May 6, 2021
aggregated buying

Benefits of aggregated buying for meetings space

Aggregated buying is one of the very founding principles of professional buying. Everyone working in or around procurement gets it – buy more, get a better […]
April 29, 2021
Diversity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Balfour Beatty VINCI are responsible for delivering the Area North HS2 Strategy. We caught up with Aman Sidhu, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, to find out […]
April 22, 2021

‘Best-in-Class’ in Employee Engagement

We take pride in our employee engagement and this been demonstrated by the high results from our recent employee survey showing we’re ‘best in class’. This […]
April 12, 2021

Conference News: Corporate Confidence

CEO Anita Lowe chats to Martin Fullard at Conference News on building corporate confidence ahead of the return of live events. Check it out here (page […]
April 8, 2021

How hotels and venues are adapting for the future

Over the past year, hotels and venues have adapted processes and procedures and enhanced their future operation. From 12th April, we enter Step 2 of the […]
April 1, 2021

Our best loved venues with outdoor spaces

In a follow up to our article ‘Have you considered outdoor events this summer?’, the team have shared some of their favourite venues with outdoor spaces […]
March 29, 2021

New client wins leads to further growth of team

2021 started in a positive way for venue find and event management agency Venues and Events International. In February they announced they ended 2020 with three […]
March 25, 2021
reflection one year on

Our reflection one year on…

March 23rd marked one year since we entered lockdown where our world as we know it was turned upside down. Whilst we’re looking forward to meeting […]
March 25, 2021
planning virtual events

Planning virtual events – what you need to know…

We’ve been in lockdown for a year – we can’t quite believe it. Moving across from being able to see everyone in person has taken a […]
March 15, 2021
Outdoor events

Have you considered outdoor events this summer?

Everyday, spring is getting closer, and so are outdoor events. Naturally, outdoor events are very popular in the spring and summer months, as clients can enjoy […]
March 4, 2021
Sarah Orten

Recognising value in your finance teams

In this unprecedented and turbulent time, teams have been pushed to the limit to minimise disruption. None more so than Finance Teams as Venues and Events […]
March 3, 2021
clarification on live events

Clarification on live events

At Venues and Events International we have been continuing to organise meetings for essential and key workers through lockdown in adherence to government guidelines. With the exciting […]
March 1, 2021
Michaela

Strengthening our team to support business growth

Swindon based venue find and event management agency, Venues and Events International are strengthening their team due to confidence in event bookings for 2021. The meetings […]
February 24, 2021

Emerging Leaders Programme… The story so far

In October 2020, Venues and Events International launched their Emerging Leaders programme. This programme takes three employees through a dedicated training programme, exposing them to different […]
February 4, 2021

Venues and Events International enhance service offering and ended 2020 with 3 new Client wins

We all know 2020 was a challenging year. For those in meetings and events had to quickly enhance their service offering to incorporate more virtual and […]
January 27, 2021

Beat the Boss

If you’re local to us (Wiltshire) you may have heard us on BBC Radio Wiltshire over the course of this week. We’re a people driven business […]
January 25, 2021
theming

Bring life into your event with a theme

Whether it’s a conference, office party, awards or a product launch a theme can generate plenty of excitement for your guests. Make the event memorable by […]
January 21, 2021
green initiatives

Why ‘Green initiatives’ should remain high on corporates agendas for meetings and events

Green initiatives remain a high agenda item for Clients as we start to look at the future of meetings and events. Kim Cavilla, Chief Operating Officer […]
January 14, 2021

Re-engineering our services through Covid-19

Re-engineering our services was high on the agenda for 2020 to continue delivering exceptional service to our Clients. 2020 was certainly a year to remember, and despite […]
January 4, 2021
Keeping calm

Keeping calm on site – top tips

Keeping a cool head will help you in keeping calm on site! In any situation that might emerge don’t look back and focus on the future […]
December 22, 2020
Young People Opportunities

Giving young people opportunities

The job market is becoming more competitive every day. Learning and internship opportunities might just be the key part of your experience. With guidance of a […]
December 14, 2020
risk management

Risk Management: Know your risks, create the right strategies and eliminate them

Risks surround our lives. Learning how to identify, assess, control and minimise them is a crucial skill to have especially in event planning. Unexpected factors are […]
December 10, 2020
Elf Day

Marlene on BBC Radio Wiltshire

On 4th December we celebrated Elf Day where the team dressed up as Elves in a bid to raise money for Alzheimer’s. That same day, interviewed […]
December 7, 2020
Virtual Events

In the Know: Virtual Experiences

Just because we cannot get together at the moment, it doesn’t mean that we can’t have fun! Our lives have been changed forever after landing headfirst […]
December 2, 2020
Elf Day

S-Elfless Act of Kindness

Venues and Events International, venue finding and event management agency in Swindon, has signed up for Elf Day 2020! Where the employees are going to become […]
November 25, 2020

‘We Invest In People’ awarded to Venues and Events International

Investors In People have accredited the “We Invest In People” award to Venue and Event Management agency, Venues and Events International. We conducted an assessment, “We […]
November 23, 2020
maximise savings

Maximise savings

At Venues and Events International we dedicate our time to providing the best venue find and event management service for our clients. Finding the best options […]
November 4, 2020
Virtual Christmas

Let our Elves help you celebrate a virtual Christmas this year

2020 has been a year like no other! We understand that in these uncertain times, hosting the traditional Christmas party might not be the celebration choice […]
November 3, 2020

Event Innovators become Cvent certified

Venues and Events International’s Event Innovators take advantage of the Cvent training courses available for personal development. To delight their clients by continuing to live and […]
October 28, 2020
Company roadshow

Company Roadshow planning – Top tips to consider

With large business events still on hold due to the pandemic, have you considered a company roadshow? It’s an effective way to get your message to […]
October 12, 2020
Virtual Events

Top tips for planning virtual events

What a year! We’ve all become very proficient in using Webex and Teams (other platforms are available) to keep engaged with our teams as we’ve adapted […]
October 7, 2020
Emerging Leaders Programme

Venues and Events International announce Emerging Leaders Programme

Venues and Events International, the event booking agency based on the outskirts of Swindon, has announced a new ‘Emerging Leaders’ programme. The Emerging Leaders programme, is, […]
September 29, 2020

C&IT Video Interview on Company Culture.

Excitingly, Calum Di Lieto of C&IT Magazine asked us to discuss how we’ve maintained our company culture. Especially as a result of these virtual times! You […]
September 28, 2020

In The Know: Best of Wales

Best of Wales Amy Standen, Conference Planning Executive, has written our newest In The Know instalment. Sharing her top venues in Wales that an offer you […]
September 26, 2020

VENews – October 2020

Once again, we bring you our latest edition of VENews. This time featuring a special thank you, Christmas ideas in this uncertain time and a new […]
August 26, 2020

In The Know: Diary Management

Diary Management This edition of In The Know has Natalie Morhen, Executive Assistant to CEO, sharing her best practice’s for Diary Management. Over the previous few […]
July 7, 2020
exclusive use

In The Know: Exclusive Use Venues

Exclusive Use Venues The latest edition of In The Know sees Ann Jones, Conference Planning Executive, introduce some of her top recommendations. For the venues that […]
June 17, 2020
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In The Know: The Best of Bristol

The Best of Bristol The latest edition of In The Know sees our Venue Find Team Manager, Marlene Scott, talking about her recommendations of the best […]
May 1, 2020
Restaurant-London

In The Know: Private Dining – London Edition

Private dining in London The latest edition of In The Know sees our Conference Planning Executive, Amy Standen, talking about her recommendations of the best spots […]
April 14, 2020
venues-for-events

In The Know: Golf Resorts

Our next edition of In The Know, we have one of our conference planning executives, Kelly Stevens, talking about the best golf resorts – venues that […]
April 1, 2020

In The Know: Best of Scotland

In our latest edition of In The Know, our Conference Planning Executive Amy Standen brings you the best of Scotland for consideration for your next event. […]
March 11, 2020

COVID-19: An information guide

COVID-19 – An Information Guide At Venues and Events International we recognise the need for guidance during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. We have put together […]
January 15, 2020

6 New Recruits for Venues and Events International

Venues and Events International have today announced the recruitment of 6 new starters at the Swindon based agency. As a result of new client wins including […]
December 13, 2019

Spotlight On: Lynn Gammage

Our Spotlight On this week features Lynn Gammage, part of our finance team.  Job Title Financial Controller Biography I joined Anita in 2018 after one of […]
December 9, 2019

Venues and Events International secures Investors in People Accreditation

Venues and Events International have today announced they have been accredited as an “Investors in People” organisation.  IIP is an international standard for people management and […]
December 6, 2019

Spotlight On: Katie Venner

Our Spotlight On this week features Katie Venner, Supervisor in our Venue Finding Team. Job Title Conference Team Supervisor Biography I first started working for Anita […]
November 22, 2019

Venues and Events International announces contract win with ENGIE

Following a tender process ENGIE have selected Venues and Events International as their preferred supplier for meetings. Tracey Hilton, Account Director for Venues and Events International, […]
November 21, 2019

Spotlight On: Olivia Unsworth

Our Spotlight On this week features Olivia (Liv to her friends) Unsworth from our events team. Job Title Event Manager  Biography My first taste of the […]
November 20, 2019

In The Know: Kings Centre Oxford

If you’re looking for a large event venue and want to know that your event is going to do some good in the local community – […]
November 11, 2019

Spotlight On: Loving Liverpool

Conference Planning Executive, Abbie Paginton tells us about her weekend of discovery in Liverpool. Our first stop was the beautiful Titanic Hotel Liverpool.  You know you […]