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Venue price From £875
Venue capacity 15 - 1500 people

Spaces at Business Design Centre


The original ironwork contemporary design of the venue gives the Mezzanine area an abundance of natural light, a 16 metre high barrel vaulted roof and a column-free space making it ideal for conferences, awards evenings, gala dinners and exhibitions. Included in the event hire, the venue offers a purpose built cloakroom and registration facilities along with a fully furnished organiser's office.


The Gallery Hall is an 840m2 multi-purpose space and can be used for an exhibition, conference, awards dinner or as space for catering for events taking place in the Conference Centre. Overlooking the Gallery Hall is the 550m2 Atrium level which provides additional spaces for a growing event. The adjoining Conference Centre offers seven breakout rooms which aid smooth delegate flow between the plenary, catering and exhibition space. Included in the room hire is a dedicated registration desk and cloakroom area which allows the space to be used self-contained.


The Auditorium offers a total of 388sqm, seating up to 500 delegates in theatre style. The space can be however, one large space perfect for any event including a product launch, screening, conference or fashion show. There is plenty of space in this room for an AV set up build and the possibility of hiring the motorised ceiling rig which has pre-installed lighting and sound equipment.


Room A is an ideal size for conferences for up to 250 guests. The room contains a partition wall which can be broken down for smaller events and to create a walk way to other syndicate rooms. Also positioned close to the Gallery Hall, this room is perfect for a small conference room for an exhibition.


Syndicates B-H are ideal spaces to use for breakout rooms, boardroom meetings, training events, and seminars. Each room seating between 60 – 90 delegates, can be changed through the use of partition walls to fit your event specification. These rooms have seen BPP exams, cocktail making classes, VIP room at Brides and Exhibitor Lunch Awards at Surfaces. Plus the rooms can host 24-32 classroom and 32-40 cabaret.


The Executive Centre is located on the ground floor and offers over 161 sqm of space for your delegates. It is an intimate and private area to host a wide range of meetings, training and workshops for up to 60 theatre style or 40 cabaret style.

About Business Design Centre


Ideally located only 10 minutes away from Kings Cross St. Pancras and a short walk from Angel tube station, the BDC is one of London's most popular conference and exhibition venues with over 6000m2 of event space. Run by a family owned company, the dynamic and intimate venue showcases the architectural beauty of the former royal agricultural hall with its original ironwork, contemporary design and abundance of natural light. All our spaces are blank canvas's, hosting a wide range of events from technology, health& wellness, design, lifestyle, food&drink, career fairs and small meetings.