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Village Fete

Buckinghamshire conference centre supports local community fete

18th Jun 2019

One of the UK’s first purpose-built conference centres raised £1200 for the local community as part of its 50th year in business celebrations.

Lane End Conference Centre, has provided and sponsored a bar and stall selling burgers and hot dogs at the local village fete, raising the much-needed money for the Village Hall and local church.

Green-Initiatives

Green initiatives: How Lane End Conference Centre is working for a more sustainable future

10th Jun 2019

In his latest blog, Heni Fourie – sales and marketing director at Lane End Conference Centre - shares an insight into how the site is working for a greener future.

Our 50th birthday celebrations this year provide us with a great opportunity to pause and look ahead at what the next half-century could hold for Lane End Conference Centre and the wider meetings and events industry, too. 

Jade Chohan - Conference & Events Executive

Lane End grows team with key appointment

31st May 2019

Leading conference and events centre Lane End, has appointed Jade Chohan as its new Conference and Events Executive. 

Jade, aged 24, comes from a background in hospitality, conference and events and joins the Buckinghamshire-based complex from a similar role at a research and technology firm.

Tree Orchard

Lane End flourishes with new fruit orchard!

28th May 2019

 

Lane End Conference Centre has established a fruit orchard in its grounds as part of innovative plans to become as sustainable possible.

The Buckinghamshire-based complex is leading the way when it comes to looking after the environment and has recently planted a variety of apple, pear, plum, greengage and persimmon trees to create an oasis for wildlife and provide fruit which will be used by the conference and events centre.

Mental Health Week

Marking Mental Health Awareness Week

14th May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week is now underway (13-17 May 2019). It’s a cause close to our hearts here at Lane End Conference Centre, and a priority for many of our customers, too. 

In a guest blog to mark the event, one of our current clients - Julie Watts from The Terence Watts BWRT® Institute – explains the importance of the Awareness Week to her organisation.

Lane End EJEF

EJEF and Lane End Celebrate New Japanese Empress

10th May 2019

Lane End Conference Centre is celebrating the fantastic news from its sister company, EJEF, that one of its previous students has become the new Japanese Empress.

Dave

David on Industry Shortlist as Lane End's Unsung Hero

9th May 2019

David Pearce, Conference Porter here at Lane End, has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award in recognition of his commitment to what we do at the centre. 

Awards

Lane End Shortlisted at the Conference Awards 2019

8th May 2019

Lane End Conference Centre has been shortlisted at the prestigious Conference Awards 2019. 
The centre, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year, has made the nominations list in the Best Conference Venue – under 650 Theatre Style. 

William Barry Trust Grants

Students Helped to Further Education with Unique Funding Scheme

8th May 2019

The owners of leading Buckinghamshire conference centre, Lane End, are toasting the success of a unique scheme which supports young people to go to college or university.

Unrelated

London Marathon Success for Martin!

8th May 2019

Child Bereavement UKThe London Marathon is one of the event highlights of the year and this time our very own
restaurant manager, Martin Hillary, was flying the flag for Lane End! He took part in the 26.2
mile route in aid of a fantastic charity, Child Bereavement UK. Here, in our latest blog, he gives us an insight into the day.

Wycombe Court Entrance

Keeping Pace with Conference Venues

17th Apr 2019

Lane End Conference Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, long enough to have witnessed some significant changes in how the industry operates.

Site Director, and now European board member of the International Association of Conference Centres, Heni Fourie has been overseeing Lane End for over a decade. He shares some of his knowledge of Lane End, and offers up some insights on the fast-paced nature of the industry.

Mike Gough - Operations Director

Meet the Team: Mike Gough

15th Mar 2019

Mike Gough, Operations Director and Company Secretary