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Member Benefits 2024

Updated member benefits 2024

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Knowledge Hub: Share experiences and best practice on the forum

Our online 'discussion forum’ is a powerful communication tool that enables you to discuss and share experiences with other academic venues. This service is included in the annual subscription, and there is no limit to the number of colleagues that can access the forum. Just register the names with the Academic Venue Solutions team and they’ll receive their own username and...

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AVS Referral Scheme

Let's keep the business within the academic family! As an AVS member please remember to send the enquiries you are turning away to AVS, this way we can not only keep the business within our membership, you can earn some commission too! Step 1. Simply email the referral enquiry to sales@academicvenuesolutions.co.uk Step 2. The AVS team will send the enquiry out to...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner First Travel Solutions

  First Travel Solutions offers a single point of contact for arranging all of your coach, minibus and managed taxi travel throughout the UK.  We have c.1,500 approved suppliers located across the country, all of whom have met our standards as per our 3 x ISO accreditations, which we hold for Quality, Safety and Environmental Management.  In turn these standards safeguard your...

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Knowledge Hub: Partner Programme

AVS Partners  Academic Venue Solutions are pleased to introduce our Preferred Partners programme, introducing leading hospitality suppliers to our members and clients.  Our mission is to help member venues to identify and maximise their commercial opportunities, by working collaboratively and strategically. Our partners are of the highest quality, offering ethical products,...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner Allwag Promotions

Allwag For Allwag Promotions, sustainability is key, and our wide range of sustainable promotional merchandise is ready for you to explore and add to your range of give aways, gifts and clothing. As a multi award-winning promotional merchandise and branded  clothing supplier, we have helped thousands of companies get their brand recognised. With an in-house design team to bring your...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner Greengage Solutions

Sustainability is now high on the agenda for many organisations - the result is a trend towards the selection of greener venues for meetings and events. Greengage Solutions specialises in supporting meeting bookers to make an informed choice through its ECOsmart accreditation programme for sustainable venues.    For academic venues, independent audit and accreditation add...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner Kinetic

In a nutshell, we create mission-critical software designed to drive revenue for the Higher Education Industry. Kinetic was founded in 1998 with one aim : To develop the most innovative software to help university accommodation and conferencing teams deliver the best student and customer experiences possible. Fast forward 20 years, and we are now the technology partner of choice to...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner StarRez

StarRez was founded in 1992 by Alan Knipe. Born out of his love of technology and interest in problem-solving, Knipe wanted to improve the lives of residential communities through innovative, user-friendly software.  Now led by our CEO, Travis Knipe, StarRez is a leading residential community cloud management platform, with over 30 years’ experience, 1300 customers worldwide...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner Turbo PMS

In 2017 a group of Academic Venues approached us to build their dream Property Management System (PMS). They described what they wanted, we have done the building (5 modules complete), and it’s up and running. TurboPMS offers 5modules : Stay, Events & Groups, Student, Maintenance and Staffing. And all the advantages of a cloud-based solution with out the price tag, and includes 7...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner View It 360

View It 360 are a leading UK interactive media specialist. Whether you are looking for the very best virtual tours, 360° videos or interactive web platforms then they are here to help.  Using their in-house bespoke overlay platform has shown to increase visits to the tours by over 30% as they can add audio tours from your sales team, automatic pop-up information...

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Knowledge Hub: AVS Partner Visions

Welcome to Visions, where innovation meets excellence in AV and technical production. As one of the UK's foremost suppliers in sound, lighting, video, virtual events, event production, and stage design and build, we are committed to delivering unforgettable experiences that captivate audiences worldwide. With our unparalleled expertise and cutting-edge technology, we bring...

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Knowledge hub: AVS Strategic Consultancy

Announcing our latest member benefit.  NEED A FRESH PAIR OF EYES? …. Academic Venue Solutions are now offering a 2 hour complimentary Health Check and recommendations for your venue as part of your membership. Our specialist AVS team will work through critical commercial areas with you helping to identify opportunities for growth and improvement. We want to help...

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