In a huge city like London industry event calendars can get a little overwhelming. We’ve selected the 6 events we think all London venues should attend in 2020.

Events Events

When: 28 January 2020
Where: The Mermaid, London
A wide-reaching conference for all events professionals, you’ll get access to the Venue Summit, Leaders Summit, Awards Summit, Conference Summit and Association Summit.
Roundtable discussions will focus on topics such as sustainability, talent diversity, video marketing and trends in catering.


When: 3 – 5 March 2020
Where: ExCeL London
Suitable for buyers and decision-makers across the hospitality and foodservice industry, this conference has been a vital event in the calendar since 1935.
Discover the latest trends and innovations across four key areas: The Professional Kitchen Show, The Foodservice Show, Interiors & Tabletop Show, and the Hospitality Tech Show.

London Christmas Party Show

When: 12 – 13 May 2020
Where: Haberdashers’ Hall, London
If you’re looking for corporate Christmas party bookings, London Christmas Party Show is the place to be.
The show is designed for corporate event bookers looking for inspiration for their festive celebrations, for parties of anywhere between 10 and 3,000 Guests. Time to shine!

Event Organisers Summit

When: 19 – 20 October 2020
Where: Leonardo Royal Hotel, London
This two-day summit gives you access to a pre-qualified network of buyers.
Head to this event if you want to meet with decision-makers from corporate companies or expand your supplier network.

Event Tech Live

When: 4 – 5 November 2020
Where: Old Truman Brewery, London
If you’re at the forefront of event technology, you need to be at Event Tech Live. This is one of the fastest-growing industry conferences in the UK.
Event Tech Live also hosts the annual Event Tech Awards ceremony, which celebrates the Most Innovative and Tech-Friendly Venue every year.

London Venue Awards

When: TBC
Where: TBC
Although London Venue Awards began its life only three years ago, it has quickly become a respected benchmark for venues of all kinds across London.
The awards up for grabs include awards for the best venues in each category, such as conference venues, summer party venues and historic venues, as well as awards for customer service, sustainability and use of tech.
Whether you want to pick up a few bookings, spread brand awareness or find out about the latest innovations, with these events in your calendar you’ll get everything you need.
Interested in more 2020 content for venues? Check out our blog, 2020 Events Industry Trends: The Guide for Venues.

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