MEET the Surrey Venues Familiarisation Tour
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Meeting and event buyers are invited to
Meet Beyond London's inaugural venues showcase in association with Visit Guildford and ‘Meet the Surrey Venues’ at Surrey Business Expo.
Find out more about this complimentary venue familiarisation tour of Surrey available exclusively to conference and event organisers looking for new venues beyond London – there is nothing like seeing these venues for yourself!
Following a welcome reception at 10.30am at the 4* Guildford Harbour Hotel your first stop will be at H.G Wells Conference and Event Centre which offers six contemporary event and conference spaces that can cater for anywhere between 2 and 800 people.
We will then head to WWF's Living Planet Centre, - a multi award-winning building at the forefront of sustainable design and construction. Here you will have a private tour of their meeting facilities with natural lighting and state of the art AV. You will also have the opportunity to have a go at their team building/break-out treasure hunt.
After some free time at the hotel to try out the facilities including the new outdoor swimming pool (opening April 17), you’ll enjoy an evening meal and tour of nearby G-live, a contemporary entertainment venue with flexible events spaces hosting up to 1000 delegates.
You’ll start the day with a visit to Chessington World of Adventures Resort to take a look around the unique conference facilities and themed meeting rooms as well as an accommodation offer of over 200 rooms. You will participate in an exciting Animal Meet and Greet, available for delegates and an ideal activity for break outs and team building sessions.
After this you’ll head to one of the largest vineyards in the UK- Denbies Wine Estate - to find out all about its conference and event space, private hire options and participate in a wine tour and tasting available within delegates' packages.
If you’ve not eaten and drunk enough already, you won’t go hungry with a visit to Hogs Back Hotel and Spa in Farnham, a hotel currently under refurbishment to see their new conference facilities and find out what’s coming soon. You'll also try out their menu and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.
The evening will be spent getting creative on a Canapé and Cocktail making experience at the luxury Barnett Hill a beautiful Queen Anne style Mansion set in the heart of the Surrey Hills. After which you can head back to the Guildford Harbour Hotel or take advantage of an evening at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
On the final day, after check out breakfast will take place at the Holiday Inn Guildford with a tour around their on-site conference centre and this 168 bedroom hotel. Then you will go onto the 'Meet the Surrey Venues’ event at the Surrey Business Expo. Here you will meet with representatives from more event venues across Surrey as well as renew acquaintances with contacts from earlier in the tour.
You’ll be finished by lunchtime and we will then drop you back to the hotel or where ever you need to get to for your journey home.
WE APPRECIATE YOU ARE BUSY SO WE HAVE POSTPONED THIS THIS TWO NIGHT EVENT AND WILL BE SPLITTING THIS DOWN INTO SMALLER ONE NIGHT ONLY EVENTS TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER. DATES TO BE CONFIRMED.
PLEASE EMAIL ECOLLEY@TOURISMSE TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST.
AS A BUSY EVENT ORGANISER WE UNDERSTAND YOUR TIME IN PRECIOUS SO PLEASE ADVISE US IF YOU HAVE PREFERRED DAY OF THE WEEK TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS KIND OF EVENT
Guildford is a stones throw from London, just 35 minutes by train and has a wealth of exciting venues with easy access and great road and rail networks so there is no need to go into London for your next event. This could hold the perfect solution to get your delegates ‘out beyond London!