Best Conference Venue – 650 to 1250 Theatre Style
ILEC Conference Centre
Amongst London’s top largest and most versatile event hall, fitted with state of the art equipment, stunning design and one of the best secret to keep budget in line. Our stunning London Suite is fitted with stylish contemporary décor and built-in LED lighting system, perfect to suit the ambience of any event. Designed with flexibility in mind; a clever partition system enables to part the suite into nine modules of various sizes, creating multiple configurations for up to 1200 guests. The venue is also well fitted with state of the art technologies such as 1GB fibre optic Wi-Fi. Besides featuring one of London’s most flexible event space, the venue is also the only one to host on-site 3* hotel. This means we can provide event planner with stunning facilities and competitive packages. Both venue and hotel benefit from a brilliant location in the heart of West London, with excellent travel links to major airports, train stations, city landmarks and business districts. We @ ILEC breathe and live customer satisfaction. Working with large a large numbers of clients and customers we are very proud of the outstanding feedback that we get from our customers. #WELOVEEVENTS
De Vere Beaumont Estate
In 2018 De Vere Beaumont Estate successfully built on the previous year’s success, continuing to grow business ahead of target. The core M&E business saw a room hire increase of £175,000 y-o-y and a total M&E revenue increase of an astonishing £1.1m, for the year – £750,000 ahead of budget. New business in the year was valued at £5m. Overall the venue saw total revenue growth of £2.4m y-o-y in 2018 and realised substantial food and beverage growth of almost £808,000.
The impressive results are testament to an enthusiastic, motivated and well-nurtured team taking a proactive approach to delivering exemplary customer service. While a high-quality baseline service level is firmly adhered to, each customer is treated as an individual and the approach tailored to their requirements – the result is a loyal returning customer base, with an 80% retention rate, with many customers increasing spend at the venue, as well as a strong pipeline of new business.
As their customers say: “The whole experience was an excellent advert for De Vere and Beaumont Estate.”
Hilton London Bankside
Although the hotel is only 3 years old, we have already secured a reputation as a world-class venue for hosting conferences and events, achieving both Winner of Europe’s Leading Business Hotel and Winner of Europe’s Leading MICE Hotel at the World Travel Awards in 2018 Our five-star modern facilities are not only aesthetically pleasing but allow flexibility in layout and size, facilitating events and conferences of any size up to 700 delegates The private entrance and inclusion of lighting colours/AV equipment allow organisers to transform the space to fit the style and branding of any event The flexible catering that the hotel offers, with a team of banqueting chefs – including pastry chefs – tops off any conference/event with a range of options and bespoke menus, furthering the flexibility of choosing Hilton London Bankside for an event or conference On top of this, the expertise and hard work of our sales and events staff, along with the wider hotel staff’s attitude to provide the highest level of hospitality and welcome to all our guests, ensure every event is memorable and personal In summary, we believe that we offer the best conference venue in the UK.
Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue
We’ve seen a revenue growth for key segments of £858.7K (17.7%) with Meeting & Events revenue up by £378K (13%). In the past 12 months we’ve seen a GRI score (Guest Review Index satisfaction on ReviewPro) of 87 4% (up 1% YoY) Don’t just take our word for it Here’s what our clients have to say:
‘The conference has been very well received amongst the delegates who attended and was a great success Thank you very much for the time and patience over the recent weeks in helping to ensure that all arrangements were in place for the conference to run effectively and efficiently’
‘The food offering across breakfast, dinner and banqueting was at the highest quality. Overall Hinckley has taken this to a whole new level cementing your position as the flagship hotel and setting the bar very high for your colleagues throughout the group to follow.’
‘Please do pass on my thanks and praise to your team for hosting such a memorable and enjoyable event this week, the planning and execution of the event was first class I had fantastic feedback from the delegates and still receiving emails thanking us for a great event’
Emirates Old Trafford
Emirates Old Trafford is an award-winning venue in Greater Manchester. Over the past ten years, the Club has seen a £60m redevelopment to enhance the facilities, which came to completion in 2018.
The redevelopment saw the opening of the four-star on-site Hilton Garden Inn, which has exceeded commercial expectations within its first year of opening and continues to go from strength to strength. Combining the fantastic facilities on offer into the integrated conference, event and hotel market, enables Emirates Old Trafford to stand-out in a competitive market.
With an expert in-house events team, the venue is able to offer an unrivalled experience which sees it attract large, prestigious companies such as AO, The Co-Operative and RBS.
Ideally situated just three miles from the city centre, the venue is able to offer a unique experience for delegates.
Friends House is a sustainable conference venue in the heart of Euston. Our auditorium, The Light, is a stunning, RIBA award winning conference space, able to seat up to 1000 delegates. There are also 31 other meeting rooms and event suites available for delegates to use. Our smallest room is ideal for intimate business meetings for up to 10 people, while our larger suites can hold up to 140 delegates. We provide freshly made catering, using organic, Fairtrade and locally produced ingredients where possible.
We have a regular client base that is continually growing and have hosted events for household- names such as LSE and Waterstones. Our Sales and Event Team work collaboratively with clients from initial enquiry until the day of the event. We also have a team of Welcome Hosts who deal with the needs of customers on a daily basis.
With us, events don’t cost the Earth. Friends House is powered by 100% renewable electricity and sustainably sourced biogas. We also ensure we produce 0% landfill waste and have taken extensive measures to save energy and water. Our staff are fairly paid above the London Living Wage and at a 1:4 wage ratio.
Based in the heart of the City of London, The Brewery is a Grade II-listed building, recognised for corporate events since 1976.
2018 was the most successful year on record for The Brewery hosting over 500 events, 41% of which were conferences and exhibitions.
The Brewery has a series of values: stewardship, inclusivity, integrity and transparency. These values are used to drive service standards and make all staff feel part of the historic traditions associated with The Brewery. The Brewery’s approach is to offer unrivalled, unassuming levels of service, to always be one step ahead of the client, assume the needs of the event and to listen to feedback and adapt.
Last year, a number of new initiatives within the venue’s in-house catering operations led to a customer satisfaction score of 70% with regards to food and beverage at the venue against a national average of 62% (Source BVA BDRC Venue Verdict). This includes a marketplace menu and authentic coffee ground on site.
Following such a successful 2018, The Brewery anticipates that a number of new developments to the facilities and services available at its venue will lead to another rewarding year for its events team.