Sponsors & Partners

Headline Sponsor

Performing Artistes have been supplying people to give speeches, chair conferences and host events for over 25 years. Based in the West End, the tight-knit booking team supply over 600 people a year for events in the UK and worldwide. 

Performing Artistes are independent of the talent.  They work for you, the event organiser, whilst maintaining close working relationships with the artistes themselves, to ensure you get the right person, properly briefed at the right price. They cover everything from the serious speaker for keynotes and motivational speeches, to comedians and entertainers for dinners and awards. 

Put simply, they are in the Business of Speaking.

www.performingartistes.co.uk


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Emirates Old Trafford is a flexible, multi-purpose conference and events venue and world-class international sporting stadium ideally located in Manchester.

Catering from ten to 2,000 people across a multitude of events, from small meetings to large exhibitions, our high end space is fully supported by dedicated and in-house services, such as event duty managers, IT support and experienced event planners.

With over 3,600m² of space, 38 meeting rooms, over 600 on-site parking spaces, amazing transport links and a 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn hotel on-site which is due for completion in summer 2017, Emirates Old Trafford is an event organisers dream!

http://emiratesoldtrafford.lccc.co.uk/about/


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AwardsPro is a full circle platform to manage and streamline the entry and judging process for any Awards event. AwardsPro has been created and road-tested by those who know best what an easy-to-use, reliable and robust platform looks and feels like.

Contact aileen@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk to find out more.


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The Kia Oval is fast becoming the conference and events destination in central London. A stone’s throw from the river and situated just outside the congestion charge zone, this venue surprises all with its proximity to the City. Boasting parking for up to 50 cars onsite and 4 minutes walking time from the transport hub of Vauxhall; you won’t find a central London venue with such accessible transport links and free parking.

Every room offers a unique experience for your guests with the variety of spaces spanning from the historic wood-panelled chandeliered Long Room to our incredible Roof Terrace with sweeping panoramic views across London. The Kia Oval offers something to suit every event from 2 to 1500 people.

With a dedicated team of events co-ordinators, you will be looked after by one person from the point of enquiry right through to the morning of your event at which point our experienced operational team will take over to ensure that your event runs impeccably. Our devotion to service and passion for events means we offer each client a bespoke experience. Your event is one of a kind so your service should be too.


Partner

FullCircle are a multi-disciplined events supplier with four key departments working under one roof; Entertainment, Production, Design and Furniture. Our partnership with London’s leading caterer Create completes our event services package.

With experts in their field, the FullCircle departments work together to build memorable events for clients both big and small. Whether it’s a corporate conference for hundreds or a press launch for an exclusive crowd, FullCircle work to the client’s brief to make sure all bases are covered. As well as working with some of the UKs most sought after venues, FullCircle work with brands to bring to life ideas, from initial creative process through to the live activation.

Full Circle don’t just build your event, they create an experience your guests will never forget.

https://www.wearefullcircle.co.uk/


Partner

Create is a multi-award winning caterer with nearly 35 years of experience. They are listed at over 50 prestigious venues across London and the UK, delivering exquisite service for events at museums, stately homes, marquees, your office or your home.

Create’s team are passionate about all things events: guiding you through every aspect of planning your party from menus and wines, to flowers, crockery, cutlery and glassware.

When it comes to menu design, Create pride ourselves on the imaginative expertise of our culinary team. Their Executive Chef, leads an incredible team who love to produce amazing and unforgettable food, establishing a reputation for pushing the boundaries of event and bespoke catering.

Create’s food is imaginative and designed to highlight their love of fresh ingredients, expertly sourced to deliver bold, seasonal flavours and beautifully presented dishes. Whether the menu is simple, modern, elegant, fusion, comforting or cutting edge they can design the dishes to suit all of their clients’ individual needs, whilst obtaining only the highest quality ingredients to create vibrant and exciting culinary delights.

https://createfood.co.uk/


Partner

Gaudio have a reputation as the UK’s most trusted designer and manufacturer of bespoke awards to the events industry. Our experienced and friendly project management team guide our clients expertly through the process from initial brief to delivery of the finished product.

Our cutting edge award designs are carefully tailored to your event theme, brand and budget and are provided entirely free of charge. With an emphasis on using only the highest quality materials Gaudio guarantee to deliver unique and individual awards that will delight your winners, your sponsors and attract the attention your event deserves.

If you are looking for inspiration for your award event visit www.gaudio.co.uk


Partner


CAPTURISE is a photography company specialising in corporate and conference events, covering everything from small meetings right through to large international conferences. No event is ever too small or too large for CAPTURISE and we make the most of any surroundings and situations to capture exceptional images.

 

Our dedicated photographers and editors have a wide range of knowledge and experience and not only are able to fulfil and accomplish any brief set before them but are always able to exceed client’s expectations.

By using CAPTURISE you can always rest assure that Professionalism, Discreetness, Reliability and Outstanding Images will be provided to each and every one of your events. www.capturise.com/

info@capturise.com


Partner

Established over 30 years ago, Sounds Commercial now boasts 6 nationwide offices employing over 80 full-time employees. Sounds Commercial is now one of the UK’s leading event production companies.

As an industry leader, Sounds Commercial offer access to state-of-the-art technology, and pride ourselves on managing all aspects of event production – Making ourselves the one stop shop for all your event needs.

Big or small, from photo-quality printing, full stage design and build, through to end to end event management, Sounds Commercial can cater for every aspect of your event.


Partner

Displayways specialises in producing the best in class bespoke display services, from visual consultancy and project management to production and installation. At Displayways we work with top agencies, consultancies and companies to deliver visual communications for their customers and brands. Offering a personal service, technical knowledge, innovative thinking and a hands on approach to every project. We know that a careful eye on detail is required to deliver a quality service.

www.displayways.co.uk


Charity Partner

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.

https://www.shelter.org.uk/

Headline Sponsor

Ultimate Experience are London’s most sought after seasonal venue and event specialist. Their extensive portfolio of venues gives clients access to some of the most in-demand spaces in the capital.

For over 25 years, Ultimate Experience has worked side by side with its clients to create incredible events across London, according to any needs or requirements. They are London’s number one summer and Christmas party organiser, but that’s not all. They also manage high-impact corporate events, stunning award ceremonies, conferences, charity fundraisers, product launches, exhibitions and much more.

Ultimate Experience are tremendously proud of their talented team who will work round the clock to create your perfect event. If you’re just looking for venue installation, feast your eyes on their wide range of prestigious locations across London. And if it’s a simple, stress-free event if you’re looking for, talk to their team about managing your whole event.

https://www.weareultimate.co.uk/


Sponsor

An expert recruitment service for companies and candidates within the conference, exhibition and events sectors.

GCN Talent is THE go-to recruitment partner for the international conference, exhibitions and events industries. With decades of experience in the sector and a worldwide network of contacts, we are perfectly positioned to assist you with your next key hire – or to take your career to the next level.

GCN Talent – part of the Global Conference Network  – is managed and run by former industry practitioners. For clients, this means that you’ll be dealing with someone who understands your business inside out. For candidates, the depth of our understanding of your job and our position at the heart of the industry sets us apart from a traditional recruitment agency – and means we’ll be able to place you quickly and effectively. And our reach truly is global.

http://gcntalent.com


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The Mermaid London is a vibrant conference and events centre in the heart of the City of London. The venue hosts over 250 events annually from a variety of organisations from a range of sectors.

At the heart of the venue is the Auditorium with tiered seating for 600 people, excellent sight lines to the stage and unrivalled acoustics.

There are eight event spaces, totalling 2,395sqft. Earlier in 2017 the Newgate Suite received a £250,000 refurbishment and now includes multiple interconnecting whiteboard walls for creative use, and can be divided into four meeting and breakout spaces.

The recent £750,000 refurbishment in September 2017 of the Upper River Room sees the ceiling height raised and existing supports redesigned to create a contemporary open plan space, further enhancing sightlines of Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and The Shard.

The Mermaid London prides itself in employing a dynamic team of people with a ‘can do’ attitude to deliver outstanding events.


Sponsor

The most famous cricket ground in the world, Lord’s is a place where legends are made. It’s steeped in history and charm, with extraordinary architecture and a fascinating collection of cricketing art and memorabilia, including the iconic Ashes Urn.

From the old-world elegance of the Grade II* listed Pavilion to the cutting-edge modernity of the J.P. Morgan Media Centre, Lord’s is an exceptional venue for meetings, exhibitions, conferences and dinners.

We can provide anything from a sumptuous private dining room to one of London’s largest and most adaptable venues– conveniently located in the heart of London.

Let us deliver an unforgettable experience for you and your guests in a venue long associated with inspiring occasions.

www.lords.org


Sponsor

Adestra has been empowering their clients to maximize marketing ROI through email-driven technology for over 14 years. Their flexible account structure, obsession with customer success, and award-winning service have gained the trust of global and growing brands alike.

Founded on the principle that marketing success takes more than technology, customer service is at the heart of their business. Adestra isn’t just Software as a Service, it’s Software AND a Service.®

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Partner

Knp Litho Ltd have over 30 years of experience helping our clients reach their target audiences.

We provide sophisticated and integrated printing and direct mail solutions. We are a well-established and highly experienced company with a reputation for quality and reliability.

Our services include Litho, on demand Digital Print, Direct Mail, Design Facility, Signage and Specialised Finishing.

Our team is always on hand to give advice should you require; working together with our clients in true partnership. Knp provides a modern, creative and efficient print production environment, designed to work in harmony with our clients.

With all Litho printing, finishing and mailing technology on site, we will provide the most cost-effective solution to your print and publishing needs. Above all, we offer a great service at competitive prices with no hidden extras!

We have taken time to look at the bigger global picture and to recognise our responsibility to our environment; our project over the past couple of years has included some substantial green initiatives to produce cleaner print and mail using FSC credited paper and vegetable based printing inks from our suppliers. Not least the addition of 400 solar panels to our south facing roof providing enough sustainable energy to power the entire Bury St Edmunds production site. We share Suffolk County Council’s commitment to make our county the greenest county in the UK.

www.knplitho.co.uk


Partner

StreamAMG (Advanced Media Group) provides European companies with global digital media solutions.

Our experts deal with production, signal acquisition, project management and equipment and are able to integrate with your existing systems and CMS. Our applications are technically excellent, hosted in Europe, and connected to a global CDN.

Our main sectors are: Sports, Education, Corporate, Government/NGO and Media. Our client list is second to none, and includes the BBC, Google, Liverpool FC and the Football League (where our technology powers 90 club video sites).

By aligning solutions to objectives, and pricing accordingly, we help clients reach larger audiences and generate higher revenues. www.streamuk.com

 


Partner

Situated between King’s Cross St Pancras Station and Euston Station and with transport links across London and further afield, the British Library is in the ideal location for any event, easily accessible for delegates and guests travelling from afar.

With tailored spaces accommodating from 10 to 255 people, we suit any event, from board meetings to formal dinners, conferences to product launches. Our in-house catering provider Graysons are inspired to create delicious menus, offer unique and exciting packages and provide the very best service. The Library has also curated a preferred list of suppliers to enhance your conference, meeting or event.

In addition, we can create a bespoke experience by engaging your group in a tour or private view of our extensive collections which span 3,000 years.

From the Knowledge Centre to the Terrace Restaurant and Boardroom Suite, our facilities offer natural daylight, state-of-the-art audio visual including a hearing loop, black out blinds and sound proofing, alongside bespoke and innovative meeting and dining packages.

https://www.bl.uk/venue-hire


Partner

MoorePeople is the preferred event personnel partner to many of the industry’s leading players. From front-of-house, corporate hospitality and conference coordinators right through to experienced event managers, MoorePeople has the perfect short-term staffing solution for your next project.

The MoorePeople team pride themselves on representing the only Event Staffing Agency in the industry that is a member of ESSA and endorsed by Visit London, which contributes to their unparalleled reputation built up over twenty years. Each member of the team has a wealth of event experience which will be at your fingertips from the moment you bring the team on board.

MoorePeople’s nationwide network of professional, skilled personnel is second to none because they only work with the very best. They are creative, motivated and professional and are committed to making your event a success.

http://www.moorepeople.co.uk/

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