News & Facts on Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent meeting venues

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  • Monkey Forest Celebrates 15 Years of Success!

    06 Feb 2020
     

    Much loved attraction Trentham Monkey Forest is set to reopen on the 15th February, but this year is extra special as the forest celebrates 15 years.

  • Adrian Ascinia wins Best Cocktail – Senior at Venues of Excellence Cook and Serve Challenge 2019

    08 Nov 2019
     

    Adrian Ascinia (Senior Food & Beverage Assistant), scooped the Best Cocktail Award at the recent Cook and Serve Challenge 2019 which was sponsored by Boë Gin.

  • Business Events Venue of the Year Silver

    07 Nov 2019
     

    Leading academic venue Keele University Events and Conferencing picked up Silver at the recent Staffordshire Tourism and Good Food Awards 2019 in the Business Events Venue of the Year category.

  • National Memorial Arboretum collects Gold at Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards

    30 Oct 2019
     

    This year’s Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards was a celebration of the best tourism and hospitality businesses in the county and saw Aspects, the dedicated conference and events building at the National Memorial Arboretum, collect a Gold Award for Business Events Venue of the Year.

  • Best Western launches new branded Property in Stoke- on- Trent City Centre

    08 Oct 2019
     

    Last month Best Western announced the launch of Best Western Stoke On Trent City Centre Hotel, the latest hotel to join the largest group of independent hotels in Great Britain. This takes its hotel numbers to over 260, across 11 brands currently live in GB.

  • Work starts on new Courtyard by Marriott at Keele University

    02 Oct 2019
     

    Construction has started on the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Keele University’s Science and Innovation Park in Staffordshire, set to create 60 jobs.

  • Keele university Events and Conferencing New Facilities

    05 Sep 2019
     

    Keele University Events and Conferencing is Staffordshire’s leading event space. A recently completed, comprehensive refurbishment of the conferencing facilities has created outstanding versatile spaces for all types of corporate events. These newly improved spaces allow event organisers to create a truly bespoke event, with the university’s services and facilities at their disposal.

  • World of Wedgwood Hosts Royalty

    05 Sep 2019
     

    Following an initial enquiry received via the Conference Bureau, World of Wedgwood were delighted to be the venue for the MNDA’s official launch of the North Midlands MND Care and Research Network, held in June of this year.

  • New Conference & Banqueting Manager at Alton Towers Resort

    05 Sep 2019
     

    Alton Towers are delighted to welcome Tony Stevenson, as the new Conference & Banqueting Manager.

  • National Memorial Arboretum appoints new Managing Director

    22 Aug 2019
     

    Philippa Rawlinson has been appointed as Managing Director of the National Memorial Arboretum, which is part of The Royal British Legion. The award-winning free-to-enter 150-acre woodland site in Staffordshire is home to more than 380 memorials, including the national Armed Forces Memorial. It is visited by in excess of 300,000 visitors each year, including nearly 20,000 young people on learning visits.