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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Event Support

We can find your perfect Venue in the Southampton & Solent Region

5 Steps to Hassle free conference planning with Destination Southampton

Step 1
Let us know some basic information about your conference or event:

• Your dates
• The approximate number of delegates
• Catering and accommodation requirements
• Your preferred style of venue
• The objectives of your event
• Plus anything else you would like to include in your event.

Step 2
Drawing on our breadth of knowledge of venues in the local area, we present you with a bespoke proposal outlining suitable venues, including negotiable rates and availability.

We aim to get this to you within 24 hours.

Once we have talked through the proposal with you, we arrange venue visits and help you negotiate competitive rates.

Step 3
You choose your preferred venue from the shortlist we present to you.

Step 4
We make the venue booking for you. We then support you through the entire conference planning process, including:

• Checking contracts.
• Event planning and management.
• Marketing your event to help boost attendance.
• Checking accommodation availability, pricing and managing delegate room bookings.
• Sourcing AV equipment, room decoration, theme support and arranging transport.

Step 5
You make any final practical arrangements with your venue. We
can then be around on the day of the event to help meet and
greet your delegates, and provide general support to ensure
your event is a huge success.


Full Event Management Services are also Available

Full Event Management support is available from the Destination Southampton team.

Each event is bespoke and to reflect this so is our Event Management service.  If you need assistance to make your next event a great success get in touch.

Services include:

Pre event registrations

Pre event invitations

Pre event logistics & venue planning

Full production, audio visual, sound and lighting planning and technical support

Live event on site logistics and venue liaison

Delegate registration

Post event research and statistics reporting also available

Travel arrangements and transfers

Event reception and dinner arrangements

Event signage support

and more….

Call Shirley, Hannah or Sarah on 0345 226 9944