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AVS delight as duo join their growing portfolio

Academic Venue Solutions (AVS), the UK’s consortium dedicated to academic venues, has just announced two new members, bringing the total representation to 52 venues.

Manchester Metropolitan University offers innovative and flexible spaces for conferences, summer schools and residential summer groups. The University prides itself on the integrated approach it takes to sustainability and social responsibility. It is the greenest University in the UK, and the conference team aim to build on this achievement to make your event as environmentally friendly as it can be.

Further South is the prestigious University of Surrey in Guildford.  With a wide range of flexible conference and events space, each of which can be tailored to suit your event. Host to over 300 events each year, providing bespoke event solutions from day conferences to summer schools, exhibitions to private dining and anything in between.

Rachael Lee, Membership Director at Academic Venue Solutions said “The whole team at AVS are delighted to welcome onboard both of these fabulous venues. The variety and flexibility of the spaces they both offer, including extremely ‘green’ credentials, adds even more diversity and opportunities for all our event bookers than ever before. We work really hard to continue to grow and develop the offering; adding new venues like Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Surrey to our portfolio not only strengthens the whole offering but also grows the networking and relationship opportunities for all our member venues too”.

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