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FAQs

WHAT THE FAQ?...

WHAT IS THE BIG FESTOON?

The BIG Festoon is a business and personal development event, designed to inspire, motivate, educate and entertain you, all the while helping you to grow your business and expand and amplify your success.
 
We do this through bringing you inspirational and educational TED-style talks, super-relaxed and safe networking and a host of exhibitors showcasing their products and services.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

The BIG Festoon is an inclusive event, everyone is welcome, though due to the language, content and messaging that will be shared by the speakers, this event is only appropriate for those aged 18 years and over.
 
Come and join a room full of like-minded people, all at different stages in their personal and business journey, looking for inspiration, motivation and celebration!

WHEN'S THE NEXT EVENT?

Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March 2024

WHERE IS IT?

Premier Suite
Bolton Stadium Hotel
De Havilland Way
Bolton
BL6 6SF

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Bolton Stadium has ample capacity for car parking. The car park is free.
 
On arrival, please follow signs to The Premier Suite.  

The BIG Festoon is on the ground floor.

WHERE'S THE NEAREST TRAIN STATION?

Horwich Parkway Train Station is across the road from Bolton Stadium Hotel. 

WHERE CAN I STAY?

There is plenty of accommodation in the vicinity, both at the venue at Bolton Stadium Hotel and with 2 Premier Inns and a Mercure Hotel in the surrounding area.  Please contact venues directly for current room rates and availability.

CAN I SPONSOR THE EVENT?

We have a number of different sponsorship opportunities available.  

 

Please download our brochure for more details.

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CAN I BE AN EXHIBITOR?

We have one-day and two-day exhibitor spots available.

 

Please download our brochure and refer to page six for more details.

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WHY DO I HAVE AN EMAIL ABOUT ONLINE ACCESS?

The BIG Festoon is a live, in-person event, but we do have all the content from across the two days recorded by a professional film crew.  

 

A few days after the event, you will be able to login to our bespoke online portal and access all of these recordings, to watch and re-watch time and time again.

 

There will also be profiles for all of the speakers and exhibitors, with details of their websites, social media channels, an overview of them and what they do, as well as some delicious freebies and exclusive offers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE?

Please refer to the ticket sales page for a full list of your benefits depending on your ticket type.

DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING?

A smile and an open mind!  There is a bar, so you may wish to buy additional alcoholic or soft drinks throughout the day or after the event during the After Party.  The bar accepts cash or card.

 

There will also be exhibitors selling on the day and a raffle for The #FLYANYWAY Foundation.

IS THERE WIFI ACCESS?

Yes, the event room has WiFi access.  

 

The access code will be displayed on the day.

CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD & DRINK?

All food and drink is provided.  As such, please do not bring in your own food and drink.  

 

If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know at the point of booking or email bookings@iamthequeenbee.co.uk

IS THERE A DRESS CODE?

Wear whatever makes you feel good!  

 

The BIG Festoon is an inclusive event, everyone is welcome to express themselves.  

 

It is not a formal business event!

ARE THERE DISABLED FACILITIES?

If you have any particular access needs, light or sound sensitivity, or social anxiety, please get in touch via bookings@iamthequeenbee.co.uk so we can plan your day to support you.

HOW CAN I SPEAK ON STAGE?

We run the Mastermind Programme twice a year, with the speakers going up on stage at the following BIG Festoon event.  

 

For more details, please speak to a team member on the day or contact bookings@iamthequeenbee.co.uk

WHAT IS THE AGENDA?

Doors open to attendees from 8:00am each day for registration and access to the expo area.
 

Do come and participate in this expo area, it’s going to be fabulous!
 

We invite attendees to take their seats at around 8:50am, to introduce themselves to their fellow table guests and get settled in for a prompt 9:00am start.

 

There will be morning and afternoon comfort breaks and an hour for lunch at around 1pm.

 

Day One will finish on stage at 6:00pm, with the expo area staying open until 7:00pm for drinks and networking.
 

Day Two will finish on stage at 6pm, with the expo area staying open until 7:00pm.  We will then reconvene downstairs at 7:30pm (after you've had the chance to freshen up and grab some dinner) for our After Party until 12am.

WHAT IF I NEED A REFUND?

Once you agree to the terms of one of our products or services you will not be entitled to a refund unless you are still within the 14 day cooling off period and your purchase was made online.

The only exception to this is where we choose to cancel the Services (other than under clause 12 of our T&Cs where we terminate due to your breach of this Agreement or following an act of insolvency), you are entitled to a partial refund for sessions which you have paid for in advance and which you have not received. 

Should you choose not to participate in the Services for any reason you will remain legally responsible for the full amount of the Fees and full payment will still be required.

You warrant that you are entering into this Agreement solely for business purposes.


This clause does not affect your statutory rights.

For more information please see our full Terms & Conditions page HERE.

I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION...

If you have any other questions or queries ahead of the event, please get in touch at bookings@iamthequeenbee.co.uk

 

We're happy to help and can't wait to see you there!

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