Exhibition News February 2019 - Page 73

ALTERNATIVE VENUE 5 The East Wintergarden Dorothy Rugira, deputy venue and events manager at Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden, on why organisers should bring their events to this unique venue The East Wintergarden is a stunning events venue nestled in the heart of Canary Main Hall: Standing capacity Wharf, which boasts a spectacular 1,000 glass-covered atrium based on the The Gallery: world-famous Wintergarden in New Standing capacity 250 York’s Battery Park. Overlooking the capitals’ Jubilee Promenade Room: Standing capacity 50 Park and the waterfront promenade, the London venue enjoys a light and elegant atmosphere which is ideal for exhibitions, cocktail parties, product launches and receptions. The Main Hall’s main focal feature is the impressive 27m arched glass atrium, complete with uninterrupted Italian marble floorspace, steamed beech wooden wall panelling and state- of-the-art AV technology. This event space is also overlooked by a suspended mezzanine gallery ideal for attendee registration or welcome drinks, whilst the Promenade Room can act as a separate meeting room or organisers office. The venue has a dedicated in-house events team who will be on hand to assist from the moment of enquiry until the last stand has been de-rigged and table cleared. Recent events and clients have included Canary Wharf Squash Classic, Bloodhound, Barclays, KPMG, Jaguar, BBC Question Time, Red Bull, Virgin Media and Samsung to name but a few. With catering partners Create on board, a memorable dining experience tailored to your events’ requirements will always be delivered, whilst the venue also comes fully air conditioned, with in-house production team and security, janitors and a stewarding service. The ethos behind Canary Wharf was to create a first-class environment in which quality space is an essential ingredient – this venue embodies that belief and will be the ‘wow factor’ to keep your exhibition delegates talking long after the event has ended. exhibitionnews.co.uk | February 2019 73