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Cavendish Venues celebrate 21 years of business!

October 11, 2016

Cavendish Venues celebrate 21 years of business on 9th October 2016!
With this milestone, we asked CEO Tom Mayers and MD Rachel Applegate as 2 of the 3 company partners along with Operations Director Dermot Waldron for an insight into the key secrets of the company’s success and hopes for the future:

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First ever venue?
TM: Mayfair Conference Centre.

Most memorable event?
TM: Party for a group of Saudi Princesses at the Mayfair Conference Centre.
RA: Diabetics Uk, London Bridge Walk.

Biggest challenges faced in the industry so far?
TM: Multiple terrorism attacks in London in 2005.
RA: Ensuring all venues are full to capacity.

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Most satisfying achievements?
TM: Working with happy colleagues.
RA: When event it success to all parties concerned.

Biggest challenges you foresee for the industry?
TM: Everywhere is becoming a venue
RA: Keeping up with trends.

What drives you individually?
TM: Happiness.
RA: Happiness.

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Which qualities are required for maintaining a successful career in events?
RA: Honest, reliable, time management, attention to details and above all a sense of humour.

What kind of company do you see Cavendish Venues being 5 years from now?
RA: Adding another venue to our portfolio.

If there’s one lesson you’ve learned?
RA: Do not panic or lose heart.
TM: Keep going, do one thing at a time!  

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During the 21 years, the privately owned firm has been proud to achieve numerous accolades including the last 4 years running at the prestigious Conference Awards.

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Continuing to welcome clients with a high level of service, you can enquire for your next successful events at or call 020 7706 7700.


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