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Warwick Conferences triumphs at the M&IT Awards

Gold Best Academic VenueWarwick Conferences is celebrating over a decade of gold wins at the Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) awards 2016, which took place on Friday 26 February, including a gold award in Best Academic Venue, a bronze accolade for best UK Management Training Centre. And recognised finalists in two further categories: Best UK Conference Centre and Best Conference and Banqueting Staff.

Warwick Conferences have been the gold winners in the Best Academic Venue category 20 times in the awards’ 29 year history, and this year beating stiff competition including Conference Oxford, Robinson College, University of Cambridge and the University of Manchester to the top spot.

The collection of meeting venues at the University of Warwick has enjoyed significant success at the M&IT Awards, which are voted for solely by event organisers and readers of M&IT magazine,

This year’s ceremony took place at Battersea Evolution and was attended by more than 1,000 meetings and events professionals to reward excellence in service.

Rachael Bartlett, head of sales and marketing at Warwick Conferences, says: “We are delighted with our achievements at this year’s M&IT Awards, especially as these awards are voted for by our customers who have first-hand experience of our facilities and service. It is a huge honour for us to receive these awards, and we are exceptionally proud to have been recognised amongst the best in the industry by our customers.

Bronze Best UK Management Training Centre

“Our success is testament to the team’s fantastic attitude and ethos of always going above and beyond what is expected of them to ensure every customer has the best possible experience when holding an event with us. It is particularly rewarding to know that our customers recognise and appreciate this service.”

Later this year Warwick Conferences will open its news £5.3m dedicated meeting venue on the University of Warwick campus. The venue will offer 650 square metres of contemporary and highly flexible event space.


A full list of the award winners and finalists the 2016 can be seen at


Notes to editors:

Warwick Conferences

· Award-winning conferences, training and meeting facilities based on the University of Warwick campus, situated near Coventry in the West Midlands

· Venues include Scarman, Radcliffe, Arden and Conference Park which accommodate both day and residential events

· Warwick Conferences is Gold AIM accredited

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Alex Buxton
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