London is the heart of the UK business community and one of the greatest, most exciting cities on earth. So it’s no surprise that the capital is also one of the most popular locations of choice for national and international corporate events.
From concert halls and galleries to museums and five-star hotels, London boasts dozens of sizeable, high-end venues that have played host to business leaders, politicians and A-list celebrities alike at corporate events ranging from glamorous charity events to raucous all-night parties. Here are just a selection of the best corporate venues for corporate events in London.
Where should I hold my corporate event?
The Roundhouse Theatre, Camden
A vibrant creative venue that regularly plays host to leading playwrights and chart-topping pop stars, The Roundhouse has also been home to some of London’s most star-studded corporate events. In the past, they’ve played host to the Elle Fashion Awards, featuring some of the most famous faces in fashion, with A-list attendees including supermodel Naomi Campbell and Oscar winner Penelope Cruz.
A historic riverside location sitting between the Strand and the River Thames in central London, Somerset House is a world-class tourist attraction that also features eleven unique venues for corporate entertainment and events. With capacity for up to 1,500 guests and a diverse range of rooms and spaces, Somerset House has hosted events for BAFTA, Disney, Innocent Drinks and many more major names in business and entertainment.
Located on the 29th floor of Milbank Tower, Westminster’s tallest building, Altitude 360 is a corporate venue with a difference, offering spectacular views and a self-described ‘blank canvas’ venue that can be transformed to suit a huge range of corporate entertainment ideas. They’ve created bespoke events for leading global brands including Capita, Virgin Unite and Princes Trust to name but a few, in addition to numerous product launch events and private parties. They even have their own cinema/auditorium space to add a unique twist to your event.
A popular hangout for the rich and famous, Shaka Zulu in Camden is a unique events space that has established itself as one of London’t most in-demand party venues. Ideal for events featuring live entertainment, Shaka Zulu comes with a fully equipped green room and a state of the art sound system, plus tailored menus, standing and seating across two floors and full disabled access.
Located at the heart of London’s West End, The Ivy is one of the capital’s most iconic dining venues and a great place to impress visiting clients or business partners. Their intimate private rooms include glorious contemporary art, elegant stained glass windows and a bespoke bar, plus the eclectic and imaginative menus for which The Ivy has become justly famous.
Club No. 41
A luxurious party venue in Mayfair, No.41 has recently become an exciting player on the London party scene, attracting stars such as Tom Ford, Wiz Khalifa and boxer Anthony Joshua. State of the art sound systems, high-end drinks and superstar DJs spinning the best house and hiphop tunes make Club No. 41 one of the liveliest but most exclusive venues in the capital.
One of London’s foremost cocktail venues for over a decade, LAB bar in Soho offers friendly staff and an exclusive menu offering bespoke events for a wide range of occasions, with mixing classes and musical support from a range of professional DJs.
When it’s not playing host to the best in rock, indie, hiphop and RnB artists, Camden’s effortlessly cool KOKO is available for a wide range of corporate events, from award shows and concerts to seminars and banquets. As a dedicated live venue, full dressing room facilities are available to live performers, with a backstage green room and production area, plus fully stocked bars and a venue capacity of over 1,400.
A multi-room nightclub venue featuring multiple lounge areas, dance floors, DJ boxes, bars and upper mezzanines, plus toilet and cloakroom facilities and professional lighting and sound systems, Vauxhall Arches can be hired in a variety of combinations depending on the size and scale of your event. The perfect party venue with a capacity well upwards of 1,000, the Arches have also been used as a conference space with a difference, in addition to being hired as locations for a number of commercials and pop videos by chart-topping artists such as Dizzee Rascal and Katy B.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT VENUE FOR YOUR CORPORATE EVENT CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE.
As an international corporate entertainment agency and DJ and celebrity booking agency, at MN2S we’re experienced in providing talent and support for a wide range of corporate events and parties all over the world. Take a look at our talent roster to explore booking opportunities from superstar DJs, internationally recognised pop stars, sports personalities and media figures, providing suitable entertainment for venues and events of all sizes and scales.