The majority of people have gone to a conference of some sort before but unless you’vearranged one yourself, you probablydo not appreciate the amount ofplanning that is put into it. Preparing a conference is incredibly involved and there are a huge amount of things to think about.
It’sincredibly easy to rush intoa seminar without thinking aboutall of theelements. Amongst thekeyaspectsto think about is the conference location and for that reasonthis short article will discuss the different location factors to consider.
The location can have a massive effect. It’llinfluencethe amount ofdelegates that attendand canaffect the running of the seminar. Certainseminarsrun acrossseveral daysand thereforeassociateswant to enjoy their time outside of theseminar. In such cases, it’simportant to book a venue in a lively area. This could bea seasideresort or it may be a city location like London where there are many things to do. In this article however, we’re going to focus on conferences in London.
With lots ofconference venues in Londonto pick from, deciding on theright one can be an overwhelmingprocessparticularlywhen theconsequences of getting it completely wrong are so big.
It iscrucialto understandwhere your guestsare coming from and it’llhelp to makepicking out thecorrect location muchsimpler. London is a very busy City and driving through it istime consumingjob. Guestscertainlywon’t thank you if their journey is unpleasant.
If you’re targeting companies in London then central London is thebestlocation. They areprobably not going to want to travel by car and as a result parking won’t be an issue.
If on the other handyou’re targeting companies across the country and are simply using London as a central location, then it isa good ideato host yourconference somewhere like west London. This is due to the fact west London is easy to get to by train and road.
The M4makes it incredibly easy to get to by car. It enables you to drive virtually into London on a dual carriageway and consequentlyit’sprettyquick. Most of the conference centres in west London offer parking too. It’svirtually impossible to finda parking space in central London!