About Us

I love my job. I live and breathe events – so that you don’t have to!

~CEO, Anita Lowe

Our Heritage

The Venues and Events International journey began more than 30 years ago when Anita and Chris Lowe formed their own agency specialising in event management and venue finding services – Venues Event Management.

Venues Event Management was a hugely successful company. They managed a wide-ranging portfolio of clients and were six-time winners of the Meetings and Incentive Travel Awards (M&IT) for Best Intermediary Agency – an award voted solely by clients.

Due to its success and changes within the business, Venues Event Management was acquired by Expotel in 2010, followed by a further acquisition of Expotel by Capita plc in 2012.

After a period of integration with Capita, Anita and Chris decided to go back to their core values by establishing a consultative and innovative boutique events agency.

Since going back to their core values as Venues and Events International, we have been listed as one of Conference and Incentive Travel (C&IT) Magazine’s ‘Agencies to Watch’, finalists for the M&IT Award for ‘Best Intermediary Agency (under 40 employees) and won bronze for 'Sporting Event of the Year at the 2016 EVCOM Awards for Bidwells’ Carnival of Sport'.

Our consultative approach along with the knowledge and experience within our team is what sets us apart. We've bought in industry experts, who bring a wealth of experience to our sector and that gives us the buying power to secure great rates for our clients.


Our Family

We are an experienced team of conference planners, event experts and production specialists who are all on hand to relieve the pressures of your next meeting or event. Meet the team here and find out why they live and breathe their jobs.


Our values

Our vision, mission and corporate values help us build an understanding of the high-level outcomes being sought.

Venues and Events International’s vision is:

“... We are the heartbeat of your events…”

As a guide to our actions as an organisation, our mission statement provides the appropriate framework within which formulates our corporate strategy:

“…To delight our clients, living and breathing their events as their chosen agency...”

To achieve this goal, we have a set of common or shared values and beliefs as an organisation that will prioritise our behaviours and ensure an unrivalled reputation and service level in the industry:

  • Boutique
  • Caring
  • High customer touch
  • Part of our clients’ team
  • Making our time valuable
  • Partners of choice

Our Strategic Partners

We strive to build strong relationships with strategic industry partners for the benefit of our clients to deliver an all-round exceptional service.

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