Sponsors & Partners
As a bastion of Britishness, The Waldorf Hilton stands as one of London’s most iconic hotels. Perfectly positioned, you’ll find us right in the heart of the capital’s glitzy district of theatres and a short walk from Covent Garden tube station and some of the best shops, restaurants, bars, galleries, museums and landmarks. Blending Edwardian grandeur with modern comfort, we’ve been welcoming guests since 1908. With 298 rooms, seven event spaces (including the beautiful Palm Court), a 14-metre pool, sauna, steam room and state-of-the-art fitness centre, we’ve also introduced digital check-in for Hilton Honors members, luxury in-room spa products and an exciting entertainment programme. Past, present and future; our passion for hospitality drives who we are and what we do. Creating unforgettable moments; it’s what we do best.
Performing Artistes have been supplying people to give speeches, chair conferences and host events for over 25 years. Based in the West End, the tight-knit booking team supply over 600 people a year for events in the UK and worldwide.
Performing Artistes are independent of the talent. They work for you, the event organiser, whilst maintaining close working relationships with the artistes themselves, to ensure you get the right person, properly briefed at the right price. They cover everything from the serious speaker for keynotes and motivational speeches, to comedians and entertainers for dinners and awards.
Put simply, they are in the Business of Speaking.
Established over 30 years ago, Sounds Commercial now boasts 6 nationwide offices employing over 80 full-time employees. Sounds Commercial is now one of the UK’s leading event production companies.
As an industry leader, Sounds Commercial offer access to state-of-the-art technology, and pride ourselves on managing all aspects of event production – Making ourselves the one stop shop for all your event needs.
Big or small, from photo-quality printing, full stage design and build, through to end to end event management, Sounds Commercial can cater for every aspect of your event.
An expert recruitment service for companies and candidates within the conference, exhibition and events sectors.
GCN Talent is THE go-to recruitment partner for the international conference, exhibitions and events industries. With decades of experience in the sector and a worldwide network of contacts, we are perfectly positioned to assist you with your next key hire – or to take your career to the next level.
GCN Talent – part of the Global Conference Network – is managed and run by former industry practitioners. For clients, this means that you’ll be dealing with someone who understands your business inside out. For candidates, the depth of our understanding of your job and our position at the heart of the industry sets us apart from a traditional recruitment agency – and means we’ll be able to place you quickly and effectively. And our reach truly is global.
Gaudio have a reputation as the UK’s most trusted designer and manufacturer of bespoke awards to the events industry. Our experienced and friendly project management team guide our clients expertly through the process from initial brief to delivery of the finished product.
Our cutting edge award designs are carefully tailored to your event theme, brand and budget and are provided entirely free of charge. With an emphasis on using only the highest quality materials Gaudio guarantee to deliver unique and individual awards that will delight your winners, your sponsors and attract the attention your event deserves.
If you are looking for inspiration for your award event visit www.gaudio.co.uk
AwardsPro is a full circle platform to manage and streamline the entry and judging process for any Awards event. AwardsPro has been created and road-tested by those who know best what an easy-to-use, reliable and robust platform looks and feels like.
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Combined with exceptional customer service, Thorns Group offers the largest choice of furniture, catering and equipment hire in the event industry. Our draping division enables organisers to transform conference spaces enhancing the delegate experience. Be it at exhibitions, conferences, sports fixtures, promotions or parties, our many styles grace 20,000 events at 5,000 locations across the UK and Europe. www.thorns.co.uk
CAPTURISE is a photography company specialising in corporate and conference events, covering everything from small meetings right through to large international conferences. No event is ever too small or too large for CAPTURISE and we make the most of any surroundings and situations to capture exceptional images.
Our dedicated photographers and editors have a wide range of knowledge and experience and not only are able to fulfil and accomplish any brief set before them but are always able to exceed client’s expectations.
By using CAPTURISE you can always rest assure that Professionalism, Discreetness, Reliability and Outstanding Images will be provided to each and every one of your events. www.capturise.com/
Table Art is the UK`s leading table centre hire company, holding a stock of over 40 different lit designs that can be radio-controlled from one central point. They are an efficient yet stunning way of creating a huge effect but with less cost, not only to clients’ budgets, but also to the environment as our eco- friendly policies mean we charge our batteries with solar energy. We design and manufacture all our products in-house meaning we can react quickly to client requests for bespoke designs or for the addition of specific details at short notice. Check out our lit furniture too! Over the last 10 years Table Art has helped bring style and sophistication to a host of events including TheRyder Cup, Sports Personality of the Year, Sony Radio Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards and The MOBOs. Our centrepieces have lit up venues all over the world including The Louvre in Paris, Dublin Convention Centre, Friedrich Stadt – Palast in Berlin as well as ICC in Birmingham, Old Trafford in Manchester and The Savoy, The Dorchester and Grosvenor House Hotel closer to home.
Knp Litho Ltd have over 30 years of experience helping our clients reach their target audiences.
We provide sophisticated and integrated printing and direct mail solutions. We are a well-established and highly experienced company with a reputation for quality and reliability.
Our services include Litho, on demand Digital Print, Direct Mail, Design Facility, Signage and Specialised Finishing.
Our team is always on hand to give advice should you require; working together with our clients in true partnership. Knp provides a modern, creative and efficient print production environment, designed to work in harmony with our clients.
With all Litho printing, finishing and mailing technology on site, we will provide the most cost-effective solution to your print and publishing needs. Above all, we offer a great service at competitive prices with no hidden extras!
We have taken time to look at the bigger global picture and to recognise our responsibility to our environment; our project over the past couple of years has included some substantial green initiatives to produce cleaner print and mail using FSC credited paper and vegetable based printing inks from our suppliers. Not least the addition of 400 solar panels to our south facing roof providing enough sustainable energy to power the entire Bury St Edmunds production site. We share Suffolk County Council’s commitment to make our county the greenest county in the UK.
The Mermaid London is a vibrant conference and events centre in the heart of the City of London. The venue hosts over 250 events annually from a variety of organisations from a range of sectors.
At the heart of the venue is the Auditorium with tiered seating for 600 people, excellent sight lines to the stage and unrivalled acoustics.
There are eight event spaces, totalling 2,395sqft. Earlier in 2017 the Newgate Suite received a £250,000 refurbishment and now includes multiple interconnecting whiteboard walls for creative use, and can be divided into four meeting and breakout spaces.
The recent £750,000 refurbishment in September 2017 of the Upper River Room sees the ceiling height raised and existing supports redesigned to create a contemporary open plan space, further enhancing sightlines of Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and The Shard.
The Mermaid London prides itself in employing a dynamic team of people with a ‘can do’ attitude to deliver outstanding events.
Cuebox is a prompting company supplying On-Camera, Free standing and Corporate Presentation Systems to the broadcast and corporate world, supported by a select team of technicians.
We specialise in award ceremonies, corporate videos, seminars and general public speaking engagements as well as TV and broadcast work.
Our unique independently powered systems enables them to be used outside in almost any situation, allowing us to provide you prompting wherever you need our support. We have operators in London, Bristol, Cardiff and Manchester, with dedicated operators further north covering Scotland as well so we really are a Nationwide company.