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The Kia Oval is fast becoming the conference and events destination in central London. A stone’s throw from the river and situated just outside the congestion charge zone, this venue surprises all with its proximity to the City. Boasting parking for up to 50 cars onsite and 4 minutes walking time from the transport hub of Vauxhall; you won’t find a central London venue with such accessible transport links and free parking.

Every room offers a unique experience for your guests with the variety of spaces spanning from the historic wood-panelled chandeliered Long Room to our incredible Roof Terrace with sweeping panoramic views across London. The Kia Oval offers something to suit every event from 2 to 1500 people.

With a dedicated team of events co-ordinators, you will be looked after by one person from the point of enquiry right through to the morning of your event at which point our experienced operational team will take over to ensure that your event runs impeccably. Our devotion to service and passion for events means we offer each client a bespoke experience. Your event is one of a kind so your service should be too.

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Champions Speakers is the leading speaker bureau in the UK today. Employing over 100 booking agents and marketeers, our expert team pride themselves on supplying the best available talent for any brief, and any budget. 

20 years of industry expertise, family values and fast, focused supply have placed us at the heart of the event entertainment industry. Having arranged speakers in 50 countries worldwide, including the U.S, United Arab Emirates, China and India; Champions Speakers is a trusted partner to globally-renowned organisations and institutions.

Whether supplying an erudite business conference or casual workplace function, our team of dedicated professionals are responsible for the delivery of over 3500 acts and speakers at global functions each and every year. We put the ideal adventurer, thought-leader, sports star, celebrity or business magnate for any event, at your fingertips. 

Visit our website today for more information.

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etc.venues 133 Houndsditch offers you the perfect space in which to celebrate your awards.

Superbly located minutes away from Liverpool St and Bank stations, etc.venues 133 Houndsditch offers 33,000 sqft of space all on one floor, including a large banqueting suite seating over 550 guests alongside 7 additional rooms for 100 plus.

The Enterprise Suite boasts a generous ceiling height and natural daylight with the latest in built in audio visual technology, whilst the adjacent open plan galleria offers over 15,000 sqf of flexible catering space for pre-dinner drinks or dancing.

Multiple media walls provide plenty of branding options and the sleek design in tones of marble, brass and walnut complete the City’s newest most exciting venue.

To complete the package, a combination of onsite chefs, creating bespoke menus, and our award winning service ensure your awards will be your best event of the year.

Trust etc.venues 133 Houndsditch to deliver your awards for you.

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Gaudio have a reputation as the UK’s most trusted designer and manufacturer of bespoke awards to the events industry. Our experienced and friendly project management team guide our clients expertly through the process from initial brief to delivery of the finished product.

Our cutting edge award designs are carefully tailored to your event theme, brand and budget and are provided entirely free of charge. With an emphasis on using only the highest quality materials Gaudio guarantee to deliver unique and individual awards that will delight your winners, your sponsors and attract the attention your event deserves.

If you are looking for inspiration for your award event visit www.gaudio.co.uk


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Within the heart of the Belgian capital, and only a few steps away from the Grand Place, is located the Hotel Le Plaza. This art-déco palace dating from the 1930’s is one of the last independent hotels of the city that can be entirely privatised. Rewarded Belgian Royal Warrant Holder of Belgium, the Hotel has welcomed many famous guests throughout the years.

The 190 rooms and suites combine the prestige of traditional rooms with all modern facilities. With its 11 meeting spaces and its plenary room called “The Theatre”, Le Plaza will host your events for up to 700 guests.

Since more than 20 years, Le Plaza listens carefully to its guest and maintains the tradition with a warm and convivial welcome. Its dedicated team will accompany you from the first contact until the departure of your last attendee and will happily answer all your queries.



Today more than ever, print is key in engaging targeted audiences who find it easy to ignore digital communications. From beautifully crafted Direct Mail pieces to brochures, magazines, invitations, prospectuses and vouchers, print is integral to business.

At KNP we’ve spent over 30 years helping clients reach their target audiences through integrated printing and mailing solutions. We understand the importance of getting something ‘just right’. And we know you need a print partner you can trust, so we deliver what we say we will, when we say we will, and how we say we will.

Always on hand to give advice and deliver the right solution, we’ve built a reputation for outstanding quality and reliability. And with everything on site, we provide a cost-effective, no hidden extras solution.

Our services:

Litho & Digital Print, Direct Mail, Specialised Finishing, Large Format, Signage.

Say hello! 0844 800 9270 | knplitho.co.uk


Cuebox is a prompting company supplying On-Camera, Free standing and Corporate Presentation Systems to the broadcast and corporate world, supported by a select team of technicians.

We specialise in award ceremonies, corporate videos, seminars and general public speaking engagements as well as TV and broadcast work.

Our unique independently powered systems enables them to be used outside in almost any situation, allowing us to provide you prompting wherever you need our support. We have operators in London, Bristol, Cardiff and Manchester, with dedicated operators further north covering Scotland as well so we really are a Nationwide company.


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Established over 30 years ago, Sounds Commercial now boasts 6 nationwide offices employing over 80 full-time employees. Sounds Commercial is now one of the UK’s leading event production companies.

As an industry leader, Sounds Commercial offer access to state-of-the-art technology, and pride ourselves on managing all aspects of event production – Making ourselves the one stop shop for all your event needs.

Big or small, from photo-quality printing, full stage design and build, through to end to end event management, Sounds Commercial can cater for every aspect of your event.


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Hiscox is an international specialist with over 30 years’ experience of insuring conferences. We understand that no two events are the same. We proactively contact clients if we foresee a potential problem, such as extreme bad weather. We’ll also help to keep your event running wherever possible and pride ourselves on our service. Our tailored covers include:

  • Public liability and employers’ liability – protecting you against the legal risks you may face when running an event
  • Cancellation and abandonment – protecting your financial investment in the event
  • Property cover – for your property, venue fixtures and fittings, or hired property at the event


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The Media House is a specialist training company for the conference and events industry. We provide a full range of public courses as well as tailored in-house and online training. Our courses are for event managers, conference producers, marketeers, sponsorship sales and operations and for all levels of seniority including senior management. Our courses are extremely practical including case studies, examples of best practice, exercises and worked examples and are delivered by expert trainers who all have a background in events. Full information on all our courses can be found at www.the-media-house.co.uk or contact info@the-media-house.co.uk



Churchill War Rooms

Guests will experience events to remember at Churchill War Rooms, hidden beneath the iconic buildings of Westminster in the heart of London.

Rich in atmosphere, this incredible venue is the very site where Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his cabinet led Britain to victory during the Second World War. This once-secret underground wartime headquarters offers excellent dining facilities to impress clients and colleagues alike.



CAPTURISE is a photography company specialising in corporate and conference events, covering everything from small meetings right through to large international conferences. No event is ever too small or too large for CAPTURISE and we make the most of any surroundings and situations to capture exceptional images.

Our dedicated photographers and editors have a wide range of knowledge and experience and not only are able to fulfil and accomplish any brief set before them but are always able to exceed client’s expectations.

By using CAPTURISE you can always rest assure that Professionalism, Discreetness, Reliability and Outstanding Images will be provided to each and every one of your events. www.capturise.com/



An expert recruitment service for companies and candidates within the conference, exhibition and events sectors.

GCN Talent is THE go-to recruitment partner for the international conference, exhibitions and events industries. With decades of experience in the sector and a worldwide network of contacts, we are perfectly positioned to assist you with your next key hire – or to take your career to the next level.

GCN Talent – part of the Global Conference Network  – is managed and run by former industry practitioners. For clients, this means that you’ll be dealing with someone who understands your business inside out. For candidates, the depth of our understanding of your job and our position at the heart of the industry sets us apart from a traditional recruitment agency – and means we’ll be able to place you quickly and effectively. And our reach truly is global.



AwardsPro is a full circle platform to manage and streamline the entry and judging process for any Awards event. AwardsPro has been created and road-tested by those who know best what an easy-to-use, reliable and robust platform looks and feels like.

Contact aileen@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk to find out more.

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