In business as well as leisure, it’s vital for all members to feel good about what they’re doing and have a viable place to bring them together. A venue can be much more than a place for people to meet, network and do business; it can also be a location to inspire team building among a workforce or enhance socialising among group members – all whilst helping to maintain focus on the tasks and programme at hand.

In many ways, your choice of conference or corporate venue is similar to that of your wedding venue. There’s a lot on offer and ultimately you’ll be looking for the best options money can buy.

Here we look at a venue fantastic venues which you can use for weddings, conferences or any other purpose that floats your boat.


Northamptonshire’s famous racetrack offers tailored solutions for various parties. As well as being a great place for a wedding, it’s also a fantastic conference venue. From smaller meeting rooms that accommodate less than 6 people to areas that hold a 1,000 people, Silverstone has both bases covered.

It boasts unparalleled facilities to help your meetings and includes refreshments, as well as a visit to the well renowned finish line used in the Grand Prix.

Bristol Zoo Gardens

The Clifton Pavilion at the Zoo Gardens has five rooms to pick from, with spaces ranging from 10 – 120 delegates. The location can be accessed via both train and car with great food services also available.

Zoo activities can also be incorporated into events to ensure your big day is a memorable one!

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

The Corn Exchange is the place of choice for conferences, flexibly delivering events to accommodate between 15 – 1500 delegates. Highly experienced in events, the Corn Exchange can add a number of recreational events such as pool and bowling and have all the facilities you need for your conference to go smoothly.

What’s more, the Corn Exchange is a Grade A listed building, so that historical touch can be added to an important event.

MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry)

In a brilliantly placed location, this museum is based in the centre of Manchester, with parking onsite and good connections to the airport and railway. This venue is perfect for smaller conferences to suit 40 people or less and is surrounded by inventions of Manchester’s iconic heritage, such as locomotives and machinery.

With several catering options, there are also different meeting room layouts to suit your meeting style and you may be surprised at the other events you can hold here.

Blue Fin Venue

This contemporary space is an ideal conference venue for those in London that access to multimedia facilities. With views over the Thames, you’ll have technical support and great catering from award winners in the event management business.

There’s also wine tasting and a private cinema theatre, which is perfect for a social event post-conference.