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3 Refreshing Activities for Corporate Groups in Amsterdam

Renowned for its world-class museums, strong cultural heritage, winding canals and gabled facades, the capital of the Netherlands is a central hub of commerce in Europe. Amsterdam offers a wide variety of venue and accommodation options, super-fast internet, strong transport infrastructure and of course unique activities for corporate groups. Including an interesting social program into your corporate event is a great way to say “thank you” to your team for all their hard work. Below are some of our tried and tested activities that your group can do in one afternoon and are sure to be a winner with your delegates.

8 Tips To Make Your Corporate Event Greener

Making your corporate event more sustainable means making decisions from the beginning of the event planning process that minimise the impact of the event on the environment. Organising a sustainable event can certainly be challenging but turning your corporate events …

Why Use a Venue-Sourcing Service?

Finding the right venue and space for your event is critical to the event’s success. With so many hotels, independent venues and spaces out there choosing a space can be overwhelming. Our venue sourcing experts can quickly and efficiently propose personalised multiple destinations and venues to suit your event requirements.

How to Select the Right Meeting Space

Finding the right meeting space can be a time-consuming task. Having an idea of what you need from your meeting venue will streamline the process. Narrow your focus by considering the following six factors. The venue you choose needs to be easily accessible to your attendees. The venue must have excellent transport links, free car parking and if your delegates are flying in to attend the meeting you will need to consider the air access. Ensuring your venue location is convenient will maximise attendance.

Why Brexit is Good for Conference Planners

Uncertainty around Brexit has led to over half of corporate event planners being concerned about the impact that Brexit will have on the events industry, however, the uncertainty has also presented an opportunity for corporate event planners to take advantage of the weak pound, low venue rates and availability.

New European Hotels Opening in 2019

As a global venue sourcing executive, I am always on the lookout for new hotels that will meet our client’s requirements. From Corfu to London, I’ll take you through some of our most anticipated 2019 hotel openings that are perfect for your next corporate event. The Ergon is Greece’s first foodie boutique hotel, situated on Mitropoleos Street at the foot of the Acropolis in the heart of historical Athens. Featuring an amazing 25-meter atrium that is flooded with natural light,  the hotel offers 38 rooms with views of the Acropolis, that are clean-cut and airy with a touch of oriental design.

The Value of Face-to-Face Meetings

On Global World Meetings Day 2019 we reflect on the importance of face-to-face meetings in today’s digital landscape. Although technology plays a key role in connecting businesses, nothing beats a first impression, a handshake and networking among your peers.NetworkingThe small talk that surrounds face-to-face meetings offers opportunities for people to learn more about their colleagues or clients. Virtual meetings don’t provide post and pre-meeting networking.

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Event Destination

Choosing the destination for your event is one of the most crucial elements of the event planning process. The destination you choose will set the tone for the entire event – do you want somewhere motivating, somewhere calm or somewhere distraction free?  You want the destination to be both appealing to potential delegates and practical. Whether you are organising an event for clients, partners or internal employees here are our top five things to consider.

Luxury European Hotels for Corporate Events in 2019

Choosing a venue for your corporate event is an important choice. The venue you chose sets the tone for the event and is an opportunity to make a positive impression. Sometimes it may seem that many hotels offer a very …

Combining Business with Leisure in Japan

With a skyline of Buddhist temples and sparkling skyscrapers, Japan is an intriguing destination for your next business event. The Asian nation has a lot to offer, mixing the old and the new, peace with chaos, Japan is sure to please the bleisure seekers in your business. Japan is playing host to the 2019 Rugby world cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics putting Japan in the spotlight as a destination for large events. Four large international airports connect Japan with the world and an efficient rail system makes getting around Japan a breeze.

Unique London Venues

London is one of the world’s most accessible capital cities with a glittering nightlife scene, an eclectic mix of cultures and cuisines lending itself to private events in unique venues that will tempt guests to break out of the boardroom and the hotel bar. Our innovative venue sourcing executives have put together a list of some one the most unique venues in London.

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