Friday 4th January 2013 saw De Vere Venues host the 2012 Agency Quiz Final at Latimer Place, Chesham. During 2012, heats took place with teams from agencies vying for a place in the final. Ian Conder, Sales Director; Ian Jones, Director of Group Sales; Clare Gamon, Regional Director of Sales for De Vere Venues; and Tessa Win, General Manager of Latimer Place hosted the evening on behalf of De Vere Venues.
The competition, devised by De Vere Venues events partner, Bluehat, was themed around popular TV game shows, with rounds including ‘News I’ve Got For You’ and ‘Never Mind The Fuzzbox’. Hands on teambuilding exercises included the popular Smarties Challenge, which raised more than a few smiles and saw one lucky winner walk away with a bottle of champagne.
After a selection of curries had been served, it was down to the important business of naming the 2012 winner. NYS Corporate took the crown and the prize, each receiving £150 House of Fraser vouchers. Fellow contenders joined in the celebrations by partying alongside the winning team long into the evening. Finalists included 2011 winners Hotelscene, as well as representatives from American Express, Expotel, Capita Business Travel, Zibrant, DRP and HRG – Holborn Gate.
For those who were unable to attend the event in person, De Vere Venues dedicated agents Facebook page hosted the quiz online live throughout the evening, with £100 worth of shopping vouchers on offer as the top prize.