Every business looking for a conference venue wants the latest designs in a unique and memorable space, but some event requirements demand more, requiring large scale space with cutting edge equipment and furnishings. If you’re planning on hosting a professional event that can meet the requirement of a large capacity location, while still being able to facilitate catering, meeting rooms and presentation needs, then these conference halls are sure to meet your needs.
Though it does indeed make a wonderful setting for a music related occasion, you’d be wrong to write off Ministry of Sound as the versatile, multi-purpose event space that it really is. With a fantastic reputation throughout London as one of the best private hire venues, all your production needs taken care of in-house, a whopping maximum capacity of 1600 and close proximity to transport links courtesy of Elephant & Castle tube and rail stations, this really is a highly practical venue that is well worth considering for your next large-scale conference.
Built to accommodate London’s once bustling tobacco goods market, this old 19th century bonded warehouse venue offers more than just its rich history. The entrance leads to an artistically shaped split staircase, accented with wrought iron, and bringing guests up to an amazing conference event space. Flanked by iron lanterns, and situated beneath a towering open beamed pitched roof, the main conference event is nothing short of spectacular. Massive skylights run the length of the ceiling, and flood the space with natural light. It easily accommodates conferences of up to 8,000 guests, with parking for 800 cars as well. As the spaces are divided and themed, you’ll be able to cater to the needs of any guest.
For those of you interested in the coolest and most unique conference events in town, a suspended steel mezzanine level awaits, and is just one of the outstanding features of the Old Billingsgate venue. Featuring a large vault space, interlinked by massive arches, large pillars throughout, and a gallery area, this event space is one of the most stunning in London. The towering iron pillars support triple height ceilings, with lighting rigging tucked into the upper reaches, and an enormous wide format screen for displaying video or presentations. It’s a fantastic space, where you can use the whole facility, letting guests bathe in the grandeur, or cherry pick those areas that most suit your needs.
One of the most unique places in London, this old Victorian era venue was once a repair shed for steam engines. Now, the Roundhouse hosts the likes of famous artists such as Jay-Z and Lady Gaga, while still nodding to the historic greats who have been here, including The Doors and Jimi Hendrix. A truly amazing venue, it’s the perfect space for any corporate event, but especially those featuring live music, or performances from artists. The event space is well suited to drinks and dinners, or just hors d’oeuvres and light beverages. You’ll love the fact that you can be exceptionally creative with decorations, and guests will love the eclectic feel of the fixtures and in place decorations.
An old grand cinema, originally opened not long after the turn of the last century, the Troxy is a unique art deco venue that can comfortably host corporate events of up to 2,000 guests. Just minutes from the Limehouse stations, it’s easy to get to by rail, tube, or road and will immediately welcome guests with its richly appointed stage and creatively placed lighting. Air conditioned throughout, the facility can be used for everything from award ceremonies, Christmas parties, conferences, and more. Guests will love the intricate and rich designs throughout, and you’ll appreciate the ability to decorate and theme to suit your event. Catering is also easily managed, thanks to the adjoining support areas.
One of the cities largest private conference and event spaces, Olympia West provides a completely blank canvas that can accommodate corporate themes of up to 10,000 guests. You can do absolutely anything with the space, and if you need something a little less imposing, but equally impressive, the Olympia Central and Grand areas will let you host form 800 to 3,000 persons. One of the more iconic facilities in town, you’ll fall in love with the possibilities of what you can do here. Guests will be impressed with the space, and the ability to move from one area to another in one of London’s more interesting and unique conference locations.
Big, beautiful, and offering acoustics and sound characteristics that have been recognized as some of the finest in London, the Barbican is an impressive and unique conference venue that will let you host an unforgettable event. Large and spacious seating will support flagship product launches, such as keynote speeches, or major new market initiatives, and guests will have plenty of room to sit. There are adjoining areas where people can mingle and socialize between presentations. Just near Smithfield Market and the Museum of London, it’s comfortably situated within walking distance to several undergrounds, and easily accessible by road. If you need something exceptional, then you’ve found it.
For a long time, York Hall has been a home to British boxing, grooming and training champions along the way. It’s a lively and uniquely English Neo Georgian venue, with a history and character matched by few other locations. There are skylights from the domed roof that provide a soft and warm light throughout, and there is both a balcony and floor area to accommodate guests. With a bar, complete professional kitchen, and loading bay, meeting the needs of event management has never been easier. Also featuring a swimming pool, gym, and spa, guests can be papered too. Whether you’re planning an exhibition or a concert, you’ll love the inspiring feel of this place.
Housed within an architecturally renowned modernist building, Congress Centre is home to no less than 16 different events spaces specially designed for conferences and other corporate occasions. Light and air conditioned for comfort with catering options and a can-do attitude amongst the management team, the spaces also come complete with the very latest AV for your convenience, including giant plasma screens. it really is a one-stop-shop for those in search of a fuss-free approach.
It would be a mistake to think that The Kia Oval is only for sport related events, but it is certainly true that any sport lovers amongst your guests will delight at attending an event in one of the oldest stadiums in the world. With several spaces and a whole range of uses, this totally unique venue actually still functions as an active ground for international cricket matches throughout the summer months. Being located in the centre of the city, it is of course very conveniently reached from further afield, with nearby tube stations including Vauxhall and Kennington.