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Planning a large fundraising event? Here’s what you need to know…

Events are a popular form of fundraising (whether it's a family fun day, silent auction or charity ball). But for those organising the event, there's a lot to consider and it can sometimes be very str...


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Strange and wonderful events that you might not know exist

When it comes to events, we thought we'd seen it all. As a large conference venue with residential facilities, we've held more training events, expos and conferences than we can count! However, a...


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5 meeting productivity tips – get more out of your time

At Yarnfield Park, we've seen a meeting or two. As a residential conference centre conveniently located in the West Midlands, we host hundreds of meetings at our venue every year. We know that so...


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3 quick and easy (and fun!) team-building activities

Great teamwork is often paramount to running a successful business or organisation. It improves morale, creates trust and can even develop problem-solving skills. With an endless list of activities t...


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Help! How do I plan a conference?

A great conference can have a fantastic atmosphere – A group of people sharing the same passion, all excited at the prospect of an event full of new ideas, inspirational speakers and the opportunity...


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6 tips to help your business exhibit effectively at your next industry exhibition

Whether exhibiting at a large national training centre or a smaller venue, we know that exhibitions can provide excellent opportunities to get leads, build business relationships and even make sales...


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Plan your Christmas event like a professional with these free online tools

Occasionally, the planning of the office Christmas event is left to someone who has very little or no previous experience of organising it. So we've put together some handy hints and tips that will he...


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Yarnfield Park opens newly refurbished bar as part of multi-million £ investment programme

Yarnfield Park, one of the UK’s largest residential national training centres, has confirmed that its £2.75m programme of investment is now underway. The venue which has seen significant growth i...


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How to use Twitter to engage attendees at your next training event

Whether your event is held at a National Training Centre or within your organisation's facilities, using Twitter to engage with attendees before, during and after can provide exciting insights, all ...


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Fam Weekend is a Roaring Success

On the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of August, we held our 2nd annual Fam Trip for our conference booking agents and their families. The weekend is used to showcase the venue, and gives us the opportuni...


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