The O2 launches Conference Week for corporate events

The O2 will clear its arena for a week in September 2016 in order to host back-to-back, large-scale corporate events.

The O2 will host Conference Week in September 2016
The O2 will host Conference Week in September 2016

From 4-11 September 2016, The O2 will be set up with a modular infrastructure, allowing it to accommodate corporate events for 3,500 to 15,000 delegates. During the seven days its range of smaller event spaces will also be reserved for more intimate corporate meetings, breakout sessions and teambuilding.

Clients will benefit from high-density wi-fi, which will allow 15,000 attendees to connect at once. There will be a draping system to make even the largest space feel intimate and an events team on hand to meet every client requirement.

The O2 stated that it recognised the value of business events to the capital and hopes the initiative will become an annual event and act as an incentive to encourage large corporate brands to choose London and The O2 for their conferences and events.

In the past year The O2 has hosted large corporate events for clients including KPMG, St James’s Place and The Salvation Army, as well as a series of awards ceremonies from the BRITs to the National Television Awards. 

Steve Sayer, commercial director at The O2, said: "Conference Week underpins our commitment to the corporate events sector. Clearing our diary for the first time in this way allows us the flexibility to hold numerous events and offer true value to our clients. London is competing on the world stage for the conference business and we at The O2 are supportive of any efforts to bring more business to this city.  We believe our venue offers the perfect setting for any brand or organisation." 

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