About Us

The Venue Team are one of the UK’s leading FREE venue finding agencies. Our experienced team offers a personal and dedicated venue sourcing service.

Our goal is always to provide our clients with the right venue, in the right location, at the right budget. By using our FREE venue finding service we will ensure that your next corporate event is a great success.

  • FREE Venue Finding Service – our service costs you nothing
  • Save Time – let us source a venue  for you, freeing you up to do other things
  • Save Money – our buying power ensures you get excellent rates, and it’s our phone bill not yours
  • Fast Service – we can provide professional proposal for every enquiry, in just 4 hours*

Established in 2003, our small specialised team of experts can offer you a wealth of experience for your venue finding and event requirements.  We care about our customers and their events, and this shows in our commitment to gaining a real understanding of what you are aiming to achieve from your event and venue.

We are an independent and completely impartial agency. As we are not tied into using specific chains or venues, we can ensure you always get the venue that best matches your brief and event. 

Our commitment to delivering you the best possible solution for your requirements is based around our understanding that you have a choice. If we do not meet your requirements you are under no obligation to use our service. This approach has ensured that we always give 100% in ensuring that we deliver the service we promise. We are also members of the HBAA (Hotel Booking Agents Association) and we adhere to their industry code of conduct.

If you have any questions, give us a call or take a look at our FAQ section.

Meet the Team

Emma Tett

Emma Tett

Emma graduated with a degree in Tourism Management and embarked on a career in events, initially within venue finding agencies, before moving into hotels. She worked for Thistle Hotels and Ramada Jarvis with roles in Meetings and Events and Revenue Management, before leaving to lecture part time in Travel and Tourism.

When her husband Gavin passed away in late 2009, Emma took over The Venue Team as Director. Emma continues to run the business with the same values and drive for service that have been at the heart of the company from its creation.





Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor

Emma joins The Venue Team with ten years previous experience in the industry. Starting her career at a venue finding agency, Emma then travelled the world, spending a large amount of her time working in hotels in Europe. The last few years have involved Emma working on several corporate accounts, managing their accommodation requirements in the UK and abroad.

Emma has a successful history of building and maintaining client relationships, and with her background in venue finding for events as well as managing accommodation, she adds another dynamic to the team as our Corporate Account Manager.





Chris Skeet

Chris Skeet

Chris Skeet

Chris has over ten years’ experience putting events of all sizes together, largely through his own team building company Kaboura Events, who have worked closely with The Venue Team for many years.

With experience in events and previous venue finding, Chris has been invaluable since he came on board in 2010. Today, he continues to support the company and its vision to deliver a high quality service to our customers.






Chris Orrell & Gavin Tett

Chris Orrell & Gavin Tett

Chris Orrell & Gavin Tett

The Venue Team was founded in 2003 by friends Gavin Tett and Chris Orrell. Sadly, Gavin passed away in 2009, but his passion for excellent customer service and his love and enthusiasm for the industry continues to inspire us today.

Chris and Gavin’s relentless energy and dedication made the company what it is. Today we continue in their vision for an excellent service from a friendly team who really care about every enquiry.

Chris continues to be involved in helping and advising us in growing the business today.


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In the Right Location
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Call 08445 007 138 or
e-mail: help@venueteam.co.uk

The Venue Team
103 Bargates
BH23 1QQ