Meet Bristol & Bath, the South West’s regional Convention Bureau, formally launched last year to proactively promote Bristol, Bath, and the surrounding region as top destinations for business events. We are delighted to make our debut appearance at The Meetings Show 2022.  

We will be showcasing the region’s meeting, incentive, conference and event offering at the annual trade show which is taking place at London’s ExCeL Centre on 29th and 30th June. Partnering with the Bureau on the stand are four exciting venues – Aerospace Bristol, Brunel’s SS Great Britain, De Vere Tortworth Court and The Apex City of Bath Hotel.  

Meet Bristol and Bath at The Meetings Show 2022 info

Who are Meet Bristol & Bath? 

The role of Meet Bristol & Bath is to help bring your conference or business event to Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area. 

We provide an impartial, free-to-use venue and accommodation finding service, specialising in providing competitive venue options to match your requirements. We are able to offer our destination expertise to help plan your event, as well as providing advice about travel and logistics.  

To find out more information about Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area then come and meet the team at the Meetings Show. Helen Applin will be on the stand on both days and will be joined by Amelia Jewitt on Wednesday and Dan Mills on Thursday.  

Introducing our stand sharers  

Aerospace Bristol 

Aerospace Bristol – the museum charting the city’s aeronautical history – offers the exciting opportunity to stage your event under the wings of Concorde. The Concorde Gallery is a truly unique venue for corporate and private events, trade shows, conferences, gala dinners and award ceremonies, with the last Concorde ever to fly as the iconic centrepiece. 
The Concorde Gallery seats up to 600 guests for a first-class dining experience under the wings of the supersonic jet, while the adjacent Concorde Balcony is the perfect location for a glamorous drinks reception. 

Gala dinner in Concorde Hangar at Aerospace Bristol

Image - Aerospace Bristol
The venue also benefits from smaller meeting spaces, which include a lecture theatre with raked seating for up to 146 guests. Aerospace Bristol has a space to suit every occasion. 
To find out more about this fantastic venue then come meet us at The Meetings Show on stand B50, where we will be joined by Leanne Kesterton and Jemma Botten

De Vere Tortworth Court 

De Vere Tortworth Court is a Grade II listed hotel located moments from Junction 14 of the M5, 20 minutes from Bristol Parkway station, one and a half hours from Birmingham and two hours from London. The hotel offers 201 bedrooms, including 55 luxurious Mansion House suites.  

De Vere Tortworth Court hotel and garden

Image - De Vere Tortworth Court

11 meeting and event spaces are available here, including The Westminster Suite which can accommodate for up to 400 delegates. Ideally located on the ground floor with the 60ft high glass ceiling Atrium adjoining, which you can make the most of as a breakout space or pre-dinner drinks setting. The Orangery, with its unique glass domed ceilings, is full of character and offers a sense of grandeur for all occasions for up to 100 guests. All meeting spaces offer De Vere’s Smart Space concept which is created to make unforgettable events.  

De Vere Tortworth Court also has two restaurants, a bar, leisure club and spa and 30 acres of beautiful outdoor space, perfect for team building.  

To find out more about this beautiful hotel then come meet us at The Meetings Show on stand B50, where we will be joined by Robin Wiltshire.  

Brunel’s SS Great Britain  

The world’s first great ocean liner – one of engineer and honorary Bristolian Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s greatest feats – has been beautifully restored and is now an award-winning museum and visitor attraction.  

Based in her original Victorian dockyard on Bristol’s lively Harbourside, it makes a unique and exciting backdrop for a wide range of events. Small meetings to large conferences can all be accommodated in state-of-the-art rooms with versatile spaces above and below deck.  

Weather deck on the SS Great Britain

Image - Brunel's SS Great Britain
The ship also offers fine dining in grand style in the elegant and refined First Class Dining Saloon, the perfect setting for evening events. Once admired by Queen Victoria, this opulent dining area features marbled pillars, rococo mirrors and gold leaf detailing. 
Outdoor events are also well catered for with various options available, including the weather deck. 

To find out more about this fantastic and truly unique venue then come and meet with Patricia Marques Silva on our stand B50 at The Meetings Show. 

Apex City of Bath Hotel 

The Apex Hotel is situated in Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage City, boasting an impressive array of Roman heritage and Georgian architecture, a wide variety of modern bars and restaurants, and the UK’s only naturally warm, mineral-rich waters. 

Exterior of the Apex City of Bath Hotel at night

Image - Apex City of Bath Hotel
The hotel is easily accessible from Heathrow and Bristol Airports, just a 10-minute walk from Bath Spa train station, making it the ideal location for UK and international guests alike. This is Bath’s largest conference and events space and can accommodate up to 400 delegates and benefits from 177 bedrooms. 

Come and Meet Rashmi Chadha and Sarah Jane Smith on the Meet Bristol & Bath stand B50 to find out more about this fantastic venue. 

To discover more about business event opportunities in Bristol, Bath and the surrounding areas please visit the Meet Bristol & Bath website.   

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