The award is the latest in a string of high-profile accolades for the multi-purpose events venue, with other wins over the past year including being named Venue Team of the Year at The Drum’s UK Event Awards, winning Best Conference Venue (over 750 theatre-style) at the 2017 Conference Awards, and receiving the title of Best Venue Customer Service at the London Venue Awards 2017.
Since a £12m capital investment programme begin in 2013, the QEII Centre has been transformed into an inspiring flexible events space, with industry-leading technology and AV facilities and innovative catering. In this period, the centre has won a total of 22 industry awards, spanning everything from customer service to AV and individual achievement.
Chief executive of the QEII Centre Mark Taylor said: “I am absolutely delighted that the QEII Centre has been recognised by our industry peers and awarded the title of Best Conference Venue – a category with extremely tough competition. The centre has come a long way in the past five years and I am immensely proud of all the team for all their hard work and dedication, which has led to our awards success. This is a fantastic achievement and a credit to everyone’s commitment and contribution.”