Being a real hub of business activity that is also well connected and surrounded by great amenities, the City of London is an ideal location to host a conference. If you’re in search of one of the best venues on offer in the area for just such an occasion, take a look at these top picks.
For something truly immersive and utterly transporting, consider London Art House, a wonderful alternative take on the stagnant neutrality and clean lines of a tired old office block. Bold colours, striking designs and stunning artwork await every glance here, making it a real feast for the eyes that is sure to inspire and delight in equal measure. Found in the ever-popular Islington area, the nearest transport links include Angel and Essex Road stations.
Found beneath lovingly converted Victorian railway arches, The Steel Yard is something of a hidden gem. It’s unique historical details and extensive amount of exposed brickwork bring an instant hit of character and atmosphere to the space, which can accommodate up to 400 guests. Handy facilities and services include an experienced team to help with the planning, in house catering, a late licence lasting until 1am, a staffed bar, full technical production support and cloakroom facilities, amongst others.
Like stepping back in time into a Grecian masonic temple, this one-of-a-kind venue has a real sense of drama and decadence to it courtesy of the highly ornate details found throughout which includes luxurious marble. Ideal for more intimate conferences with a personal flair, the capacity allows for just 60 guests, with the nearest tube stations including Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Shoreditch High Street, all of which can be comfortably reached on foot.
Cocoon Networks London is a multi-functional event space that can be utilised as one or separated into 2 rooms as needed. This adaptability means it can host events for anywhere between 40 and 400 people. Advanced AV equipment has already been installed for maximum convenience and ease-of-use, so you needn’t worry about outsourcing when it comes to meeting your production needs. Old Street, Liverpool Street and Moorgate stations can all be reached in well under 10 minutes.
If it’s space – and lots of it – that is right at the top of your priority list, then Old Billingsgate could be just the venue for you, with its sprawling open interiors and generous 2500-person total capacity. The Grand Hall boasts triple height ceilings and striking iron pillars, with other areas on offer including a suspended mezzanine level, gallery area and vault space complete with interlinked brickwork archways. The décor throughout has been kept neutral, making it something of a blank canvas, ripe for transformation into your ideal conference space.