Event type: Two-day conference, including Gala Dinner
Size: 200 pax
Budget: £100,000

Testimonials

  • A huge thank you to you and your team for helping to make the conference so successful – we have had many positive comments. We really appreciate all your hard work and look forward to working with you again soon.

    A Happy Client

Aim

To bring together around 200 family business owners and future leaders to discuss next generation engagement. Offering advice and guidance in a safe environment ensures opportunities for learning, knowledge sharing and socialising in order to strengthen the family business community in the UK.

Location

Birmingham (2015), London (2016)

Detail

Members of the association were invited to the two-day event. The annual conference alternates between a UK region and London each year, and consists of a gala dinner and overnight stay. A requirement of a main room, five syndicate rooms and a seated catering area allows for plenty of educational and networking opportunities.

Scope

Avenue worked closely with the client on the pre-event work, coordinating venues (conference and dinner), transport, hotels, entertainment, badging, printing and AV. In addition to attending site visits to the venues, we liaised with all suppliers on the finances, logistics and intimate details, ensuring no element was missed in preparation of the event. Furthermore, we provided full budget management and bill handling.

Avenue Events also managed the event on-site, handling the registration, coordination of all food and beverage, movement of delegates, room set ups, suppliers and management of transportation. It is our priority whilst on-site that we ensure we pre-empt and solve any unforeseen circumstances before they arise.

Post-event Avenue handled any remaining bill payments and has reconciled all costs. Overall, Avenue Events provided a full event management service to our client.

Result

This year’s conference was an invaluable opportunity for our client to share with delegates insights on the work they do to support and promote UK family business, and on the importance of nurturing and growing an engaged and strong community.