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Which Venue?


Choosing the perfect venue for your conference can be, at best a rather troublesome activity, and at worst it can prove to be intolerably stressful and frought with difficult decisions that must be made. There are a number of things you must always bear in mind when you are looking to book a conference venue, the most important of which is how many delegates will be attending. If you have a large number of delegates then this will obviously be reflected in the size of the venue you book; likewise your conference will appear empty if you book a location that is too large and there is a vast amount of empty space. When choosing the perfect conference venue you should also be mindful of how long you will need the location itself for and whether you require privacy; some venues offer shared facilities so if you need absolute privacy then be sure to point this out when making a booking. Many a conference venue aims itself at a certain business or style of presentation, if the equipment you need is not mentioned on the venues website or sales brochure then it is always prudent to call ahead to ensure that it can be provided for you, if not you may have to source it and arrange delivery to the venue yourself.

Always leave plenty of time when choosing a conference location; if you do not you will end up having to accept the best of a bad bunch and will often be disappointed with what is available. If you contact your delegates ahead of time so that you can be sure how many people will be attending, and also discuss any special dietary requirements then you can be certain that you can at least begin looking and perhaps make some advance enquiries so the venues themselves know you are interested. If you are tasked with organising a conference at the last minute you should take some time to call a variety of venues to see if they have any last minute cancellations; this may not only allow you to use the facilities at a discounted rate but also find a venue for more luxurious than what your were originally planning to hire. No matter what kind of conference venue you are looking for ensure that the conference venue you choose gives the right impression about your company. If you are looking to impress delegates then your choice of conference venue will reflect on your company as a whole, always something to bear in mind.