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Best Independent Venue/Hotel Residential & Non-Residential

Best Independent Venue/Hotel Residential & Non-Residential

Open to any independent venue who can demonstrate a high level of customer service, innovation, and creativity as well as marketing expertise within the MICE sector. 

Submission/Eligibility Information:

  • For residential, venues must sell bedrooms to B2B clients
  • For non-residential, venues must provide meeting/training space to B2B clients
  • Independent venues/hotels must be privately owned and operated and not franchised to any group or chain
  • Venue/Hotel must be in the UK

Judging Criteria:

  • Hotel/Venue demonstrates a high level of customer​ ​service​ ​and​ ​positive​ ​relationship​ ​with​ ​event planners, venue finding & MICE agents and delegates    33.3%
  • Hotel/Venue demonstrates innovation and creativity via technology, catering, sustainability or other independent methods   33.3%
  • Hotel/Venue can demonstrate sales and marketing expertise in the meetings and event sector and can communicate this (Examples needed)  33.3%

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    1. Only submissions via the correct portal (CHS Awards Website) will be considered for judging.
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    5. Coercion of the judges is not permitted and will result in the venue being removed for consideration. No refunds will be given.
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The shortlist is announced on the evening of Monday 29th April 2019 at the Conference and Hospitality Show in Leeds – don’t forget to register and attend CHS19!

We announce the shortlist on the evening of Monday 29th April 2019 which is the night before the Conference and Hospitality Show in Leeds. Exhibitors and visitors to the show will be first to know, and we’ll announce it on our website and through a press release too.

Its FREE to enter the awards, so go on....get entering!

You can apply to be a judge by completing the form on the website. We do have some criteria and will let you know if you are successful as soon as possible.

You can purchase tickets via the website. Individual tickets are £130+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £140+VAT) but if you want to bring the whole team, a table of 10 is £1200+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £1300+VAT). Why not make a night of it and reward your team for all of their hard work? Even if you don’t win it’s a great networking event, with leading industry figures in attendance.

Of course! You can enter as many as you feel suit your company.

The only thing we can say here is make sure you have lots of supporting evidence. The Judges use your submission only to decide on their winner, so you need to make sure they have all the information required to make their choice. Also visit the CHS Awards homepage and download our helpful PDF 'How to write a kick-ass award submission' which gives you all the hints and tips you need.

Its FREE to enter the awards so go on...get entering!

Of Course! Just book your place at the ceremony through the website.

You can purchase tickets via the website. Individual tickets are £130+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £140+VAT) but if you want to bring the whole team, a table of 10 is £1200+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £1300+VAT). Why not make a night of it and reward your team for all of their hard work? Or invite your favourite clients!

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