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Case study – Large Academic Conference

Monday 18 December

The European Coral Reef Symposium organised and hosted a large conference for 550 delegates bringing together reef scientists, conservationists and enthusiasts to discuss and collaborate on issues relating to reef research and conservation. This was the first time the organisation had hosted the event in Oxford and they required a large flexible venue located centrally in Oxford....

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Case Study – a drinks reception with a difference Sheldonian Theatre

Thursday 30 November

Dubbed the ‘First Lady of Song’, Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the US for more than half a century. She won 13 Grammy Awards and sold over 40 million albums. We were delighted to hear her sultry tones when some of her lost recordings were played at a recent drinks reception event held at the Sheldonian Theatre….

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Top tips for successfully planning a large conference in Oxford

Wednesday 22 November. All Venues

Many large national and international conferences host their events in Oxford and who can blame them? A picturesque city with culture and history oozing from every building and street corner; cutting-edge research recognised as the best in the world and an extremely well-connected city with easy navigation around a small centre and a plethora of unique venues. But as we all know when you are planning an event the devil is in the detail. To demystify that detail we’ve provided a few time-saving and knowledge-boosting tips which should help you plan a large conference successfully....

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Case study – intimate dinners at St Luke’s Chapel

Thursday 5 October

Historic and bijox, St Luke’s chapel provides a cosy venue space for dining in the city centre of Oxford. Whether you are looking for a three course served dinner, a buffet or sharing platters, we can provide a great venue and great dining experience for small dinners of 20 to 60 guests. We recently helped one of our customers impress their overseas visitors….

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Enjoy your Christmas party with us

Friday 1 September. Examination Schools, Osler House, St Luke's Chapel

Christmas is a wonderful time of year to celebrate with friends and colleagues. We are offering a choice of three delicious menus - a two course buffet, three course served meal or our premium three course meal.

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6 tips for successful networking

Wednesday 30 August. All Venues

Networking can feel daunting yet it is often seen as a necessary ‘evil’ in the conference and meetings world. While it can’t be taught, there are some simple steps you can take to make it a more successful and comfortable experience for you!

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Case study – summer parties at Osler House

Monday 24 July

What better way to make the most of British summertime and boost morale than by mingling with your colleagues at a summer celebration? We helped one University department do just that by creating a fun filled Mexican themed evening for 200 guests at Osler House. Osler provides a fantastic venue for summer parties, whatever the weather.

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