Microsoft stages biggest conference event ever held at Congress Centre

19 December 2019

Microsoft stages biggest conference event ever held at Congress Centre From AGMs, conferences and meetings, to exhibitions, product launches, awards dinners, fashion shows and other special events, Congress Centre will help you deliver a memorable event. The largest event ever staged at Congress Centre was an overwhelming success, further evidence that the centre is fast […]

Our new street food menu proves a hit!

23 July 2018

Anne Bocock of Pb Projects was among the first event organisers to request Congress Centre’s new street food menu for an event she organised for UKSUG on 25th & 26th June. According to Anne, “I had known about Congress Centre for many years and fortunately, I was finally able to book an event there. The […]

E.Tautz wows during London Fashion Week with a catwalk show at Congress Centre

23 June 2018

Congress Centre was delighted to be the venue selected for the launch of the   E. Tautz  Spring Summer 2019 Collection during London Fashion Week Men’s this month. All the inspirational clothing in the collection, entitled ‘Give me a future’, was manufactured in the UK. E.Tautz booked the Marble Hall and the Congress Suite for the […]

Independent blog pays homage to our central London conference and events venue!

23 June 2018

We were thrilled to read Hire Space’s recent blog about our mid-century modern conference & events venue. (Click here to read the blog.) They really seem to appreciate the central London location and mid-century modern charms of our 13 flexible event spaces, coupled with the great AV, food and service we offer. So lovely to […]

Meet Toni, the newest member of our events team

23 June 2018

This month we’re delighted to welcome our new conference & sales co-ordinator, Toni Alder. Prior to joining the Congress Centre team, Toni worked as an events executive for the Sanderson and the St Martin’s Lane hotels where she co-ordinated a wide range of private and corporate events for clients including Estee Lauder, Deloitte LLP and […]

The perfect cocktail for summer events!

23 June 2018

Aperol Spritz is a refreshing Italian cocktail that’s the ultimate summer drink. Best of all, it’s really easy to make. Here’s how: Ingredients 3 parts prosecco 2 parts Aperol (or if you prefer it less strong, 1 part Aperol also works well) 1 part soda water Slice of orange Method Pour the ingredients over ice […]

Celebrating National Asparagus month with a show-stopper!

23 June 2018

We’re sharing this delicious recipe for asparagus & gruyere tart to pay homage to this much-loved British vegetable. Why not serve it at a future event you may be planning? Ingredients 1 pack ready-made puff pastry 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 400g asparagus 3 large eggs and 1 yolk 225ml double cream […]

10 tips for planning a successful event

23 June 2018

Central London’s Congress Centre has hosted hundreds of high profile conferences, meetings and events in recent years. Here are the hi-tech WC1 venue’s top tips for staging a successful event: 1. What are the main objectives of your conference or meeting? You should determine these before you do anything else and ensure that your core […]

Christmas virgin cocktail recipe

23 June 2018

If you drew the short straw and are driving this Christmas, don’t miss out. Our festive non-alcoholic punch is a real crowd pleaser and you’ll avoid a sore head the next day too! Simply pour pineapple juice, pomegranate juice and almond extract into a large drink dispenser and mix. Pour in ginger ale and give […]

Congress Christmas Trifle

23 June 2018

If you’re not a massive fan of Christmas pudding after a huge roast dinner, why not try making a delicious trifle instead? Packed with peaches, raspberries, cream and zingy lemon curd, it’ll definitely hit the spot. Ingredients • 4 peaches, 1 cut into wedges and the rest chopped •  raspberries 200g • rum 100ml • […]