Members of the Southampton & Region Hoteliers Association were today encouraged to celebrate the Champions of the Hospitality industry by nominating, staff, colleagues and managers for the 2020 Hospitality Awards.

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room2 celebrating its 1st Anniversary in Southampton!

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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.
  • Hampshire Food Festival
    1st July - One month, one county and over 60 events. Julys Hampshire Food Festival promises a flavoursome line up of events and experiences for food lovers hungry to explore our countys delicious offering.
  • Seaside in the Square
    19th July - We are excited to announce that following its success in 2018, Seaside in the Square will return to Guildhall Square this summer and will be jam packed with activities, entertainment and events for everyone.
  • Bestival
    25th July - Bestival is a four-day music festival held in the south of England. It has been held annually in late summer since 2004 at Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight. In 2017 the festival relocated to the Lulworth Estate in Dorset.
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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