Week in Pictures: NY-LON; Dubai VIP; Eventim Apollo; Farmers & Fletchers

This week saw the launch of NY-LON Lounge Bar at The O2; London's Dubai VIP Reception at the Rosewood Hotel; and the openings of new event spaces at Eventim Apollo and Farmers & Fletchers In the City.

Launch of NY-LON lounge bar
Launch of NY-LON lounge bar
  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

    NY-LON Lounge Bar launch

  • Dubai VIP Reception

    Dubai VIP Reception

  • Dubai VIP Reception

    Dubai VIP Reception

  • Dubai VIP Reception

    Dubai VIP Reception

  • Dubai VIP Reception

    Dubai VIP Reception

  • Dubai VIP Reception

    Dubai VIP Reception

  • Eventim Apollo launch

    Eventim Apollo launch

  • Eventim Apollo launch

    Eventim Apollo launch

  • Eventim Apollo launch

    Eventim Apollo launch

  • Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

    Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

  • Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

    Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

  • Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

    Farmers & Fletchers in the City opening

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

  • ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

    ibtm world networking event at Shangri-La at The Shard

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On Thursday (10 September), 100 industry professionals gathered at the launch party for The O2’s new lounge bar NY-LON. They enjoyed an evening of drinks, canapés, sharing platters and live entertainment, as well as a cocktail masterclass.

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Also on Thursday, event agencies and corporate planners visited the Rosewood Hotel in Holborn for the Dubai VIP Reception by Dubai Business Events & Partners. Delegates took time to meet with suppliers from across Dubai, and enjoyed canapés and a dessert bar, as well as henna painting, calligraphy, live entertainment and a prize draw. 

The same night, Hammersmith’s live venue the Eventim Apollo hosted more industry delegates at the opening of its new multi-million-pound, state-of-the-art event space for premium corporate entertaining. The venue’s new development includes an aluminium modular floor and is ideal for seated events for up to 720 people. 

On Tuesday (8 September), HRH The Princess Royal unveiled a plaque to officially declare events venue Farmers & Fletchers In the City open. The venue is now available for meetings and conferences and can accommodate up to 120 guests for a dinner.

More than 120 meeting and event planners gathered for ibtm world's annual UK networking event at Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London on Wednesday (9 September). The event, which was sponsored by Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard, London, Paris and Istanbul, as well as Giant iTab, provided delegates with the opportunity to network over tapas and drinks, before a prize draw.

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