As we head into the 2023 Christmas season, office parties are going to be bigger and better than ever. Whether you’re part of a small office looking to host a low-key gathering or a larger company hoping to throw an end-of-year bash to remember, Convene has a perfect space for you in the most convenient and accessible locations across London.
Companies planning their Christmas parties know how important it is to foster connections and community among their team to build culture and boost retention. In seeking a venue for a Christmas party, planners should look no further than Convene, a hospitality-oriented meeting and event provider who provides everything needed for a turnkey Christmas party experience including:
- A dedicated team providing full-service event production resources including sourcing live music, entertainment;
- Festive food and beverage package options including holiday-themed dishes, live-action carving stations, holiday cocktail mixologists;
- And customizable merry and bright space design including winter wonderland decor, holiday lights, floral arrangements, and, of course, Christmas Trees.
Convene recently acquired the storied UK event company etc.venues, and, out of their combined 14 venues across the UK, we are excited to share our top choices to host this year’s office Christmas party:
etc.venues 133 Houndsditch – The best for BIG: Located in the heart of the City of London, this space is the best for a big event with capacity for over 3,000 guests on flow. This space provides a blank canvas for your holiday reception with a stunning atrium, lots of natural light, and a contemporary backdrop to host your large-scale, all-company celebration.
etc.venues County Hall – Perfect for larger groups and great views: Situated on London’s Southbank and overlooking the Thames, this venue is in an incredible location boasting breathtaking views of The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye. Our design team has sympathetically restored this charming building, keeping original features coupled with high-quality design in classic copper and velvety tones, perfect for a festive holiday vibe. The space can accommodate larger groups up to 400 and is only minutes away from the Waterloo and Westminster stations.
Convene 22 Bishopsgate – Great for an intimate bar hang: Centrally located within walking distance of 10 tube stations in the City of London, the 22 Bishopsgate venue is a premium destination for your upcoming party. With great views, sophisticated design, best-in-class sustainability practices, and a beautiful emerald bar perfect for cocktail demonstrations and food pairings in the center of the space, your guests will never have an empty glass at Convene.
etc.venues 155 Bishopsgate – Ideal for an elegant affair: This venue has established itself as one of London’s most stylish conference and event destinations. Adjacent to Liverpool Street Station, this recently expanded property boasts two expansive floors to bring your holiday vision to life, with capacity to host approximately 1,000 guests.
Convene is a premium hospitality company that designs and operates meeting, event, flexible office, and membership spaces. In 2023, the company acquired etc.venues, an established leader in urban day conferencing, growing its global network to 38 locations across nine cities in the U.S. and UK. Convene thoughtfully combines beautiful yet intuitive design, fully-integrated technology services, and a warm and welcoming environment to create a turnkey solution for extraordinary meeting and work experiences.