Established in 1990, The Conference Shop boasts more than 25 years' experience within the events industry. As a truly independent agency, we are not tied to any particular venues or hotel chains and are proud to offer impartial and unbiased advice, with a professional eye for detail.
With a strong background in hotel operations and sales, our enthusiastic team of event professionals are dedicated to the hospitality industry, offering a friendly and responsive service.
Much of our business is achieved through personal recommendation from satisfied clients and this is further endorsed by the high level of repeat business which we receive.
If you couldn't find the information you need, you can check the frequently asked questions below.
We know that finding the right venue can be very time consuming and expensive, but with our knowledge and understanding of the industry, we are able to carry out the ground work on your behalf, so reducing your administration costs and leaving you free to concentrate on the actual content of the event.
No - our venue finding services are provided entirely Free of Charge. As bona fide agents, we receive a commission fee from the venues in return for placing the business with them. This does not involve any hidden costs for the client and indeed we normally able to negotiate favourable rates on behalf of our clients.
No, there is no obligation to book with us, although we hope that we will find you the perfect venue to suit your requirements.
All kinds of venues, including hotels, conference centres, academic buildings, unusual and quirky properties, social venues, cultural and sporting venues
Yes, we are always happy to arrange site inspections for you to view the facilities first hand.
We offer a bespoke service and can be involved as much or as little as you require. Our pre-event management includes guest and venue liaison from enquiry to arrival and includes pre-registration services, in-house administration and reporting, badge production etc. We also offer a hotel accommodation booking service if required.
In addition, we offer on-site management, with manned welcome desk where we can handle delegate registration and distribution of badges and welcome packs and where we can provide guest liaison throughout.
After the event, we can provide management reports, evaluation results and produce certificates of attendance as required. We will also feedback any comments to the venue and check over the final account for you.
Need help in managing your event? We can offer the ideal solution tailored to your requirements...
Our venue finding resource is a 'free of charge' service