University of Cambridge reports 10% rise in medical events

Robinson College, the University of Cambridge's dedicated conference and meetings space, has reported a 10% increase in events from medical science-related clients.

University of Cambridge reports 10% rise in medical events
University of Cambridge reports 10% rise in medical events

Event bookings have also risen by 7% in the same period from January 2012 to October 2013, compared to bookings from January 2011 to October 2012.

The venue's purpose-built auditorium has just been re-equipped with new audio visual equipment and systems, costing £70,000, which allows for simultaneous presentations to be delivered across two lecture theatres, as well as live streaming overseas and sizeable breakout space ideal for exhibitions and networking.

Recent event wins include the Society of Academic and Research Surgery and the British Society of Parasitology.

Nick Milne, conference manager at Robinson College, said: "Our relationship with medical and pharmaceutical practitioners has remained strong over the years and Robinson’s educational background has created a positive reputation among our customers. Their compliance and adherence to strict codes of conduct and ethical behaviours means that we meet sector demands. We are extremely optimistic about business in 2014."

Robinson College has an auditorium with a capacity of up to 270 individuals, high-speed wi-fi and accommodation has contributed to the venue is popular among event organisers.

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