Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre boosts its offering for event organisers

19/06/2017

The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre in Hinxton, Cambridge, has launched a new initiative aimed at event organisers, offering a comprehensive range of services designed to support those holding meetings and conferences at the Conference Centre.

 

The Conference Centre is located on the Wellcome Genome Campus – home to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute and Biodata Innovation Centre - and offers a luxurious venue and accompanying facilities such as catering, accommodation, and audiovisual services.

With the new Event Management Service the Conference Centre can now take on the running of all aspects of events. Services offered range from simple registration and badge-making to fully managing large-scale events, including speaker and abstract management: all solutions are tailored to suit organisers’ needs and budgets.

The new service focuses on attracting research-orientated scientific business.  In particular, an abstract management service has been introduced specifically with the Conference Centre’s core audience in mind. This is a highly unusual feature, not generally found in other conference facilities.

Clients using the abstract management service will be able to coordinate committee abstract reviewing online, quickly and easily, no matter where they are based.  Once the successful abstracts have been selected, the team can take care of communicating the committee’s decisions to the authors and will collate abstracts for presentation in digital and print formats. This abstract management service is also available as a stand-alone product, and can be used for events running anywhere in the world.

The full event management service is designed to support events from start to finish, covering all aspects from administration, finances, and communications, to delegate, speaker, sponsor, and exhibitor management.  Clients can also choose from other set packages, reflecting the different levels of involvement and support required, or opt for a bespoke service, depending on their needs.

A secure online registration and payment system comes as standard, with event-branded registration pages allowing delegates to create an account in seconds and manage their details, book sessions, or submit material.  The team can also create branded websites for each event, incorporating the registration system, abstract management system, and all event-specific content.

With this new suite of services the Conference Centre aims to free organisers from the pressures of event administration and logistics, allowing clients to focus instead on the scientific programme or networking and enjoy their event.

More information can be found on the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre website, where a brochure can be downloaded with full details and pricing: www.wgc.org.uk/ccems/

About the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre boasts world-class event and meeting spaces designed for knowledge sharing in the scientific research community. It combines stunning contemporary architecture with the Grade II*-listed Hinxton Hall, offering flexible meeting rooms for 12 to 300, as well as accommodation and catering, all set in the tranquil Campus grounds.

The Conference Centre is part of Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science.  www.wellcomegenomecampus.org/conferencecentre
 

About Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science
Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science’s mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society.

Genomics is revolutionising health research, but is also a deeply personal science, relevant to us all. We connect researchers, health professionals and the wider public, creating opportunities and spaces to explore genomic science and its impact on people. Connecting Science inspires new thinking, sparks conversation and supports learning by drawing on the ground-breaking research taking place on the Wellcome Genome Campus. www.wellcomegenomecampus/connectingscience

About the Wellcome Genome Campus
The Wellcome Genome Campus is home to some of the world's foremost Institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale and imagination to solve some of humanity's greatest challenges. www.wellcomegenomecampus.org

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Contact details:
Dr Samantha Wynne
Press Office
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 492368
Email: press@wellcomegenomecampus.org

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Sanger Institute [part of the Wellcome Trust]

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a genome research centre set up in 1992 by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council in order to further our knowledge of genomes, and in particular to play a substantial role in the sequencing and interpretation of the human genome. This information will underpin research on human biology and disease in this century and beyond.

Sanger Institute [part of the Wellcome Trust] directory information

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