The scale, lavish opulence and setting of Alexandra Palace sets it apart as a venue for major exhibitions, conferences, concerts and corporate events. It offers four major halls and a range of distinctive function rooms accommodating from 7,250 to a more intimate 10 guests. It is readily accessible and offers free on-site parking for 2,000 vehicles.
Blitz is one of the UK's leading providers of AV equipment and services. Blitz has been supplying high-quality video, audio, stage sets and lighting as well as graphics services and equipment since 1989. The company's principle is that the expertise of the people working for it would differentiate it in the market, rather than simply relying on its state-of-the-art technology.
BATTERSEA PARK EVENTS ARENA
Battersea Park Events Arena has recently launched its stunning new 'Battersea Evolution' structure. The clear-span venue, 110m long by 50m wide with a uniform roof height of 6m, is now London's largest dining venue, seating 2,500 across its 5,500sqm of event space. For further info visit www.battersea evolution.co.uk
Davies Tanner is the leading public relations and marketing agency for the global events industry. The company only operates within this sector and has an in depth knowledge of its workings, which is complemented by broad experience in the fields of PR and marketing and in its wide access to contacts across the industry and the media.
Gallowglass is a leading provider of crew and staging for the event industry. In the past year, it has been involved in more than 6,000 events and delivered 65,000 crew and 126,000 pieces of staging on site with a 99% punctuality rate. It now offers crew out of bases in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Bristol.
Haymarket is at the forefront of the events market, with 15 years of staging live events and more than 1 million visitors attending shows in the portfolio every year. By hosting some of the country's biggest and boldest events - including Clotheshow Live and Autosport International - it is a company that is always evolving and exploring new ventures.
THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, TELFORD
The International Centre, Telford is a purpose-built exhibition and conference venue situated at the heart of the motorway network. With three interlinking halls providing more than 10,000sqm of pillar-free flexible space and six sub-divisible suites, it is the ideal environment for conferences, exhibitions and product launches for four to 4,000 delegates.
INTERNATIONAL CONFEX 2006
International Confex is Europe's biggest show for event organisers. For exhibitors, the CMP Information event is a dedicated forum to showcase brands, products and services and meet the key decision-makers and buyers. For visitors, it is an essential industry forum to meet venues and suppliers and also gain the latest information through the Confex Conference.
Londonlaunch.com is the definitive marketing resource for venues and suppliers. With more than 100,000 unique corporate buyers visiting the site every month, london launch.com is widely recognised as the event organiser's 'bible'. The service is fully interactive and specialises in introducing quality buyers to member venues and suppliers.
THE MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY
The Merchant Taylors' Company is one of the 12 Great City Livery Companies surviving from mediaeval times. In the heart of the City it is able to host, in the most superb settings, a full range of events from luncheons, dinners, banquets, weddings and receptions, to fashion shows and concerts.
Natural Interventions Limited is the UK's leading manufacturer of corporate awards. It specialises in the design of bespoke awards that guarantee a high-profile for sponsors at any ceremony. Available now, its new off-the-shelf range of awards has been designed for limited budgets and tight timescales.To buy online: www.awardsonline.co.uk
Perton Signs has been established for 140 years and is an independent family company providing a comprehensive graphics solution to the exhibition and conference industries. Recent technology has enabled it to enhance its award-winning service, which was established on traditional crafts skills.
RIVERBANK PARK PLAZA
Situated on the south side of the Thames opposite Tate Britain, the stunning Riverbank Park Plaza affords breathtaking views of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye. Experience the Thames Room, situated at the front of the hotel with floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views of the city for a magnificent backdrop to glamorous events.
RSVP magazine is the leading publication for the creative events industry providing inspiration and advice for both full-time and part-time corporate party planners. It makes heroes out of those that innovate rather than replicate, making it an important business tool for anyone with an event budget.
One of Europe's leading suppliers of equipment, complete technical solutions and services. Equipment for hire and sale includes lighting, sound, rigging, power, distribution and conference sets. Stage also offers technical project management and a virtual lighting studio design service. There are eight branches across the UK.