Best Conference Venue up to 500 Theatre Style
30 Euston Square
Proud to be one of London’s best and most versatile corporate event venues over the last 10 years, 30 Euston Square is leading the way in conference events, seamlessly blending high-class hospitality with state-of-the-art facilities. Located near key transport hubs and set behind a grand Edwardian façade, it is a seven-floor event space offering versatile spaces of meeting rooms, private dining rooms, an examination centre, conference rooms with an open-air rooftop terrace, 41 bedrooms and a 300-seat auditorium.
The venue’s prominent location and high-tech facilities naturally attracts a variety of clients from all industries, with its current client base spanning over 40 different sectors, with an impressive level of repeat clients with over 28% repeat clients, and bookings through word-of-mouth. This, combined with first-class service, high quality locally produced food and drink menus and a commitment to exceed the customer experience at every opportunity allows 30 Euston Square to be a leading conference venue in London, while its hybrid technology means the venue can connect clients worldwide.
Convene at 22 Bishopsgate
Convene is a US-founded leading hospitality company that delivers state-of-art meeting and event spaces. In May 2022, Convene opened its first UK location in one of the City of London’s newest office developments, 22 Bishopsgate. Since then, it has announced the acquisition of etc.venues, adding 16 new locations to its portfolio to make it the largest provider of meeting and events space in the UK and US.
etc.venues 360 Madison
360 Madison has won the hearts of conference planners and industry journalists (including the Wall Street Journal) who described it as “360-degrees of wow!”
Since opening, this contemporary style Midtown conference space has established an enviable reputation as a premium location for world class clients who love:
The vibrant interiors which are flooded with natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows helping to keep guests energised throughout the day.
The hybrid tech which is built-in and facilitates effortless connectivity whether guests are attending in-person or in cyber-space.
The food which is prepared onsite with a range of options (including vegan, meat, fish and gluten free) and served up in our smart Bento Boxes, transforming lunchtime into networking time.
The team’s can-do attitude which has won plaudits from clients who’ve watched their expectations exceeded time and time again.
360 Madison has ‘wowed’ industry planners so much that 25% of new business can be attributed directly to referrals.
Glaziers Hall is a beautiful contradiction: an historic building full of charm yet complemented with the latest technology and modern facilities.
The venue has been restored over the years with careful consideration taken to preserving the architecture and original features that capture the heritage of the space.
At the same time, strategic investment has ensured that clients have access to digital connectivity that will allow more than 450 simultaneous users to access the high speed WIFI network at any one time and with access to our 1gig hardwired internet, hybrid events can be seamlessly produced.
Each of our seven spaces offers an entirely unique experience for up to 450 guests, which can be hired independently or as connecting rooms for an exclusive experience With breathtaking views of the River Thames and a panoramic vista across to the City of London, ours is a venue like no other. The perfect backdrop for private and corporate functions, our team turns standard events into superb and memorable occasions.
The Great Hall, River View, Court Suite, Library, The Bridge, Thames Balcony and London Bridge Arches are all wonderfully versatile and can be used for a range of functions.
IET London: Savoy Place, The Institution of Engineering and Technology
IET London: Savoy Place is an exceptional conference venue located in the heart of London. We offer state-of-the-art AV facilities, innovative catering and spectacular views over the River Thames. An unrivalled roof terrace with 180° views across the iconic London skyline is just one of our versatile event spaces.
Centrally located with easy access via rail, tube or river, the venue offers a total of 18 hireable event spaces to suit any event, so you can host first-class conferences, events, award ceremonies, filming locations, and more.
We have invested heavily in advanced technologies and upgrades, including a £30 million major refurbishment in 2015, and boasts a new roof terrace and WIFI access points in 2022. The venue’s technology is of the highest quality, including military-grade encrypted audio, super-fast broadband, and in-house video production and webcasting team.
Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. From 100% renewable electricity to our zero-waste policy and sustainable catering options, we strive to provide the best events not just for our clients, but for the environment too.
Millennium Point is a landmark public building and a multi-award-winning venue. As a leading conference and events destination in Birmingham, we are synonymous with first class conferencing. We are proud to feed our commercial profits back into our charity, supporting young people through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) projects, events and initiatives in the region. Annually, this equates to an average of £4.8m.
Our highly experienced team has over 40 years combined experience within the industry. While our impressive, versatile spaces and bespoke packages offer clients flexibility to suit their scope and budget. Additionally, the unique aesthetic and enhanced technology of our facilities encourage clients to think innovatively about their conferences. It is for these reasons that we believe that our venue should be considered for this year’s Best Conference Venue.
Our events business launched in 2017 and is regarded as a leading conference venue in the West Midlands. We offer 11 flexible public and private event spaces, giving our clients what they need to put their event on the map.
One Great George Street
Just a ding-dong away from Big Ben, charismatic venue One Great George Street offers 21 flexible spaces which marry tradition with innovation.
As a Grade II listed building it’s got more period features than you can shake a stick at, with rich neo-Palladian and Baroque interiors, yet it shakes off any possibility of stuffiness with unique glass dome ceilings that flood the venue with natural light, and cutting-edge technology throughout. An expert on-site audio visual team and in-house catering team conjure up experimental sets and dishes to dazzle.
It’s a firm favourite for royalty, fashion shows and filming – Wonder Woman herself was seen flying around the venue. Cool spots include the jaw-dropping Great Hall with painted ceiling and glass chandeliers, two tiered theatres, four ornate States Rooms and a library fit for Beauty & the Beast which doubles up as an innovative, interactive learning hub.
The venue pioneered accessibility in historic venues with the installation of its front entrance Sesame Platform Lift which is still used as a model today, and it has impeccable, award-winning sustainability credentials.
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RCP London Events, (Royal College of Physicians)
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is over 500 years old and currently in its fifth home since 1965. This iconic Grade I Listed building overlooking Regent’s Park houses an award-winning conference and events centre, RCP London Events. The venue offers highly versatile facilities, including tiered auditoriums, conference, meeting, exhibition and dining spaces as well as a medicinal garden for summer entertaining and a museum.
As a direct result of client feedback, in 2022 the venue focused on offering flexibility to organisers and delegates while striving to create memorable experiences, offer excellent customer service and support, and operate in a sustainable way.
This meant enhancing its hybrid AV offer and creating catering packages that could provide flexibility while promoting healthy, vegan and plant-based food.
Thanks to its several green initiatives and a reduction of over 30% in its total carbon footprint, the RCP is ISO accredited and the first royal college to achieve Carbon Trust Standard certification.
The venue hosts a variety of events per year and offers something to suit all tastes making each event experience truly unique and memorable.
The Belfry Hotel & Resort
The Belfry Hotel & Resort is an award-winning hotel situated in the heart of the country in Royal Sutton Coldfield. The resort is surrounded by 550 acres of glorious countryside, with over 20 conference, meetings and event spaces, meaning they can fulfil multiple events at once. All function spaces lead directly to the extensive grounds, available for clients to host all types of events.
The Resort has 319 bedrooms and suites, several restaurants and bars, a leisure club, The Belfry Spa and a nightclub. The hotel’s three golf courses, including The Brabazon, are world-class, having previously hosted The Ryder Cup four times – more than any other venue in the world. The Belfry is easily accessible by car, rail or air and is close to Birmingham Airport and International Train Station with free onsite parking, electric charging points and a helipad. These features combined make The Belfry the perfect conference destination.