Choosing a venue for a corporate event can be a daunting task no matter how big or small your event is. Whether you’re flicking through brochures, or scrolling through the websites of corporate event management companies, you will find there are thousands of corporate event venues to choose from.
At AWD, as leading corporate event organisers, we are proud to work with a wealth of fantastic event venues in the UK and across the rest of the world. We pride ourselves on creating bespoke events expertly tailored to each individual company looking to host an event. With this in mind, when it comes to choosing a venue for your corporate event, you’ll find there’s plenty of options available with AWD.
Why is the venue important for an event?
If you’ve got some great event activities in mind, you might be wondering whether the location of the event itself is that important. However, over the years we have been able to witness ourselves the value of an event venue. The right venue gives you the perfect platform to execute the various activities and agenda you have planned. The venue/location is going to give your guests their very first impression of your event. By having a venue that truly represents the event, the company, and your guests, you’ll ensure your event gets off to a flying start.
Read about two of our favourite event venues below:
Ebor Festival, York Races
Winner of the Racecourse of the Year in 2019, York Racecourse hosts the Ebor Festival every year. So, the event is certainly full of Yorkshire charm. The Ebor Festival is one of the UK’s oldest and most famous races. It fuses authentic Yorkshire hospitality with the high class entertainment that racing provides to create an unforgettable experience.
Impress your guests with first class hospitality at one of the country’s finest race courses in York. With a selection of mouth watering menus to choose from, your guests are guaranteed to enjoy the experience of high quality racing and fine hospitality. Enjoy the faces with breathtaking views of the world-class action. In addition, provide your attendees with a luxury trip to the races executed in style.
The Glorious Playground with a multitude of things to do in truly inspirational surroundings. Established in 1924, The Gleneagles Hotel is a prestigious resort nestled in the heart of Scotland. Sitting within 850 acres of beautiful Scottish countryside, there’s plenty to see and do at this outstanding hotel. With 12 stunning business spaces to choose from, Gleneagles is the ultimate destination for business events and corporate entertainment.
The largest area for hosting your corporate event is called the Gleneagles Arena. This 2500 square metre area has the capacity to accommodate up to 1,5000 guests. With this in mind, it’s the perfect venue for product launches, exhibitions, and other larger events. For smaller events, the Muirton Room can host up to 24 people, ideal for client entertaining or team events. Award-winning restaurants are also on site which means you can continue your event into the night, dining on the food from some of Scotand’s most celebrated chefs.
Rich in breathtaking Edwardian architecture and showcasing wonderful views of the Perthshire hills, for a stylish event venue, consider Gleneagles.
Activities that can be available at Gleneagles include:
- Whisky tasting
- Clay shooting
- Zip wiring
- Guided hill walking
Looking for a venue for your corporate event?
If you’re looking for a venue for your corporate event in the West Midlands or elsewhere, then get in touch today. Explore our website for more information, or call 0333 355 6947 to speak to a member of our helpful and friendly team.
If you have found this blog helpful, you may wish to read our previous blog: Scottish Luxury Corporate Incentive Trip: Stay In Style On Fingal