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January 2020: Guide to new year deals for event planners

Shopped until you dropped in the January sales? New year and discounts are flying around for everything from TV’s to dresses. Many restaurants are also offering discounts for dining in January but what about discounts for meetings and events? If you are looking for ways to make your event planning budget stretch until the end of the financial year, you are in the right place.

I’ve compiled a list of discounts so you can grab yourself a new year deal from venues and event suppliers across the UK.

DW stadium, Wigan, Lancashire

DW stadium are offering their conference package for £20.20 for bookings in January. Find out more.

Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa, Southport

Receive a discounted DDR of £20pp (normally £25pp) on bookings made January - March 2020. Contact the sales team to find out more.

Sheffield United Conference and events

Veganuary is upon us so enjoy 25% discount on Sheffield United Conference events plant based, vegetarian or vegan. They also have a veganuary day delegate offer of £23. Find out more.

The Grand York

Secure group Bed & Breakfast rates at The Grand, York from £133 during January-March 2020 (minimum number 8 rooms), and a Day Delegate package from £39 (10 delegates or more). Find out more.

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NTU, Nottingham

Book a meeting in January or February at NTU for a special rate of £29 + VAT. Find out more.

Ashorne Hill, Leamington Spa

The jump into January offer at Ashorne Hill includes DDR of £35+ VAT and a 24 hour rate of £135 + VAT. Find out more.

Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire

Treat yourself with free shopping vouchers and a free drinks reception when you book a meeting between January and April. Find out more.

Alton Towers Resort, Staffordshire

Offer 2 x theme park tickets per delegate to your attendees to return in 2020 then choose from breakfast rolls on arrival, drinks reception, midnight feast pizza or half a bottle of wine per person. Find out more.

Wolverhampton University, Wolverhampton & Telford venues

Bookings before 20 February 2020 can secure a £20.20 half day delegate rate, both morning and afternoon rates include projector, flip chart, tea/coffee/juice and snacks. To find out more contact Jan Denning.

GTG Training & Conference Centre, Wolverhampton

Receive 15% commission or direct discount on room hire packages for February and March when booked by the end of January 2020. To find out more contact Jan Denning.

Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Secure 20% off room hire at the Grand in January and February 2020. To find out more contact Jan Denning.

Malmaison Birmingham

Continue the celebrations in January with a free glass of fizz on arrival and dining from the celebrations menu from £24.95 per person on private dining bookings. Contact the events team to find out more.

Coombe Abbey, Coventry

The work with perks package offers a variety of extras included with bookings made before the end of March. From bacon rolls to monastic welcomes and ghost stories. Find out more.

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Southampton Football Club

During December and January, St Mary’s, home of Southampton Football Club is offering free upgrades on conference bookings. Find out more.

Crowne Plaza Felbridge Gatwick

After a £4.5 million refurbishment including all public spaces and event areas, Crowne Plaza has a detox meeting offer with 20% off all event bookings January - March. DDR from £29, smoothie on arrival and healthy afternoon break options. To find out more contact the events team.

Clifton Observatory Event Space, Bristol

Book your meeting in January 2020 at Clifton Observatory event space for a DDR of £30 + VAT. It also includes complimentary access for guests to visit the Camera Obscura & Cave. Find out more.

Cheltenham Racecourse

Book places for ten delegates in quarter one of 2020 and one of your delegates goes free. Find out more.

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Voco St David's Hotel, Cardiff

Book 10 or more guest rooms and receive complimentary meeting space on bookings made before 1 February 2020. Stay until 31 December 2020. Plus you can earn triple IHG reward cub points. Find out more.

The Vale Resort, nr Cardiff

£35 day delegate and you can add dinner, bed & breakfast onto your meeting package for only £99. Valid on January, February and March bookings. Find out more.

Caer Beris Manor, Powys Wales

Discounts on bookings January-March 2020 include:

Day Delegate Rate: Silver Package usually £19.95 per delegate – offer price £15.95

Day Delegate Rate: Gold Package usually £27.95 per delegate – offer price £23.95

Overnight 24 hour package: Silver 24 hour Package usually £79.95 per delegate – offer price £74.95

Overnight 24 hour package: Gold 24 Hour Package usually £97.95 per delegate – offer price £93.95

Find out more.

The Imperial Hotel, LLandudno

Quote “Conference Offer 2020” when booking to receive the

Classic Delegate Package: £22.50 per delegate (Minimum of 15 delegates)

Deluxe Delegate Package: £27.50 per delegate (Minimum of 15 delegates)

Imperial Delegate Package: £32.50 per delegate (Minimum of 20 delegates)

Valid from Thursday 2nd January to Thursday 30th April 2020. Monday to Friday only (excluding Thursday 9th to Tuesday 14th April 2020)

Find out more and contact Pip Cockeram to book

Cringletie, Edinburgh

New corporate offer: 24 hour rate £220 + vat per person

This includes a complimentary whisky or wine tasting for bookings to take place during January, February and March 2020. Find out more.

#Radisson, various locations

20% of meetings and events at a variety of global properties between 13 January and 29 February. Find out more.


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Whistlepunks Axe Throwing - Exclusive

Perfect for team building activities and one that I personally recommend, having organised my birthday night out there a couple of years ago. Get an exclusive 15% off bookings in January and February. Just quote ‘EVENTPROF15’ at the time of booking. Find out more.

SongDivision Rock Star Bingo

SongDivision have just launched their latest experience, Rock Star Bingo, and to celebrate they are offering a 10% discount for bookings made before the end of February for events taking place before June 30th 2020. Find out more and contact Sam McNeill to book.

Jemlar Simulator Experiences

Get 20% discount on a range of sports and racing theme simulator experiences for bookings made between January and March 2020. Find out more.

Keep popping back, as I will be updating the post as more offers come in. I will post alerts across my social media channels too, so follow along on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Declaration: No payment was received and no affiliate links were used in creating this guide. I just thought it would be handy for event planners to have a list of offers all in one place. Offers and discounts are subject to terms and conditions so check with the venue/supplier when booking. Don't forget to let venues/suppliers know where you saw the offer.