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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Meet the Team: Mike Gough

15th Mar 2019

Mike Gough, Operations Director and Company Secretary 

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7 Things you Should Look for in a Conference Facility

27th Feb 2019

Hotels, sports centres, cinemas and even zoos offer conference space for hire. Whilst it may be tempting to opt for the unusual in a bid to sell the conference to your delegates, purpose-built conference centres provide the optimum learning environment in a dedicated, distraction-free zone.

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Upgrade Your Company Meetings

4th Feb 2019

Company meetings can be incredibly productive and an ample opportunity for teams to come together to plan strategy, organise events or set goals and objectives. However, they can also be the source of great unproductivity and used as an opportunity for staff to catch up on what they watched on T.V. the night before or have shallow discussions about the same old subjects.

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Lane End Conference Centre Enters 50th Year on a High

31st Jan 2019

We’re proud to announce that we’ve started Lane End Conference Centre’s 50th year in business on a high. 

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How to Engage Your Staff in the New Year

17th Dec 2018

Returning to work after the festive period can be a frustrating experience for both business owner and employee. Several weeks spent away from the desk can lead to a lack of motivation and desire to perform as workers contemplate the prospect of a dark gloomy January in front of a screen.

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The Cost Of Not Training Your Staff

20th Nov 2018

Workplace training should be embedded into any business that wants to thrive. With continually changing technology and increasingly competitive markets, training your staff to become more adaptable to change will only benefit your business. So, what is the true cost of not training your staff?

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3 Ways to Boost Productivity During the Festive Season

20th Nov 2018

As we approach the festive countdown there is always a danger that businesses may suffer the consequences of reduced productivity in the workplace.  Keeping your staff motivated during this period can certainly be a challenge. So how can companies ensure that crucial things such as team development and personal learning don’t fall to the wayside in favour of some sneaky online shopping?

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Online Training, Only, Doesn't Work

17th Oct 2018

From corporate seminars to sales, health and safety or management courses, different tactics are now required to engage and motivate your workforce. 

Lane End explore's why online training, only, simply doesn’t work as well as classroom-based training and understand why successful communication requires face to face intimacy and a higher quality of interaction here.