resort will present Ferrari Land, the brand new attraction theme park for 2017. This will be the resort's third theme park, which is due to open on 7th April, coinciding with the opening date of PortAventura Park’s 2017 season.

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