GLOBAL (June 2, 2014) -- IACC
IACC is delighted to add Kenya, East Africa as its 19th country to their growing list of destinations where IACC aims to represent the very best examples of conference centres worldwide. IACC is pleased to welcome new members and also welcome back old members into the family.
VIPINGO RIDGE CONFERENCE CENTRE, MOMBASSA, KENYA
Due to open in June 2014, the conference centre is located in a prime position within the 2,500 acre estate and is situated 35km from the city of Mombasa on the East Africa Coast. The centre is designed in Moroccan style architecture with lots of beautiful water features, which transport delegates from a city atmosphere to the beautiful green country side of the Kenya Coast.
The estate boasts its own 1500m private airstrip, which enables planes carrying up to 60 passengers to fly directly - The perfect way for your company to arrive for their conference or event. Vipingo Ridge is a great location to network and keep team members together away from the hustle and bustle of the city ensuring every conference achieves its objectives. The conference centre is fully air conditioned and furnished for your successful conferences, board meetings and events. External break out rooms located amongst the water features will certainly bring out the best in your teams.
155 BISHOPSGATE LONDON, ENGLAND
155 Bishopsgate offers a single floor of contemporary space perfect for conferences, exhibitions and dinners. Located at the entrance to Liverpool Street Station in the heart of The City of London, the venue is as flexible as it is beautiful, with the main suite and a further 3 rooms situated off the stunning “Galleria”. The state-of-the-art suites can accommodate groups up to 550 for a conference or 350 for a seated dinner and the Galleria makes an impressive place to hold an exhibition or networking event. With a team of on site chef’s, AV technical support, fully equipped rooms and an IT infrastructure designed to meet tomorrows conference requirements, 155 Bishopsgate offers everything to ensure every conference, exhibition, dinner or networking event is a great success".
Alastair Stewart – Managing Director of etc. venues comments “Our latest new venue at 155 Bishopsgate is one of the largest and most stylish conference venues in London and I’m sure it will quickly have international event bookers falling in love with it. That’s why we are so delighted that it is joining the IACC ranks and will be available for their impressive audience of conference booking professionals to view on line, or better still in person when they are in London”.
CONVENE CONFERENCE CENTER 32 OLD SLIP, MANHATTAN NEW YORK
One of the 4 non-residential conference centres Convene operates in New York: 32 Old Slip, located in the heart of the Financial District. 32 Old Slip celebrates Convene's commitment to human-centered design, bringing highly effective and empathetic design strategies to ensure the most productive meetings possible. Convene look to deliver a forward-thinking approach which provides measurable, positive results to consistently focused, inspired participants.
DOLCE CAMPO REAL LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Dolce CampoReal Lisboa is a resort nestled in the Torres Vedras a countryside district in western Portugal surrounded by vineyards and only 20 minutes away from the beaches of the west coast. All of this tranquillity is located just 30 minutes north of Lisbon city centre and Lisbon International Airport. The conference centre boasts 151 rooms including suites, a18-hole golf course (host of 2010/1 PGA Ladies European Tour). Delegates can visit the equestrian centre, swim in the indoor pool, take a massage in the spa or plan a meeting to take advantage of its 2,150 sqm conference rooms with the capacity for up to 650 people.
PRINCETON MARRIOTT FORESTAL, NEW JERSEY, USA
Standing out from other hotels in Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton Marriott at Forrestal sits in the top list for upscale conference centers in the area. The property is minutes from Princeton University on 25 scenic, wooded acres near Plainsboro, NJ. Featuring one of the area's top day spas, this Princeton, NJ, conference centre offers all of the amenities of a quality meeting resort, with 33 meeting rooms over 35,000 square feet of modern meeting space and including health club, swimming pool, jogging trail, indoor tennis and recreational facilities. Impeccable service and accommodations make us a top choice among business and social events, weddings and receptions.
SUNDBYHOLMS SLOTT, ESKILSTUNA, SWEDEN
A conference at Sundbyholm Castle could be anything from an extended business luncheon to having exclusive use of the Manor House, including their magnificent boardroom, luxurious lounges, a library and six luxury suites. At Sundbyholms Slott, meeting organisers can choose from seven different conference rooms for groups ranging from 8 to 250 people.
Following a successful application, Eric Johansson, General Manager notes ”We are delighted to join IACC as a full member. Our IACC membership provides great quality assurance to our increasingly expanding international customer base”.
IACC WELCOMES THE FOLLOWING NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:
CONFERENCE RENTAL, OAKLAND – Lead sub-rental provider for digital conferencing microphones and language interpretation equipment.
EASTERN TABLETOP, NEW YORK - Providing quality holloware, buffetware and furniture to the hospitality industry.
INSPIRED LABS, LONDON – Providing venues with online virtual views of their meeting and function space.
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