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Venue Finding


Introduction


Reservation Highway offer an additional free service by assisting event organisers to source and select a suitable venue for their event.

We have experience working on events in many different locations throughout the UK and can offer expert advice on the suitability of each venue and the associated accommodation in terms of location, availability and price.

Our dedicated team will provide friendly, professional and independent advice and support to all who wish to use our service.

What we do?

  • We take a full brief of your event requirements
  • We source a range of suitable venues to meet your requirements
  • We produce an easy to read proposal giving a brief description of each venue and the costs.
  • We forward this by email with web links to all venues for quick reference (hard copy by post)
  • We negotiate the best possible rates
  • We secure the space, pending your decision
  • We discuss the proposal with you and extend the search if required
  • We arrange on-site visits to all venues
  • We give fully independent and unbiased recommendations
  • We view all contracts prior to signing to ensure the best terms and conditions are secured.
  • We will appoint an account manager
  • We will provide a free on-line accommodation booking service

Venue List


Below is a list of sample venues. Please click on a venue to view more information or to visit the venue's web site.

30 Euston Square

ACC Liverpool

Alexandra Palace, London

Ascot Racecourse

Barbican Centre

Battersea Evolution

Bella Center Copenhagen

Bournemouth International Centre

Brighton Centre

Brighton Dome

Business Design Centre, Islington

Cardiff City Stadium

Church House, London

Convention Centre Dublin

Croke Park Stadium

Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Europe Hotels

Event City Manchester

Examination Schools, Oxford

G Live Guildford

Glasgow Marriott

Grand Connaught Rooms London

Grosvenor House, London

Guildhall London

Guildhall Winchester

Hallam Conference Centre

Harrogate Convention Centre

Harrogate Town

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Hilton Brighton Metropole

Hilton Glasgow

Hilton London Metropole

Hilton London Tower Bridge

Hilton Manchester Deansgate

International Convention Centre Birmingham

International Convention Centre Wales

Kimpton Clocktower

KingsGate Conference Centre

Lancashire County Cricket Club

Leeds Town Hall

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Macdonald Burlington Hotel

Majestic Hotel

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Manchester Town Hall

Mary Ward House

Max-Planck-Institut fur Eisenforschung

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Midland Hotel Manchester

National Conference Centre at the National Motorcycle Museum

National Maritime Museum Greenwich

NEC Birmingham

Novotel London West

Olympia London

Oxford Brookes University

Pavilion at the Tower of London

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

Queens Hotel Leeds

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Reading Town Hall

Riddel Hall Belfast

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Royal College of Physicians, London

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Royal Hall Harrogate

Sage Gateshead

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

Scottish Event Campus

Somerset House London

St George's Hall, Liverpool

St Hugh's College, University of Oxford

Symphony Hall - Birmingham

Telford International Centre

The Dome Doncaster

The Grand Connaught Rooms

The Grand Hotel Brighton

The Kings Centre

The Mermaid Conference & Events Centre

The Royal College of Surgeons England

The Saatchi Gallery

Theatre Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Titanic Belfast

Trinity College Dublin

University of Bristol - Wills Memorial Building

University of Bristol Richmond Building (AKA Student Union)

University of Strathclyde, The Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

York Racecourse

Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate

Planning an event


TIPS FOR ORGANISING AN EVENT

Be clear about what you want to achieve and pass this on so that everyone working with you can meet your expectation.

When selecting a venue consider who is coming to the event and where from? Success is often down to the right location.

Try to be realistic when indicating your expected numbers. Many suitable venues are discounted because the initial estimate of attendees was excessive.

A venue contract includes a minimum guarantee on numbers – this means you will always pay for the minimum number agreed even if you do not achieve this target. More reason, for a realistic estimate on numbers.

Take time to complete your event brief and include as much information as possible. The more details included in the original proposal, the better deal you will receive. Many later changes can result in additional costs.

Try to consult all decision makers to discuss their event requirements before sourcing a venue to ensure the correct venues are sourced.

Discuss with the person holding the 'purse strings' about the budget available for your event prior to sourcing the venue.

Examples of the types of events we can assist with:

  • Dinners & Parties, Gala Dinners, Themed Events, Christmas Parties

Putting on a spectacular glitzy evening or an informal get-together, RH Events will ensure you have the best party in Town.

  • Meetings – Sales, Training, Interviews, Seminars

Whatever the size of your event we will always offer the same high standard of service and attention to detail. We have a pool of locations on our database to suit all requirements.

  • Conferences & Exhibitions, Product Launches

Using our extensive knowledge in the industry we can source the perfect setting for your event to suit your needs, budget and vision.

  • Team Building & Activity days, Social Events

There is a wide choice of special event packages available today from which to choose. We will put together the most appealing and interesting choices which will guarantee the success of your objectives.

How much does this service cost?

The service is totally free of charge to you. Our remuneration is earned in the form of a commission from the venue for any contracted business.

Contact Sales


We welcome all enquires, please contact our sales team.

Kim Barker Sales & Marketing Executive

Direct Dial tel. no: 01423 223014

Main Line: 01423 525577

Email: sales@reservation-highway.co.uk

Venue Finding FAQ's


Who is my contract with?

Our role, as an agent, is to introduce clients to the best venue for their event. When the contract stage is reached we will negotiate the terms and check all the details prior to signature. The contractual obligation is between the venue and the client.

Do I need insurance?

We would recommend that you take out adequate insurance to cover your event in case of unexpected cancellation when you may be requested to pay charges. Please ask for assistance if required.