Hampshire launches convention bureau

Hampshire County Council has launched a dedicated conference bureau, which will provide venue-finding services for meeting planners.

Hampshire launches convention bureau
Hampshire launches convention bureau

The brueau promises to provide a cost effective venue finding service for a number of areas including Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Winchester, New Forest, Andover and Farnborough, and will be managed by the team behind Southampton’s conference bureau, Destination Southampton.

Hampshire County Council’s executive member for Economy, Transport and Environment, Councillor Seán Woodward, said:  "We feel that Hampshire has great potential to benefit from more business conferences, meetings and events, particularly due to its strong transport links.

"The launch of the new Hampshire Conference Bureau, in partnership with Destination Southampton Ltd, will enable us to promote a wider range of our county’s venues to key national and international event planners and help grow our £3billion tourism economy."

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