Whilst the Centre currently remains closed as per government guidelines, we welcome the news that conference centres will, subject to successful test events, be able to re-open on 1 October 2020. We have put a huge amount of work into preparing the Centre for safe re-opening. Please click on the short video to find out more about the measures we have put in place. We have recommenced site visits at the Centre so you can review the safety measures, please liaise with your account manager or event manager to prearrange a visit.
If you have any questions about an event you are planning, please contact your account manager in the first instance.
We very much look forward to welcoming organisers and delegates back to the QEII Centre from 1 October.
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The QEII Centre
The Queen Elizabeth II Centre is the largest dedicated conference and exhibition space in central London. Our venue offers world-class facilities for high-profile conferences, conventions, exhibitions and corporate events with a capacity of up to 2,500 and hosting over 400 national and international events a year.
Where We Are
Located directly opposite Westminster Abbey, the QEII Centre is less than a five minute walk from the Thames, and a two-minute walk from a royal park. With over 6,000 hotel bedrooms in walking distance, this is the perfect location for you and your delegates to truly benefit from holding an event in London.
The Centre is served by exceptional transport links providing easy access to everything the city has to offer, from world-class restaurants and nightlife to shopping and culture. Within an hour’s transfer from five international airports, you will have an effortless journey to the Centre.
News & Media
Stay in touch with the latest developments at the Centre, from press coverage of high-profile events through to tips and best-practice from our award-winning teams.
Before the Covid-19 pandemic began, the team at the QEII Centre were working hard to prioritise one of the biggest responsibilities in the industry – sustainability. With the QEII Centre preparing to reopen on 1 October, we are pleased to once again demonstrate our commitment to sustainability.
Stuart Drummond and Jessica Blankson, tell us how they are looking forward to getting back the buzz of live events and provide some tips on how to run an event with physical distancing.
From Monday 17th August, site visits will be taking place at the QEII Centre and we talked to our Sales team about why they are so important. Find out when you should book one as well as top tips to get the most out of your visit.
Tony Magnante, Building Operations Manager and Alan Shilstone, Operations Executive share the latest on their preparations for making the QEII Centre ready to host events post Covid-19.
The QEII Centre is delighted to have received Covid-19 secure accreditation in recognition of our commitment to uphold legal compliance and health and hygiene protocols. These include ‘AIM Secure,’ managed by miaUK and Visit Britain’s ‘We’re Good To Go’ Covid-19 Industry Standard.