Sheffield's conferencing credentials to be showcased at The Meetings Show

Sheffield's conferencing credentials to be showcased at The Meetings Show

26 May 2016

Marketing Sheffield and several leading city organisations are gearing up to challenge buyers to find out #WhySheffield is a top choice for MICE events, when they attend The Meetings Show, next month.

Taking place 14-16 June 2016 at Olympia, LondonThe Meetings Show is the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals, it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.

Sheffield’s credentials will be presented to buyers on-stand directly by those with extensive experience of hosting events in the city.  Marketing Sheffield’s Convention Bureau  will be leading the charge, along with event specialists from The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University and SIV Events, uniting together to form ‘Team Sheffield ‘.

Now in its fourth year, the 2016 edition of The Meetings Show will be the first time Team Sheffield have exhibited at the event, opening up the opportunity  to  introduce Sheffield to a whole new audience of event professionals and really highlight the city’s USPs as a premier events destination.

Team Sheffield are also set to showcase the new and upgraded facilities which have been unveiled across the city over the last few months, boosting the city’s already impressive property portfolio.

By 2018, Sheffield will have seen over £170 million invested in new buildings and upgrades to existing conference venues in the city.

 Sheffield’s two award-winning universities are behind the majority of the investment, with the University of Sheffield unveiling their impressive £81 million Diamond Building last year, while Sheffield Hallam University recently completed on their £27 million Charles Street building and reopened the Grade II listed Head Post Office building following a £9 million refurbishment. 

In addition to this, Sheffield Intentional Venues have also invested a significant amount in upgrading their digital technology across their events spaces over the last year.

Sheffield’s central location in the heart of the UK, excellent transport links, compact city centre, competitive prices and exceptional customer service, all set against a vibrant cosmopolitan backdrop, make for an attractive offer for event professionals.

Team Sheffield will be at The Meetings Show on stand J705. Book an appointment and find out why you should consider Sheffield for your next event.

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