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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.

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.

Luxury European Hotels for Corporate Events in 2019

Europe is undoubtedly one of the world’s busiest regions for conferences and events. Sometimes it may seem that many hotels offer a very similar product – guest rooms, meeting space and restaurants. However not all hotels are the same when …

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.

Amazing Team-Building Activities in Greece

There is so much more to do, see and explore in Greece. The country is also home to some incredible activities that are perfect for incentive trips or team-building activities. You can literally see Greece from a different angle or perspective. While team-building activities are a great way to improve relationships within the team, increase collaboration and also to have fun, many activities have been done time and time again. We proposed for one client to devote an entire day to testing their limits and experience a thrilling, adrenaline-filled adventure.

7 Reasons To Choose Greece For Your Next Event

While famous for its history and culture, Greece also has modern infrastructure and some amazing conference and event venues. venuesworld.com put together our top 7 reasons to choose Greece for your next conference or event. When most people think of Greece they think of the sunny Mediterranean climate, but the country has a lot more to offer than just this.

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venuesworld.com welcomes Maria Toland to the team

venuesworld.com are delighted to welcome Maria Toland, Event Executive, to the Event Operations team. We are delighted to her join the team in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Sarah-Kate joins venuesworld.com after in the 5* Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast and the Antrim Enterprise Agency.

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Europe’s Best Winter Destinations For Conferences

Winter Conference Events in Europe As temperatures begin to drop across Europe and the Northern Hemisphere many conference and meeting planners will begin to look towards the South of Europe for winter destinations. These destinations offer milder and sunnier climates and …

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Top Conference Venues Athens

Year on year Greece is growing as a destination for business travellers. Greece is a country full of culture, history and natural beauty. Greece is a perfect destination for any conference, meeting or incentive trip with iconic buildings, luxury event venues and impressive attractions. The capital city, Athens, has extensive experience hosting large-scale events. Learn more about the top conference venues that Athens has to offer.

April Lei

venuesworld.com welcome April Lei and Sarah-Kate Burke to the team

venuesworld.com are delighted to welcome Company Accountant, April Lei, to the Finance team and Event Executive, Sarah-Kate Burke, to the Event Operations team. We are delighted to have both join the team in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. April joins venuesworld.com from UPS where she worked as an accountant. Sarah-Kate joins venuesworld.com after working on a variety of events.

Top Tips When Planning a Global Conference

The perfect destination and venue can turn a good event into an unforgettable one. Depending on several factors the choice of destination and venue for your next Global Conference can vary greatly. Finding the perfect destination and venue can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. We have put together our top tips to consider when planning your next global conference and picking the perfect destination and venue.

The Event Industry Awards 2017

The ninth annual Event Industry Awards took place on Friday, July 14th, at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. venuesworld.com were nominated in 2 categories:

Best Conference – One Zero: The Sports & Tech Conference 2016
Best Event Team

The night was attended by hundreds of industry professionals and offered an opportunity for the industry to come together to network and celebrate the achievements with their peers.

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