Finding a conference and event space in London is not as easy as you may think, especially when you want value for money and a space that will impress your delegates. Take a look at our top 8 picks to help you find the best solution! Naturally, you’ll need to know you’re getting the best rates and that you’re able to integrate a manage accommodation service so before you make contact, get in touch with MICE Concierge and we’ll manage the entire RFP process for you, using our relationships and knowhow to ensure the best possible outcomes.
ExCel London is located in the Royal Victoria Dock and is easily accessed via one of the many transport links that London has to offer as well as its own dedicated car park with EV chargers and blue badge spaces. The venue has won countless awards and takes pride in being the very best conference and events centre in the UK.
Annually, the venue is host to around 4 million people and 400 events and has a number of catering options as well as all the modern tech equipment you could need. With spaces that can house more than 4000 delegates, ExCel London is sure to have a solution that will meet your needs.
The Olympia Exhibition Centre is located in Kensington and boasts space for up to 10,000 people at any one time. It is designed with access in mind and can be reached by public transport or driven to, using the onsite car park when your delegates are in attendance. There are plenty of hospitality options to choose from and you can look forward t having a direct contact that will work with you to achieve your goals.
The other great thing about the Olympia is that there is access to a large outside space that delegates can enjoy before and after they’ve attended the event. Plus, with access to thousands of hotels in the city, no one should have to travel far to rest before returning the next day.
If you want a destination that is iconic all over the world then why not choose Wembley Stadium for your next event? There are around eight different room styles to choose between, from small corporate suites based in the boxes to the huge Great Hall that that can seat more than 1000 people.
You can host an exhibition, congress, convention or business meeting in this venue and there are some great hospitality options that will keep your guests fed and hydrated. Getting to the stadium is easy by train, bus or car and there are plenty of hotels nearby to accommodate each guest.
When the QEII Centre opened it quickly became one of the leading conference and exhibition spaces in London, offering a capacity of up to 2500 people and hosting more than 400 events every single year. It’s situated directly opposite Westminster Abbey and is easy to access no matter how your guests and delegates are travelling.
With its enviable location, you can also be sure that anyone who needs a hotel room for the night will be able to find one, especially if you work with a managed accommodation provider who can get you the best block booking prices. There’s also lots of scope for networking events inside the venue as well as in the city, providing each person with lots to do for their time in London.
If you want a venue that everyone knows then The O2 is well worth considering. This events venue has options for events, exhibitions and business meetings as well as concerts and more. It houses groups of 200 right up to 18000 and is focused on creating a full-service event that leaves your delegates keen to return time and time again.
The O2 team will help you create a room configuration that meets your ends as well as hospitality and networking services to keep everyone entertained and engrossed all day long. Its convenient location makes it ideal for an event that is over two or more days as there are plenty of hotels, shops and tourist destinations to enjoy in between sessions.
If you want something more unique for your next event the Tobacco Dock is a great choice that is run by a team of dedicated experts. The venue has plenty of different spaces to choose from and you can work with the team to create the room configuration that you need. Its central location makes it easy to get to and there are great food and beverage options that will keep everyone well sustained.
The maximum capacity at the Tobacco Dock is 1500, but there are plenty of smaller spaces to choose from too. There is also a lot of great outside space for people to enjoy when it’s time to take five and relax!
Based in Battersea Park and easily accessed via the Tube, bus or via car, Evolution has been created to meet the demand for corporate event spaces that can be personalised to meet your needs, hosting up to 5000 people at any time. The venue is a blank canvas that can be designed to your exacting standards, making it a great solution for exhibitions, conferences, ceremonies and more. The venue also partners with Moving Venue, a catering service that can create bespoke menus or arrange for food and beverages to be on offer throughout your event.
Central Hall Westminster
Our final choice is Central Hall Westminster with its 25 different event spaces and capacity for more than 2000 people. It’s a historic location that was built in 1912 and hosts up to 800 events every single year. The space has free WiFi for all of your delegates and super fast broadband that can stream all your media throughout your event.
It’s located next to the Houses of Parliament and is near to a wide range of hotels and hospitality venues for your delegates to enjoy when your event is over for the day.
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