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office* 2012 Exhibitor Show Highlights - Corporate Hospitality, Business Travel Venues
office*, the UK’s essential event for office professionals, returns to London on 12-13 September at Olympia’s National Hall. Attendees will benefit from a host of budget friendly deals from 175 exhibitors in one single, cost-effective visit.
By: Diversified Business Communications UK
The first company of its kind to exhibit at office*, Azzura Charters are specialists in sourcing and organising private air charter. As a new company, formed during 2012, office* provides the perfect platform to officially launch their air charter services, which are tailored to the business travel market (stand 4035).
With a new venue sourcing website due to launch in autumn 2012, it’s prime time to discover The Westminster Collection’s ‘one stop shop’ venue enquiry service at office* on stand 3039. A valuable and free resource for time-starved event organisers wanting fast, convenient access to rates, availability and room specifications, TWC brings together 54 charismatic event venues housed within London’s City of Westminster.
First time exhibitor Hotel Booking Agents Association (HBAA) will be hosting drinks receptions between 2-3pm on both days of the show (stand 1070A) to unveil what plans exhibiting agent and venue members have in store for 2012/2013. HBAA members showcasing their premium services and venue facilities include: The National Motorcycle Museum; Accor Hotels; Absolute Corporate Events; and etc.venues.
At office* 2012 Center Parcs Corporate will be showcasing the range of spaces and team building facilities available across its four UK locations (stand 1070F, HBAA Village). The corporate events team will be promising a touch of relaxation by offering luxurious Elemis gift sets to attendees who make a pre-arranged appointment to speak to one of the team, as well as asking visitors to ‘Grow with us’ by giving them small trees to take home or back to the office.
Holiday Inn London – Stratford City (stand 1070J, HBAA Village) is a new generation Holiday Inn, which opened in May this year, overlooking the Olympic Park in Stratford City. One of the onsite hotels for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, hotel features include 188 guest rooms and 7 state-of-the-
Newly launched hotel group Puma Hotels’ Collection offers 21 hotels throughout the UK (stand 1070N, HBAA Village). The new British hotel group focuses on the unique characteristics and location of each hotel, whether through the local cuisine, the grounds (particularly in the case of the flagship countryside properties), or the nearby facilities and attractions.
Ellis Salsby Ltd organises ‘Really Successful Events’ for companies across the UK and Europe and will be unveiling a fresh new look at office* 2012 (stand 1070K, HBAA Village).
Keith Prowse, leading corporate hospitality service provider, will be offering visitors to their stand 5016 the chance to win a Mulberry Bryn Oak bag in natural leather worth £695. The company, who has more official appointments than any other corporate hospitality supplier, holds contracts with some of the most prolific sporting events in the UK, including The Championships at Wimbledon; Henley Royal Regatta; Twickenham Stadium and Audi International Polo Day.
Saracens – Allianz Park (stand 6043) will be showcasing details about its new stadium in London NW4, which is due for completion in February 2013. As well as being the new home for Saracens Rugby Club, it will also offer the very best in meetings, events, parties and sporting facilities in North London, and with an all weather pitch, it will be open for business 12 months a year.
Jockey Club Venues (represented by Cheltenham, Epsom Downs, Kempton Park and Sandown Park Racecourses)
HRS, Europe’s leading corporate hotel portal, is removing the headache from making group hotel reservations and booking meeting rooms with a completely free booking service for groups of business travellers (stand 4048). A specialist ‘meetings and groups’ team is available at every one of its offices, by phone or email, to suggest suitable hotels for individual requirements at the best possible rates, chosen from the 32,000 hotels worldwide.
Independently owned, Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, has recently opened the new Follifoot Wing; including 48 new bedrooms, a spa, gym, and 14-seat private cinema (stand 3046).
Historic country-house conference and meetings venue, Stoke Rochford Hall in Lincolnshire, aims to add a little more fizz to its office* stand. The Victorian mansion offers stately comfort with state-of-the-
Find out more about the multi-million pound refurbishment at the iconic De Vere Hotels – The Grand, Brighton at office*. Improvements are now underway and will include refurbishing all bedrooms to the highest standards, modernisation of conference and meeting facilities, and refurbishment of the Victoria lounge, bar and terrace. A luxurious well-being spa, further syndicate space, and an exciting new seafood restaurant will also be added (stand 6010Q, AIM Accredited Destination and Venue Village).
Chartridge Conference Company has recently invested in excess of £25,000 in a major upgrade to the Wi-Fi broadband coverage at all four of its conference and meeting venues in the Home Counties and West Midlands (stand 6010N, AIM Accredited Destination and Venue Village). Venues include Chartridge, Hitchin Priory, Lydiard House and The Beeches.
Based in the heart of the Midlands, Warwick Conferences (stand 6010S, AIM Accredited Destination and Venue Village) offers one of the widest choices of meeting space in the UK. Comprising three dedicated training and conference centres – Scarman, Radcliffe and Arden – and the main campus Conference Park; Warwick Conferences expertly cater for up to 1200 delegates.
The Worcester Warriors Sixways Stadium’s new £8m club extension, which is due to open on December 1, will feature a plethora of sporting and fitness facilities (stand 6010C, AIM Accredited Destination and Venue Village).
Euston based conference and meetings venue, Friends House, will be using the office* exhibition to showcase the next stage of its ‘inspiring refurbishment’
The Ascott Limited – Serviced Residences & Apart’Hotels Worldwide launched its new Citadines Prestige Trafalgar Square in March 2012. It is the 3rd Citadines Prestige Apart’hotel in London and the 6th in Europe, joining one in South Kensington, one in Holborn-Covent Garden and three in Paris. Also new this year is the Club Apartment, which is available in most Citadines Apart’hotels (stand 2046).
Corporate entertainment and travel specialist Hospitality Line (stand 5042) will be showcasing their recently launched, first fully interactive site; dedicated solely to the pursuit of creating the ultimate corporate festivities.
For further information and to register for a free entry pass to office* 2012, please visit www.officeshow.co.uk (https://secure.smartregister.co.uk/
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