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We're the "One to watch"!

But don't take our word for it.... According to The Meetings Market Survey from BDRC Continental (an independent research company specialising in the Hotel and Venue industry) etc.venues are the ones to look out for in 2012!!!! This is what they had to say in their latest report... "With a further…

Dexter House Mexican event a great success

On November 2nd, Dexter House invited their clients for an evening event to celebrate the Mexican tradition of “Day of the Dead” or "Día de Muertos". Over 180 people took part in traditional party games such as breaking the Piñata and decorating “skull”…

Another Gold for Dexter House in Healthy Food Awards

Anyone who has visited our Dexter House venue in Tower hill will know that lunch there can be a bit special but it is always great for it to be officially recognised. So we are delighted that the Catering Team at Dexter have again been awarded the Gold award in the Tower Hamlet’s Food…

Win a Bike - help us raise money for charity!

If you didn't get the chance to visit our stand at Square Meal this year and enter our Bike competition - don't worry as we have another way for you to win here on our website.

Join us at Square Meal, cycle for charity and win a bike etc.

The Square Meal show at Old Billingsgate is a ‘must see’ for London’s event organisers and we'll be there in force. Our stand is all about growth (we’ve opened 3 new venues since last year’s show) and will be giving away some nice gifts to stand visitors. We’re also…

Summer investment across the venues.

It's that time of year again when we give our wonderful venues a bit of a spruce up ready for the always busy Autumn. We’re always looking at ways to improve and believe that continued investment is the only way to ensure our high standards of quality are maintained. So all 10 of our venues have…

Another new venue – and more rave reviews...

 ...this time it’s One Drummond Gate getting the compliments.   Our latest venue in Victoria (One Drummond Gate) has been open for a few weeks and the initial feedback from customers is excellent. They seem to love the friendly team, light, airy meeting rooms and the lovely garden space…

Better for the planet, better for us - etc.venues gets down and dirty on the compost heap

Head Chef Jane Mack and Events Manager Shelley Oman recently visited a Compost heap with a difference to launch our new environmental iniative. In partnership with Paper Round and Country Style Group, etc.venues are creating new beginnings from the food waste from our London venues. To add to our many…

HBAA give our new venue the thumbs up after recent 'Webinar'

The pressure was on at our new venue in Victoria recently when the Hotel Booking Agents Association (HBAA) chose it to host their 'Webinar' on the Bribery Act.   A room full of booking agents, event specialists and other venues in only the venue's second week of operation (not to…

Our new venue in Victoria is launched with an afternoon tea party

Our 10th venue  - One Drummond Gate, Victoria - was launched yesterday with an afternoon tea party in the garden. 200 guests enjoyed the sunshine in the stunning new garden space, whilst tucking into quintessentially British tea time favourites including a range of teas, cucumber sandwiches…

Venue number 10 is open for business - and it's looking great inside and out

Our 10th venue is at One Drummond Gate and we have just completed the finishing touches of a major refurbishment of the interior of the ground floor plus extensive landscaping of the adjacent garden space. The venue is in an excellent location – near Vauxhall Bridge, adjacent…

Lee Westwood's Mind Coach is coming to Dexter House - be there

Dr Karl Morris - the UK's most successful sports 'mind coach' is running one of his 'Mental Toughness and Peak Performance masterclasses' at Dexter House on July 26th. Karl has worked with many top sportsmen including Manchester United Football Club, the England Rugby team and a host of golfers including…

Dexter House wins Gold..again!

Dexter House has once again been awarded the Gold in the Tower Hamlet’s Food for Health Awards – recognising caterers that have made healthy changes to menus to reduce calories, fat and sugar.   A spokesperson from The Tower Hamlets NHS who run the initiative commented:- “This…

Dexter House hosts the Conference for Conference Professionals

    Hosting a conference for all the conference industry leaders in one place at one time, could be the stuff of nightmares or as it turns out, dreams, given the great turnout and success of the inaugural Conference for Conference Professionals. 500 attendees, 300 by webinar, were treated…

etc.venues are growing again – venue number 10 is bloomin' lovely.

  We are delighted to announce our latest new venue in Victoria taking the number in our ever expanding portfolio to 10. The new venue will be open in June hot on the heels of the new Paddington venue which opened in March. The new venue will have all the classic etc.venues features (great…

New Paddington venue gets rave reviews

  Our new venue in Paddington has only been open for a month but the first customers to use the facilities have been delighted we're pleased to say. In fact some have them have been moved to put pen to paper (well to send an e-mail anyway). Here's what they said:-   I  wanted to let you…

etc.venues helping to find the conference chefs of the future

At etc.venues we are well aware that our chefs are some of the most important members of our team - after all the quality of our food is a big reason why people use us and come back time and again.  So it is great to get involved with Future Chef - a four staged nationwide culinary programme helping…

etc.venues growth plans get PM's seal of approval

David Cameron who has put entrepreneurial growth at the heart of Government Policy heard first hand about etc.venues entrepreneurial ambitions on a visit to their Dexter House venue this week. Speaking to Alastair Stewart, etc.venues' MD he asked how many jobs the company was creating at its new venues…

etc.venues flip

The annual Better Bankside Pancake Race March 8th. Every year local business from the Better Bankside community enter a team to race, flip and raise money for charity. in the historic shadows of Southwark Cathedral.  Prospero and Avonmouth entered alongside 15 other teams including HSBC, Gifford,…

New Paddington venue open and looking stunning

Our new Paddington venue has now been open for just under a week, and clients have already started enjoying it's stunning interior and great location next to Paddington Station. One of the first clients to use the space was Laura Hurren from Business Network International (BNI) who said:- etc.venues…