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Discover Crowne Plaza, Zurich

Discover Crowne Plaza, Zurich

Quick Facts Function Rooms: 11 versatile meeting rooms Capacity: Up to 420 guests in the largest auditorium, 150 cabaret style in the ballroom Point of Difference: Largest conference space in Zurich, extensive breakout areas, modern amenities, and prime location Our...

Venue Spotlight: The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

Venue Spotlight: The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

  Our Venue Specialist, Lorna, recently conducted a site inspection at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali, and her insights highlight why this luxurious resort is an exceptional choice for hosting events.  Location and Ambiance  Nestled in an elegant tropical setting, The...

Why we organise site inspections

Why we organise site inspections

Have you ever wondered why our team is so passionate about famils and site inspections? Part of our free venue sourcing service is organising site inspections for you of venues that we recommend based on your requirements. Today, we are going to break down the...

Identifying your client’s needs

Identifying your client’s needs

You may have noticed that a common thread mentioned throughout our tips for planning conferences was the importance of understanding your client’s needs, but what can you do to make sure that you do understand their needs? Well, this week we have that covered too!...

Planning smaller conferences

Planning smaller conferences

Previously, our team covered all you need to know about planning larger conferences, so today we decided to put a spotlight on smaller conferences. In this Q&A, our venue specialists will explain how planning large and smaller conferences differ and what to...

How to plan a larger conference

How to plan a larger conference

Are you looking at planning a large conference? Our team of experts has you covered with all our top tips for pulling off a large event successfully. Keep reading for a Q&A with all the insights from our experienced venue specialists..   What are the top 5...

AIME 2024 Wrap Up!

AIME 2024 Wrap Up!

Last week Lorna attended the 2024 Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event - AIME in Melbourne on behalf of The Conference Shop. As a pinnacle trade show for the business events industry, AIME is considered ANZ’s networking event of the year and for Lorna, it was...

New offers for The Conference Shop clients!

New offers for The Conference Shop clients!

Crown Towers Sydney offer Midweek group rate special for The Conference Shop: Sunday - Thursday inclusive Deluxe King rooms from $450 per night, room only Breakfast served in Epicurean Restaurant @ $40 per person **Valid for all new bookings up to 70 rooms, held from...

Dorsett Melbourne review

Dorsett Melbourne review

The Dorsett Melbourne opened just 6 months ago and is in an ideal location, only a 3 minute walk from Southern Cross Station. Carla visited this hotel during her Melbourne stay and was impressed by all the beautiful finishes throughout the venue. The thoughtful design...

Our Rydges Melbourne refurbishment review!

Our Rydges Melbourne refurbishment review!

Last week, Carla completed some site inspections in Melbourne and saw some incredible new and refurbished venues! Rydges Melbourne was first on the list having undergone a complete renovation and it didn’t disappoint. The transformation was impressive. They have...

Unique conference venues in Western Australia

Unique conference venues in Western Australia

Western Australia is Australia’s largest state, covering nearly a third of the country. This amazing state is known for its beauty, incredible rock formations, ancient Aboriginal sites and lush, sweeping vineyards of world-class wineries. With their crystal clear...

The Robertson Hotel

The Robertson Hotel

    Have you been watching The Traitor on TV lately? Let us introduce you to the location that it was filmed at, The Robertson Hotel. The Robertson Hotel is steeped in history. Built in 1924 and located in the picturesque Southern Highlands, this hotel...

Top Queensland venues: part two!

Top Queensland venues: part two!

Queensland is home to so many beautiful venues and event locations, at The Conference Shop we take all the research out of it and show you venues that suit your needs that we personally love and endorse! Below is part two of QLD venues we loved and can suit...

Top Queensland venues: part one!

Top Queensland venues: part one!

Looking for an event venue in Queensland? The Conference Shop have you covered! Keep reading for part one of some brilliant Queensland venue suggestions that our experts have personally viewed and loved, there is one to suit every event - of all sizes and needs!...

Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour famil

Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour famil

On Wednesday the 5th of July our team and 9 of our beautiful clients visited Novotel Darling Harbour for a fantastic day famil. The famil spanned from 12pm to 3pm and not only included a thorough site inspection and information on their conference spaces and event...

Carla’s Meetings NZ and Rotorua wrap up!

Carla’s Meetings NZ and Rotorua wrap up!

Last week, I had the privilege of spending 7 days in New Zealand to get up to speed on destinations and suppliers from all over their country. I spend 4 days in Wellington at Meetings NZ and conducted 26 meetings and 2 destination talks, as well as a full day famil of...

Venue Spotlight: Moss Manor

Venue Spotlight: Moss Manor

Moss Manor is a luxurious boutique art hotel that offers a unique experience in Moss Vale, NSW. Within a 90 minute drive from Sydney and Canberra and only 60 minutes from Wollongong, this venue is ideal for those planning a small and intimate conference and want to...

Carla was on the Events Insider podcast!

Carla was on the Events Insider podcast!

Recently, Carla had the pleasure of being a guest on the Events Insider podcast! It is a fantastic podcast that is all about events, prior to Carla's episode there are seven other episodes that are great to listen to and learn more about the events industry! She has...

Why are site inspections so important?

Why are site inspections so important?

A site inspection is more than just looking at rooms and conference spaces, but rather, it's more about asking the right questions and seeing the venue in action! We know that a lot of people don’t always have time for site inspections, but here are a few reasons why...

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