When it comes to corporate venues, no one has more expertise than London PAs. So, if you’re stuck for inspiration, we suggest taking a leaf out of their books!
Here are 7 venues for corporate events that are popular with the crème-de-la-crème of PA professionals in the big city.
If you're after something out of the ordinary, check out Bounce Farringdon for an event venue that's guaranteed to break the ice - after all, there's nothing like a healthy ping-pong rivalry to get guests talking! With top-notch business spaces alongside some of the best entertainment to be found in central London, it's no wonder that this spot is a favourite for corporate events that bridge work and play.
Pop back and forth between the Conference Space for corporate brainstorming and the Jaques Room for competitive ball games and tempting snacks, and we guarantee you'll keep your attendees refreshed, engaged, and gushing about the experience for months to come.
Capacity: 200 theatre in Jaques Room
If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind space for a corporate event, Arcelormittal Orbit is one venue you're not going to want to miss. Located in the heart of the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, ArcelorMittal Orbit is a distinctive emblem of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will impress even the most hard-to-please guests!
Standing at 80m tall, the venue is the UK's tallest sculpture and also boasts the world's tallest and longest tunnel slide, making it a unique backdrop for all kinds of events - not to mention the incredible panoramic views across London.
With great transport links, high-speed wifi, a built-in PA system and a professional kitchen, you could host a corporate drinks reception, private dining event or conference with exhibition booths overlooking the iconic Olympic Park. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! With so many spaces on offer, suitable for all manner of corporate events, it’s no surprise that this stunning venue is a go-to for PAs from all corners of the capital.
Capacity: 270 theatre; 150 theatre
3. NT's Loft
If your brief requires a vibrant and versatile cultural space in the heart of London Fields, you can’t beat NT's Loft! The venue boasts a relaxed event space offering a rustic backdrop for intimate conferences or drinks receptions, as well as an all-weather terrace overlooking the sights of London, which would serve well as a Christmas or Summer party.
A short walk to London Fields overground and Bethnal Green tube stations, the venue is perfectly located and also offers bespoke in-house AV packages to adapt to your event requirements and brand messaging.
Location: London Fields
Capacity: 350 reception; 80 theatre
4. Night Tales
Home to east London's largest all-weather terrace, Night Tales is nestled away under Victorian railway arches and is handily located just a stone's throw from Hackney Central. Their main event space boasts capacity for up to 600 guests, meaning this space is perfect to hire exclusively or on a semi-private basis for conferences, product launches, networking events or parties.
Offering full sound, lighting and DJ equipment as well as a professional kitchen serving pizza, street food, or more formal dinners for corporate private dining, this is a fully-equipped venue for all your event needs.
Capacity: 600 standing; 100 theatre
5. Cutty Sark
If your brief includes pushing the boat out with a corporate venue that guests won’t forget in a hurry, you can’t beat Cutty Sark! With a range of event spaces both above and below deck, it’s the ideal venue if you’re looking to impress.
The Dry Berth, located beneath the hull of the ship, is our space of choice for larger events, with a capacity of 450. Meanwhile, the Tween Deck in the ship itself is fantastic for more intimate occasions and has easy access to the Instagram-worthy Weather Deck, where guests can sip champagne beneath the stars. Either way, we’re talking unrivalled river views in the heart of the UNESCO Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.
Capacity: 280 dining; 450 reception
6. RSA House
Despite being built in 1774 (and showcasing the very best of Georgian architecture), RSA House is known for being forward-thinking. So, alongside Greek-style pillars and large windows, you’ll also find cutting-edge AV technology, live streaming equipment and surround sound. The ideal combination for a corporate event!
After a breathtaking space to blow your guests away? You’ll love RSA House’s Great Room, surrounded by its iconic James Barry mural. Need a flexible blank canvas space you can make your own? The underground Vaults will be right up your street, with their exposed brickwork and carefully restored arches.
Location: Charing Cross
Capacity: 140 dining; 220 reception
7. BMA House
The grand BMA House has a whopping 24 spaces available, ranging from slick meeting rooms to opulent suites and picturesque outdoor spaces.
However, the most impressive has to be the imposing Great Hall. With striking pillars, state-of-the-art AV equipment and views over the main Courtyard, it really does tick every box. Alternatively, if you’re after something more modern, you’ll love the bright and airy Garden Room with its easy access to the tranquil Garden – a rare find in the heart of London!
Capacity: 200 dining; 320 reception
These spectacular venues are favourites in the corporate world for a good reason. So, if you’re on the hunt for a venue in which to host your next corporate event, look no further! Simply enquire about one of these spaces today.
Or, if you want to take a peek at a few more spaces first, why not browse our selection of the best corporate venues in London? You’re sure to find what you’re looking for in no time.