EVENT INFORMATION

Please refer to your schedule and agenda for the full itinerary for micebook ventures.  Here you will discover speakers, daily breakdown or activities, meals and educational content sessions. Please ensure you have selected your wellness and experience sessions at the time of check in for the event so we can do our utmost to accommodate your request.

For more information on your meetings, please refer to the separate meeting FAQs. 



All delegates should arrive by 14:00 

East Croydon is the nearest station to Birch Selsdon, trains from London Blackfriars as well as London Victoria and London Bridge take 20 to 30 minuets.

Birch is a 10 minuet taxi ride away. There is a taxi rank outside East Croydon station to call Ubers – where possible please try and taxi share.

The micebook registration team will be on-hand to register and welcome you in the HUB / Orangerie at Birch (Selsdon)



Breakfast will be at the hotel from 07:00am – 09:00am

Ventures23 will be providing a meat free menu for all organised meals – we hope this literally gives you some ‘food for thought’ and this in turn will reduce our carbon footprint.

Any specific dietary information will have been captured on your registration but if anything has changed since then, please let the team know.

Ditch the suits and pack your flip flops. We encourage casual and comfortable attire for the day elements, expect to get suck in with nature and dress to impress for the Gala evening on 6th June. We want you to be comfortable for learning and networking.

Make sure you pack something warm for the evening as we have some incredible outdoor activities lined up, as well as your gym kit and a change of clothes you don’t mind getting dirty to enjoy the full Ventures experience. 

We support the shift away from fast fashion and envisage our industry to have a positive impact on people and planet.



We encourage all guests to download the event app prior to the event to easily access their schedules. All information is also available on the event platform. If you have trouble logging in or accessing your schedules, please contact the micebook team. 

MEETING INFORMATION

We invite you to peruse our meeting code of conduct here.

A professional etiquette is advised – suppliers and buyers have given their valuable time to make this a worthwhile experience for all parties.

For meetings we recommend locating the meeting space and familiarising yourself with the map of the space to best use the time allocated.

Some meetings will be held in the grounds make sure you have your sunnies and comfortable attire ready.

Please contact the supplier/buyer at your earliest convenience and re-arrange the appointment. We request you contact them directly via the event platform or app to check the reason and try to re-arrange for another mutually convenient time.

20mins in total, 18mins meeting time and a 2min break before your next appointment.

The 20 in-person meetings will take place at Birch between 5th – 7th June. If you are unable to attend the meetings and would like to allocate a replacement, please inform the micebook team at your earliest convenience. Please refer to the code of conduct and we urge you to tailor your meetings to keep within the theme of the event to gain maximum benefit and form quality relationships.

  • 5th June – 5 meetings
  • 6th June – 10 meetings
  • 7th June – 5 meetings

Exact locations can be found within the event schedule.

There will not be access to power points during the face-to-face meetings – please come prepared with charged devices and power banks if necessary. 

If you have any issues accessing the link or using the platform during the day, please email [email protected] or contact Olivia directly at [email protected]. Please ensure you are accessing the platform on Chrome, Firefox or others. Internet Explorer and Safari are not fully supported. You can find further platform assistance here. 

DELEGATE INFORMATION

Should you need to send a substitute attendee, please let the micebook team know as soon as possible.  

If you feel unwell at any point during the event, please contact a member of the micebook events team and let them know. Medical assistance will be provided if required. 

If you are travelling from outside of the UK, please ensure you have comprehensive travel insurance that has been organised by yourself. The micebook events team cannot assist with this unfortunately.

Birch (Selsdon)  offers free of charge wifi access

The micebook team will be on-hand to help with any enquiry you may have for this event. If your answers are not answered within the information provided, please just come and find us or contact us below:
E: [email protected]
E: [email protected]

Follow the micebook team on @micebook 

We would love you to post on your own channels whilst at the event using hashtag #micebook #mbventures23



Like so many other businesses we are on our journey to reBuilding better; we are neither experts nor leaders in this space but we are absolutely committed to continually taking active steps towards being a sustainable and responsible business.

As a media and events business, our intention is to use the power of the micebook platform to bring together event profs from across the sector to explore not only the challenges but also to discover new possibilities and solutions. Our aim is to create an environment for progessive conversations and connections that challenge us all to think and act differently, post event. Our mission is to help transform the world of business events as a force for good.

Throughout micebook Ventures, we will be providing high level insight from leading academics and experts that will challenge us all to think and act differently. This is combined with an opportunity to explore these learning in the practical application; empowering us all to take inspired action in the day-to-day.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Birch (Selsdon)
126 Addington Rd
South Croydon
CR2 8YA

Web: https://www.birchcommunity.com/selsdon/
Phone: 0203 953 3000

Breakfast will be at the hotel from 07:00am – 09:00am

Birch (Selsdon) has your wellness – both mental and physical – at our heart and is equipped with a state-of-the-art Wellness Space (which has a gym, yoga and spin studios).

As part of the Ventures initiative, we welcome you to join our optional ‘Wake up Wellness’ sessions for a group Yoga, Run or Walk tailored specifically for our pioneering venturers. You can sign up to these in the Hub on arrival and check in for the event. 



Birch Selsdon’s co working space is available to use for all delegates prior to check in and the start of the event programme. There are abundant power and charging sockets throughout the lounge.

If you wish to use the space don’t hesitate to ask a member of micebook or Birch.

Your room rate and breakfast are covered by the event booking. You will be liable for all other incidentals and will need to clear before check out. You will be asked to provide a credit card guarantee upon check-in for any incidental charges. Any additional costs against your room bill need to be cleared before you depart the hotel on the 7th June.

Parking is available at the hotel free of charge

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