conference, exhibition and outdoor events centre NAEC Stoneleigh has welcomed
the government’s announcement that event venues will be permitted to reopen
from October 1, subject to pilot schemes and industry guidelines.
industry has been heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with venues across
the country having to close their doors.
government’s announcement has come as a welcome boost for NAEC Stoneleigh,
which is based at Kenilworth’s Stoneleigh Park and the venue has been working
hard to ensure that it is ready.
Chris Hartley, managing director at NAEC Stoneleigh, said: “We’re
delighted to be able to reopen but our key priority is to make sure our
delegates, exhibitors and visitors feel safe and are fully protected at all
“The return of event activity will be under rigorous health and
safety measures, developed in partnership by the venue, event organisers and
“We have introduced, and will continue to review, stringent health
and safety measures to ensure all our events can take place in a safe and
“These have been developed in line with the industry’s ‘All Secure
Standard’, a best practice guide published by the Events Industry Alliance and
endorsed by UK Government as the framework for the safe delivery of conferences,
trade shows and exhibitions.
“By working collaboratively with all of our customers,
contractors, partners and stakeholders, we know we can get back to delivering
what everybody wants – great events – which are also safe events, while
recognising that each one is different and presents its own unique challenges.”
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