University conference service accumulates awards

College Court and Leicester Conferences, the conference and events portfolio of venues at our University, have received more recognition of excellence by winning ‘Hotel of the Year’ and ‘Most Inspiring Manager’ at Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards 2016.

The awards acknowledge the importance of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions sector of the tourism industry which is worth in the region of £1b to Leicester.

At the sixth annual Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards, College Court was nominated as finalists in three categories – and won two of them.

Steve Crawford (left) receives his ‘Most Inspiring Manager' award.

College Court.

  • WINNER  ‘Hotel of the Year’
  • WINNER ‘Most Inspiring Manager’ Steve Crawford, Centre Director
  • Finalist – ‘Best Team’, College Court

Leicester Conferences

  • Highly Commended for Business Tourism

Steve Crawford, Centre Director at College Court said: ‘’Both College Court and Leicester Conferences are delighted to be recognised in being successful in three different categories at this year’s Tourism Awards. We were equally pleased being a finalist in the category for best team and look forward to building on the strong foundation we have already built. It is so much easier to be an "Inspiring Manager" when you work with a great team who are professional and committed to providing first class service every day and fun and inspiring themselves.’’