The winners of the inaugural 2019 SO Star Awards were announced at a glitzy gala awards’ ceremony held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and Spa on Sunday 14th April.

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Southampton Football Club are relaunching their events and conference offering, with new-look packages and a re-brand to transform Halo Conferences & Events into Saints Events.

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  • BRICKOSAURS! Marwell Zoo
    5th April - This spectacular interactive expedition is created with more than two million LEGO® bricks and is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.
  • Charity Ceilidh Supporting Brain Injury
    24th May - Please join us at our CHARITY CEILIDH in Support of people with Acquired Brain Injury. This fantastic night will be the highlight of our Brain Injury Awareness Week 20th -26th May 2019 and will be our main fundraising event.
  • The Maze Westquay
    24th May - The Maze on The Esplanade is back for a second year, offering mind boggling fun for all the family.
  • Rum & Reggae Festival Isle of Wight
    25th May - It's time to LIGHT UP THE PLACE, with the widest selection of Rums and the smoothest selection of Reggae music in the UK!
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An Introduction to Southampton


As a Conference and Convention destination we proudly welcome events of all sizes to our city and region.  We boast over 250 venues, and the capacity to accommodate over 2000 delegates in our largest venue.

Southampton is the perfect convention and conference location, and can be reached easily by air, rail and road, and boasts an award winning International Airport, with direct flights from most cities in Europe, and some of the UK’s major cities.  The rail option takes just over one hour from London Waterloo, delivering you swiftly and conveniently to the coastal location of Southampton.

Planning a convention or conference can be a daunting task – especially if you are still learning about your chosen destination, so extra support from the destination can make a real difference.

Destination Southampton is the cities Official Conference Bureau, with a team of event specialists to assist make your visit even more organised.

Destination Southampton offers a free venue research service and includes:

– Assistance to find the perfect venue
– Compose a tailored event proposal
– Check and negotiate rates and availability
– Book your venue
– Check contracts, terms, conditions and invoices
– Source local suppliers including AV, transport, restaurants
– Arrange venue and destination familiarisation visits
– Secure accommodation allocations for delegates
– Give impartial advice and assistance
– Liaise with the Mayors Parlour where a mayors reception is required

Contact us today to discuss your convention 0345 226 9944