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How to run a successful conference

»Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on 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 to make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible. Know what type of event you’re creating: First of all, be clear about the type of event you want to create. Knowing your conference type will play a huge role in...

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Reasons you should host a conference

»Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Conferences | Comments Off on 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 course of a two-day (overnight) conference. Getting staff away from the office environment and the stresses of work will help them relax, so they can enjoy team building exercises, bond with their peers and absorb the...

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Glen Erin awarded 2016 Guest Review Award

»Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Function & Events, News & Events, Restaurant & Cellar Door | Comments Off on 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 ensure that only verified reviews appear on their site and that properties receiving regular reviews with an average score of 8 or above receive the Guest Review Award.     We are very proud of the recent recognition...

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Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Accommodation, News & Events | Comments Off on 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, caravan-holiday parks and serviced apartments, which are listed nationally as well as by state, capital city and region to allow travellers to find the best accommodation, anywhere in the country. Glen Erin pride’s itself on...

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Celebrating Christmas away from home

»Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Accommodation | Comments Off on 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 meeting point that is easier for everyone to get to. Some people might simply want to do something a little bit different every now and then. Whatever the reason, if you’re currently on the road, or thinking of doing things a...

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