Best City Centre Venue Space
Landing Forty Two
Situated in the heart of the City of London, Landing Forty Two integrates event-makers and attendees in the legacy of the iconic Leadenhall Building. Founded in 2015 to coincide with the building’s official opening, this 5,000sq ft venue offers clients the opportunity to activate their message within a globally revered London Landmark.
At 500ft above street level, this light filled space is Europe’s highest dedicated events venue. Guests witness the site transform as the day’s changing hues colour the view from our floor-to-ceiling windows. After ascending the building’s fastest scenic lifts in Europe, attendees witness Landing Forty Two’s panoramic view of London’s skyline including scenes of the Thames and the capital’s world-famous buildings, structures and monuments.
A diversity of guests enjoy our venue with its high-spec digital infrastructure, innovative resources and carefully designed, flexible space. Catering to malleable needs, our continued ability to attract and retain distinguished clients has helped to signify The Leadenhall Building as an architectural jewel in London’s landscape and underline the City’s visionary leadership in global innovation. Whatever the occasion, we believe every event-professional should have the opportunity to produce a stand-out experience within our distinctive tapered walls.
The last year has been the most successful in Manchester Central’s history.
The venue has built an outstanding reputation within the events industry for providing a quality offer and demonstrates exceptional commitment to continually developing its proposition.
In response to feedback from clients, Manchester Central has implemented many innovative advancements to further enhance its people, facilities and services – the fundamental aspects of its business that clients identified as what make Manchester Central truly unique.
The industry-leading venue enhanced its wi-fi provision, launched an online ordering platform as well as a dedicated information portal for agents; and produced a brand-new suite of hospitality menus – all while the venue’s experienced team of professionals continued to uphold outstanding levels of event delivery.
Manchester Central also refreshed its approach to business development which has led the venue to huge success across all sales sectors. Most significantly, the venue attracted a number of big-name corporate clients which led to a 43% increase in average spend and secured numerous multi-year deals with major national associations.
Manchester Central finished the financial year in its strongest position ever, more than 17% ahead of the previous year and smashing its previous record by nearly £2m.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was founded in 1834 for the ‘advancement of architecture’. Its current headquarters at 66 Portland Place were built in 1934 and the training and entertaining spaces have been utilised for events for over 20 years. The venue’s Art Deco design has been skilfully maintained in its 80 years, and is seen as one of the best examples of Art Deco/Swedish modernism in the UK.
The venue is an iconic building located on a street known for its elegant Georgian architecture. Befitting RIBA’s role as the leading architectural professional body, the venue has some of the finest facilities in London for high-level meetings, conferences, receptions and dinners. The venue also boasts three terraces with fantastic views of London.
The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
As the UK’s Original Marriott Hotel and among one of the first in Europe, the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square has a heritage of over 30 years hosting high profile events in the heart of Mayfair. Situated just steps away from Bond Street Underground Station and a short walk from iconic Oxford Street and Hyde Park, the hotel is in a highly desirable location for both events and their delegates. Clients can make use of the hotel’s award-winning bar, the Luggage Room, or signature restaurants by Gordon Ramsay.
With a total of 13 meeting spaces catering to a variety of events, from small seminars and board meetings to conferences of up to 1,000 people. The hotel now enters a new era for events, with the recently completed renovation of the Westminster Ballroom which features natural daylight in 765m2 of pillar-free function space.
The Midland Hotel
The Midland Hotel has stood the test of time being open since 1903, it has played host to Kings, Queens and Presidents. It may have impressive exterior and interior filled with grandeur but what has kept it going is its dedication to its guests. Each aspect and department stays true to the buildings character but also strives forward and creates something new. The staff with their mancunian charm are always willing to go the extra mile and this can be seen from the moment you enter the door. From small meetings to national conferences the hotel can provide you with any services but will never cut on quality. With 14 event spaces and 312 rooms, two award-winning restaurants, an opulent tea room and a beautiful spa the city centre hotel is a destination in itself.