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 MikhailZatopliaev on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 23:34

I don't visit conference or meeting very often, but if, I prefer have free Wi-Fi, refreshments, and conveniently located near the station and with parking.

Submitted by Venequin on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 20:10

Air conditioner of course + food

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Sun, 21/03/2021 - 02:28

I never attend a conference or big meeting so I have no idea with that. but if there are free wifi and free parking it would be nice. also refreshments is one of the attractive things which might make me be interested in going to the conference.

Submitted by Mariantu on Mon, 01/03/2021 - 00:08

For me, WiFi and all-day refreshments are the most important facilities. During the brake, I would have the perfect excuse to meet other people.

Submitted by In on Tue, 16/02/2021 - 10:30

For me, the best Facility is the free Wifi, the refreshments and the parking.

Submitted by Denken on Thu, 11/02/2021 - 15:50

I think, that most important facilities for me it's free Wi-Fi, and opportunity take eats and drinks without restrictions. I very like beautiful scenery yet.

Submitted by Sara Kalafat on Sat, 30/01/2021 - 17:44

I think the facilities the most important are wifi and Phone and PC charging plug,

Submitted by German on Wed, 27/01/2021 - 02:32

The facilities most important for my when I go to a event are the meeting room, the reception and free wi-fi.

Submitted by Minh on Tue, 12/01/2021 - 19:23

Actually, facilities in the conference or meeting are important for a number of people because they feel comfortable at there. Also refreshment are crucial things, people can save their time attending these events, they are easily to discuss more than people they like. On the other hand, it makes these events more professional than other events have nothing.