Coffee anyone?

Ok, I want you to ask yourself - how important is coffee in your life? Well, to me it is probably one of the most important every day liquids I imbibe. Way more important than water and air! So ask yourself another question - how do I enhance my events by serving really good coffee? You’ve experienced it all before, the coffee station at your event with something that tastes as if it has been filtered through an old sock. The liquid that looks like it came out of a petrol bowser. Where, no matter how hard you try, the milk floats on top like ice floe. Yeuks!

So, for your next event go and get yourself a Barista – don’t be tight! It adds huge value to an event and your delegates will love it. And, while that though is percolating, why not personalise your cups with your company logo of your event delegates name? Give your event or incentive delegates a nice cup or mug that they can take home and every time they have a coffee they will think of the wonderful coffee they experienced at your event.

Remember, life was not meant to be easy but it was never meant to be dull either. So go out there and think 'coffee' at your next event. Create an experience at your event with coffee!

Here are some nice coffee tips to enhance your event,courtesy of Veritas Events.

  1. Your delegates arrive at the airport for a transfer to their event – don’t just shove them into a coach, have a nice cup of coffee waiting for them. Find out at registration what they like and make it happen with an airport coffee shop.
  2. When they arrive at the event have a welcome cup of coffee waiting.
  3. Try a barista course as part of your event.
  4. Include a coffee tasting experience at your events morning tea.

We have plenty more ideas where that came from. If you are considering an event please call Kieran Kennedy on 61 2 8908 5600 or kieran.kennedy@veritas.com.au. We would love to show you how we can add value, creativity and a sense of experience to your next event or incentive.

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How to attract visitors to your exhibition stand

Getting People to visit your exhibition can be hard, especially when there are other booths at the conference that they want to attend. Here are a few tips on how to get them at your exhibition stand:

  • Video content: video content that is relevant to your company on a big screen is a great way to reel them in!
  • Daily Prize: having a daily prize will get the people who are attending the exhibition to return.
  • Gifts: giving gifts away always helps. 

For more tips and tricks or if you need help with event production, audio visual, guest speakers, gala dinners, conferences, corporate functions, or sales seminars, let Veritas manage your event and we'll take the pain and add the gain. If you are planning a corporate event contact Kieran Kennedy of Veritas on kieran.kennedy@veritas.com.au

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Weird & Wonderful Hotels: HotelIm Wasserturm

At Veritas Event Management we are always looking out for the weird and wonderful hotels of the world. We like to think outside the box and strive to make your next incentive or overseas event a special one. Why not take your next incentive group and say at the unique HotelIm Wasserturm in Cologne?


This hotel was a 19th century water tower used to feed the growing cities population. Standing derelict for many years, it took the genius of French interior designer Andrée Putman and the courage of a team of investors to turn what used to be Europe`s largest water tower, into the amazing 5-star hotel that we enjoy today. This one-of-a-kind experience remains one of the most architecturally stunning hotels in Germany. The imposing 11 metre high entrance hall with its catwalks, mezzanine, Presidential suite, grand conference facilities all share the status that this massive building imposes. 

At this hotel your next incentive or conference group is guaranteed a unique and outstanding experience. If you are considering planning your next overseas incentive trip why not choose this hotel? Need help with planning? Contact Kieran Kennedy on Kieran.kennedy@veritas.com.au

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Barrel Room – Tempus Two

Tempus Two is one of the most impressive venues in the Hunter Valley for special events. The Barrel Room upon entry is a beautiful sight. The room was once a working winery, now with polished cement floors, 204 oak barrels lining the walls and 10 Gold Italian chandeliers giving the room warmth and elegance.

Although predominantly used for special events such as gala dinners, you can certainly use the space for a team building activity involving wine tasting or similar, perhaps even consider holding your corporate event or conference at Tempus Two for something different.

If you are planning a Sydney event this hotel is a short two hour drive north of Sydney or 45 minutes from Newcastle where the closest airport is located. At Veritas we know our stuff when it comes to conference and meeting destinations and facilities. We are always excited to find out about new and/or refurbished venues. For any information about your next conference, incentive, product launch or board meeting, please do not hesitate to get in touch.Contact Kieran onKieran.kennedy@veritas.com.au or call him on 02 8908 5600.

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Château Élan

Château Élan at The Vintage is a golf, spa and conference resort located in the Hunter Valley. The venue offers hotel style accommodation plus 6 conference and event venues all in the heart of wine country. Château Élan is the ideal location for corporate events, team building or special events featuring a wide variety of spaces and venues. The complex features a Greg Norman-designed Vintage golf course and boasts a spa and hair salon with 17 treatment rooms.

If you are planning a Sydney event this hotel is just a short two hour drive north of Sydney or 45 minutes from Newcastle where the closest airport is located. With the Hunter Valley wine country at your feet what a great place to consider using for your upcoming events, whether it be a corporate event, incentive program, special event or team building you should consider using Château Élan.

At Veritas we know our stuff when it comes to conference and meeting destinations and facilities. We are always excited to find out about new and/or refurbished venues. For any information about your next conference, incentive, product launch or board meeting, please do not hesitate to get in touch.Contact Kieran onKieran.kennedy@veritas.com.au or call him on 02 8908 5600.

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