The University Campus Scarborough Conference Centre has announced a hat-trick of business wins, which management says are set to bring a year-round boost to the local economy.
Management at the Filey Road site in North Yorkshire say they are seeing a greater return on investment year-on-year from the centre’s business, with organisations from across the North of England taking advantage of the seaside facilities.
The latest wins include events for the University of Leeds, Yorkshire Water and Flying Futures, a community interest company delivering the National Citizen Service programme.
Other conference highlights this year have included the annual conference of The Historically Informed Summer School, which attracted several hundred delegates from across the UK.
The centre also offers the option of hybrid conferences, enabling e-delegates to join the event from anywhere in the world.
Tina Steele, finance and business manager at the campus, says there are plans for further investment in the centre, too.
“We’re certainly seeing a growth in bookings and our revenue streams are up once again year-on-year,” says Steele
“We’re seeing organisations book meetings with us that include the use of our laboratories, so they can give delegates hands-on experience.”
The campus, which sits on the outskirts of Scarborough town centre, also hosts meetings for government organisations and the location on the North Yorkshire coastline and proximity to the moors has attracted field trip bookings which, Steele says, is “another growing source of revenue”.
Hull College Group’s Scarborough campus site has been used for educational purposes since 1909.