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What's happening at our Central London Conference Venues

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Green Green Greenest London Venues…

We believe we are the greenest most sustainable venue in London. Talk is easy it’s the doing that hard. In a mound of ways we are trying to do our bit, perhaps the easiest way of...

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Act of God – the sequel

Reason has returned to the world, the airlines are flying again. Though why the airlines think they are entitled to some sort of compensation for this divine intervention is unclear to me. They have obviously fallen foul of the divinity thanks to their appalling desecration of the Garden of Eden. Yet us mere mortals who are hit by the falling angels suffer the financial loss of a wave of cancellations...

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Act of God?

One of our clients has declared that the supreme body has intervened in the form of the ash volcanoes of Iceland. For reasons which aren’t really clear to me this means that the client believes they have the right to void the contract they have with us. This places us in a dilemma i.e.: Should we seek to verify if the attendees of this conference really can’t attend the conference,...

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Cavendish Conference Venues announce two major Green Initiatives

Cavendish Conference Venues announce two major Green Initiatives. We have now moved all our electricity supplies from the Megalith that is EDF albeit on a green tariff (Carbon levy exempt) to Ecotricity. The logic is twofold. Firstly we prefer dealing with smaller companies, EDF professes to have somewhere over 100 000 employees, there is just no human face; it is all about systems and processes. Second, EDF produces both clean...

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Sustainable Standards for Conferences and Events – Absolute Chaos

At least 10 standardised ways of measuring the sustainability of a conference event or meeting, could things be more chaotic.   With ISO 20121 being mooted as the new international standard for sustainable events, sitting atop of the domestic standard of ISO 14001, then we have BSI 8901 as a further refinement. Sitting beneath these are a whole host of individual UK government supported measures, Green Tourism Scheme, Green Mark,...

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Finally a use for Google Wave

We are still playing around with the Google Wave, how exactly we could / should we introduce this into the conferencing arena. What’s for sure is that it is much more than a text-messaging forum, along the lines of the infamous live twitter streams we have used so often at our Cavendish Conference Centre over the last year.  Maybe the little wigit introduced by Ribbit enabling teleconferencing in the wave...

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