why advertise on venuefinder.com / blue&green?
Venuefinder.com (previously known as Conference Blue & Green) been used by event organisers for over 30 years. The directory was first published in 1978 and has been referred to as the 'bible' of the events industry ever since. In 1999 we launched venuefinder.com to provide our users with the latest venue information, news, rates and offers available along with functionalities that allow event buyers to save searches and compare venues side by side. We have been developing the site ever since to provide the event buyers with the latest technology to facilitate their event bookings.
With over 16,000 UK and international venues we remain as the leading provider of venue information. Event organisers can select to view a wide range of venues styles from unusual venues, party venues and the more traditional conference centres and hotels.
What makes us different from other venue finding directories is the fact that we are the only website and directory to have qualified for an ABC certificate. The Audit Bureau of Circulations each year independently verifies our circulation providing our advertisers with trust in our figures.
We showcase a range of venues, from small boutique hotels to large exhibition halls. Our users will source our directory to find their ideal venues for conferences, meetings, team building, roadshows, parties, training sessions, corporate hospitality and many more types of events. Whatever they are looking for they will find it on venuefinder.com, make sure that your business stands out from your competitors by taking an enhanced profile on venuefinder.com
We offer a range of different advertising packages available to suit your budget. See here for further information.
Alternatively please email us your enquiry or call 020 3011 5305.
How to make the most of your membership
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Here's what current advertisers say about us:
A great facility to have access to. Easy to use and to update. Thank you!
Clare Brockway (Conference Manager), Cardiff Met Conferences
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Thinking about joining the HBAA?
HBAA, the Trade Association for the hotel booking agency, apartment and venue community.
HBAs are businesses that specialise in the procurement of accommodation, conference and event facilities and services in the UK and internationally on behalf of clients. The HBAA is the association that supports them and the hotel and venue companies they work with.
Since 1997, the HBAA has been helping both businesses and individuals within them to strive for ever higher professional standards. The HBAA runs a busy schedule of training, meetings and networking events throughout the year. It is the voice of the sector to Government and to business at large.
We have agency members, hotel, apartments and venue company members - ranging from global hotel brands to independent properties.
All members agree to adhere to the HBAA Code of Conduct; it defines best practice between agents and venues, thus protecting the interests of their clients.
About the Charter
The charter is a guide for best practice within the industry and sets out the principles by which the UK Agents and overseas Venues shall operate and conduct their business. This document sets out the basis on which business is placed, the obligations of each party and clearly identifies the roles in the “Client – Agent - Venue” relationship. Once signed up your properties will be placed on a database which agents use when searching for suitable properties overseas.
The benefits to international hotels/apartments/venues of becoming a signee
• No cost to becoming a signee.
• Listing on a searchable database on the HBAA website with link to your website.
• Access to the top 80 agents in the UK who all belong to the HBAA
• Potentially of more UK corporate business; as many companies prefer to place their MICE business via agents.
• Display the HBAA International logo on your website and marketing collateral.
• Receive the HBAA weekly news bulletin.
• Invitations to purchase tickets to HBAA networking and educational events.
View the International Charter
View our International Charter Directory
Sign the Charter
If you would like any more information please contact the HBAA Executive Office.
HBAA Executive Office
Tel: 0845 6033349
Mob: 07825 884 828