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Best venues for an end of financial year conference

The end of the financial year is fast approaching, and if you intend to hold a conference to discuss and review your company’s performance before the ‘new year’ begins, the following venues should have everything you need.

The Light

With a total capacity of up to 1000 delegates, The Light is the largest venue of its kind in the Euston and Kings Cross area, with great conference and event space available for hire. Flexible layout and customisable packages make it a versatile offering, whilst its central location keeps you very much within the buzz of the city and well connected to the rest of London, with the likes of Euston, Euston Square, Warren Street and Kings Cross St Pancras stations all within easy reach.

Congress Centre

congress centre

Housed within an architecturally renowned modernist building, Congress Centre is home to no less than 16 different events spaces specially designed for conferences and other corporate occasions. Light and air conditioned for comfort with catering options and a can-do attitude amongst the management team, the spaces also come complete with the very latest AV for your convenience, including giant plasma screens. it really is a one-stop-shop for those in search of a fuss-free approach.

Alexandra Palace

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Another offering with a range of different spaces to choose from, Alexandra Palace boasts 9 spacious, pillar free, interconnecting rooms, allowing you to host gatherings for capacities that range anywhere between 10 and 10,000. Set within 196 acres of its own parkland, there are also outdoor terraced areas you can utilise whist enjoying wonderful panoramic views of London’s iconic skyline. With 1500 complimentary onsite car parking spaces and a train station less than 10 minutes away, it’s a breeze to get to as well.

The Kia Oval

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The Kia Oval is one of the oldest stadiums in the world but it’s still very much at the forefront of international sport, hosting first-class cricket matches throughout the summer. Year round however, it also functions as a multi-purpose event space, with various meeting rooms  and function spaces to its name. The total capacity is a generous 1000, making it great for large scale conferences, whilst the close proximity to Oval and Vauxhall tube stops is sure to come in handy.

Old Billingsgate

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The Grand Hall at Old Billingsgate features magnificent triple height ceilings and towering iron pillars, making it an impressive and imposing space that brings an instant hit of atmosphere to any occasion. Other spaces include the gallery, with its neutral décor and distinctive arched ceiling, and the suspended steel mezzanine level. All-in-all, there is a capacity of 2500, with a dining capacity of 1200 should you wish to organise a meal for your guests alongside the conference.