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News & Blog posts for 'Social London'

Read the latest views and top tips from our free London venue finding experts and see the latest reviews from new London venue openings. Here at Venue Search London we spend hours visiting the coolest conference, party and event spaces so we can recommend the very best London venue for your next event based on our unique knowledge of the capital’s event scene.

Story launch new event show

Thursday 16 January 2014

The London Christmas Party Show logo

Story Events, the events agency behind Venue Search London, have just launched a new exhibition for the events market. The London Christmas Party Show, to be held at Banking Hall EC3 on June 10th and 11th this year will bring together over 600 known Christmas Party buyers and selected event agencies, with 100 specialist party venues and other specialist and creative suppliers at Banking Hall, the City’s newest and most iconic specialist events venue.

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Top Ten Tips for Perfect Christmas Parties

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Shared Christmas Party

With business confidence returning to London, 2014 is going to be a great year for companies celebrating Christmas with their deserving staff.

The London Christmas Party Show at Banking Hall EC3 on June 10th and 11th will showcase over 200 of the best venues and creative suppliers. Here are the Show’s top tips for delivering a party that will be eagerly anticipated, greatly enjoyed and long remembered!

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NEMO to promote UK inbound event busines

Monday 18 August 2014

NEMO to promote UK inbound event busines

Britain for Events has launched a new hashtag to promote National Events Month in October. The campaign is using #NEMO to encourage event organisers to run new events during the month as well as carry branding on existing events.

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How to Survive your Christmas Party!

Friday 17 October 2014

It's always worth remembering that reputations can be both made and lost at a Company Christmas Party!

Here are some top tips for how you can avoid those embarrassing "morning after moments".

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Story wins prestigious MIMA Award for its launch Christmas Show

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Story wins prestigious MIMA Award for its launch Christmas Show

Just a week before celebrating their first birthday, Story Events was presented with the Gold award for Best Live Marketing Event for The London Christmas Party Show at the MIMA Awards in front of over 400 industry professionals at the Lancaster Hotel.

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London voted number one European city for events

Friday 21 November 2014

London voted number one city for events in europe

London has been named the number one European city based on meetings and events activity by the American Express Meetings & Events 2015 Global Meetings Forecast.

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Loving long table dining

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Long Table Dining

Here at Venue Search London, we are huge fans of dining on long tables, rather than the more usual rounds that can be seen at most event venues around London.

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Event spends still rising

Wednesday 22 July 2015

Event spends rising

More companies are increasing their event budgets than at any point in the past year, new data from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising has revealed. 

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A Showcase with a difference

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Chotto Matte Showcase

High quality Nikkei cuisine combined with a master-class in preparing sushi, throw in a Bellini and Chotto Matte hosted a “WOW” showcase!  Located on Frith Street, the team learnt that this oriental restaurant offers various event spaces.  The private dining area was showed off with a lot of dry ice, alongside this the bar and restaurant generously delivering a flow of Sushi tasters and interactive zones to enable us to get stuck in!

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Business at breakfast

Thursday 8 October 2015

Healthy granola provides the perfect start to a breakfast meeting

Following the recent Venue Search London breakfast where top clients had the chance to glimpse the new London Hilton Bankside before it opens to the public next month, we looked into the power of an early morning meeting.

Breakfast meetings have a more positive outcome than meetings that happen at any other time of the day, according to a recent survey.

A study for London Breakfast Meetings Week, found 71 per cent of respondents agree or strongly agree that early get-togethers have a more beneficial outcome. 

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Living the dream - the life of an event manager.

Thursday 8 October 2015

The life of an event manager

We know we have the best job. It's a lot of hard work but it does have some serious perks. We get to see some of the best spaces in London, work in some incredible venues and meet some brilliant people.

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OK we admit it....we're obsessed.

Thursday 8 October 2015

Christmas at Story

Obsessed with Christmas. It's true. All year we think about it, research the best new venues, talk to our clients about them and then when December hits we spend all our time visiting said festive venues. We're like the Lapland elves but instead delivering perfect London venues to our great clients.

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What do these top event venues love about summer?

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Are you and your colleagues suffering from the January Blues? Are you wondering why you don’t just jump ship and move to warmer climes? If so, we wanted to remind you why our fair city is such a great place to be in summer! Our sister company the London Summer Event Show,  spent the day visiting some of the top event venues in London to ask ‘What they love about summer’ in London. Read on to see what they said. 

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The London Summer Event Show

Tuesday 26 January 2016

The show floor at the show

Banishing the winter blues, the London Summer Event Show was in full swing at Merchant Taylors Hall. We were lucky enough to attend the agency evening and had a brilliant evening, networking with a huge variety of venues and suppliers. 

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Only 9 weeks until Christmas?!

Tuesday 1 March 2016

London Christmas Party Show

Don’t panic you haven’t fallen asleep and woken up 10 months later, Christmas is indeed still a fair way off. The next best thing however, the London Christmas Party Show is just around the corner! Taking place on Thursday 5th May at 8 Northumberland Avenue near Trafalgar Square, it is bringing together some of the best Christmas party venues and suppliers under one festive roof, so if you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas event then this is a must attend.

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