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- 24 Jan 2017

Has the events industry got its groove back?

So the new year is in full swing, winter has frozen our rates from last year and it looks like the events industry has got its groove back! I love this month; although some will be suffering from food comas and attempting ‘dry January’, this time of the year always fills me with hope and the opportunity for fresh starts.

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- 07 Dec 2016

A Square Meal at One Great George Street

The Stephenson Room

The Stephenson Room

We scooped up our recent award for Best Private Dining Venue, which was conveniently in the nick of time for our re-opening since the summer refurbishment. It was almost like we had foreseen this; that I had pre-planned a spectacular private dining experience for our Squaremeal Ambassadors met during the 2016 Squaremeal Show. Of course we were proud of this title and therefore we wined and we dined our 20 guests like we had never before! And this is what they had to say…

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- 02 Nov 2016

The 2016 OGGS Venue Showcase

On Tuesday 25th October One Great George Street opened its doors for an intimate evening venue showcase following our three month refurbishment. The event was a great success with over 50 key event buyers and agents coming in to review the building following its refresh. Feedback has been brilliant with our gleaming exterior, refreshed interiors, new reception and digital signage being key elements which were greatly received.

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- 07 Oct 2016

Venue Booking Agents & Agency Partners

Agency Offer 12% One Great George StreetWorking with venue finders, booking agencies and event production companies is something we, along with many other venues, are used to. The world is becoming more and more savvy in the way we use our budgets and large companies are often turning to third party agencies to outsource their event requirements. We therefore appreciate how important it is to work closely with our agents and agency partners. A couple of years ago we introduced ‘Our Agency Promise’ which highlighted our end of the bargain for choosing our venue as the perfect choice for their clients. We also decided to offer 12 per cent commission over the average 8 – 10% across the board – just because we wanted to.

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