Cavendish Venues is celebrating an impressive 21 years of business and to celebrate the milestone, they asked CEO Tom Mayers and MD Rachel Applegate for an insight into the key secrets of the company’s success and hopes for the future:
What has been the most memorable event of your career?
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.
Most satisfying achievement so far?
TM: Working with happy colleagues.
RA: When an event is a 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?
If there’s one lesson you’ve learned?
RA: Do not panic or lose heart.
TM: Keep going and do one thing at a time!
During the 21 years, the privately-owned firm has been proud to achieve numerous accolades including securing titles at prestigious Conference Awards for four consecutive years.
Continuing to welcome clients with a high level of service, you can enquire for your next successful events at [email protected] or call 020 7706 7700.
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