Choosing a conference venue

Choosing a conference venue

Read two adverts for corporate venues to practise and improve your reading skills.

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The International Centre

Whether you are looking for a conference venue or a place to have your meetings and your training days, the International Centre is the perfect modern space for your event.

Offering free Wi-Fi, secure parking and all-day refreshments, the International Centre has 120 meeting rooms and a theatre for up to 1,000 people.

Conveniently located in the city centre, the International Centre is close to the shops and only a ten-minute walk to the train station.

The Grand West

The Grand West is a country house surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful scenery, only a 30-minute drive from the airport.

With 76 hotel rooms, 12 meeting rooms and a conference room that takes up to 200 people, the Grand West offers free Wi-Fi and a whiteboard in every room.

You can also make use of the gardens of the Grand West for team-building events and outdoor activities. Our indoor swimming pool, gym and 18-hole golf course will ensure that your event is relaxing and enjoyable for everyone.


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Submitted by Thinthinmyoe on Fri, 11/12/2020 - 08:55

When I go to a conference or meeting, I think it is convenient with Wi-Fi free, free refreshments, secure parking.

Submitted by Wevellyn on Thu, 10/12/2020 - 19:44

When I go to a conference or meeting, the most important things are free wifi, food, and comfortable chairs, because most of the time we stay a much time there.

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 08:58

When I go to a conference or event, the most important things are free internet, a secure parking place, a place of relaxing and refreshments.

Submitted by Asni on Fri, 30/10/2020 - 22:05

If I go for a meeting or a conference, the most important facilities for me are a free access to the Internet, refreshments and that the place is located near to the shops and not too far from the airport or train station.

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 09:24

The essential facilities for me is free wifi, secure parking and all day refreshments. Moreover, if possible, I like swimming pool and outdoor activities.

Submitted by habibao.medo on Sun, 11/10/2020 - 11:39

i think wi-fi and conference rooms is important and the place must be near to a shop or something if there isn't refreshments

Submitted by Lilly098 on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 21:52

In my personal experience, having a screen is the most important for a conference or meeting. A screen is effective to get an attention when you make a presentation in front of majority. So, I would definitely ask a hotel if they have it or not.

Submitted by Roblox on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 16:36

The important facility I am looking for at the conference is access to restrooms. You won't miss the meeting and save time.

Submitted by Faheem Khan on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 04:05

in my opinion every facility is important when you go for a conference or meeting. because its the need of life when you happy where you go you can focus more on your goals and you can achieve more things and facilities can also related with your success.

Submitted by Rinaa on Sat, 15/08/2020 - 20:49

Whether you are looking for conference venue or place to have your holidays, the Hotel Magra Austria is a perfect place for your events. The hotel is surrounded by hills and wonderful scenery, only 30 minutes drive from City. We provide 30 hotel rooms, 5 meeting rooms, and 7 country house near the hotel. The hotel has a huge garden which you can use for outdoor activities. Also, we provide an indoor pool and gym for you to have enjoyable holidays. The food is various and huge including traditional food. The coffee-bar is available 24 hours