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 Clients

We all know 2020 was a challenging year and for those in meetings and events had to quickly enhance their service offering to incorporate more virtual […]
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 […]
November 8, 2019

Spotlight On: Will Dalzell

We’re bringing back our Spotlight On feature – this time featuring Will Dalzell. Job Title Head of Events Proposition and Innovation  Biography I joined Anita at […]
November 5, 2019

2020 Events Calendar

2020 Events Calendar It’s that time of year again – our 2020 Events Calendar is now available! If you’re planning an event in 2020 our calendar […]
November 4, 2019

In The Know: Sustainable Venues

Event Manager Eloise Perry gives her top tips for choosing a sustainable venue. C&IT Magazine have published their 2019 Sustainability report following their C&IT Surgery forum […]
October 18, 2019

Spotlight On: Laura Law

We’re bringing back our Spotlight On feature – this time featuring our Conference Director, Laura Law. Job Title Conference Director Biography I joined Anita at what […]
October 8, 2019

Venues and Events International appoints Black Box Partnerships

Venues and Events International, a venue finding and event management agency, has announced the appointment of Black Box Partnerships, a company dedicated to travel, meetings and […]
October 7, 2019

In The Know: Cotswolds Venues

In The Know – Cotswold Venues Conference Planning Executive Kelly Stevens gives her insight into the best of the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds is becoming a firm […]
September 23, 2019

In The Know: The Importance of MI

Account Director, Steve Schwartz gives his advice for making the most of your data. It’s surprising how many of our clients have never seen a comprehensive […]
July 17, 2019

Supplier Video – July 2019

Our latest supplier video is now live! Grab a cuppa and enjoy the latest news and industry updates from our favourite partners
July 1, 2019

In The Know: Addicted To France

I was surprised and ecstatic when I received the amazing invitation to attend a luxury event in Paris to be hosted by Accor France for a […]
May 16, 2019

In The Know: Racetracks and Racecourses

Conference Planning Executive, Amy Standen takes us through her pick of the countries racetracks and racecourses. Milbrook Proving Ground, Milton Keynes We recently used Milbrook for […]
May 13, 2019

In The Know: Sarova Hotels

Earlier this year, Conference Team Supervisor, Phoebe Scott-Browne was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to see 3 of the 4 venues within the Sarova […]
May 10, 2019

In The Know: Remote Working

Commercial and Marketing Director, Josephine Bradley gives her top tips for productive remote working. One of the benefits of working for a business that truly lives […]
May 2, 2019

Spotlight on…Kloei Tesch

Spotlight on…is a unique look at individuals from Venues and Events International providing insight into their daily roles and why they have a passion for the […]