3 Eco Friendly London Conference Venues

3 Eco Friendly London Conference Venues

Are you looking for a London corporate events venue with green credentials? If your organisation takes its environmental responsibility seriously, you may wish to re-inforce your commitment to looking after our planet by holding your next business event at an eco-friendly event space. By choosing a conference venue with environmental credentials, your company image will be seen to be authentic – you practise what you preach.

You could tie in the choice of green venue with an environmental theme to your event – perhaps you’re organising a training seminar on how to be more sustainable in business, a media event on reducing the carbon footprint, or corporate team building around how to tackle recycling in the office or climate change at large? Whatever your green concerns may be, it is essential that you showcase your company’s environmental commitment by holding your corporate event in the right surroundings.

When looking for the perfect venue, give preference to hotels or other venues that have environmental responsibility as a top-down policy. There are very few completely sustainable venues in the UK, so you may need to compromise to find an event space that ticks all the boxes. And, of course, while you are searching for the ideal corporate venue that does everything possible to minimise its impact on the environment, you must not lose sight of all the other important criteria for selecting a suitable venue, including location, size, budget, configuration, facilities, style etc.

We’ve handpicked 3 stylish, eco-friendly conference venues in London that may be worth a closer look as a possible destination for your next green business event.

  1. The LookOut

Set in the centre of London in the middle of Hyde Park, The LookOut is an eco-friendly venue with flexible event space that is suitable for a range of business presentations, workshops, press launches, summer parties or away days. It’s an excellent blank canvas venue that you can customise to your requirements.

The bright, modern indoor venue can accommodate up to 100 delegates and comes fully equipped with SMART board technology and WiFi. Outside, there are wooden terraces, natural sculptures and an eco pond in the beautiful enclosed gardens. Conference delegates have full access to the Edwardian Gatehouse too, which would make glorious location for private dining too.

  1. The Ortus Learning & Events Centre

Situated in Camberwell, South London, The Ortus Learning & Events Centre is a striking, multi-award winning building providing over 1,500 square feet of flexible event space over 7 levels. All event suites are flexible and can be configured to your needs, providing corporate event space for up to 80 delegates – theatre style, dining or buffet style and a range of classroom configurations are possible.

The architecturally striking venue makes use of innovative technology all through the structure of the building and offers spectacular views over London from the top-floor terrace. The Ortus is available as a blank canvas room hire only and can also  be booked with catering.

  1. The Crystal

Proud to be one of the world’s greenest buildings, The Crystal on London’s Royal Docks offers exceptional corporate events facilities that could be just the thing for your green business event. 7 flexible, corporate-style meeting rooms are available as a blank canvas, and there’s also an auditorium with state-of-the-art conference equipment for up to 270 delegates.

In addition, generous events spaces are available both inside and out, as well as a permanent exhibition showcasing the building’s commitment to sustainability.

The quirky, contemporary building itself is run entirely on solar power and ground source heat, and also incorporates rainwater harvesting, black water treatment and automated building management systems into its design.

Article provided by Mike James, an independent content writer working together with Best Venues London, a FREE venue sourcing service helping unearth the quirkiest, most unique venues in London.


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