The evenings are getting darker and the cold is creeping in, as autumn is thrusted upon us, we thought we would reflect back on our Super September, a month packed full of events which kept us on our toes.
We secured an incredible amount of business this September which all kicked off with The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) hosting their 20th International Conference on Medical Physics (ICMP2013) from the 1–4 September. The conference was attended by 835 delegates and featured 312 international speakers – as you can imagine it was a busy few days at the Centre. During the four days the conference explored the contribution that physics and engineering can make to healthcare, and showcased the latest developments in research. It was well received by all that attended and saw September get off to a great start. Continue reading
So this week has flown by, especially as it started for me on Sunday!
We were attending the Event Organisers Summit at Whittleberry Hall in Northamptonshire, which is a great way to meet clients, but is essentially speed dating for business!
As a supplier you get to choose your shortlist of clients that you wish to see, they decide if they like the look of you and put you on their list. The organisers then put your schedule together for two days and off you go.
It’s a great way to meet prospective clients and talk to them about what improvements we’ve been doing here and find out if their event needs would fit in the venue. Continue reading
At the Brighton Centre we are passionate about creating more sustainable events. If there are ways to improve an event by making it more sustainable, we will do it. This year we held our first Sustainable Event: The Future and You, and industry debate around where we (as an industry) are in terms of sustainability, it was a great success.
We have put together a few helpful tips for those of you who are planning to make your event more sustainable. Hopefully with our simple guidelines, you can see how easy it is to make small changes, which will lead to a more sustainable event and ultimately reduce your environmental, social and economic impact.
Here at the Brighton Centre we are very pleased to announce our latest business win, which is set to bring in an estimated impact of £2.4 million to our city.
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have confirmed that they will be holding their 2014, 2015 and 2016 South East Conference and Exhibition at the Brighton Centre. What makes the news even better is that they booked after attending the Centre’s Ultimate Site Visit last summer. Continue reading
We are delighted to announce we have confirmed the Southern Dharma Celebration for the third year at the Brighton Centre!
The event is orgainsed by the local Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre, based here in Brighton. We have a great relationship with their team; we understand their needs and requirements, which enables us (especially their Event Manager Neil Duffie) to ensure they have a calm, peaceful and joyous celebration here every year, without any hitches. They have confidence in us as we understand their needs and we believe this plays a big part in making thedecision to come back to us with the Southern Dharma Celebration each year and in particular next February 2014. Continue reading
Brighton and Hove is a city known for its green policies and eco-friendly nature, it is also the world’s first designated One Planet City. The One Planet approach aims to create a future where it’s easy, attractive and affordable for all of us to lead happy and healthy lives, using a fair share of the earth’s resources.
It was therefore a perfect match for the Brighton Centre to hold its first Sustainable Event: The Future and You on Wednesday 5th June. It was a beautiful day in Brighton with the sun shining and the sea at a perfect state of calm. The event drew in over 60 conference, exhibition and event organisers, which exceeded all expectations. Continue reading
Many thanks to all those who took the time to join us at the Brighton Centre yesterday for Sustainable Events: The Future and You; I hope everyone who came found the day as enjoyable and informative as I did.
You can view the Sustainable Event Report from the day here. This is what we can now produce for events that take place at the Brighton Centre should event organisers want to work with us using the Sustainable Events Programme.
It was fantastic to see so many people discussing sustainability and thinking beyond what it was considered to be and instead being excited about all the different elements that can be worked into your event or venue.
Here at the Brighton Centre, we are looking forward to hosting our upcoming ‘Sustainable Events: The Future and You’ event on Wednesday 5th June.
The one-day forum is designed to provide conference and exhibition organisers with the opportunity to share insights, experiences and learn how to plan and run and event whilst minimising the impact on the environment and generating greater excitement, better audience engagement and improved value for money.
Brighton is a great place to relax as well as do business, and at the Brighton Centre we see both sides of this. Not only do we play host to multiple bustling conferences throughout the year, we also often hold crowds of fans eager to see their favourite act. The venues 14 “backstage” meeting rooms double up as dressing rooms during live entertainment and their walls are adorned with amazing photographs of stars that have previously graced the venues stage including Bob Marley, Paul McCartney, BB King and more recent acts such as The Killers and Lily Allen. Continue reading
This week we hosted the 41st British Nuclear Medicine Society Annual Meeting. Delighted to say it went incredibly well and the sun finally made an appearance! As always it put huge smiles on our faces to see delegates strolling along the seafront getting a much needed Vitamin D top up.
The British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS) is the only independent forum devoted to all aspects of Nuclear Medicine.
Established in 1966 as the Nuclear Medicine Society, its membership includes the clinicians dealing with the medical speciality, clinical scientists, radiopharmacists, other scientists, nuclear medicine technologists and nurses.