Corporate Magazine February 2017

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From the splendour of the golden age of rail with an event at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London to country charmers oozing character and creativity, February's magazine is overloaded with stylish venues, the latest delegate discounts, a closer look at Hull and all our regular features.

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February 2017

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Contents

Contents

Front Cover: The Grand, York

February's

Selection: 4 >>

St Pancras

Renaissance Hotel

London: 5 >>

Cedar Court Hotel

Wakefield: 6 >>

Crowne Plaza

Felbridge: 7 >>

Best Western Plus

Cedar Court Hotel -

Leeds/Bradford: 8 >>

Spotlight on... Hull

UK City of Culture 2017:

9, 10 & 11 >>

Pinewood

Hotel: 12 >>

Best Western Crewe

Arms Hotel: 13 >>

Wedding Day Venues

Special Feature:

14, 15, 16 & 17 >>

Latest Offers:

18 & 19 >>

Guoman Hotels

Group: 20 & 21 >>

Using our service

& Meet the Team:

22 & 23 >>

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February's Selection

A selection of top meeting & conference venues

Best Western

Chilworth Manor >>

Doubletree By Hilton Hotel

Glasgow Central >>

Jurys Inn

Birmingham >>

Fawsley Hall

Hotel >>

Quality Hotel

Stoke on Trent >>

Taplow House Hotel & Restaurant >>

Jurys Inn

Oxford >>

Airth Castle Hotel & Spa >>

IET Glasgow:

Teacher Building >>

View more >>

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Featured Venue

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

St Pancras, London NW1 2AR

Day Rates from

£80

A luxury hotel and excellent

conference venue offering a flavour

of the splendour of the golden age

of rail combined with modern day

amenities and facilities. With the

support of English Heritage, this

gothic treasure has been fully

restored and is now one of the city's

most romantic buildings, as well as

gaining a reputation as a world class

conference venue.

Striking period features including the

sumptuous gothic revival metalwork,

glorious gold leaf ceilings, hand

stencilled wall designs, and the

elegant grand staircase set the stage.

A total of nine meeting rooms and

up to seven breakout rooms are

available, all fully restored to their

original, impressive Victorian

splendour and boasting the very

latest event technology. From one to

one meetings to product launches

and receptions, the hotel can

accommodate up to 550 delegates.

50 Spaces

Off-site

Restaurant

Bar

Weddings

Nearby

Attractions

Gym

Spa

550 Max

Delegates

9 Function

Rooms

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Featured Venue

Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield

Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 3QZ

Day Rates from 24hr

£25

Rates from

£110

With a total of 18 different

conference and event rooms,

the Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield

caters for up to 500 delegates.

All rooms are air-conditioned, have

natural daylight and free standard

WiFi (high speed WiFi connection

is available for a fee). A dedicated

event organiser will assist with all

your requirements, from your initial

enquiry through to the successful

completion of your event.

Free on-site parking is available

for up to 350 cars. The hotel is

conveniently located just off junction

39 on the M1, ten minutes from the

M62 interchange and only three

miles from Wakefield's train stations.

Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield

has 149 bedrooms, a brand new

restaurant with an innovative menu

serving locally sourced ingredients,

and a popular fitness centre,

including an indoor pool.

350 Spaces

On-site FREE

FREE

WiFi

Restaurant/

Catering

Bar Weddings Private

Parties

Fitness

Centre/Gym

Indoor

Pool

500 Max

Delegates

18 Function

Rooms

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Featured Venue

Crowne Plaza Felbridge

East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 2BH

Day Rates from

£45

24hr Rates from

£140

Just eight miles from Gatwick Airport, 30 minutes

from London on the Gatwick Express and only

15 minutes from junction 6 of the M25, the Crowne

Plaza Felbridge provides organisers with a choice

of ten modern conference suites, including the

Grand Ballroom, plus the modern and vibrant

Qube bar.

The award-winning Anise Fine Dining Restaurant

and the more informal Bay Tree Restaurant cater

for working buffet lunches to a la carte menus.

Complimentary WiFi plus an experienced

conference and events team are on hand to

guide and assist with organisers needs, offering

a personal service every step of the way.

When the meeting's over, there's 120 luxuriously

appointed bedrooms, a Chakra Spa with indoor

swimming pool and five Elemis treatment rooms.

200 Spaces

On-site FREE

FREE

WiFi

Restaurant/

Catering

Bar

Airport

Park & Fly

Weddings

Fitness

Centre/Spa

Indoor

Pool

500 Max

Delegates

11 Function

Rooms

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Featured Venue

Best Western Plus Cedar Court

Hotel Leeds / Bradford

Bradford, West Yorkshire BD5 8HW

Day Rates from

£29

24hr Rates from

£110

As one of the largest purpose

built conference and banqueting

venues in the North, Cedar Court

Hotel Leeds / Bradford regularly

hosts large scale conferences,

annual general meetings,

exhibitions, dinner dances,

team-building and events for up

to 850 guests or delegates, with

free parking available for up to

450 vehicles. Organisers have a

choice of 21 different sized rooms

to pick from, all with free WiFi.

The Oceans Restaurant serves

locally sourced produce, with

a menu to cater for all tastes.

The bar menu also offers a good

selection of soups, sandwiches,

light meals and homemade daily

classics.

Located 20 minutes from the

centre of Leeds and just as close

to Bradford, the hotel is convenient

for the M606, just off junction 26

on the M62.

450 Spaces

On-site FREE

FREE

WiFi

Restaurant/

Catering

Bar/

Café

Weddings

Private

Parties

Gym

Indoor

Pool

850 Max

Delegates

21 Function

Rooms

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Hull: UK City of Culture 2017

Spotlight on...

If ever there was a year to head

to Hull to hold your next event,

this year is it. Celebrating being

UK City of Culture 2017, there's

a 365 day programme of cultural

events and creativity inspired by

the city and now being told to

the world.

We've lined up four fabulous

hotels ready to host your

big event in the UK City

of Culture 2017.

Images Courtesy of Hull UK City of Culture 2017: Made In Hull - City Hall © James Mulkeen.jpg

Holiday Inn

Hull Marina

Located on Hull's attractive

waterfront and only a five

minute walk from the

City Centre.

Four meeting rooms, all

with natural daylight and

air-conditioning, suitable

for up to 120 delegates.

Day Rates from

£25

24hr

Rates from

£139

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Hull: UK City of Culture 2017

Mercure Hull

Royal Hotel

With an iconic status as one

of Hull's central landmarks, it's

where Victorian architecture

meets a dramatic, luxurious

and modern twist in décor

and style.

Nine meeting rooms, all with

complimentary WiFi and with

a maximum capacity of 450

delegates, plus a dedicated

event organiser to keep

everything on track.

Day Rates from

£25

24hr

Rates from

£105

The Kcom

Stadium

1,000 free car parking spaces,

a dedicated conference

reception and nine conference

rooms, furnished to the highest

specifications, all with natural

daylight, air-conditioning

and free WiFi.

The Circle Restaurant and

the 28 executive boxes on

the second floor overlook the

pitch with impressive views

of the 25,000 seat stadium.

Day Rates from

£18.50

24hr Rates from

£100

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Hull: UK City of Culture 2017

Village Hotel

Club Hull

From one to one meetings to

a company conference for

200 delegates, six suites are

available, with the Vision Suite

providing views of the iconic

Humber Bridge.

The dedicated team will work

to help structure your day,

including organising on-site

team building events and

corporate entertainment.

Day Rates from

£25

24hr

Rates from

£125

VISIT HULL

Images Courtesy of Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Attributions: (above) Back To Ours Launch © Thomas Arran.jpg

(right top) Season 1 Launch - Welcome Pod © Sean Spencer.jpg

(right bottom) The Deep © Thomas Arran.jpg

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Featured Venue

Pinewood Hotel

Slough, Berkshire SL3 6AP

Day Rates from

£40

24hr Rates from

£170

The Pinewood Hotel is a new conference venue

with three purpose built rooms, suitable for up to

250 delegates. The Symak Room is located on

the ground floor and has disabled access, natural

daylight and opens onto the terrace which offers

views over the landscaped gardens. The Maple

Room then provides an ideal break out room

or it can be hired for board meetings and

smaller events.

On the first floor, The Acacia Room, with plenty

of natural daylight and garden views, is a great

space for training events and private dining.

The Brasserie is a theatre kitchen enabling you to

see, smell and practically taste the dishes as they

are being prepared. The Head Chef will happily

speak to you about any special requests or dietary

requirements.

All rooms have complimentary WiFi and free parking

is available for up to 100 vehicles.

Less than ten miles from Heathrow Airport and with

easy access to the M4, M40 and M25.

100 Spaces

On-site FREE

FREE

WiFi

Restaurant/

Catering

Bar

Airport

Park & Fly

Fitness

Centre/Gym

Golf

Indoor

Pool

250 Max

Delegates

3 Function

Rooms

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Featured Venue

Best Western Crewe Arms Hotel

Crewe, Cheshire CW2 6DN

Day Rates from

£25

24hr Rates from

£115

Situated in the heart of South

Cheshire, The Crewe Arms Hotel

offers a choice of seven meeting

and conference rooms, all equipped

with the latest audio-visual technology,

free WiFi and suitable for a maximum

capacity of 100 delegates.

Located opposite Crewe Railway

Station and close to the area's

business parks, the hotel is just

minutes from junction 16 of the

M6 and is convenient for Chester

Racecourse, Nantwich, Sandbach,

Stoke on Trent and the historic city

of Chester.

The world famous potteries of

Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and

Aynsley have their factory shops

and visitor's centres located only

a short drive away.

180 Spaces WiFi in Restaurant/

On-site FREE Public Areas Catering

Bar

Private

Parties

Private

Dining

Laundry

Service

100 Max

Delegates

7 Function

Rooms

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Wedding Venues

WEDDING

DAY VENUES

Something old, something new,

something borrowed and something blue!

Christmas engagements and Valentine's Day

proposals are placing Wedding Venues at the

top of the list for many.

We've selected just a few

which tick the boxes for

characterful and charming

to dramatic and different...

De Vere Horwood Estate

Milton Keynes

An idyllic country house hotel near Milton Keynes,

De Vere Horwood House elegantly combines historic

charm with modern facilities and with 38 acres of

landscaped gardens, getting those summer outdoor

photos will be a breeze.

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Wedding Venues

Carlisle Racecourse Carlisle

For an award-winning catering company and a

thoroughbred venue, Carlisle Racecourse offers

beautiful Cumbrian countryside with spectacular

spaces and suites for up to 400 guests.

Eastwood Hall Nottingham

Opt for old world charm in Eastwood Hall's

Peacock House for an exclusive wedding or

celebrate in modern day suites, which are

perfect for intimate or large scale weddings.

The executive head chef will create the perfect

menu and with 26 acres of stunning grounds,

photographers will be happy too!

The Grand York

A wedding at The Grand in York is certain to be grand day creating grand

memories. The Grade II listed building delivers a unique ambience with

stunning Edwardian architecture setting the scene for a sumptuous and

unforgettable experience.

Weetwood Hall Conference

Centre and Hotel Leeds

Set within nine acres of woodland and gardens

the award-winning Weetwood Hall is one of the

finest hotels in the north of England and offers

a stylish alternative to a church or registry office

wedding.

Barnham Broom Hotel, Golf & Spa Norwich

Private terraces overlooking the River Yare valley, a balcony with

stunning panoramic views over 300 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside

and two championship golf courses create show-stopping surroundings

at one of the county's finest wedding venues.

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Wedding Venues

The Principal Manchester Manchester

With its clock tower and striking Victorian architecture, The Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's

skyline. A magnificent, terracotta Grade II listed building, the hotel has a history dating back to 1890 and is quite simply,

stunning. A refuge in the capital of cool serving its own tasteful chicness that will not disappoint.

De Vere Beaumont Estate Old Windsor

Follow in the footsteps of BBC3's Don’t tell the Bride with a Windsor wedding full of wow factor. Voted one of the top 100

wedding venues in the UK by Conde Nast Bride, De Vere Beaumont Estate is both unique and spectacular, with the Chapel

creating a stunning banqueting room of pure magnificence.

Barbican London

For a touch of theatre, the Barbican provides one of London's most unusual venues; The Conservatory. This lush tropical oasis

is home to exotic fish and 2,000 species of tropical plants and adjoins the Garden Room, which seats up to 250 guests for a

wedding breakfast. With its floor to ceiling windows, showcasing the dramatic city skyline and state-of-the-art lighting, it's the

perfect place for post dinner dancing.

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Wedding Venues

The Principal Edinburgh

George Street Edinburgh

An award-winning wedding co-ordinator is

ready to sprinkle splendour and wave the wand

of happiness over weddings at The Principal

Edinburgh. Style and elegance on the famous

George Street where 18th Century character

charms guests and the nearby Queens Street

Gardens keeps photographers happy!

The Richmond Hatton Garden Liverpool

The first day of wedded life starts in Liverpool at the historic Richmond

Hatton Garden. The perfect backdrop to a wedding where beautiful hotel

features will complement the happy couple and wow wedding guests.

London Marriott Hotel

County Hall London

For iconic city views, the luxury five star London

Marriott Hotel County Hall delivers the London

look. The River Thames, Houses of Parliament

and the London Eye are practically neighbours

meaning Big Ben will be making an appearance

on the big day! Period features, polished marble

floors and plenty of natural daylight set the scene

for true romance.

Eynsham Hall Witney

This Jacobean-style mansion is nestled in 30 acres of gardens and

parkland with fountains dancing on the terrace. If it’s a fairytale setting

that's wanted, Eynsham Hall will cast a winning spell. With a long history

of sumptuous entertainment, including hosting wedding receptions for

Oxfordshire's elite, it's an impressive venue designed to deliver

excellence from start to finish.

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Latest Offers

February's Latest Offers

Jaguar Experience

West Midlands

Save with discounted room hire rates

(before 31 March 2017)

FULL DETAILS

Ramada Hotel &

Suites Coventry

Warwickshire

Free tea & coffee!

FULL DETAILS

The Ageas Bowl

Hampshire

Reduced DDR offer

(before 31 March 2017)

Museum of London

London

20% discount in February

FULL DETAILS

FULL DETAILS

MORE OFFERS

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Latest Offers

February's Latest Offers

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

West Yorkshire

2017 Meetings & Events

1 in 10 goes free!

FULL DETAILS

Museum of London

Docklands

London

20% discount in February

FULL DETAILS

Manchester Conference

Centre & Pendulum Hotel

Manchester

Special rates until March 2017

FULL DETAILS

Danubius Hotel

Regents Park

London

25% Off all Friday to Monday Bookings

FULL DETAILS

MORE OFFERS

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Featured Group

Guoman Hotels set out to be different. From the contemporary designer bedrooms,

the sumptuous dining facilities and the superbly appointed conference rooms; these

are just the fabric of what Guoman stand for.

VIEW GROUP

The Cumberland Hotel Marble Arch

Marble Arch, London W1H 7DL

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Featured Group

Meet in style for

less from £49 >>

The Tower

City, London E1W 1LD

The Grosvenor

Victoria, London SW1W 0SJ

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Using our services

Step 1:

Get in touch!

Step 2:

Your Enquiry

Step 3:

Our Proposal

Email us

01775 843410

Step 4:

Confirm your

Booking

Once you’re happy with the

proposal, a Findmeaconference

specialist will liaise with all the

relevant parties, securing the

booking on your behalf, and will

continue to support you over the

weeks or months leading up to

your event.

A Findmeaconference specialist

will take your enquiry, gathering

as much information as possible.

We want your event to be a great

success, however small or large,

so this fact finding stage will lay

the foundations of your event.

Step 5:

Your Event

Date

Your event successfully takes

place and a Findmeaconference

specialist contacts you to gather

feedback on the venue, facilities

and services.

Working in partnerhsip with you,

your dedicated Findmeaconference

specialist will prepare a proposal

with options for your consideration.

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- Examinations Administrator

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Conference at such short notice.

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Meet the Corporate Team...

Corporate Team

Alison

New Business

Development

Amy

Accommodation

Specialist

Georgie

Accommodation

Specialist

Jennie

Venue Finding

Specialist

Jack

Accommodation

Specialist

Josh

Accommodation

Specialist

Jade

Reservations

Support

Kim

Sales Account

Manager

Kimberley

Director

Mags

Account

Manager

Mary

Venue Finding

Specialist

Rory

Accommodation

Specialist

Sarah

Group Account

Manager

Sarah

Accommodation

Specialist

Stefanie

Account

Manager

Susie

Director

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Director

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Specialist

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