Venues from across the capital were honoured at the second London Venue Awards on 14 October, with over 370 industry professionals attending the celebratory lunch held at the Emirates Stadium.
Awards were presented in 19 categories following a rigorous judging process carried out by a panel of over 30 expert representatives from a variety of venues and end users within the meetings and events sector. The Brewery was the only venue to win in two separate categories, securing the top award for both the Best Awards Venue and Best Christmas Corporate Party Venue categories.
The London Venue Awards are organised by the Global Conference Network (GCN), who also run a number of industry-leading awards programmes such as the Conference Awards and Association Excellence Awards. Claire Wormsley, co-director of the GCN, said: “The calibre of entries has been very high and the competition has certainly hotted up in this our second year of the awards. The London Venue Awards has grown substantially already and we are delighted with the response from entrants.
“We would like to extend our congratulations to all the winners, marks of excellence recipients and finalists and of course commiserations to those that didn’t quite make it this year. The quality of venues on offer throughout London is clearly of a very high standard and it’s wonderful to see how venues are making strides in their facilities, services and overall offerings to compete to be the best. Well done to all, we look forward to seeing what venue gems next year’s awards unearths!”
Full list of winners
|Best New or Refurbished Venue||IET London: Savoy Place|
|Best Historic Venue or Livery Hall||RSA House (Mark of Excellence to Tower of London)|
|Best Sporting Venue for Events||Twickenham Stadium|
|Best Unusual or Unique Venue||Tobacco Dock (Mark of Excellence to Carousel)|
|Best Catering at a Venue||Kings Place (Mark of Excellence to OXO2)|
|Best Business Club||The Clubhouse|
|Best Awards Venue||The Brewery|
|Best Venue Customer Service||Business Design Centre (Mark of Excellence to Troxy)|
|Best Hotel for Events||London Heathrow Marriott|
|Best Private Dining Venue||One Great George Street (Mark of Excellence to Kings Place Events -Rotunda PDR and Gallery Room)|
|Best Christmas Corporate Party Venue||The Brewery|
|Best Summer Corporate Party Venue||No. 4 Hamilton Place|
|Best Music Venue||The O2 (Mark of Excellence to Alexandra Palace)|
|Best London Rooftop Venue||The Roof Gardens (Mark of Excellence to The View from The Shard)|
|Best Wedding Venue||Tanner Warehouse|
|Best Private Party Venue||Hampton Court Palace|
|Best Corporate Hospitality Experience||The Gatsby Club Hospitality (Mark of Excellence to Lord’s Cricket Ground – The Captains’ Lounge)|
|Best Conference Venue for up to 600 delegates||99 City Road Conference Centre|
|Best Event Venue for over 600 delegates||ExCeL London|