IMEX partner preview: In the heart of the Knowledge Quarter

#LondonIsOpen is open for cutting edge events. As we prepare for IMEX America 2016, here’s a snapshot of some of our cutting edge stand partners and what they have to offer. In this blog: venues and hotels in the heart of London’s vibrant Knowledge Quarter.
London Event Spaces - Kings Place Hall Two

Image: Kings Place, conference and event venue

Located in a small area around King’s Cross, the Euston Road and Bloomsbury, is one of the greatest knowledge clusters of anywhere in the world. Event planners that choose this cutting edge location can find within metres of each other resources ranging from the world’s earliest books and manuscripts to the latest fashion and creative designs and cutting-edge medical research. Called the Knowledge Quarter, this area is made up of venues, academic and research institutions, museums and leading international companies, including: 

Kings Place Events 

Kings Place is an award-winning conference and event venue situated in the vibrant and creative King’s Cross area. Sitting in London’s life sciences cluster, Kings Place is five minutes from the national and international transport hub of King’s Cross St Pancras and an hour from London’s airports. 

State-of-the-art-technology is included as standard, and the venue was the first in London to offer clients 1GB bandwidth. There are also extensive in-house IT, production, and broadcast teams, as well as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.

Kings Place’s excellent transport links and enviable technology pedigree make it one of London’s best connected venues.

St Pancras Renaissance 

Also in King’s Cross is the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, within easy reach of the area’s excellent transport links and a wealth of bars, restaurants, museums and galleries.

The 245-room hotel incorporates 38 historical chambers suites and the exclusive Chambers Club. There are a range of dining options including the Booking Office bar and restaurant, Hansom Lounge, MI + ME and The Gilbert Scott restaurant, managed by renowned British Chef, Marcus Wareing. The hotel also boasts a spa, and 10 unique meeting and event spaces. Combining stunning architecture and an exceptional level of service, the hotel offers an experience like no other.

Doyle Collection 

In the heart of London’s West End and a short stroll from the Knowledge Quarter’s British Museum, The Bloomsbury hotel’s 153 guest rooms and suites offer the very best of 21st century technology seamlessly blended with design flair and luxurious comfort.

Part of the Doyle Collection, the hotel’s impressive array of meeting rooms range in size, from stately ballrooms with lofty ceilings to an intimate book-lined library. Whether you’re organising a conference for 300 delegates, a banquet, a press launch or an out-of-office brainstorm, the hotel has a rich offering to satisfy your needs.

Be sure to read our other IMEX Partner previews below:

For more information on our IMEX America stand partners, click here. Or, for free advice on hosting an event in London contact the London & partners convention bureau team.