Kinetic was founded in 1998 with one aim: To develop the most innovative software to help university accommodation and conferencing teams deliver the best student and customer experiences possible.
Fast forward 20 years, and we are now the technology partner of choice to the worlds’ leading universities and colleges. We supply mission-critical software to over 350 customers, from Stanford on the west coast of the US to Monash in Australia… Not to mention over 80% of universities in the UK.
When we say ‘we understand your business’, we mean it. Many of our staff have worked in universities, conference centres and unique venues, so they understand the day-to-day challenges you face. By combining this with the ethos that our teams work hard together every day, we can quickly work out how our software can help you get the most out of your business.
Chooseyourvenue.com has been helping people to find venues and event spaces for over 19 years.
Our online portals work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, there’s no stop, and that’s how we like it. We understand the importance of directly sourced commission free leads to venues and new for 2019 is our ask the experts feature helping our site users as part of our continued commitment and going the extra step to putting potential direct bookings with our subscribers.
At chooseyourvenue.com we have always had a hands-on approach to venue finding, its not just about online systems that sit behind a screen and we are proud to deliver exceptional customer service at all levels at all times. So if you are looking for your next venue or perhaps you have a venue(s) to promote please get in touch we’d love to chat with you. Good luck to our Group and see you at the Show!
Conference News is the UK’s only monthly print and digital magazine for the £41bn domestic conference and meetings industry. The magazine focuses not only on industry news and features but provides expert opinion from a diverse range of columnists and tackles issues commonly faced by event professionals. The award-winning Conference News website is updated daily with the latest news and insight.
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Established in 1946, Mitre Linen have been supplying quality products to the hospitality sector for 73 years. Recognised for their expertise and quality products, in 1955, Mitre were awarded Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Royal Warrant, and have proudly held it ever since.
Their experience has allowed Mitre to offer you an inspiring range, catering for all types of establishments and budgets. Choose from ‘off-the-shelf’ as well as more bespoke tailored products. From beautiful bed linen to sumptuous bathrobes, plump pillows to stylish bed runners, Mitre offers everything you will need to create the perfect stay for your guests.
Unique to Mitre, they offer a bespoke contract soft furnishings service, with over 5,000 fabrics to choose from. Book a visit with one of the on-the-road consultants, for a free no obligation measure service.
The Delegate Wranglers is well on its way to reaching 20,000 members and is now a widely known platform for all professional conference organisers and events industry suppliers to share information, ask questions and provide solutions for each other. It is also a place to advertise or post industry jobs/freelance positions, attend meet-ups and generally look to help each other with the benefit of all our combined experience. A group created and run by event industry professionals for the industry.
Catering Yorkshire has gained an excellent reputation for creating mouth-watering, eye-catching food, which is freshly prepared in our kitchens daily. We provide our clients with amazing fresh food designed and tailored for every occasion with Yorkshire values. Working closely with suppliers daily we use Yorkshires best locally sourced products from local farms and markets. Catering for working lunches, fine dining, bowl food and canapés, all made fresh with substantial choices and dietary requirements.
Our Passion Statement:
“Food and cooking is my passion. I love my job and look forward to creating food that people want to eat. Sourcing products from local suppliers and cooking from scratch using the freshest ingredients is the key to great tasting food. Martin Kilbride Director of Catering Yorkshire (Leeds).”
Newly refurbished in 2017, our dedicated city centre venue – Cloth Hall Court – puts you right at the heart of the city of Leeds. Ideal for conferences of up to 300 delegates, it’s an exciting space just a stone’s throw from Leeds Train Station. Each of its 10 rooms provide perfect environments to collaborate, engage, relax and inspire with award-winning event tech, natural light and delicious catering designed to keep guests going.
For over 10 years, we have been providing a tailored conference experience out of the world-class spaces at Leeds Beckett University. Our campus venues give you extra options over the summer, hosting large-scale residential events of up to 3,000 delegates. We’re a multi-award winning venue with MiA Gold accreditation and a friendly, dedicated team to support you through your booking from enquiry to evaluation.
Combining our experience in the world of global events and academia we have bought together the best of both worlds to provide the UK’s first dedicated events and live communications training agency.
A four-star luxury Cheshire hotel complete with AA Rosette awarded restaurant, two championship golf courses and an award-winning spa.
Nestled in 1,000 acres of rolling Cheshire countryside, Carden Park Hotel has 198 bedrooms and is the ideal venue for a relaxing hotel break, pampering spa visit, game of golf or productive conference. Conveniently located just 20 minutes from Chester City Centre with railway links to Manchester, Liverpool and London.
The perfect choice for your next conference or business event venue, featuring 18 meeting rooms including our recently refurbished Shooting Suite, and an onsite AV team and team building activity centre.
Don’t forget to visit The Spa at Carden set to open summer 2019. The brand new £10 million spa boasts an extensive well-being thermal spa garden and a wide variety of unique facilities and sensory experiences.