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Meet Bristol & Bath launch new regional event planners guide

The newly established Meet Bristol & Bath Convention Bureau has released a guide for event planners considering the West of England for future corporate events, conferences, and incentive travel.

The new guide, produced in partnership with Invest Bristol & Bath and the West of England Combined Authority contains information about the region’s "economic sector strengths" in advanced engineering and aerospace, digital and creative, high tech, energy, life sciences and financial and professional services, plus recommendations for a range of trusted venues and suppliers.

The Convention Bureau’s objectives are to promote the region for business events, working with local partners to secure new business.  The guide highlights the Bureau’s free to use services including bid support, venue and accommodation booking, connections with local suppliers and industry specialists,

A new website has also been launched providing details of how the bureau can support event planners and highlights what the region has to offer, as well as focused sections for each city and their surrounding areas.

Dan Norris, metro mayor at West of England Combined Authority (pictured, left centre), said: “I love the West of England. It is a vibrant and exciting region which is a great place to go on holiday or hold a business event. We've got wonderful places to visit and fabulous facilities for conferencing and events.”

Amy Bramhall, convention bureau manager at Meet Bristol & Bath (pictured, right), said: “We’re excited to launch this informative and useful resource for event planners which will support the team in attracting and securing business events for the region.”

The Meet Bristol & Bath Event Planner’s Guide can be found here.