Round-up: Corporate Christmas parties

C&IT rounds up which venues a selection of corporates have been attending for their Christmas parties this festive season.

Round-up: Corporate Christmas parties
Round-up: Corporate Christmas parties

We've already reported that London has been experiencing a 2013 Christmas party boom and that Christmas party lead times are getting longer, but what people really want to know is where companies are taking their staff for the annual festive celebrations. So we sent our man on the ground to find out...

Deloitte entertained 1,100 consultants at Old Billingsgate in London and property company Aspect went to London's most famous store, Harrods.

Also in the capital, luxury automotive brand Aston Martin used its Park Lane dealership for its own celebration, while Yahoo held a Christmas event at Vinopolis, as did US investment firm Pimco.

High-end interior design business Taylor Howes attended the Corinthian London hotel, Eland Cables went to The Dorchester, UKTV took staff to Kanaloa club in the East End and the one you all want to know about – the X Factor wrap party – took place at One Marylebone.

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's took employees to Cardiff Arms Park, while adventure, sports and social group Spice held its Christmas party at the Grosvenor Casino in the Welsh capital.

EBS (Educaton Business Solutions) went to the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Nokia South West held their party at Colston Hall, Bristol and finally, across the pond, Penguin Random House celebrated at the Grand Hyatt New York.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Why satellite events get noticed and save 'serious' money

Why satellite events get noticed and save 'serious' money

The popularity of small-scale live events will only grow in the coming years says an agency director at OrangeDoor.

Most events 'not insured' against coronavirus

Most events 'not insured' against coronavirus

What event planners need to know about insurance cover if their event is cancelled or postponed over the coronavirus outbreak.

Sledge aquires SWM Partners

Sledge aquires SWM Partners

Pharmaceutical specialist with a turnover of £10m has been bought out by the live events agency.

Is demand for thrill-seeking incentives on the rise?

Is demand for thrill-seeking incentives on the rise?

We asked event planners whether demand for adventurous incentives has increased, in the State of the Industry report.

AIME increases numbers despite coronavirus

AIME increases numbers despite coronavirus

The conference saw a rise in registrations amid reduced levels of international travel.

Top incentive trends for 2020

Top incentive trends for 2020

We asked event planners what trends they have noticed in incentive travel for this year as part of the State of the Industry report.

Air New Zealand unveils lie-flat beds for economy passengers

Air New Zealand unveils lie-flat beds for economy passengers

The airline says the new design is a “game-changer” for economy-class customers on long-haul flights.

Hong Kong offers free venue hire amid coronavirus fears

Hong Kong offers free venue hire amid coronavirus fears

A government subsidy aims to reinvigorate the conferences and events industry after event cancellations.

Can video save events amid Coronavirus cancellations?

Can video save events amid Coronavirus cancellations?

Event industry must stop thinking 'if you’re not physically in the room, you’re a no-show’ says video platform CCO.

Top doctor reveals 12 ways to make events more accessible

Top doctor reveals 12 ways to make events more accessible

Doctor Helen Grote describes how to make events more inclusive for disabled delegates.

LATEST JOBS