Renowned as a thriving financial hub for international businesses, London offers a whole host of opportunities when it comes to staging meetings, conferences and corporate events. Whether you’re looking to catch up with colleagues over a power breakfast, conduct a training seminar, hold an interview or secure an important deal with a prospective client, the location you choose can be crucial. To help ensure that you’re making the right decision for your professional event, here’s a roundup of London’s top places to do business.
The Landmark London
If you’re wanting to impress, holding a business event at one of the leading five star hotels in London is sure to offer the wow factor. The Landmark London boasts an array of stunning meeting and conference rooms, each equipped with state-of-the-art technology and comfortable areas for coffee breaks. Alternatively, for something a little less formal, the hotel’s elegant gazebo area lends itself as the perfect meeting spot, with a selection of luxurious seating and light meals available. Moreover, Landmark’s guest suites come with spacious living areas that can double-up as intimate meeting spaces, ideal for small gatherings.
Offering expertly crafted, bespoke dining options for your event, express lunch menus are available in Twotwentytwo and The Winter Garden. The hotel also offers a variety of spectacular banqueting spaces which can be adapted to suit your individual needs, offering the perfect location for large sit-down buffets.
The hotel’s expert event organisers can help you with every step of the planning process to make certain that your event is a success. Catering for business travellers, the hotel has a great central location with excellent accessibility via the underground and train, as well as designated holding spaces for coaches.
The Museum of London
If you want to make an impression, it’s worth thinking outside of the box. The Museum of London offers a diverse selection of contemporary conference and meeting spaces, including a 230-seat lecture theatre equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual controls. The venue also offers its unique Terrace Rooms for business purposes, comprising three separate spaces each with access to private gardens for the perfect break-out space.
The versatile Clore LearningCentre can function either as one large room for up to 200 delegates or it can be sectioned off into three separate areas for smaller meetings. There is also a special seminar room and e-learning suite close by.
The British Library
Unbeknown to many, the British Library houses an impressive conference centre that is ideal for meetings, lectures and media events. The business centre has its own private entrance with a variety of flexible facilities to meet a range of business needs. Whether you're planning a small congress or a large convention, you can choose from a selection of spaces, including the 255-delegate capacity auditorium and five individually designed smaller meeting rooms.
As an added bonus, the centre also has an onsite team of technical personnel to help ensure that your event runs as smoothly as possible. What’s more, the foyer and bar area offers the perfect informal environment to talk business over a bite to eat.
Central Hall Westminster
With a prime location and an impressive selection of versatile rooms, it’s easy to see why Central Hall Westminster is a top choice for corporate events of all sizes. With Europe’s largest dome ceiling, a theatre entrance, spacious foyer areas and a magnificent Grand Staircase, this location offers a truly unique space for clients, partners and colleagues to meet. From five-person meeting rooms to a 2,160-delegate capacity auditorium, each space benefits from large windows, high ceilings, blackout blinds and the latest technology.
For a refreshing twist on traditional conference rooms, Central Hall Westminster now offers an exclusive outdoor event space that overlooks London’s most iconic landmarks, including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. With a reception space that holds up to 60 guests, the Skyline Terrace also connects to a bright and airy circular shaped meeting room for added space.
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