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Win your dream wedding!

Win your dream wedding!

Glen Erin and the Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) are offering you a chance to WIN your Dream Wedding. 1 lucky couple will WIN $10,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on participating suppliers. 1 couple from each state will WIN $1,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on participating suppliers. 34 Brides and Grooms-to-Be will WIN over $42,000 in Lots of Love Runner-Up prizes. Enter at: www.abia.com.au/bag #abiabag #abiaaustralia

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10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

It may seem like a big loss of productivity to your business if staff happen to be absent from the office because they are attending a conference.  But perhaps it’s actually a blessing in disguise – here’s 10 top reasons why it’s actually a wise investment in both your business and your employees to attend conferences. Networking It’s either something people love or loathe, but regardless, networking is a great way to mix and mingle with likeminded people in your industry. Conferences are the ideal answer to gathering together...

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New Year’s Eve – Afternoon Jazz in the Vines

New Year’s Eve – Afternoon Jazz in the Vines

This year Glen Erin at Lancefield will be hosting a Jazz afternoon on New Year’s Eve – Sunday 31st December 2017. You can spend a peaceful afternoon in a picturesque vista enjoying music, refreshments and food. The event will start at 5.00pm and ease through to 9.00pm with ‘Kind of Blue Jazz Duo’ playing a selection of Jazz favourites. Whilst sitting back and relaxing you can enjoy an early dinner of three course shared platters prepared by the Glen Erin chefs. And of course take the chance to share a few pre-midnight...

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How to become a professional conference organiser

How to become a professional conference organiser

Would you call yourself creative and a collaborator? Are you a good listener and always thinking two steps ahead? Are you always meticulously organised yet possess the flexibility to think on the run? If these traits sound familiar, there’s a very good chance you’d make a superb professional conference organiser. Here’s how you can take this next step in your career and start planning conference and events for clients Australia wide. What does a conference organiser do? A conference organiser – also known as an event planner – is the...

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Processing information post-conference

Processing information post-conference

It is common to walk out of a conference feeling completely re-energised and inspired – your mind buzzing with new ideas and connections. You have attended presentations, engaged in discussions, networked and made new contacts, caught up with old colleagues. Perhaps you’ve even presented a talk yourself. You may also be feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the influx of new information – your brain working overtime as you start thinking about how to incorporate new ideas, changes and improvements into your own workplace. If you find yourself...

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How to run a successful conference

How to run a successful conference

Anyone who has worked behind the scenes knows running a successful conference involves months of planning, preparation and hard work. Conference planning requires a significant investment of time, money, energy and brainpower. There is also the inevitable on-the-spot trouble-shooting and problem solving that takes place on the day – perhaps a speaker doesn’t turn up on time, or the projector decides to malfunction at the worst possible moment. If you are currently in the planning stages of your next conference, here are a few helpful tips...

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Reasons you should host a conference

Reasons you should host a conference

Hosting a conference takes an investment of money and time, and also quite a bit of organising. So why do companies do it? There are many reasons why hosting a conference might be the best idea for your company, here they are: Bonding There is huge benefit from hosting an internal conference that is just for your staff. Finding the right conference venues in Victoria and booking a retreat will be so much more valuable than simply holding a staff meeting to motivate your team. There is nothing quite like the bonding that can happen over the...

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Glen Erin awarded 2016 Guest Review Award

Glen Erin awarded 2016 Guest Review Award

  Glen Erin at Lancefield is pleased to announce it has just been awarded a 2016 Guest Review Award from Booking.com. The award is recognition of the hard work, dedication and superior level of customer service the Glen Erin team have shown to our guests, and from our guests reviews we have earned this award. Booking.com receives more than 100 million reviews to its site, it then analyses a huge amount of data to ensure that properties are offering guests the best experiences and also receive the recognition they deserve. Booking.com...

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Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin at Lancefield has been listed on Star Ratings Australia’s Gold List of Australian Accommodation for the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges area, making it one of the best accommodation providers in the country. The Gold List of Australian Accommodation compiles reviews of Star Rated properties from hundreds of websites including Expedia, Facebook, booking.com and Google to find the best accommodation as rated by travellers. It includes six categories of accommodation: hotels, hosted accommodation, self-catering, motels,...

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Celebrating Christmas away from home

Celebrating Christmas away from home

Whether it’s camping with the family at a favourite spot, renting a holiday house with friends, or sneaking away on a romantic retreat, more and more of us are choosing to spend the Christmas and New Year period away from home. For many people, the decision to plan a Christmas getaway might stem from a desire to escape the chaos of the city at this time of year, or to avoid the inevitable stresses that come with organising a Christmas event at home.  Others may want to reconnect with far-flung friends and family members at a more central...

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