Business Design Centre

522 Upper Street
Islington, Central London (N1 0QH)
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Situated in Islington, the Business Design Centre is London’s most stylish venue, playing host to over 80 exhibitions and 250 conferences every year.

Opened in 1986, and formerly the Royal Agricultural Hall, the building was rescued from demolition in 1981 by entrepreneur Sam Morris and was fully restored and re-opened as the UK’s first integrated trade, exhibition and conference complex.

Today the BDC attracts in excess of half a million visitors every year. The venue is located within 2 miles of both the City and the West End, and is ideally situated for both transport and local entertainment. Within walking distance of Angel tube station and only minutes from Kings Cross and Euston, The Business Design Centre is easy to get to by road, rail and bus.  The venue also benefits from on-site car parking, and has full access for those with disabilities.

Mezzanine:   This 2000 square metre space benefits from natural light, a 16.5 metre high vaulted roof and is column free making it ideal for large conferences for up to 1500 delegates. There are also a number of rooms that can be used for breakout sessions.

Gallery Hall:  Contemporary in style, with natural daylight and blackout facilities, the hall can seat 600 delegates theatre style or offer 890 square metres of expo or catering space. The hall is interlinked to the Conference Centre and has self-contained registration and cloakroom facilities. The space is overlooked by the Gallery Atrium, which provides an ideal location for catering during a conference or additional breakout space if required. The room offers the perfect environment for large conferences, fashion shows, AGM’s and product launches. Access to the Hall is enhanced by direct loading facilities, with space for a vehicle, enabling it to be used for car launches or auctions.

Auditorium:  The Auditorium at the Business Design Centre is a highly adaptable space. Accommodating more than 500 seated delegates and featuring tiered seating for 268, it proves to be an ideal venue for hosting your product launch, fashion show, or film screening.

 

 

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Room Information

Room Name
Mezzanine
Seat Cap
1500
Reception Cap
2000
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Room Name
Gallery Hall
Seat Cap
300-600
Reception Cap
650
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Room Name
Auditorium
Seat Cap
300-500
Reception Cap
550
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Room Name
Room A
Seat Cap
100-250
Reception Cap
250
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Room Name
Syndicates B-H
Seat Cap
10-30
Reception Cap
n/a
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