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Caterers

   Cardiff Catering.
    Official caterers for Cardiff City Hall, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff’s County
    Hall, the Lord Mayor’s Mansion amongst other venues.

     Contact details:      telephone number: 029 2087 8450

   Comi’s Cuisine
    View their products on the company’s web-site:
    www.comiscuisine.com

     Contact details:      telephone number: 029 2048 8771

   Cresta Caterers
    View their products on the company’s web-site:
    www.crestacaterers.co.uk

     Contact details:      telephone number: 01685 876644

   Roll Call Catering Ltd

     Contact details:      telephone number: 01633 874147
     Based at:             Cwmbran

   Shelleys Delicatessen
    View their services on the company’s web-site:
    www.antoinettespatisserie.co.uk

     Contact details:      telephone number: 029 2023 5483/
                                              029 20227180
     Based at:             Pontcanna, Cardiff



Corporate Entertainment

   Amazing events
  For further information on the type of entertainment they offer, please
  visit the company’s web-site on: www.amazingevents.co.uk

  Contact details:         telephone number: 0845 1259884
  Based at:                Bristol



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   Browns disco road show
  Further information can be obtained by visiting the company’s web-site
  on: www.brownsdisco.co.uk

  Contact details:       telephone number: 01656 647103


   Nofi State Circus
  An agency providing street entertainers, walkabout characters and cabaret
  artists.

  Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20488734
                         e-mail:            ali@nofistate.com


   Starchaser Promotions
  Supply events with after-dinner speakers and sporting personalities.

  Contact details:       telephone number: 01446 711177
  Based at:              Vale of Glamorgan



Catering Equipment

   Bateman Brothers
  Long-established company and services available are highlighted on the
  company’s web-site: www.batemanbrothers.co.uk

  Contact details:       029 20382083/ 2039 0747

   Top Table Catering Hire

  Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20232408
  Based at:              Cardiff

   The Plate People
  A family-run business, guaranteed of serving with the personal touch.

  Contact details:       telephone number: 01874 658465
  Based at:              Brecon



Coach Hire

   Main Line Travel


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  Can offer transport to between 29 and 57 people. Company specialises in
  corporate and business travel and further information is available on their
  web-site: www.mainlinetravel.co.uk

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01443 670095/
                                            01443 671671

   Bridgend Bus
  One of Wales’ largest independent coach companies offering transport to
  between 8 and 78 people.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01656 749977

   Shamrock Coaches
  One of Wales’ largest independent coach companies offering transport to
  between 8 and 78 people.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01633 251917
  Based at:               Newport

   Thomas Coaches
  One of Wales’ largest independent coach companies offering transport to
  between 8 and 78 people.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01446 733019
  Based at:               Barry

   Venture Travel
  One of Wales’ largest independent coach companies offering transport to
  between 8 and 78 people.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20471614
  Based at:               Cardiff



Cutlery Suppliers

   A la Carte

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01443 226488
                          mobile: 07816 838235



Employment Agencies (supplying Caterers & Waiters)

   Acorn


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   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20251001/
                                            029 20549099

    Catering international
   Further information can be obtained via the company’s web-site:
   www.cateringinternational.co.uk

   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20394777

    Catering Horizons

   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20389966



Florists

    The Florist of Cardiff

   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20529454

    The Olive Grove Designer Florist
   Claims to be the corporate florist.

   Contact details:       telephone number: 0800 1979632



Food and drink suppliers

    BA Cash & Carry
   Claims to be South Wales’ premier wholesale cash and carry. Open 7 days
   a week, it supplies all catering needs.

   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20229962
   Based at:              Leckwith Industrial Estate, Cardiff

    Booker Cash & Carry
   They have outlets in Bridgend and Cardiff.

   Contact details:       telephone number: 029 20520120



Furniture Hire

    Denbe Display & furniture hire


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  Providing furniture and stage equipment.
  Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20223446
  Based at:               Cardiff

   24-7 furniture hire

  Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20344399



Linen Service Hire

   Dyfed Cleaning Services
  Further information can be obtained by visiting their web-site:
  www.dyfed-cleaning.co.uk

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01646 692249

   Snow White Laundries

  Contact details:        telephone number: 0292 20233550



Promotional and marketing products

   Get Yourself Noticed
  A service which provide you with promotional and marketing solutions.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01639 681000
                          e-mail address: info@getyourselfnoticed.com

   Morf Designs
  Provides artwork and designs or can work with ready-prepared artwork.

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01633 253995
                          e-mail address: info@morfdesigns.com

   PCF
  Provides a wide range of print such as tickets, vouchers and labels. For
  further details on the services they provide visit their web-site:
  www.pcf.co.uk

  Contact details:        telephone number: 01291 625667
                          e-mail address: christineh@pcf.co.uk




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Table displays

    Absolutely Fabulous Celebrations
   Original and creative designs and displays for corporate functions,
   business promotions, launches and parties. Further information is
   available on the web-site: www.abfab.co.uk

   Contact details:        telephone number: 01639 620990/
                                              01656 665441
   Based at:               Neath and Bridgend

    The Balloon Experience

   Contact details:        telephone number: 01633 857675
   Based at:               Newport



Toilets

    The Convenience Company
   Provide luxury mobile conveniences and further information on their
   services can be obtained by visiting their web-site:
   www.conveniencecompany.com

   Contact details:        telephone number: 0800 3890749



Venues (including marquee, tent & portable floor hire)

    Atlantic Marquees
   They offer a furniture hire service and marquee hire. Further information
   on the furniture hire service can be obtained by phoning the bellow
   number and details of the marquee hire can be found in the included
   brochure.

   Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20344399

    Cardiff International Arena
   Can accommodate large-scale conferences to small business meetings.

   Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20234500

    Craft in the Bay
     To offer something a little different, this gallery and restaurant could
     be the perfect option. With a sound system already in place, there is
     great potential for high-class corporate hospitality function here.


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      Contact details:
                                                 (Please ask for Kate Bossett)

    Hensol Corporate Entertainment.
   They provide first class conference facilities along with seminar and
   banqueting facilities. For further information please refer to the included
   brochure.

   Contact details:        telephone number: 01443 228565
                           mobile telephone number: 07951 587907
   Based at:               Miskin, Pontyclun

    Marquee & Furniture Co.

   Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20593366

    The Ultimate Corporate Hospitality Company Ltd. – new venue in
      Cardiff: Earl@ Zero Zero32
   Offers fully inclusive hospitality packages, including top international guest
   speakers. Brochure is included.

   Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20398418
                           (Corporate Sales team)


Bellow is a comprehensive list of function and conference venues, some of
which offer a marquee hire service, based in eleven regions across South East
Wales and are utilised regularly by Vale of Glamorgan Council.

Barry:

    Egerton Grey Country House Hotel
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 711666
    Fonmon Castle
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 710206
    Memorial Hall
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 738663
    Mount Sorrel Hotel
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 740069
    The Old College Inn
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 700580
    Cottrell Park Golf Club (Based at Bonvilston)
     Contact details:            telephone number:     01446 781781

Cardiff and Cowbridge:

    Bear Hotel


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      Contact details:          telephone number: 01446 774814
     Copthorne Hotel
      Contact details:          telephone number: 029 20599100
     Cowbridge Town Hall
      Contact details:          telephone number: 01446 773385
     Crossways House
      Contact details:          telephone number: 01446 773171
     Jane Hodge Resort Hotel
      Contact details:          telephone number: 01446 772608
     The Duke of Wellington
      Contact details:          telephone number: 01446 773592

Dinas Powys:

   Hebron Hall
    Contact details:            telephone number: 029 20515665

Hensol:

   Hensol Castle Conference Centre
    Contact details:          telephone number: 01443 224064
   Vale of Glamorgan Hotel, Golf & Country Club
    Contact details:          telephone number: 01443 667800

Llantwit Major

   Llantwit Major Town Hall
    Contact details:         telephone number: 01446 793707
   Pensioners Centre
    Contact details:         telephone number: 01446 793707
   West House Country Hotel
    Contact details:         telephone number: 01446 792406

Penarth

   Glendale Hotel
    Contact details:          telephone   number: 029 20706701
   Paget Rooms
    Contact details:          telephone   number: 029 20700721
   Seacot Hotel, The Esplande
    Contact details:          telephone   number: 029 20700333
   The Kymin
    Contact details:          telephone   number: 029 20707268
   Westbourne Guest House
    Contact details:          telephone   number: 029 20707268

Pencoed:



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   St Mary’s Hotel, Golf & Country Park
    Contact details:           telephone number: 01656 861100

Pendoylan:

   Llanerch Vineyard
    Contact details:            telephone number: 01443 225877

Rhoose:

   Air Lodge
    Contact details:             telephone number: 01446 710787
   Cardiff International Airport
    Contact details:             telephone number: 01446 712528

Wenvoe

   Walston Castle Travel Inn
  Contact details:            telephone number: 029 20593896


General Event Services (which include visual aids and sound
equipment)

   Andrews Sykes
  UK’s largest specialist hire service who can provide numerous services to
  various events. Information on these services can be obtained via the
  web-site: www.andrews-sykes.com

  Contact details:       telephone number: 0845 6014029

   Cardiff County Council’s events team
    Utilise a comprehensive list of approved suppliers for all kinds of
    services across the region. Contact details of specific suppliers can be
    obtained by phoning the team on the telephone number bellow.

     Contact details:           telephone number: 029 20872986

   Crystal Communications
  Premier audio-visual resource company, offering technical staging and
  equipment hire. Further details of their services can be found on their
  web-site: www.crystalcom.co.uk

  Contact details:       telephone number: 0800 3899860
                         e-mail:            info@crystalcom.co.uk

   Genero



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Specialising in all aspects of conference production including exhibition
stand, projection and plasma screens.

Contact details:   telephone number: 08703001008
                   e-mail:
   enquiries@generoevents.co.uk

 Saville Audio Visual
An award-winning company specialising in conference presentations and
audio-visual hire.

Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20678000/
                        Rhodri Jones:     029 20678012
                        e-mail:            Cardiff.hire@saville.co.uk

 Conference Wales
Offers a comprehensive service to those who are organising an event.
Further information is available on the company’s web-site:
www.conferencewales.com

Contact details:        telephone number: 029 20345346




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                  TRAINING FOR EVENT ORGANISERS

Wales:

   Mrs Paula Abbandonato at Vibe Public Relations & Marketing

     Contact details:           telephone number: 029 20394001
                                e-mail address: paula@vibemail.co.uk

   Wales Tourist Board
    Classic variant focusing on meeting the needs of visitors to events and
    understanding the key elements of good event organisations.
    Course dates can be obtained from their web-site: www.welcome-
    host-wales.co.uk

     Contact details:           telephone number: 029 20399909

   Coleg Gwent
    Course title: Organising events and conferences.
    Please contact the provider on the telephone number bellow for further
    information regarding enrolment and venue details.

     Contact details:           telephone number: 01495 333777

   Voluntary Action Cardiff
    Course title: Running a successful event.
    Please contact the provider on the telephone number bellow for further
    information regarding enrolment and venue details.

     Contact details:           telephone number: 029 20485722

   Jim Welsh Training and development
    Course title: Conference Facilitation
    Venue:        At conference venue/ client’s choice

     Contact details:           telephone number: 0114 2678746

UK wide:

   Association of Exhibition Organisers
    Various courses are held throughout England on event management
    and marketing possibilities amongst others. Details of all courses on
    offer can be found on their web-site: www.aeo.org.uk

     Contact details:           telephone number: 01442 873331




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 Cornwall Business School
Course title: Managing Safely with Events Safety
Venue:        Devon and Cornwall

Contact details:       telephone number: 0800 7317594
                                        (Clive Perrin)

 Hemsley Fraser Training Group
Course Title: Organising Meeting, Conferences and Events
Venue:       London

Contact details:       telephone number: 01752 849400

 London College of Fashion
Course Title: Event Management
Venue:        London College of Printing

Contact details:       telephone number: 020 7514 7566

 London Voluntary Service Council
Course Title: Event Management

Contact details:       telephone number: 020 77008113
                       (Training, Organisational Support Department)

 Reed Training
Course Title: Creating Effective Events
Venue:        Central London

Contact details:       telephone number: 0800 132448

 The Training Pack
Tailor-make training to meet your needs and budget.

Contact details:       telephone number: 020 89984891
                       e-mail:          info@thetrainingpack.co.uk

 University of Oxford
Course title: Effective marketing and Planning seminars, courses and
conferences
Venue:        Rewley House, Oxford

Contact details:       telephone number: 01865 286937
                                        (Anne Shadwick)




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                                   Legal Issues

      Staging an event at a particular venue will be subject to local council
       permission.

      Placing placards and signs will also be subject to local county council
       ruling.
       You will have to deal with the local council’s planning department:
       Cardiff: 029 208711870

      Health and safety requirements must also be met. Information can be
       obtained from your local authority’s health and safety department.

       If planning an event in Cardiff, please contact Mr Dennis Gardener on
       029 2087 1124 for advice and details of the Safety Advisory Group
       which is run for event organisers, highlighting the health and safety
       requirements of staging an event.

      Licence will be needed to serve alcohol on the premises.
       To obtain a licence you will have to contact the Local magistrate court.


For your information, here are the contact details of the local councils in
South East Wales:

Bridgend County Borough Council:          01656 643643
Caerphilly County Borough Council:        01443 815588
Cardiff County Council:                   029 2087 2000
Helpline:                                 029 20871001
Merthyr Tydfil Borough Council:           01685 725000
Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough:         01443 424000
Vale of Glamorgan County Borough:         01446 700111

For your information, here are the contact details of the local magistrates’
courts in the area:

Bridgend, Sunnyside:                      01656 766431
Cardiff, Fitzalan Place:                  029 2046 3040
Merthyr Tydfil, Glebeland Place:          01685 721731
Barry, Thompson Street:                   01446 737491




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