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Ideas, guidance and inspiration for your virtual & in-person events. Brought to you from the creators of Hire Space, the UK's leading event booking platform.

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Away Days

6 Ways To Level Up Your Team Away Day

Who said away days have to be boring? Here are our favourite ways to banish that boardroom boredom!

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5 min read

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Events

7 Corporate Event Trends And Predictions For 2024

From technology to tighter budgets, it's fair to say a lot has changed this year. Here's where we see the events industry heading in 2024, and what you can do to gear up for it!

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10 min read

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Christmas Parties

Fabulous Festivity: London's Most Exciting Christmas Parties

Everyone likes bit of showbiz and that is doubly true when it comes to Christmas, so check out these fabulously festive Christmas party venues to feel like a star.

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4 min read

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How To Guide

Measuring the Impact of Your Event: A Guide For Organisers

Whatever the goal of your event, it's essential that you're guided by objectives and use these to measure and reflect on the success of the event. Here, we share our top tips for measuring the metrics that truly matter for in-person events!

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8 min read

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Christmas

Five Good Value Options for Your Office Christmas Party

Plan a festive gathering that aligns with your budget and discover some of our good value suggestions. Make this year's celebration both memorable and cost-effective. Let the search begin!

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3 min read

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London Venues

Top 3 Private Dining Venues With Great Views In London

Whether you're treating colleagues, clients, or friends and family to a lavish dinner, there's one thing that elevates a simple supper to a sumptuous experience, and that's an incredible view! Here are three of the top private dining venues in London with great views!

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3 min read

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London Venues

The Top 3 Rooftop Venues In London

Whatever event you're planning, there's nothing like a bit of height and open sky to elevate it to something unforgettable. Check out three of our favourite rooftop venues in London to escape the bustle and get as close to the sun as possible (when it shows its face!).

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3 min read

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Summer Parties

The Top 3 London Venues With Great Gardens

Whether you're organising a summer party, drinks reception, or away day, there's nothing like a spot of sun for getting guests cheerful and mingling. Here are 3 of our favourite venues in London with beautiful gardens to soak up the sun and greenery!

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2 min read

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London Venues

Top 7 Central London Private Dining Venues

Whether it's a birthday, a corporate event or just an intimate catch up with friends, the scope for private dining is vast and varied, particularly in the heart of London. Here are 7 of the best on the menu.

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5 min read

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London Venues

5 Top Venues For A 30th Birthday Party

If your 30th is approaching, it's the perfect excuse for having a big old birthday bash in our books - here's a whirlwind tour of 5 of our favourite venues!

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4 min read

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Summer Parties

Five Tips For Organising Summer Parties

Organising a company summer party can be daunting... Luckily, we've put together our top tips to set the tone for a summer party that knocks your guests' socks (and sandals) off!

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Product Launches

7 Perfect Product Launch Locations in London

Finding the perfect setting is key to a successful product launch, and with one chance to propel your product skywards, you can't risk it falling flat. Luckily, we've rounded up 7 venues that are sure to help your product send shockwaves through the city - ready for lift-off?

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5 min read

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Meetings

5 Ways To Ensure A Fun And Impactful Work Meeting

With studies showing that a whopping 46% of all meetings are considered “unproductive” or a “waste of time”, it's essential that you keep proceedings entertaining to make sure everyone's engaged. Here are our top tips for making your meeting memorable for the right reasons!

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Product Launches

Top 3 Pop-Up Venues In London

Looking to rocket boost your brand into the public eye? A successful pop-up requires a savvy location to do the legwork in bringing in the footfall. If you're looking to burst onto the scene, check out three of our favourite venues below.

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Meetings

7 Marvellous Meeting Rooms In London

Looking to bring your team together for a dose of meeting motivation? These seven spots are stand-outs for us - read on to find out why!

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4 min read

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Virtual Events

5 Of The Best Virtual Networking Tools On The Market

We've gathered some of the best tools for virtual event networking there is on the market, so your attendees will be mingling in no time!

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4 min read

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Hire Space

The Year In Review: What Hire Space Got Up To In 2023

As we approach the end of the year, we're wrapping up what's been a fantastic, whirlwind 12 months, and looking forward to the year ahead! Check out what 2023 had in store for us and where we'll be heading next!

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6 min read

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Sustainability

How to Find a Sustainable Venue for Your Event: A Guide for Event Organisers

With sustainability top of the agenda for many event organisers, choosing a sustainable venue for events is essential. Here, we're diving into how to find a sustainable venue, from the key features to look for, to the questions to ask, to make sure you're making your events as green as possible.

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6 min read

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Top Venues

Venues Working for a Worthy Cause

Struggling to weigh up throwing an amazing event while giving back to your community? Here are 10 of London's most iconic venues that aren't just prime locations for events but also champions of worthy causes - and by hiring them, you can be too!

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Away Days

5 Top Tips For A Revitalising Team Kick Off

Looking to hold an energising team kick off? Look no further - here are our top tips!

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7 min read

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Christmas Parties

The Top Suppliers For Your Festive Events

Christmas is just around the corner, and with it comes the last minute panic to secure the best suppliers for your event... Luckily, we've put together some handy recommendations of some of our favourite suppliers for festive bashes - check them out now!

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Meetings

The Top 5 Historic Meeting Rooms in London

Meetings might not be the most exciting event in the calendar, but they don't have to be dull! With London's rich past comes a wide range of meeting rooms with histories intriguing enough to have everybody riveted.

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4 min read

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Product Launches

Mirror Mirror: Reflecting Your Brand in Your Event Venue

When it comes to planning an event, it's essential that your venue aligns with your brand. Here are our insights on how to pick out the perfect brand-driven venue to make sure your guests remember your event - and your brand - for all the right reasons.

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3 min read

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Weddings

6 Wedding Venues with Summery Outdoor Spaces

When it comes to searching for the most Instagram-worthy outdoor backdrop for your dreamy nuptials, London has plenty to offer. Here are our top picks!

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4 min read

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Corporate Events

7 Corporate Venues Loved By London PAs

When it comes to corporate venues, no one has more expertise than London PAs. Here are 7 business venues popular with the crème-de-la-crème of PA professionals in the big city.

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5 min read