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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
Every country has it’s own unique and exciting activity that can be used for team-building activities. Dependent on the landscape and environment these can vary from murder mystery days, escape rooms, outdoor adventures to chariot racing! We’ve put together so unusual team-building activities from around the world as chosen by some of our country offices.
Each year the team from the venuesworld.com head office take some time away from the office to review the previous year and plan for the year ahead. We then take some time out to relax and unwind as a team. This year we headed to the gorgeous Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare.
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.
When you travel, either for business or pleasure, you will want to see the main attractions in any destination. Often though it is the amazing hidden gems that you stumble on, or the local “secret” areas that you discover that can make for an unforgettable experience. As we have 32 local offices, we asked some of our local experts in some of our favourite destinations to tell us about their favourite hidden gems in their home countries.