The second Inspirational Venue Roadshow of our 2023 Series will take place on 10 July at Aviator and Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre. With the iconic Farnborough runway as a backdrop these venues offer a perfect combination of multi-functional spaces and contemporary luxury. As always, our IVRs are about creating an informal and relaxed environment to connect hotels and event professionals, all whilst experiencing the amazing hospitality of the host venue.

Introducing Aviator

A luxurious and contemporary hotel located on the Hampshire and Surrey border, overlooking the private Farnborough Airport. Aviator is a truly unique venue for all your meetings, special events, product launches, away days, presentations and outdoor activities.

The hotel boasts 169 spacious rooms and suites, 6 diverse event spaces including the fourth-floor Sky Lounge, a large lawn overlooking Farnborough Airport and a dedicated events lobby complete with a bar.

The meeting and events wing carries through the understated yet opulent interiors of the rest of the hotel, guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

Introducing Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is a venue rich in history, the birthplace of aviation and the home of pioneering spirit. Farnborough International is the perfect location for your next innovative conference or inspiring exhibition.

Venue spaces have been designed and developed for the sole purpose of hosting events on a large scale. Boasting 20,000sqm of flexible indoor event space, Farnborough International Film Studios as well as 100,000 sqm outdoor space, 3,500 on site complimentary car parking spaces.

Interested in experiencing it for yourself? Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect…

Take in the breathtaking surroundings

On arrival take in the stunning views over the Farnborough International runway, rich in history as the birthplace of aviation and the home of pioneering spirit. The airport of course is also home to the iconic Farnborough International Airshow which attracts 75,000 visitors from 102 countries over 5 days!

Experience first class luxury

As a guest at the Inspirational Venue Roadshow you will experience the luxury of Aviator for yourself. Aviator is one of the most striking design hotels in recent times, binding the timeless glamour of aviation with seductive interiors and ultimate comfort. Guest can enjoy runway views from the Sky Bar, a cocktail bar designed with intention. Secluded black leather Rocket chairs and relaxing lounge areas create the ultimate place to sip signature cocktails.

Enjoy a spectacular tasting menu

After one-to-one appointments with each of our exhibitors and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the facilities, you are invited to join us for a dinner to remember. Guests at our IVR will be treated to a spectacular tasting menu at Aviator, featuring the highest quality fresh ingredients accompanied by carefully selected boutique wines from producers around the world. 

Here at CHS, we understand that your time is precious, and we appreciate you investing that time in our events. Our Inspirational Venue Roadshows are designed to provide the perfect opportunity for event professionals to meet 20 inspirational venues from across the UK in one highly focused day – our aim is to send you home inspired, well-connected and having had a great experience with us.

If you’d like to get more information about registering to join us at Aviator and Farnborough International (or learn more about our events, head to or email our Engagement Manager, Jenny Cross at [email protected]

If you are a venue or hotel and would like to get more information about exhibiting on the IVR 3 Series or future programmes please head to and complete the enquiry form.

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