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Updated by cerys on Apr 22, 2021
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Our favourite venue and event news for April 2021

Things are finally starting to get back to normal, and there has been lots happening finally in the events industry. To celebrate, we wanted to highlight some of the best news and blog pieces we've seen this month.

How your venue choice could save you money when planning an event - Congress Centre

This is particularly valuable given the current industry landscape. Congress Centre have recognised that times are hard for businesses and event planners right now, so they'll be looking for ways to save money.

Better yet, they're purely looking to support the industry as they doll out tips for saving money on the venue aspect only. This is the sort of content we love - looking out for the industry first and foremost.

New venue group, Central Hall Venues launches with Edinburgh site

New venue management organisation, Central Hall Venues (CHV), created by Central Hall Westminster, launches its first UK site, Nicolson Square Edinburgh - NSE.

This is a great bit of news because we're pleased to new venues being opened after the year we've just had - NSE is a brand new meeting and conference venue in Edinburgh with some really impressive and beautiful spaces. We can't wait for our first chance to visit.

The ultimate guide to planning your summer party

Summer parties are one of life’s best offerings. Warm weather, conversation, seasonal food and fruity bubbles provide us all with something to look forward to in the colder, darker months and the HAC know a thing or two about creating exceptional outdoor events.

They've compiled a guide of all the key things to consider when planning a summer party and it put us in such a great mood - bring on the summer already!

Government confirms further details for Event Research Programme | Conference News

The pilots have been designed in a scientifically controlled way, with special consideration to reduce risk of transmission.

We're super excited to get more information about how the pilot events will work, and what the results of them will mean for events going forward. Only time will tell with this one - but it can't go fast enough!


This was a really encouraging blog to read this month. 10-11 Carlton House Terrace have taken the lead on transparency around what comes next for them as a business, and what eventprofs can expect.

They're normally popular as a choice of wedding venue London or Christmas party venue, but they've clearly done some branching out over the last 12 months!