2018 Winners - CHS Awards

2018 Winners

CHS Awards 2018 Winners & Finalists

Best International Venue

  • Grand Hotel HUIS TER DUIN – WINNER
  • Maritim Hotels
  • nhow Milano
  • San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice
  • Sandals Barbados
  • Sir Hotels Group

Best Use of Technological Advancements

  • Horizon Leeds – WINNER
  • Pullman London St Pancras
  • Well Met at Leeds Beckett University
  • Adia
  • Waternook Lakeside Accommodation

Best Personality of the Year (Supplier/Hotel/Venue)

  • Chris Ford, Accor Hotels – WINNER
  • Faye Banwell, The Hague Convention Bureau
  • Kevan Holland, Trident Hospitality
  • Sharon Jezeph, Jurys Inns
  • Gill Moulden, Moulden Marketing
  • Martin Stephens, Off Limits Group
  • Andrew Woods, Millenium Hotels

Best Personality of the Year (Agency)

  • Jo Wilson, Ace Bookings – WINNER
  • Nick Milas, Blueline Events – WINNER
  • Sylvain Boutieller, Nexusvenue
  • Andy Hammond, Event Elite Connections
  • Kerry Walsh, Hatch Events
  • Carol Ann Whitehead, The Zebra Partnership

Best Academic Venue

  • Well Met at Leeds Beckett University – WINNER
  • Chicheley Hall
  • College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
  • Nottingham Conference Centre – The Trent University
  • The Royal Society
  • The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues
  • University of Leeds

Best Auditorium

  • De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel – WINNER
  • Pullman London St Pancras – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Millennium Point
  • ODEON
  • The Lowry
  • The Stoller Hall
  • Williams Conference Centre

Best Onsite Leisure Facilities

  • Waternook Lakeside Accommodation – WINNER
  • Center Parcs Conference and Events – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Bovey Castle – Part of the Eden Hotel Collection
  • Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa
  • Clayton Crown Hotel
  • Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
  • The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa

Best Independent Venue

  • Sopwell House – WINNER
  • The Studio Glasgow – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Well Met at Leeds Beckett University – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel
  • Horizon Leeds
  • The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa
  • The Lowry
  • Tewkesbury Park
  • The Lowry Hotel
  • Unique Venues of Birmingham
  • Victoria Warehouse

Best Venue Communication

  • Victoria Warehouse – WINNER
  • Clayton Crown Hotel

Best Onsite Audio Visual

  • Horizon Leeds – WINNER
  • Well Met at Leeds Beckett University – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Butlin’s Conference & Events – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre & Orchard Hotel
  • Tewkesbury Park
  • Williams Conference Centre

Best Outside Catering Company

  • Dine Events – WINNER
  • Beales Gourmet Catering
  • Grape and Grain Catering Co.
  • Mr Flavour Events
  • The Meat Thief

Best Green / Sustainable Venue

  • Manchester Metropolitan University – WINNER
  • Brockholes
  • MEETinLEEDS
  • MTC Events
  • ORTUS
  • One Aldwych Hotel

Best UK Representation of a UK Venue

  • The Principal York – WINNER
  • Castle Hotel Windsor – MGallery by Sofitel
  • Mallory Court – Eden Hotel Collection
  • Trident Hospitality Consultants Ltd
  • Victoria Warehouse

Best UK Representation of an International Venue / Destination

  • Conventions Malta – WINNER
  • Avenue Sales
  • Hotel Republic
  • Moulden Marketing
  • Rotterdam Partners and The Hague Convention Bureau
  • Sandals & Beaches Resorts

Best Large Conference / Exhibition Space

  • The Principal Manchester – WINNER
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hull – WINNER
  • Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Hilton London Bankside
  • Jurys Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue
  • Lancashire Cricket Club
  • Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
  • Williams Conference Centre

Best Unusual Event Space

  • Magna – WINNER
  • Alton Towers Resort
  • Big Chief Tipis
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel
  • National Railway Museum
  • The Jockey Club – Aintree Racecourse
  • Villa Park, Home of Aston Villa Football Club
  • Victoria Warehouse

Best External Space

  • The Jockey Club – Aintree Racecourse – WINNER
  • The Coniston Hotel County Estate & Spa – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Butlin’s Conferences & Events
  • Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Drayton Manor
  • Fairmont St Andrews
  • Nottingham Conferences – University of Nottingham
  • Towcester Racecourse

Best Welcome Guest Experience

  • The Principal York – WINNER
  • Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Pullman London St Pancras
  • Seaham Hall
  • Sopwell House
  • Tewkesbury Park
  • The Queens Hotel
  • Williams Conference Centre

Best Bedroom

  • Oulton Hall Hotel & Spa – WINNER
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel
  • Grays Court
  • Pullman Liverpool
  • Manor by the Lake
  • Oakley Hall Hotel
  • The Principal York
  • Waternook Lakeside Accommodation

Best Launch Event

  • Manchester Hall – WINNER
  • Jurys Inn Manchester
  • Magna
  • Oakley Hall Hotel
  • Unique Venues Birmingham
  • Victory Services Club

Best Boardroom – Small Meeting Room

  • The Principal Manchester – WINNER
  • Fairmont St Andrews
  • INNSIDE by Melia Manchester
  • Horizon Leeds
  • Tewkesbury Park
  • The Principal York
  • The Studio Manchester
  • Well Met at Leeds Beckett University