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Conference facilities: what to expect as a delegate

26 July 2017

When choosing a conference venue, the facilities available to delegates and speakers really can be the difference between a well-executed, well-organised event that is enjoyed by everyone, or an underperforming conference that doesn't quite measure up to expectation.

‘What’s it like to run a training and conference centre?’: In conversation with Yarnfield Park’s Operations Director

03 July 2017

 Weddings, parties, charity events, family occasions, the office Christmas meal... we've all endured the stress of organising an event of some size at some point in our life. What if you're a Director of a company that not only chooses, but enjoys doing this on a daily basis?

Crazy, we know...

How did Wi-Fi change the world? The evolution of your internet connection

03 July 2017

The internet has changed the world forever, and there's no going back now. The Digital Age has altered the way we do everything in our daily lives. To name a few, developments of such a kind include:

• Communication
• Business
• Information sharing and much more

For better or for worse, the internet has revolutionised the way we live our lives and interpret the world around us. It's something that has slowly creeped up on us and developments happen so gradually that it can be hard to pinpoint when it started, where it's at now and where it's going in the future. At the click of a button we can be Googling the best Chinese food (or even the best conference centres) in your area in seconds.

 

5 steps to help professionals evaluate if a training course is worth their time and money

19 May 2017

Residential conference venues and training centres offer excellent facilities and broaden the scope for employers and employees to further educate themselves in a field they may already be familiar with. They can also provide brand new opportunities for growth and development.

5 crazy things done to raise money for charity across the world

28 February 2017

Yarnkfield Prk - Lion Charity Stunt

 Raising money isn't only a great opportunity to do something amazing for your community, it's also a really fun way of breaking your routine.

It's tough finding the perfect venue to hold your charity event so we've looked at the five most extravagant ways that money has been raised for charity across the world for some inspiration...

Why has Christmas Jumper Day become such a popular charity event?

19 December 2016

The season of goodwill is upon us! As a popular venue for charity events we've seen and joined in with many fundraisers. This year, we'll be donning our fluffy festive knitwear to celebrate our favourite annual charity event, Christmas Jumper Day! This fantastic money-raiser was started by Save the Children UK.

5 fundraising ideas for your office this Christmas

18 November 2016

It's that time of year again! It seems only a few moments ago that we were blogging about planning Christmas parties. But December is almost here and we're preparing for an exciting month at Yarnfield Park – the perfect venue for the not-for-profit sector.

Stress Free Event Planning

28 September 2016

When planning an event, you might think you've got everything covered...until the day comes and you've forgotten to inform delegates about parking...or you've not printed the Wi-Fi password in the programme. But it doesn't have to be a horror story. We've put together this handy guide to get you thinking about your event in ways you didn't even consider. You can thank us for keeping an eye on your stress levels. Or you can check out Yarnfield Park's incredible facilities, a national training centre equidistant from Manchester and Birmingham.

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About Yarnfield Park

At Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, in the Midlands, we work with companies from a diverse range of business sectors to help them achieve their conference, training and development goals. We offer one of the fastest free dedicated Internet and WiFi solutions within a training and conference centre in the UK.

Situated in the Midlands, our training and conference centre’s central location is accessible from all over the UK via the region’s excellent transport links.

We have over 32 flexible meeting spaces, from large theatres for 450 delegates to vast outdoor space ideal for team building. We have a successful track record in delivering residential and non-residential conference and training programmes for associations, government and corporate clients.

Tel: 01785 762900