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The Crowne Plaza champions export category in our awards


Some of Crowne Plaza Belfast’s conference facilities and meeting rooms

Some of Crowne Plaza Belfast’s conference facilities and meeting rooms

Some of Crowne Plaza Belfast’s conference facilities and meeting rooms

Some of Crowne Plaza Belfast’s conference facilities and meeting rooms

Andras House director Rajesh Rana

Andras House director Rajesh Rana

Some of Crowne Plaza Belfast’s conference facilities and meeting rooms

Belfast's Crowne Plaza Hotel is proud to sponsor the Excellence in Exporting Award at the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank.

Rajesh Rana, director of Crowne Plaza owner Andras House, said: "Crowne Plaza Belfast recognises the value exporting generates for the local economy, especially as tourism is an export industry by bringing international travellers to these shores. We are delighted to be the category sponsor."

The award-winning Crowne Plaza at Shaw's Bridge is Belfast's premier conference and events venue, nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty and just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to all the main arterial routes.

Crowne Plaza Belfast is Northern Ireland's largest conference hotel, with 21 meeting rooms catering for all types of events from a two-person engagement to a conference for 900 delegates or a gala ball for 550 guests.

Delegates can also benefit from free fast Wi-Fi and on-site car parking. The sleek Great Oak Conference Centre is located on the top floor, with 12 superb meeting rooms with the latest AV technology and a dedicated conference reception. The facilities at The Great Oak Conference Centre include The Boardroom which boasts leather seating, a plasma screen TV, a private terrace and complimentary Nespresso coffee, as well as tea, soft drinks and snacks. The Great Oak Conference Centre provides catering for every requirement, from small meetings to conferences for up to 160 and banquets for 120.

The Grand Ballroom at Crowne Plaza Belfast is one of Northern Ireland's largest dedicated conference and banqueting spaces with capacity for 900 delegates or 550 dinner guests.

This magnificent suite avails of HD digital projectors, audio, 3-phase power supply, ceiling mounts for lighting rigs and a generous pre-function area making this a truly multi-function venue.

The elegant Malone Suite accommodates up to 200 guests, with private bar facilities within the room. This stunning suite provides the perfect setting for a more intimate event. The pre-function area provides the perfect area for your guests or delegates to arrive and includes a feature lighting centrepiece with hand-blown glass, unique designer fittings and furnishings and a gorgeous shimmering cocktail bar.

The Laganview Suite is a dedicated stand-alone venue featuring two suites and pre-function areas for private and VIP events.

Complete with its own private arrival area which has stunning views over the Lagan Valley, this suite avails of private bar facilities and an enclosed patio area. The Laganview Suite also benefits from its own garden and three meeting rooms and can cater for conferences, banquets and meetings for up to 210 delegates.

Crowne Plaza Belfast is a brand that is built on meeting the needs of business travellers, and offers Club Bedrooms and a Club Lounge complete with complimentary continental breakfast, snacks and drinks.

The Crowne Plaza 'Sleep Advantage' programme includes new pocket-sprung mattresses and luxurious new bedding, quiet zone bedrooms and aromatherapy kits in every room to ensure a restful night after a busy day.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at 117 Milltown Road, Shaw's Bridge, Belfast BT8 7XP. Visit www.cpbelfast.com for a full list of facilities or make an enquiry on 028 9092 3500 or at meetings@cpbelfast.com

Belfast Telegraph