New quality campaign at Lane End Conference Centre
The purpose-built conference centre – which has been nominated for national awards again this year – launched the system to drive up standards as part of a continuous improvement culture.
Lane End named its quality management system Conference Fresh. Now the team is embarking on a new campaign to remind customers what they can expect as part of their meeting room hire experience.
Berlin is 3rd most popular convention destination in the world
Latest ICCA statistics have confirmed that Berlin has overtaken BarcelonaBerlin has moved into the top three international conference destinations, as shown by the latest statistics from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA). Having hosted 172 events held by international associations in the past year, the German capital moved up one position to become the third most popular city for conferences and conventions in the world. The city is behind Vienna (195 events) and Paris (181) and ahead of Madrid (164 events) and Barcelona (154).
London rises up in world’s business tourism rankings
Last year, in addition to hosting the Olympics and Paralympic Games, London hosted a record number of global business events which has now elevated the city’s status to sixth place globally. The city has also recently secured some of the most prestigious medical congresses and annual general meetings. Events of this scale typically bring up to £80 million in economic benefit to the host city and support the business events industry which is worth £40 billion to the UK overall economy.
Monte da Quinta joins forces with Paul McGinley Academy
Somerset House introduces corporate hospitality
Movie goers to be offered corporate entertainment in the West WingSomerset House is introducing a corporate hospitality offer for its newly refurbished West Wing in conjunction with its open-air cinema ‘Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House with American Express®’.
Throughout August 2013, event organisers will have the opportunity to treat guests to a corporate hospitality experience during Film4 Summer Screen, which returns this summer with an extended programme of films over 14 nights, taking place in the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court.