'Venues failing to entice clients' says Eventwise survey

Conference venues are losing business by failing to give organisers suitable deals on advance bookings, event specialist Eventwise has warned. Of the 100 UK corporate event organisers surveyed, 67 said they were likely take advantage of deals for ‘early bird’ deals. The survey also shows the potential for more off-site meetings, with 64 respondents saying that the right deal would encourage them to move events to external premises. Eventwise managing director Penny Ellis said the findings were a call for closer collaboration. “With more enticing advance deals from venues, clients would avoid the last-minute scramble for space,” she said.

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