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Here at Academic Venue Solutions we aim to provide all academic venues with a range of marketing activities and events. If your venue is a college, university, independent school or professional establishment providing education, then our targeted opportunities could be what you're looking for.

The Academic Venue Showcase 19 March 2019

We're excited to announce the 2019 Academic Venue Showcase will be returning to the ILEC Conference Centre, London, on Tuesday 19 March. The venue is best known for its flexible and versatile space; giving us the opportunity to create a truly great event. Only Academic Venue Solutions are 100% focused on marketing meeting and conference facilities at UK colleges, independent schools,...

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Send an Eshot to qualified event organisers

Marketing your academic venue by email is easier and more effective with Academic Venue Solutions. Send a customised Eshot to our unique network of qualified event organisers. Provide your own design, or use our service. You'll receive statistical insights that can help you grow performance. Academic Venue Solutions specialises in promoting academic venues’ meeting and events...

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Stand share with us at The Meetings Show on 26-27 June

Following the success of The Meetings Show last year we will be returning in 2019, which will take place on 26-27 June 2019 at Olympia, London. The exhibition provides an opportunity to meet face-to-face with quality buyers from UK agencies, corporates, associations and incentive houses. Our strategy is to communicate and engage with our targeted audiences through digital and face-to-face...

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Stand share with us at Conference and Hospitality Show on 30 April

Following our success at the Show last year we will be returning in 2019, which will take place on 30 April 19 at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. The exhibition provides an opportunity to meet face-to-face with quality PAs, agencies, corporate event planners, membership and trade associations. Our strategy is to communicate and engage with our targeted audiences through digital and...

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L&D 28 February: How to get excellent results from research and telesales

Venue: Leicester Conferences Date: TBC May Overview Two things are guaranteed in the hospitality sector, you will win business and you will lose business.  In a very competitive environment sales people need to be one step ahead in almost every area.  To help them achieve this they need to have a healthy pipeline, which means a balanced approach to their activity. They need...

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L&D 4 March: Account management for internal and external customers in an academic venue & conference centre

Venue : CEME Conference Centre, Rainham Date: 4 March 2019 Overview This programme helps develop a proactive approach to account development using tried and tested structure and process. It will introduce best practice to assess account potential, setting goals and designing strategies to develop client relationships and deliver great results Target  Audience Sales...

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L&D 11 March: How to maximise sales from attending an exhibition

Venue: Unique Venues Birmingham Date: 11 March 2019 Overview Exhibitions can be expensive, time consuming and often described as without tangible results. In this workshop we will explore top tips and techniques to attract, engage and seize the opportunity to ensure better outcomes all round, covering some of these key points. Target Audience Suitable for all team members in...

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L&D 14 March: Developing sales targets and key performance indicators for team managers

Venue: College Court Leicester Date: 14 March 2019 Overview This programme will help managers develop meaningful methods to set effective targets and KPI’s for different teams. It will offer insight into how to best review these targets and keep teams on track, through motivation and a plan, do, review approach. Target Audience Sales Managers, Directors of Sales, Senior...

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L&D 28 March: Conference and event enquiry handling and conversion excellence

Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre Date:  28 March 2019 Overview This is an interactive workshop for delegates and will offer a strong platform for achieving excellence in enquiry handling. The delegates will cover telephone techniques, good practice and selling skills to convert business. Each delegate will be asked to complete a SMART action plan to take back to their venue....

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L&D 25-26 March: Crucial commercial skills for conference centres & academic venues

Venue: CIM Moor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead Date: 25-26 March 2019 Overview “As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.……….”  Today’s business leaders work in increasingly complex environments, required to understand and balance the perspectives of an unprecedented variety of areas of expertise. This engaging and...

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L&D 1-2 April: Create financially rewarding sales and marketing plans

Venue: Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire Date: 1-2 April 2019 Overview In a highly competitive market, businesses need to make use of every possible marketing stream in order to be seen in among their competitors. This course will explain how your sales strategies, marketing plans, PR activities and digital communications all strengthen your venue in the marketplace. Target...

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L&D 8 April: Practical digital marketing skills

Venue: Jubilee Conference Centre, Nottingham Date: 8 April 2019 Overview This course is suited people in roles with marketing responsibility who want to understand hands-on techniques that they can employ themselves to maximise their online presence.  Organisations will benefit from a better understanding of a strategic approach to digital marketing as well as the tactical use...

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L&D 9 May: Motivating sales and operations teams to create a positive sales culture

Venue: Queen Mary University of London Date:  9 May 2019 Overview This programme will help attendees understand and create a positive sales culture that has customer service at its core. We will look at how positive reinforcement can be a catalyst for success and why motivation is a vital management tool. By attending the programme attendees will be able to:...

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L&D 30 April: Winning with email marketing

Venue: Jubilee Conference Centre, Nottingham Date: 30 April 2019 Overview This course is suited anyone wanting to know more about maximising email marketing – it incorporates the anatomy of the perfect email plan and introduction to copywriting. Organisations will benefit from a greater return from their email marketing campaigns by acquiring knowledge of best practice....

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L&D 14 May: Strategic business planning - delivering your budget with a framework plan

Venue: CIM Moor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead Date: 14 May 2019 Overview Tired of missing your targets year in year out, take control of delivering your budget with a framework plan built on clear strategies and actions. Target Audience GM’s, Conference Managers, Op’s Managers, Revenue Managers, Sales Managers Course Content The delegates will spend the day working...

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L&D 20 June: Delivering exceptional show-rounds and increasing conversion

Venue: Ashorne Hill, Leamington Spa Date: 20 June 2019 Overview Having your client and/or agent visit your property gives you one of the most important opportunities to showcase your hotel or venue at its very best, establish additional information about client needs, show them how well you match their brief and help them to make the decision to book you over the competition....

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L&D 12 September : Social media masterclass for forward thinking conference centres

Venue: MTC, Coventry Date: 12 September 2019 Overview Create a focused and achievable marketing strategy for your business.  Gain a deeper knowledge of how to optimise and gain more from LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Google+ and more. Achieve results in marketing, advertising and business development by mastering current techniques on social media Learn the...

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L&D 1 October: The art & science of profitable hospitality

Venue: Conference Aston, Birmingham Date: 1 October 2019 Overview Working in conjunction with Adrianne Carter (aka The Face Whisperer) who is an expert in facial analysis and a fully qualified facial coder, this new interactive workshop will change the way you see people, allow you to communicate more effectively, help you to improve customer relationships and find it easier to...

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L&D 10 October: Digital marketing strategy masterclass

Venue: Warwick Conferences Date : 10 October 2019 Overview Organisations will benefit from a better understanding of a strategic approach to digital marketing as well as the tactical use of digital channels in support of the strategy, leading to a better return on digital marketing investment. The course will culminate in the building of a strategy to take away and develop further,...

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L&D 22 October: Creating marketing budgets to deliver Sales

Venue: Royal Society, London Date: 22 October 2019 Overview This full day course invites delegates to work strategically with their Marketing Budgets to best influence the sales revenue. It will look at the importance of ROI and integrate the marketing activity to be seamless to the sales functions. Target Audience Sales and Marketing Managers, Marketing Executives and...

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L&D 12-19 November: Excellence in being a unique venue

Venue: Coombe Abbey Date: 12 November 2019 Overview What makes your product distinctive and how do you keep evolving to meet your customers’ needs. Here we will learn how to understand customer behaviours, trends, technology and style to ensure you are achieving the most commercial value from your product. Target Audience Conference Managers, Revenue Managers, Commercial...

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