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Conferences-uk.org.uk (part of ConferencesGroup) is our flagship UK Expert Venue Finding Agency. We are very proud to be the forefront of venue search technology with the UK's largest searchable database for conference/meeting rooms. We feature just over 10,000 full detailed UK Conference venues and over 12,500 Internationally. Our expert team of venue finders possess a minimum of two years venue finding experience and are here to ensure that our clients receive the best possible service and venue options that match their exact requirements.


Simply click here to start searching for venues that match your requirements. If you are looking to book a conference you can simply let us know your requirements by clicking here and let our expert team of Venue Finders do the searching for you. We offer you a FREE personalised service, so every time you place an enquiry you will be assigned a dedicated Venue Finder, who will use their vast knowledge and experience to identify the best venue and obtain the best possible price for your conference, meeting or event.


No request is too large or small for our expert team who will use their experience and contacts to negotiate the best rates, taking advantage of ’seasonal offers and discounted rates available in the market place. We will assist you through the planning process and offer you a minimum of three options that match your exact requirements within a time frame that suits you. We try our best to act upon every enquiry within an hour. We work on an industry standard commission for any bookings we place and commission does not affect the price you receive in any way. In fact, we challenge anyone to secure better rates.


It’s simple really, this is our business, we have the knowledge of venues, the experience and the contacts and we will negotiate on your behalf to ensure you receive preferential rates and value for money. We are a free Venue Finding service saving you time, hassle and money.

If you are a venue and interested in listing your venue with us then please click here for more information.

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Meet the team

Simon Thompson
Simon Thompson– Managing Director

Simon Thompson is Director and Co-Founder of Conferences:UK, ConferenceVenues.com and ConferencesGroup. Simon is an active member of the Hotel Booking Agents Association (HBAA) and strongly supports Accreditation in Meetings (AIM). Simon is passionate about transforming our successful UK business into the World No.1 Hotel and Conference Booking Agency. Please see: SimonThompson.info

Julie Humphrey
Julie Humphrey– Receptionist

My role as receptionist at Conferences UK is very rewarding and enjoyable. No two days are ever the same! My role includes taking calls from venues and prospective clients and transferring them to our very efficient and friendly venue finding agents. During the day I also welcome people into our office offering them hospitality as they wait to meet one of the members of our team.. If you ever get to visit us here at Conferences UK in our very unusual and amazing building I promise you a very friendly welcome and a good cup of coffee.

Richard Newman
Richard Newman– Regional Account Manager - Venue Partnerships

Richard was appointed as Venue Sales Executive in June 2009 and is responsible for developing and building relationships and partnerships with new and existing venues. Richard has spent many years in both Sales and Operations in the Hotel, Conference and Hospitality industry and looks forward to playing an active role in the development of ConferencesGroup

Stan Posner
Stan Posner– Regional Account Manager - Venue Partnerships

Stan was appointed Venue Sales Executive in May 2008 having previously gained considerable experience and contacts in the hotel industry in various hotel sales management roles. Stan is passionate about building strong relationships with venues with the aim of increasing their profitability.

Megan Gammage
Megan Gammage– Venue Finder

After moving to Manchester from a small rural town in north Buckinghamshire, Megan welcomed city life at the Conferences:UK in August 2016 as part of her BA (Hons) Events Management degree. Megan has passionately enjoyed studying her degree but now is thriving in the industry, applying her professionally developed management skills with venue sourcing. With experience volunteering in the industry across numerous venues for the past 4 years, from road shows to celebrity charity balls, Megan has the essential inside knowledge of how to ensure smooth venue operations for any type of event. Not shy of a challenge, Megan will stop at nothing to meet and exceed any of her clients event requirements and needs

Hannah Reeve
Hannah Reeve– Venue Finder

Hannah, originally from Newcastle, joined Conferences Group in October 2015 for her work placement as part of the Events Management degree at Manchester Metropolitan University. Having gained experience in the hotel industry through reception work then moving onto event coordination lead Hannah to realise her true potential. Showing her passion for the industry; Hannah spent 2 years volunteering to gain event management experience at a wide range of events throughout the UK. By assisting clients such as local independent charities to large government corporations during this time, Hannah has gained a vast insight into venues across the country. Hannah looks forward to accepting any new enquiry, no matter how big of a challenge it may seem, in order to meet your needs for any future event(s) so please do not hesitate in contacting her on 0845 351 9917 or email hannah.reeve@conferencesgroup.com

Carl Brindley
Carl Brindley– Venue Finder

Carl joined Conferences: UK in June 2011 from a large corporate conference & events agency where he gained over 6 years experience. Carl has worked on accommodation, group accommodation, meeting & events and event management where he has gained a vast understanding of the industry and venue knowledge. Carl is not afraid a challenge and will always go that extra mile to meet the clients needs. If you have any new enquiries Carl would be more than happy to help, so please do not hesitate to contact Carl on 0845 351 9917 or Emil: carl.brindley@conferencesgroup.com.

Elin Williams
Elin Williams– Venue Finder

Originally from Anglesey, Elin joined Conferences Group in August 2016 for her work placement as part of the Events Management degree at Manchester Metropolitan University. By working in a hotel for two year back in Wales and volunteering with many charities during her two years in Manchester, Elin acquired insight into the world of event industry and venue knowledge. No matter where you want your next meeting or event, Elin will sure help find you the perfect venue; so please do not hesitate in contacting her on 0845 351 9917 or email elin.williams@conferencesgroup.com

Jayne Winstanley
Jayne Winstanley– Venue Finder

Having worked in the events industry for over 12 years, Jayne has a passion for helping all clients find the perfect venue that match their exact requirements. She has spent four years studying International Tourism Management and travelling around the world seeing lots of amazing places. Jayne looks forward to hearing from you in the future so we can begin to discuss your event(s) in more detail - wherever the location she is sure to help find you the perfect venue so please do not hesitate in contacting Jayne on 0845 351 9917 or email jayne.winstanley@conferencesgroup.com

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Elin

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