In an award ceremony held in London on 9 September the team from Liverpool Convention Bureau celebrated winning the Silver Award for ‘Best UK Convention Bureau’ at the M&IT Awards 2022. Celebrating the best in Meetings & Incentive Travel the awards are considered the Oscars of the industry.
Coming only second to Glasgow Convention Bureau, Liverpool Convention Bureau repeated the success of winning Silver in the same category in 2021, cementing their status amongst the best.
On the successful win, Jenny Jensen, Head of Business Tourism at Marketing Liverpool said:
“Taking home this award means so much to the team who work tirelessly, with passion and dedication to ensure that Liverpool exceeds the expectations of event organisers time and time again. Being recognised in this way by our clients means a great deal to us and we’d like to thank them for their continued support.”
It wasn’t only team LCB that collected awards on behalf of Liverpool during the evening. Liverpool Cathedral picked up Silver for the ‘Best UK Unusual Venue’ whilst ACC Liverpool received silver for the ‘Best UK Conference Centre’, further proving that Liverpool is a top destination in the UK for business events and business tourism.
Faye Dyer, managing director of The ACC Liverpool Group, said:
“We are thrilled to have won this prestigious award. I’m immensely proud of the entire ACC Liverpool team who have worked tirelessly to ensure live events are once again up and running successfully. We are really pleased to have welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors back to our campus and to the city to a diverse and packed schedule of national and international conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and sport.
“We are truly grateful for everyone’s support. This award reflects ours and the city’s commitment to ensuring Liverpool remains a leading business tourism destination.”
Award season doesn’t stop there for team LCB as they have also been nominated for ‘Best Destination Team’ at the Meetings Industry Association Awards taking place in November.
Find out more about the awards and watch a short video on why we think LCB are deserving of the Best Destination Team HERE.