The Conference will take place at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH
+44 (0) 20 7288 6475

The Nearest tube is Angel on the Northern Line

The Business Design Centre has a 4* Hilton Angel Islington on-site and a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London is located a 6 minute walk from the venue.

You can view the Business Design Centre’s closest hotels, on the The HotelMap website which can be accessed on our website here. 


The front of the building has a ramp to enable easy access in to the venue, there is also a passenger lift to all floors. There are toilets on all levels within Stairwell B and adjacent to the Gallery level in Stairwell F. For further information regarding accessibility at the venue please visit:

Covid19 Venue Measures

To ensure the safe return of events, the Business Design Centre has implemented a number of safety measures.

For further details, please visit our advice page on

Car Parking

There is a car park located adjacent to the Business Design Centre with 285 under cover spaces and ample reserved spaces for drivers with disabled passes. You can pre-book to guarantee a parking space by visiting – click on Visiting the BDC and then Parking in which will take you through to the ‘pre-booking service’. Car parking is charged at £3.90 per hour between the hours of 07:00 and 17:00 with overnight parking (17:00 to 07:00) charged at £2.50 per hour. Please note the car park has a height restriction of 1.9m.


A cloakroom is available adjacent to the registration area and will be open throughout the event. This is free of charge to exhibitors and delegates.

Emergency Procedures

If you discover a fire or someone reports a fire to you immediately raise the alarm. This may be done in several ways:

  1. Pick up any internal phone and dial 6666. This will connect you with reception. Tell the duty operative where the fire is, your location and your telephone extension.
  2. Operate the nearest fire alarm call point by breaking the glass. If you do this (and it is safe to do so) please stay near the fire point to direct the attending security officer to the fire or dial 6666 and inform the duty operative of the site of fire.


If it is decided to evacuate the building you will hear the fire alarm bells and tannoy messages informing you to leave the building. Please leave by the nearest fire exit or as instructed by members of the security staff. Please familiarise yourself with the nearest fire exits to your conference room or exhibition stand.


Do not stay in the building once you have been instructed to leave. Do not stay to collect handbags, valuables etc.


Fire assembly points are as follows;

  • Front of the building: either the lower forecourt or round the side of the building by the tanning shop
  • Rear of the building: pavement area outside the old royal free hospital in Liverpool Road

Please remember:

Do not do anything to endanger your life. Restrict your actions to trying to prevent the fire spreading by closing doors/windows etc & raising the alarm. Try to help by preventing people from going near the fire until help arrives.

Please try to stay calm and encourage others to do the same.

First Aid

First aid facilities will be available during the exhibition at all times. The First Aid room is located on the Gallery Level – opposite the Gallery Hall registration desk. In the case of emergency, contact the medical staff or a member of security on 0207 288 6666.