London Convention Bureau

1st Floor 169 Union Street London SE1 0LL

Discover your London

Explore what makes London a unique destination for responsible, imaginative and innovative meetings and events. Take advantage of the city’s many attractions and discover why London is the ideal destination for international events. Here are five reasons for choosing the capital: 1. Unique spaces Whether it's for a small or large group, an exclusive incentive activity or a city-wide tech event, choose from more than 1,000 diverse conference venues and 140,000+ hotel rooms across the capital. 2. Connectivity With six international airports and direct flights to 400 destinations, and international rail services, London is one of the best-connected cities worldwide. It is an easy city for your delegates to reach, and an easy place to navigate once they're here. 3. Diversity No other city on the planet matches London for its wealth of culture and rich heritage. With 233 different languages spoken and a great variety of cuisine, music and entertainment, London’s diversity provides a friendly welcome to your delegates. 4. Quality London is home to cutting-edge industry clusters, world-renowned galleries, museums and Michelin-starred restaurants. The capital is leading the way in innovative event concepts with access to top speakers. 5. Expertise and talent Being the global tech hub and financial capital, London offers great expertise for a range of sectors. With world-class talent and creative event and media agencies, the city is prepared for every focus you set for your event. For more information, please contact us: London & Partners 1st Floor 169 Union Street London SE1 0LL Tel: +44 (020) 7234 5833 US Office: London & Partners - New York 6th Floor, 135 East 57th Street New York, NY 10022 Tel: +1 646 844 0556

Need dates

  • 04/15/202412/31/2025

Awards

Venue Highlights

Cvent's 2023 Top Meeting Destinations

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Distance from airport

  • 2.11 mi. from venue

  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    14.91 mi. from city center

  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    27.96 mi. from city center

  • London City Airport (LCY)

    5.59 mi. from city center


Local Attractions

London Eye

Historical landmark
The London Eye is a major feature of London's skyline. Climb aboard for a breathtaking experience, with unforgettable views of more than 55 of London's most famous landmarks – all in just 30 minutes!
Westminster Bridge Road
London, GB SE1 7PB

British Museum

Museum
The British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. See world-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures and Ancient Egyptian mummies all centred around the magnificent Great Court.
Great Russell Street
London, GB WC1B 3DG

Tower of London

Historical landmark
Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower of London, one of the world's most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo. Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king's bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels.
Tower Hill
London, GB EC3N 4AB

National Gallery

Museum
The crowning glory of Trafalgar Square, London's National Gallery is a vast space, filled with Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries. In this iconic art gallery you can find works by masters such as Van Gogh, da Vinci, Botticelli, Constable, Renoir, Titian and Stubbs.
Trafalgar Square
London, GB WC2N 5DN

Hyde Park

Park
This huge park covers 142 hectares (350 acres) with over 4,000 trees, a large lake and flower gardens. It’s home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers' Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. It offers recreational activities such as boating, swimming, cycling, tennis, horse riding and more.
London, GB W2 2UH

Oxford Street

Shopping
Oxford Street has more than 300 retailers from designer outlets to department stores and is the most visited shopping street in Europe. Its mix of unrivalled shopping, captivating architecture, fascinating history, mouth-watering cuisine and unbeatable deals make for a perfect day out in London.
Oxford Street
London, GB

Natural History Museum

Museum
As well as the permanent dinosaur exhibition, the Natural History Museum boasts a collection of the biggest, tallest and rarest animals in the world. See a life-sized Blue Whale, a 40-million-year-old spider, and the beautiful Central Hall.
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

Shakespeare's Globe

Theater
See a play at Shakespeare’s Globe, a reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599 where many of Shakespeare’s plays were performed.
21 New Globe Walk
London SE1 9DT

Convention Centers

  • ExCeL London Convention & Exhibition Centre

    ExCeL London is the UK capital’s international convention centre & exhibition venue. Offering state-of-the-art conference facilities, smaller meeting rooms and multi-purpose event halls able to host 10-7000 delegates.

  • Olympia London

    Olympia London is an exceptionally versatile venue for between 200 and 1500 delegates, providing flexible facilities ideal for a range of events including conferences, training seminars, award ceremonies and presentations.

  • QEII Centre

    Uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye, the award winning QEII Centre is a premier purpose built venue.

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High season
Jun 1 – Jun 30
Jul 1 – Jul 31
May 1 – May 31
Nov 1 – Nov 30
Oct 1 – Oct 31
Shoulder season
Apr 1 – Apr 30
Sep 1 – Sep 30
Dec 1 – Dec 31
Low season
Jan 1 – Jan 31
Feb 1 – Feb 28
Mar 1 – Mar 31
Aug 1 – Aug 31

Additional Information

London Convention Bureau is your one-stop shop for bringing an incredible business event to the city. Free and impartial, we are your first port of call to discover London, a city like no other. We are the experts in delivering the best of London to all business audiences, working in partnership with key providers across the city. This includes free and impartial advice on planning for events of all sizes; conferences, association congresses, product launches, exhibitions, incentives and more. For example, we can assist with the following: • Venue finding • Ideas for incentive programmes • Coordinating site inspections and hotel bedroom searches • Assistance with bids • Comprehensive planning toolkits • Insights, sector experts and speakers We also have a dedicated Associations team who bid to attract association congresses to London and facilitate with all aspects of set up.