Venues of Excellence

Member since 19th Jan 2021

Venues of Excellence is the UK’s leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events. With 45 venues, we cover a geographic footprint from the south coast of England to Scotland collectively, offering over 5800 bedrooms and 1100 meeting rooms.

The consortium is made up of a diverse collection of venues from specialist training centres to hotels, mansion houses to motor racing circuits, theatres to private clubs and all are committed to excellence in the meetings and events sector. As a membership organisation, our members are all assessed to meet a stringent quality criteria in terms of facilities, accommodation and customer care.

We offer a FREE venue find service to conference and event bookers, where you will speak to one of our dedicated MICE professional team members who will help you find the venue best suited to host your event within your budget. We offer vast experience in booking series events around the country plus offer event management and can provide an accommodation booking tool for your delegates to manage their requirements.

Choosing to partner with Venues of Excellence venues, you can be confident that you will be supported by a specialist venue, with a team of hospitality professionals to seamlessly deliver your event, leaving you the time to concentrate on your conference programme, delegates and speakers.

The quality and diversity of membership has enhanced the visibility of the award-winning Venues of the Excellence brand and offers a representative voice within the UK business events sector.

3 Superstars testimonials for Venues of Excellence

Friendly professional team

VOE are a joy to work with, we have partnered with them with a few events and found them to be professional and efficient. They represent some amazing venues and always keep their needs in the forefront of their minds. They are a pleasure to work with!

3 years ago by PA Life

A committed team delivering an excellent service

I am so proud to be the Chair of such a committed team for delivering services and products to our Venues of Excellence members and customers throughout these challenging times.
The CHS "Best Representation Award" 2020 highlights the great work and dedication of the team and highlights the benefits of being a part of the Venues of Excellence family.
We are #Strongertogether

3 years ago by Ivor Turner, Chairman of Venues of Excellence

MCOCO and its members are proud to be associated with VOE

VOE represent some great venues and its always a pleasure to work with them. VOE provide a quick and efficient service with easy to read proposals detailing all the information required. The VOE team are such a lovely friendly ‘gang’, very knowledgeable and always willing to go that extra mile.

3 years ago

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FAQs answered by Venues of Excellence

What is Venues of Excellence?
Venues of Excellence is the leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events. We are a membership organisation that represents specialist venues at the top end of the meetings sector, providing excellent quality events, in a dedicated environment.
Why would independent venues join Venues of Excellence?
You can reach thousands of potential clients through our website, client database, email marketing and social marketing campaigns. Our focussed PR strategy positions Venues of Excellence as an expert and raises the profile of our member venues in the most influential media outlets.
What ROI can we expect from membership of Venues of Excellence?
Our highly experienced team of venue finding consultants work closely with direct clients and key conference placement agencies gaining in-depth knowledge of their client base helping to generate leads for our members. We also offer avenue finding service which drives sales directly to our members.
What networking opportunities are there in Venues of Excellence?
We host an exciting calendar of meetings, workshops and forums that are an opportunity to share news, celebrate success and learn from industry experts. We also encourage networking and a culture of openness amongst our members for sharing of experiences to benefit the consortium as a whole.
How do you help build awareness of venues?
We regularly attend and host exhibitions throughout the year providing amazing publicity to the group of venues we represent. Venues are invited to share stands with us, which as an individual venue may be cost prohibitive. We also hold sector-specific events to raise awareness of the venues.

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