BEST VENUE SPACE IN THE CITY 2019
99 City Road Conference Centre
99 City Road Conference Centre is a 300-capacity conference, exhibition and event venue within the headquarters of global satellite company, Inmarsat. Originally designed as an in-house event space for Inmarsat, 99 City Road opened to the public in 2001. Since then it has re-branded, gone through extensive refurbishments and has become a key player in the London conference scene with excellent client retention and year on year growth.
The Barbican is a world leading conference and international arts venue. Located in the City of London, it is capable of holding meetings from 10-2,000 delegates in its fully equipped concert hall, theatres, conference suites and boardrooms.
The Barbican provides a vibrant and inspiring venue for corporate events, conferences, meetings and entertainment.
In 2018/2019 we hosted 371 events (up 5%) with a footfall of 143,000 delegates.
The Barbican is one of the City of London’s most iconic venues, it has a world leading arts programme, cutting edge technology and a dedicated, customer focused event management team. The spaces sell themselves, which is why we can spend our time focused on customer care and delivery for everyone who walks through our doors.
For some venues it’s their prime location that makes them unique. For others, it’s their history. A few rely on their views and outside space, and some their size. Here at Old Billingsgate we are lucky enough to have it all!
Thankfully we haven’t had to think too far outside the box to become a leading London venue – we have a beautiful, large, historic building in a stunning position in the City of London. With transports link to all over the capital, it’s easy for guests from both near and far to reach us. Whether it’s by tube, train, boat or plane (City Airport is situated only twenty minutes from us!), the unforgettable views from Old Billingsgate make any length of journey well worth a it.
Our three spaces are all unique, each possessing a diverse sense of character and charm that we are extremely proud of. With key clientele on our doorstop and being surrounded by sweeping panoramic views of London, Old Billingsgate is the perfect blank canvas venue in the heart of the City. This, mixed with a team who are passionate not just about events, but events at Old Billingsgate, we think is the perfect combination.
Searcys at The Gherkin
The Gherkin; a truly iconic landmark on London’s skyline and home to one of London’s most renowned caterers, Searcys. Housing the top four floors of this stunning venue, we offer exquisite spaces for corporate and private events, perfectly Instagramable and forever memorable.
The venue has continuously developed to outshine city competition, guaranteeing every experience is exceptional. Our mesmerizing views and unique spaces have attracted a plethora of different customers.
The Searcys team are passionate about creating flawless events working with a customer-centric approach, an unwavering enthusiasm, strong work ethic – excelling as individuals and a team.
– Winner of the London Venue Awards – Best Private Dining Rooms
– 913 events in 2018
– 22,641 restaurant guests across 2018
– Revenue growth – 22% year on year
– Our independent social media customer feedback score has reached 93% for hospitality.
Occupying the site of the original Whitbread Brewery on Chiswell Street in the City of London, The Brewery is one of London’s leading large-scale event venues.
The Brewery attracts a wide range of clientele from IT/Tech and Publishing to Financial Services and Associations and celebrates a 50% repeat business rate.
In 2018 the venue achieved its most successful year to date with revenue in excess of £18.5 million and 560 events hosted.
The Brewery brand benefits from a huge amount of goodwill from customers who have experienced an event at the venue and now established and iconic within the events industry, has become a mark of assured quality, with the playful but authoritative tone convincing event organisers that they are hosting events within a space where they are free to express their creativity, with the guarantee of flawless delivery, beyond the standards achieved by other event venues.
The Clubhouse, Bank
The Clubhouse is London’s leading business members club, meeting and events space, home to over 650 businesses and with locations in Mayfair, St James’s, Bank and Holborn Circus.
The Clubhouse, Bank opened in October 2017 and is located on the 7th and 8th floors of the recently completed One Angel Court, in the heart of the Square Mile perfectly situated close to Bank, Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations with panoramic views over the City skyline.
Covering 11,500 sq ft, The Clubhouse, Bank offers a great mix of spaces available for hire including a private roof terrace and garden. In addition, The Clubhouse, Bank offers a range of flexible events spaces, meeting rooms, boardrooms and presentation rooms including the stylish Clublounge and an expansive flexible meeting area that features bespoke leather banquettes, concept furniture, and stunning lighting as well as floor-to-ceiling windows with views of every major City landmark. These spaces can host a variety of daytime, evening and weekend events for up to 200 people. The entire space sets a new benchmark for the City and is ideal for corporate receptions, parties, conferences, roadshows, offsites, strategy days, talks, networking events and product launches.
The Honourable Artillery Company
The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) is quite unlike any other City venue; a magnificent Georgian house set in a five-acre garden and hidden away in a quiet location just a short walk from the buzz of Old Street and Moorgate.
The HAC is the London home of the Honourable Artillery Company, a charity incorporated by Henry VIII in 1537 whose primary charitable purpose is the support of the Regiment which bears its name. The Regiment are based in Finsbury Barracks which is part of the London estate and is leased by the Company to the MOD.
This unique, historic London venue offers a wide variety of event spaces for functions ranging from conferences, meetings and awards dinners to summer and Christmas parties and wedding ceremonies and receptions. From small meeting rooms for 10 people through to the stylish Prince Consort Rooms which seat up to 400 guests, the HAC is able to offer the perfect setting for every type of event. Outside, the stunning five-acre Artillery Garden provides the ideal backdrop for all these events as well as being available to hire for sports such as cricket, rugby, softball and football plus company fun days, team building and barbecues.
The Mermaid London
The Mermaid London is a high-profile corporate and social events venue, located in the heart of the City of London. We can adapt to any type of event. From immaculate attention to detail, versatile and flexible spaces and a diverse offering, we are dedicated, experienced and committed to ensuring that every event is an outstanding success.
We were built in the 1950’s. We opened our doors to the events industry in 1997. We have significantly invested to offer the highest of standards and facilities throughout our nine event spaces, including the City’s only 600-seated auditorium. We embrace the City’s history and charm and use this in all business areas. Whether throughout sales and marketing initiatives, event catering and event production partnerships, or in the naming of event spaces to share the City’s unique history when attracting international bookers.
Excellence and creativity are embedded in our DNA, which translates to how we approach events. With complete autonomy in decision making, we are attractive to event bookers and City-based corporates, as we are flexible and adaptable, without compromising on service or quality, enabling us to deliver exactly what our clients want, making us the best venue in the City.
The Steel Yard
The Steel Yard brings London’s Victorian industrial revolution to today’s digital revolution, providing versatility, fast internet speeds and high spec AV and Lighting The venue is ideally located in the City of London, underneath the Cannon Bridge railway with major tube and rail stations just a stone through away The unique mix of industrial Victorian London, edgy underground club vibe, excellent internet coverage and raw black space that can easily be transformed and tailored to clients’ needs makes the venue a popular destination for discerning clients looking for a venue that is both practical but also reflects the cosmopolitan mix of a city that never sleeps and continues to innovate Being uniquely managed by production experts the venue is able to offer detailed technical knowledge, innovative and creative ideas all whilst tailoring the advice to each individual client Our approach is to understand the client’s goals for each event and provide the best cost-effective solution, rather than a one size fits all model. It is perfectly located at the epicenter of the UK’s digital revolution in the heart of the City, making it a prime destination venue, a blank canvas, for global brands.