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Apr
18

Our AV/IT Sales Manager, Sarah Page took part in the recent InfoComm Roundtable debate at the Centre and shares her thoughts on how AV apprentices can be a valuable asset in your workplace: When you mention the word apprentice I automatically think "something my dad and uncle did". For...

Mar
18

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) has installed Meru technology and, from April 2013, will be providing free Wi-Fi for delegate browsing at all times and throughout all seven floors of the venue. QEII Centre has enhanced its existing Wi-Fi with Meru’s patented single-cell technology in order to give...

Mar
17

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC), London’s leading conference centre will be exhibiting at International Confex 2013 on the London & Partners stand (K280). The theme for their promotion this year is one of ‘Excellence’ and the team will be showcasing their ability to deliver excellent...

Mar
5

Chris Elmitt, MD of audience engagement specialist Crystal Interactive and speaker at our last Masterclass, demonstrates how technology can improve the wisdom of a crowd: As both a qualified teacher, and someone who has been to more conferences than he cares to mention, I love watching inspirational people teach...

Mar
5

Mark Taylor is to be the new Chief Executive of The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) the Government announced today. Mark Taylor will replace Ernest Vincent on 4 April 2013 following an open recruitment competition. Communities and Local Government Minister Baroness Hanham said: “I am delighted that...

Feb
1

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) and award-winning meetings and events agency Zibrant today announced they are partnering to deliver a Masterclass in Audience engagement on the 22nd February 2013, as part of a series of Masterclass events run by the venue. Managing Director Sales and Marketing, Fay Sharpe who...

Jan
29

  Visit us at International Confex from the 19-21st March 2013. We will exhibiting with London & Partners, on Stand K280 in the ‘Location UK’ area. To register to attend go to www.international-confex.com    …

Jan
29

Our Marketing and Communications Manager, Fiona Duffin shares the inspiration behind our new London advertising  campain, with a Scots Guard, a Beefeater and a couple of very well behaved corgis:

Jan
29

Ernest Vincent, our ourgoing CEO, reflects on 2012 as a solid year of achievement and looks ahead to 2013

Jan
29

Danny Potter, the new Head Chef at Leith's at the Centre, shares the the inspiration that led to our new seasonal menu:

Dec
13

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII Centre) has recorded a 56 per cent increase in the number of International enquiries considering London for events since 1st April 2012. The increase is across both the association and corporate sectors, for events to be held in the next five years. Sue Etherington, commercial...

Dec
13

Simon Hughes has been appointed a non-executive director of The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII Centre). Hughes is the managing partner of MCHA, the current Chair of Eventia and former director of live events for the Central Office of Information (COI). He has over 25 years’ experience in developing and...

Nov
1

Ernest Vincent OBE, has announced his intention to stand down from the position of Chief Executive of The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) on March 31st, 2013. The Centre, owned by the Department for Communities and Local Government and operated by one of its arm’s length bodies, is an executive agency and...

Sep
1

Tesco Wine Fairs 2012 has chosen The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) as the venue for the London leg of its UK tour. The Tesco Wine Fair will be held at The QEIICC on the 27th & 28th October 2012, and is a public event for wine lovers to learn about, taste and buy wine. The Fair is being held on the third...

Sep
1

August and September have been busy months for The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC): The whole Centre was transformed into ‘Casa Italia’ – home to CONI (the National Olympic Committee of Italy), then during the Paralympics it became the headquarters of the Paralympic team of Italy, and finally...

Sep
1

Whether you are holding your event within the UK or overseas, keeping costs within budget is at the top of all event organisers objectives…after delegate satisfaction of course! Jamie Ades shares 10 top financial tips to aid you in getting the most out of your money: 10. Currency Exchange. When dealing with...

Aug
2

Darren Jordan, Event Manager for Casa Italia at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, takes a look back and shares his experiences of the last two weeks: Being a part of the Olympics, though a very small part was the best element of the past two weeks, and certainly an experience I will never forget. Being the Event...

Aug
1

During August The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) has been ‘Casa Italia’ – home to CONI (the National Olympic Committee of Italy) and a showcase of all things Italian. Casa Italia was the biggest event ever to have taken place at QEII Centre, and Event Manager, Darren Jordan was the person...

Aug
1

The Meetings Show UK has announced a focused Association Conference to take place at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) on 8th July, 2013. The Meetings Show UK, Event Director, Steve Knight: “We aim to provide the highest level of education programme to all our attendees, including the vitally important...

Aug
1

Sue Etherington, our Commercial Director shares her thoughts on the city and how it can create a lasting legacy from the Olympics: The focus of the world has been on London and the UK for both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the more recent London 2012 Olympic Games. This has created untold opportunities for...

Jul
1

“Casa Italia” is the home of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) for the duration of the London 2012 Olympics and is being held at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster. Casa Italia will be open to the public – daily from 12 noon to 20.00, from the 26th July to the 12th August 2012....

Jul
1

Today, 26th July 2012, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) will become Casa Italia – home to CONI (the National Olympic Committee of Italy) and a showcase of all things Italian. QEIICC Event Manager, Darren Jordan has been working with CONI since the start of the year to help them transform all six floors...

Jun
2

Ernest Vincent, Chief Executive of The Queen Elizabeth II Centre has been awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to the exhibition industry. The award was announced on Saturday as part of the Queen’s birthday honours list. Ernest Vincent stated: “To be appointed OBE is an immense and...

Jun
1

The Zibrant meetings and events agency has been appointed as the official partner to The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) in London to provide an accommodation and event services solution to their clients and delegates. This is the first time Zibrant has formed such a partnership with a venue, and the first time...

May
4

Fiat, Armani, Kinder and Banca Intesa among official sponsors of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) for “Casa Italia” at The QEIICC Fiat Group Automobiles, Italian luxury brand EA7 Emporio Armani, Kinder and Banca Intesa will be official sponsors of the Italian National Olympic Committee...

May
3

New figures published today show that London has propelled up the rankings to become one of the world’s most popular destinations for international conventions and conferences. Thanks to a concerted effort by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and his international promotional organisation London & Partners,...

May
2

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEIICC) is not only the home of CASA Italia during the London Olympics games but also the chosen venue for two recent association events with links to the Olympics and Paralympics. The Biomedical Basis of Elite Performance meeting , a three day International scientific conference and...

May
2

The Queen Elizabeth II Centre celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2011. To mark the occasion we used Twitter to ask key industry spokespeople, event organisers and suppliers to tell us the innovation that they think has made the most impact on the events industry over the last 25 years. It sparked quite a response...

May
1

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, London’s Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is showcasing its own Diamond Service and launching an exclusive promotion at IMEX 2012, Frankfurt. The QEIICC is offering IMEX visitors the chance to receive two free tickets to visit a Royal London Palace,...

Apr
1

The Government has reviewed the decision to market and dispose of The Queen Elizabeth II Centre taken by the previous Government in April 2009. It has concluded that the Department for Communities and Local Government should retain its freehold interest in the building in line with current Government Property Unit...

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