The Cambridge Ambassador Programme

Become a conference ambassador and be a part of the Cambridge story...

If you are a member of a professional association, society or institute, you will likely have attended a few conferences and know just how valuable they are. Have you ever thought about bringing one of those conferences to Cambridge? Could you be a Cambridge Conference Ambassador and champion the city to your professional peers as the next destination for your main event? The good news is that you don’t have to do it alone, Meet Cambridge offers a programme of free help and support through its Cambridge Conference Ambassador Programme...

What is a Conference Ambassador?

A conference ambassador is anyone who is a member of a professional association, society or institute who would like to host an event associated with that organisation in Cambridge.

Do I need to live / work in Cambridge to be a conference ambassador?

No! It is open to everyone.

How will Meet Cambridge help me to bring my event to Cambridge?

Meet Cambridge is the conference and events bureau for the city and the official venue-finding service for spaces at The University of Cambridge, the Cambridge Colleges, hotels and other unique properties. We can help you to

  • Source suitable venues.
  • Showcase the venue options with coordinated site visits and hospitality for your major decision-makers.
  • Plan the event with a range of free resources such as sample budgets, checklists, ideas for social programmes and marketing collateral to help you promote your event. We can even introduce you to a PCO (Professional Conference Organiser) if you need help with the planning or the logistics. See our
  • To create a winning bid. Quite often, a destination is chosen through a bidding process where various cities are proposed to a group of decision-makers. Whilst the information required differs according to the organisation, you can be assured that we have many years of experience in providing a compelling case for Cambridge. To help you with your bid, we provide:
    • Imagery, video and set pieces of text to help you to promote Cambridge as a destination
    • Information about how to get to Cambridge
    • Contacts for:
    • Advocacy from Local and UK Government

In essence, we support you with everything you need to propose Cambridge as a destination so you can focus on the conference content and program.

Why become a Cambridge Conference Ambassador?

Whilst there is no denying that hosting an event is hard work, there are many benefits to be had. For example:

  • Showcasing your work to your professional peers.
  • Elevating your professional profile.
  • Encouraging potential investment in your field, team or organisation.
  • Gaining new skills.
  • Discovering new collaborations.
  • An opportunity to shape the content of the conference programme.
  • Being a part of Cambridge’s story of innovation and leadership.


Become a Cambridge Conference Ambassador today; make an impact on your field and the vibrant city of Cambridge. Contact us here to talk about your ideas.

Read about some of the conferences our current ambassadors have hosted.

Read more about our service for associations and societies.

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