Conference Centres of Excellence expands

The consortium launches an in-house venue-finding service

CCE enquiry co-ordinator Claire Stanley
CCE enquiry co-ordinator Claire Stanley

Venue consortium Conference Centres of Excellence (CCE) has created an in-house venue-finding team for event planners.

The team is led by sales manager Katharine Armstrong and enquiry co-ordinator Claire Stanley.

It offers event planners guidance on facilities, availability and rates and sets up visits to venues among its services.

CCE executive director Anthony Lishman said venue-finding was formerly outsourced and the move in house brought numerous benefits.

"Direct control over the operation creates even clearer and more immediate lines of communication between us, our member venues and our customers, enabling us to offer quicker response times to inquiries," he said.

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