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Venues & Events Live 2013 show preview


Square Meal Venues & Events Live 2013, 18-19 September, Old Billingsgate, EC3R 6DX

We’re all ready and raring to go for the ninth annual Square Meal Venues & Events Live exhibition at Old Billingsgate in September. Read on for all of this year’s new features.

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Registration is now open here

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at one of our bite-size seminars on everything from new restaurant and venue openings to social media and Christmas party planning. We know how useful you find the seminars so we’ve decided to add a few more to this year’s packed programme. Keep an eye out for announcements on the show website.

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four floors filled with hundreds of exhibitors. We’re pleased to welcome some new faces this year. From London, there’s Ice Tank Studios, Hackney Venues and patisier Ladurée, while Silverstone, Porsche Driving Experience and The FA Group are a few of the out of towners setting up shop.

Registration is now open here

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an Addison Lee cab – free as long as there are three of you coming from the same address. Then you’ll need your Square Meal bag for picking up all the goodies. On the way out, don’t forget to grab your copy of the 2013 V&E Guide, packed with venue info and organiser’s guides.

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The hot seat...

is a brand new feature, which will see members of the V&E team take their turn answering your questions So, whether you need a PDR for six VIPs near St Paul’s or a conference space for 1,000 delegates near Heathrow, we’ll give you a helping hand.

Registration is now open here

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Ideas hub

This is another new feature for this year and will give you the chance to meet the team. We’ll answer your eventy questions and point you towards the most suitable exhibitors. Besides that, we’ll be doling out personalised venue cards and squaremeal.co.uk rewards points.

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top tipples at this year’s Drinks for Events sessions. Party planners will love this: there’s fizz classes, where you’ll learn to tell Champagnes from proseccos; wine, with an expert on hand teaching you what to pair with what; and mixology, always a fun way to add a little flare to your party. Cheers!

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We know you love food, so we’re cramming more of it in than ever. There’ll be more restaurant exhibitors to meet and you can sign up on the website for your free breakfast and lunch, courtesy of Office Diner. Keep an eye out for our special new food offering on the terrace this year too.

Registration is now open here

This article was first printed in Square Meal Venues & Events, summer 2013.

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