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Bien Venue Review: Virtual & Hybrid Events

For some the transition to virtual events may have been a blessing, or a leap forward to a longer-term strategy however; others find the interim transition to virtual / hybrid daunting. Hybrid and virtual events have been on everyone’s mind this year and will continue to be part of some people’s future event planning strategies. … Continued

Virtually Christmas

Remote working, rule of 6 and social distancing. Three obstacles to overcome when planning your office festivities in 2020. With employee engagement, motivation, and morale high on most employers list when working remotely or in socially distanced offices, these ideas will bring the team together in a fun, vibrant and interactive way. Bien Venue have … Continued

The benefits of using an event agency in the new norm

Organising an event is stressful at the best of times but in the ‘new norm’ you have additional measures and guidelines to adhere to such as keeping track of guidelines and safety requirements for the potential host city, region and country.  Combined with a whole new way of thinking about event spaces and layouts for … Continued

BV Review: The hotel perspective

In this blog we review the hotel perspective of hotel’s reopening, but what challenges did hotels face to reopen safely? What has evolved for a guest staying in hotels? And what does the future hold? A few questions which our Head of Client Services, Mark Dixon discussed on a recent site visit with Annie Brown, … Continued

CHOOSING A PERFECT MEETING VENUE POST COVID – 4 STEPS TO CONSIDER

As we continue to move into the new norm and now business events for up to 30 have been given the green light and with a timeline in place for meetings over 30, what makes the perfect meeting venue? 1. What is the aim of your meeting? It is important right from the start to … Continued

Bien Venue Announcement

We’re delighted to make the announcement that Kerry Edwards has been appointed the new Managing Director of Bien Venue. Kerry, previously our Client Director has been given a promotion to replace agency owner Sam Elliott in the Managing Director role. Kerry will now lead sales, operations and finance teams as Sam moves to a CEO … Continued

Bien Venue Review: The new norm of hotel stays

Clean promises, reduced contact check-in, touchless transactions, and sanitising stations – just a few of the key changes hotels included within their re-opening policies for the new norm of hotel stays. But, what does this look like in reality? And do these measures have a positive or negative impact on the guest’s experience? Two questions … Continued

Spotlight On: Bristol

Visit Bristol describes the city as a destination full of creativity and culture, combining a rich maritime heritage, state-of-the-art attractions, and world-class events. Bristol is one of the most easily accessible cities in the UK, with two main railway stations, an international airport and close proximity to both M4 and M5 motorways – making Bristol … Continued

Bien Venue: Future Planning Guide

As governments around the globe start to look towards the future and how they can ease lockdown measures by changing guidelines and allowing more industries to open the time has come to review you future short, medium and long term meeting and events strategy. A common question that is being asked of Bien Venue over … Continued

Meeting & Events: Why you should consider a wildcard venue

In its simplest term a wildcard is a playing card that can have any value, suit, or colour. For meeting and events Bien Venues ethos is that Wildcard Venues fuel imagination and inspire attendees. This blog explores why Bien Venue propose wildcard venue options within our client proposals? and how do we identify what a … Continued