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 zino on Mon, 30/10/2023 - 16:05


When I go to a conference or meeting the most important facilities for me are: Offering free Wi-Fi, secure parking and refreshments.

Submitted by Osama15 on Wed, 25/10/2023 - 17:00


I think the most important facilities are clean and secure, good presentation

Submitted by phạm thị quỳnh anh on Thu, 19/10/2023 - 05:42


when I go to conference or meeting, the facilities major for me is secure and clean

Submitted by betelf on Tue, 17/10/2023 - 15:20


The most important facilities for me when I attend a conference or meeting are restaurants and open spaces like gardens or forests. I enjoy trying different kinds of food, and I also appreciate good quality. Additionally, I like trekking, so I prioritize these two things.

Submitted by on Sat, 23/09/2023 - 08:34


The most important facilities for me are the free parking, Wi-Fi, conference room and good equipment for presentation.

Submitted by Infinity468 on Sat, 16/09/2023 - 01:20


It's the most important for me to have wi-fi. Because it's a tool to investigate and learn during the conference

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Wed, 21/06/2023 - 16:40


When I go to a conference or meeting it's important there would be some intertaining activities, like golf or bowling. I like relaxing and enjoyable meetings. I need refreshments too

Submitted by cherryhan on Wed, 10/05/2023 - 11:30


The most important things that a meeting or conference should have a really good air conditional, free wi-fi, ensure parking, refreshments, a big meeting room or conference room. That conference venue must have near the town center. So people are going easily.

Submitted by Abu23 on Wed, 05/04/2023 - 16:44


Now a days every thing needed during conference just like hotels, restaurants for refreshment , internet facilities outward and inward facilities also.

Submitted by Miss zahra on Mon, 03/04/2023 - 12:24


Many factors are effective to hold a high quality conference. The capacity of the room, efficient air condition, smart and bright board, refreshments and also WiFi. the location is very important to ensure that people could access easily. I forgot to say that voice system is very neccessery during the meeting.