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York Conferences are thrilled to announce that after an incredible £26million investment, the Piazza Building has opened its doors. Located on the University of York’s Campus East, the building is home to the International Pathway College, and features a 350-seat lecture theatre, a variety of seminar rooms and break-out spaces, a 200 seat restaurant and a Starbucks.
Jon Greenwood, Director of Commercial Services at the University of York said, “the Piazza Building has offered our clients, staff and students a fantastic new space for integration, innovation and creativity. This building inspires activity by its very design; throughout the Piazza Building you can find breakout spaces designed specifically for engaging work while simultaneously offering a peaceful atmosphere to work in. After watching the construction work, it’s great to be so proud of the outcome. I’m looking forward to seeing what York Conferences’ clients think of the new venue”.
Event bookers can look forward to the excellent catering options available in the Piazza Building. As well as the convenient Starbucks, the award-winning Chefs are on hand to create the perfect menu for each event, catering for all dietary requirements with ease and creativity.
As with all of York Conferences’ venues, the Piazza Building features state of the art audio-visual opportunities and our team of technical experts are available before and during events to help everything run smoothly.
York Conferences offer competitive DDR rates which start from as little as £27 + VAT and profits are reinvested in the University of York, funding research, teaching and facilities.
York Conferences has re-appointed Mosaic Events as their official event management partner.
The contract has been awarded for a third year and will be for an estimated 10 – 12 association conferences lasting from one to five days. Clients are offered a menu of services to enable them to have as much or as little support as required. Services include: three levels of delegate registration and management; abstract management; income generation, sponsorship and exhibitions sales; event marketing; poster management; speaker management and onsite event management.
Claire Bennett, conference and events manager, York Conferences said: “Many of our clients need a professional conference organiser who they can trust and who knows our venues well. Having a preferred event management company to recommend is both really beneficial to our clients and to us because it means that we know we are working with a great team. Sarah and her team know our venues well and have managed many events on our campus over the years; we know that our clients are in safe hands.”
Sarah Byrne, director, Mosaic Events said: “We enjoy working with York Conferences and we are delighted to have been re-appointed. Our experience and knowledge of each venue is constantly growing, so it’s really beneficial and extremely convenient for York Conference’s clients to be able to tap in to our first-hand experience. We look forward to managing more events through 2018 and beyond.”
Bob French, Department of Computer Science at The University of York said: “I’ve run a lot of events with York Conferences over the years and I can safely say that Mosaic coming on board has made this part of the process run even more smoothly than it ever has before.”
For more information about how this great partnership can benefit your next event visit our Event Management page.