Cambridge venue highlights review for overseas procurement profs

A party of six overseas meetings procurement professionals recently spent a day in Cambridge experiencing what the city and the region has to offer for exceptional events.

Venue-finding bureau Meet Cambridge co-hosted the delegation in conjunction with VisitBritain.

The party visited a number of venues from the Meet Cambridge portfolio, starting with the Hilton Cambridge City Centre, West Road Concert Hall and the Stephen Hawking Building at the Cavonius Centre at Gonville & Caius College.

Lunch and a tour of Homerton College were followed by a walking tour organised by Visit Cambridge & Beyond and a visit to Trinity Hall.

The day concluded with dinner at the Marco Pierre White restaurant at the Doubletree by Hilton.

The buyers were visiting as part of a UK-wide trip following IMEX Frankfurt.

Kelly Vickers, director of Meet Cambridge said: “We were delighted to co-host this delegation and proud to have the opportunity to showcase what Cambridge has to offer in terms of unique venues and creating exceptional experiences.”

Caption, L-R: Danil Prokhorov, International Neural Network Society; Lynn Lawson, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities; John Sklencar, VisitBritain USA; Brettainy Kasemeyer, Performance Strategies, Indianapolis; Kristofer Herlitz, AIM Group International, Greater New York City Area; Bill McCoy, Imagine Experience, University of Cincinnati; and Kelly Vickers, Meet Cambridge.

Paul Colston


Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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