With the festive period fast approaching and the last of the autumnal weather fending off the imminent winter frost, In2Events hopes to make the most of this year’s remaining outdoor experiences, by inviting you to join us at our celebratory end-of-year ‘In2 the countryside’ client event!

Join your key In2Events colleagues and other Executive-level industry peers, for our exclusive, invite-only client event held in the beautiful Ascot countryside; in partnership with MacDonald Hotels & resorts, we welcome you along to the charming MacDonald Berystede Hotel & Spa on Thursday the 22nd November for a luxurious private dining experience and overnight stay. You will have the chance to experience a taste of the resort’s contemporary four-star business and leisure facilities during an engaging countryside retreat, where you may take the opportunity to leverage the expert knowledge of your dedicated In2Events team, for any of your upcoming plans or business needs. The engagement opportunities don’t stop there however! On Friday 23rd November, we hurdle on over to the famous Ascot racecourse for a day of adrenalin fueled excitement, at the ‘Prince’s countryside-fund race day’, enjoying a six-race jumps card, whilst you hedge your bets, and relish in some festive champagne cheer as we toast to another successful year!

Please note: Registration closes on Friday 16th Nov


Agenda

Arrive at leisure on Thursday 22nd November, with check-in available from 3pm onwards; feel free to take the time to relax into the afternoon by making use of MacDonald Berystede’s state-of-the-art thermal spa, including the 18-metre swimming pool, rock and infra-red saunas and an outdoor hydropool - Perfect for washing away the stresses of the office.

We then invite you to join us from 7pm for a welcome reception, where we’ll warm up your appetites, before relaxing into the evening’s dining experience in the newly refurbished Acanthus Restaurant; a setting which will appeal to those who appreciate a relaxed approach to award-winning dining. We look forward to enjoying a 3-course dining experience, coupled with the resort’s signature wines; you will be hosted by the wonderful MacDonald hotels team, alongside your key In2Events colleagues in the relaxed company of other senior marketing and event professionals. We round off the evening with a few nightcaps in the bar before retiring to a peaceful night’s sleep in the comfort of one of Berystede’s 120 contemporary bedrooms, before the excitement of the day ahead.

Wake up to breakfast on Friday 23rd November at Berystede, before carriages around 10:30am as we head over to Ascot racecourse for your In2Events team to host you for a day of fun & excitement at the Prince’s Countryside-Fund Friday race day! Wrap-up warm in your finest coats and don your fanciest hat (if you so wish), as we watch the horses from the Pre-Parade Ring and unsaddling area, before the real action begins with the first race from 12:15pm.

This six-race jumps card event is complemented by Country Living Magazine’s Christmas shopping fair, for those of you who wish to jumpstart your festive count-down! A wealth of independent pop-ups are available to enjoy offering seasonal delicacies, hand-crafted gifts and charming stocking fillers that are not available on the high street – Not to mention the highly sought after and exclusive In2Events goodie-bag of branded gifts and treats!

Carriages will also be arranged from Ascot racecourse to the train station, for those of you who plan to make the most of the day and enjoy a few celebratory drinks with us, toasting our mutual successes for 2018 and looking forward to our future partnership opportunities for the year ahead. 

We’d love for you to join us for our final client event of 2018, and after the feedback and success of previous events, we’re certain spaces will fill up quickly! - Therefore please avoid disappointment by registering now on the link below to reserve your place.

We look forward to welcoming you to MacDonald Berystede Hotel & Spa on Thursday 22nd November, followed by Royal Ascot Racecourse on Friday the 23rd.


Dress Code

We want you to be comfortable in our company, therefore smart casual attire is welcomed for dinner at MacDonald Berystede Hotel & Spa on Thursday the 22nd – Don’t forget your swimwear if you would like to make use of the hotel’s spa facilities.

At Ascot racecourse on Friday 23rd November, whilst racegoers are encouraged to wear smart clothing, no formal dress code applies during the jumps season, however smart dress befitting of the occasion is recommend - Gentlemen often wear a jacket with a collared shirt and tie. Fancy dress and replica sports shirts are not permitted at Ascot Racecourse.


The Venues

Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa

 

For marketing and events professionals, there are few meeting venues around the M25 that could offer you the exclusivity and attentive service than Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa can.  The hotel is one of the most exclusive meeting venues in Berkshire, with luxurious facilities on hand to ensure the success of your meeting, such as conference capacity for up to 400 delegates. Their self-contained conference suite has 14 modern meeting rooms, breakout spaces and all-inclusive meeting packages, ideal for conferences, VIP meetings, training and hospitality events. The breakout area is replenished throughout the day giving you the flexibility to break when you want, Berystede’s all-inclusive Meeting package ensures your delegates are well fueled throughout their meeting whilst also benefiting from natural daylight, air-conditioning and beautiful surroundings.

In2Events and the MacDonald Hotels team work together to design the perfect event for your requirements, from formal conferences and business meetings, to murder mystery evenings, casino nights or fast-paced, fun treasure hunts – Or of course, why not plan an engaging hospitality day in partnership with the nearby Ascot Racecourse?

Ascot Racecourse

 

Ascot is an unrivalled conference and events venue that is truly unique. They offer clients and guests alike first-class facilities and cater for a wide range of events from an executive meeting for 10 to an exclusive event for 8,000. With over 300 meeting rooms, 4,000 m2 of exhibition space, private dining suites, stylish restaurants, attractive open spaces, terraces and lawns, Ascot is ideal for hosting your next event. The venue is easily accessible, located close to major road networks, 30 minutes from Heathrow and under an hour from London by train and has complimentary onsite parking for over 6,000 cars.

Whether you are planning an intimate meeting, large conference with requirements for presentations, dining and break-out rooms, or complex exhibition, Ascot has the facility, technology and flexibility to meet and exceed your expectations. Ascot’s 300+ meeting rooms of varying sizes can easily accommodate a range of layouts from boardroom to cabaret, dinner to theatre style. Whilst standard delegate packages are available, bespoke packages can be tailored to suit any event. Ascot’s stunning Grandstand Galleria, complete with 27m high atrium, has over 4,000m2 of flexible exhibition space and is perfect for both consumer and trade events.


Your expert In2Events team are on hand to discuss your next meeting, conference or event requirements – Join us at our ‘In2 the countryside’ client event to experience these amazing venues first hand and tell us more about your upcoming plans for 2019.

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